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Heavy Duty Services: Engine Overhaul & Replacement

For the big jobs, take your vehicle to Marque Motors! Our expert services are ideal whether you have a late model or newer import vehicle. And because we guarantee the work we perform, you can rest assured you are receiving the highest quality engine overhaul and replacement services in the Portland, OR 97219 area.

Our heavy duty services include:

Cylinder Block
A cylinder block is the powerhouse for the motor vehicle. The solid cast car part houses the cylinders and their components (gaskets, valves, and seals) inside a lubricated and cooled crankcase. Since it is one of the most important parts of your car, the block is designed to be extremely strong and sturdy. Although strong and sturdy, the block is susceptible to failure resulting in a vehicle that won't start. Cracked blocks, porous blocks, core plug, or freeze plug failure are some of the problems facing cylinder blocks. Call 503-293-5386 to talk to the mechanics of Marque Motors about your cylinder block problems.

Cylinder Head
A cylinder head is the closed end of a cylinder (located in a car's engine block). It sits above the cylinder block, closing the top of the cylinder and forming the combustion chamber. The cylinder head coordinates airflow in and out of the engine. Since the cylinder head's chief function is to seal the cylinders properly, insufficient compression results in the car being difficult to drive. To have your cylinder head checked and repaired, talk to Marque Motors's cylinder head repair and reconditioning specialists today.

Diesel
Although diesel engines don't require tune-ups and tend to last longer than gasoline engines, they do require regular maintenance. Typical maintenance tasks include:

  • Changing the oil & filter
  • Changing the air filter
  • Changing the fuel filter
  • Bleeding the fuel system
  • Draining the water separators
  • Refilling the urea injection system

You can count on the experts at Marque Motors to help your diesel engine last a long time.

Engine Maintenance
Any car part manufacturer will tell you that preventive maintenance is critical to the part's lifespan. Like other auto parts, car engines aren't built to last forever. However, you can increase the engine's lifespan by performing regular preventive maintenance. The easiest way to maintain peak performance and fuel economy is to provide regular engine maintenance for your vehicle. To have your engine maintained by experts, visit Marque Motors.

Engine Repair
When your vehicle shows any sign of trouble, bring it to Marque Motors for full-service engine repair in Portland, OR. From diagnostic check engine light repair to precision engine part repair, our expert auto mechanics are ready to help you.

Engine Replacement
The engine converts energy into useful mechanical motion. This amazing machine is what keeps your vehicle moving. Although generally reliable, a car engine is susceptible to damage and breakdown. When this happens, do not sit and stress over it. Take action. Take the vehicle to a mechanic for an engine replacement. Bring it to Marque Motors. Visit us at 7310 SW Macadam Ave for quality engine replacement services.

Timing Belt
A timing belt is a part of your car's internal combustion engine. The belt synchronizes the camshaft and the crankshaft rotation so that the engine valves open and close at the correct timings. Also, the belt prevents the piston from striking the valves in an interference engine. A timing Belt is a rubber belt that usually features teeth on the inside surface, while a timing chain is a metal roller chain. Most cars we drive now have timing belts instead of timing chains and gears. Although different manufacturers have their recommended mileage, you need to have your car's timing belt checked regularly. To have it checked by experts, contact Marque Motors today.

Transmission Flush
Although most manufacturers recommend a transmission flush every 30,000 miles or every two years, some symptoms may indicate that you need a transmission flush sooner. Some of the symptoms that indicate that your car needs a transmission flush sooner are: transmission grinding or strange noises, problems shifting gears, slipping gears, surging of the car, and delay in vehicle movement. Flushing the used fluid from the transmission washes away tiny particles of dirt, clutch material, and metal shavings. For all your transmission flush needs, call 503-293-5386 or visit Marque Motors today - we are transmission experts.

Transmission Maintenance
Any car part manufacturer will tell you that preventive maintenance is critical to the part's lifespan. Like other auto parts, car transmissions aren't built to last forever. However, you can increase the transmission's lifespan by performing regular preventive maintenance. The easiest way to maintain peak performance and fuel economy is to provide regular transmission maintenance for your vehicle. To have your transmission maintained by experts, visit Marque Motors.

Transmission Repair
Our services include transmission repair on both manual and automatic transmissions. The first step in getting you back on the road is assessing your transmission to accurately determine the source of the problem. In some cases, we are able to repair your transmission simply with adjustments, replacing external seals, or replacing accessible parts. To have this done by specialists, call 503-293-5386 to talk to the mechanics of Marque Motors today.

Transmission Replacement
In motor vehicles, the transmission usually refers to the gear box, which uses gears and gear trains to transmit speed and torque from a rotating power source to another device. You can have your car's transmission replaced with a new, rebuilt, remanufactured, repaired or used transmission. For more information contact Marque Motors in Portland, OR. Our experienced service technicians can help you make the best decision for your vehicle and your wallet.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

Marque Motors was recommended to me by several of my 'German Sport car owning' friends. Kurt was very generous with his time to help me understand the differences of the cars that I am researching to purchase (Porsche vs. Audi). He gave me some excellent pointers that I would not have thought about before pursuing a purchase. I will definitely bring the car to Marque for a full pre-purchase inspection when I identify it, and any service and repairs as well. I believe they are an excellent resource!


-Jennifer C.

I've taken a number of Porsches to Kurt over the past 15 years or so. They do careful work, give great advice, and have been very reasonably priced.


-Michael C.

I was recommended Marque Motors for a pre-purchase inspection on a Porsche Boxster in Portland. I don't live in the area and hadn't actually seen the car myself, so the inspection was really important to me. Kurt was great and gave me all the information I needed to make an informed purchase, taking time to explain the report details over the phone and answering any questions I had. The inspection also cost me less than I was originally quoted which was nice! If I was anywhere near the area, I'd definitely be going back to Marque Motors for any work my car might need in the future.


-David H.

We have been doing business with Marque Motors for a long time, this is a quality shop. All my customers that drive Porsches, BMWs, and Audis take their cars here and have nothing but GREAT things to say about their work. Kurt has a very good reputation and his staff knows what they are doing. Marque Motors is a full-service repair facility specializing in Porsche, Audi, BMW, MINI and Volkswagen. NOTE: SERVICE & REPAIR FACILITY SPECIALIST ! Service and Repair Shops that have been around a while are getting harder to find, this is one of the good ones. We are in the industry and my customers say this is a great shop, and I agree.


-Brooks Performance

Kurt and crew always have done what they say, when and for the amount agreed to. They serviced our 1999 Audi A4 for the last 13 years, and I would use them again, and recommend them highly.


-David N.

Marque Motors was recommended to me about 10 years ago. Nothing but the highest praise was commented about his business. I have owned several Porsches and I would not trust anyone else with these vehicles. The quality of his work is excellent and prices are extremely fair.


-Dr. David V.

I've been using Marque Motors for Porsche service for the last 15 years. My '84 Carrera was serviced by them for routine maintenance when required. I recently had a "pre-buyers" inspection done for a 997.2. I had a few questions about my car so he brought me into the shop while the car was on the lift and James (the tech working on my car) gave me a good tour of the vehicle. I have always been treated very well at Marque Motors. I always have a clear understanding of what I want and what the car requires when I have maintenance work done here. I feel fortunate to have found a great local shop and a local small business I can support with confidence and pride. My kind of people! Thanks guys!


-M. P.

I have been going to Marque Motors for 10 years and I wouldn't trust my cars to anyone else. The best mechanics and best customer service. Kurt and his team are the absolute best!


-Teresa L.

Took a BMW in for a pre-purchase inspection (which they let me setup super quick). They were great, prompt with the turn around time and gave me all the information I needed. I will be going in shortly to get a couple of things sorted out with the new car!


-Jordan R.

Brought in a Porsche Cayenne S for some basic maintenance, good friendly people working there, reasonable price, and good work. Thanks!


-Alekseyo

They were able to accommodate my schedule and get me in in a timely manner. The staff were friendly. Service was timely and the price was great. You can tell they care about their customers and aren't out just to make money. I even got a follow-up call a few weeks later.


-Kristen A.

Honest, reliable. It seems to be a rarity these days to find a shop that doesn't try to badger you into unnecessary repairs. This shop tells you what's going on and when, if, and how much it's gonna take to keep you on the road.


-Sherri W.

I took my car here for the DEQ certification. They were extremely efficient, quick and very helpful - even providing step-by-step guide for the on-line renewal process. Makes me wish I had a Porsche or Audi to bring to them for upkeep!! Highly recommend!!


-Molly D.

Went to the shop for a DEQ certification. They were fast, friendly, and did the test for no charge. Said they do it for free as a service for their customers, even though I have a Subaru and they don't service Subarus. Almost makes we want to go buy an Audi or Porsche so I can be a customer here.


-Brian S.

Got our DEQ testing done in 5 minutes. Also explained step by step what to do next. All at no cost!


-Chayim M.

Thanks for the quick service and hospitality!


-Matti D.

So I buy a 928 in San Francisco and drive all the way to Portland before it breaks down. I have it towed to Marque after getting a recommendation from a PCA member. Despite never meeting me...Marque took it in like it was family, fixed the multiple problems and sent me on my way. I made it to Redmond and it broke down again. (It is, after all, a 928.) Though it is unknown what caused one of the 'fixes' to not 'take' and it is not clear in any way that it was any fault of Marque (!)...they paid (in full!) for the subsequent repair at a Bend Porsche specialist without my asking. I will forever be indebted to Marque and hope to again do business with them. They have my highest esteem!


-Quincy D.

Carl and his team are great. They've taken great care of my VW Golf and are generous with their time explaining options and their diagnoses when my car needed service.


-David S.

I went here for DEQ Too! services only because they were close. Boy was I happy with the service. I didn't need an appointment. It seemed a little busy when I walked in but I was greeted immediately and then they took care of everything for me. I barely had time to open my email on my phone! They walked me through what I have to do from here to get my stickers. All in all an incredible service and so much better than driving across town to sit in a long line.


-Mary Anne C.

This is the best place to get your DEQ Too Vehicle Emissions Test - great service and very friendly!


-Chuck D.

Stopped in for DEQToo service. Great people, fast service. Really impressed with their operation!


-Al L.

I had a DEQ emissions test done at Marque Motors and the service was prompt and efficient. The price was great! I strongly recommend Marque.


-Ted W.

Great place to get an emissions test. Friendly people, a very good experience.


-Omi W.

Kind and thoughtful staff. Helped my wife take care of her DEQ emissions test at no charge. Would absolutely use their services in the future!


-John J.

I went there today for a DEQ test, they were nice, competent and fast (and they have a cute dog in the office!)


-Amy M.

DEQ Testing Here! Very happy with quick and friendly service from Marque Motors - definitely recommend. Friendly dog Niko to boot!


-Brandon L.

Great service, can't recommend enough! Came in to have my car checked for DEQ, was in and out in 5 minutes. They didn't charge me, and I even got to pet their cute shop dog. Satisfied customer.


-Sonny R.

DEQ Service was quick & easy! Friendly Staff!


-Orlando R.

Marque Motors is fantastic, did a DEQ on my Prius, in and out in 5 minutes and No Charge!


-Johnny G.
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