Selective Automotive Services, Inc. has served the Hallandale area for the last 29 years. Owner Phillip Karam has been around Volvo’s for over 48 years, getting his hands on knowledge through two different Volvo Dealers, thus expanding his knowledge of Volvo’s under different climatic conditions. First started with Martin Motors in New York, and then with Warren Henry Motors in Florida. Receiving Shop Foreman status at both shops, he ventured to form Selective Automotive Services, Inc. As a Volvo Master Technician (1985) with current Master ASE certification, he has kept up with the new Technology through the use of current manuals and computer based information systems.
The Volvo Service Tester (VST) is used on early model Volvo’s up to 1998, and a computer based system, VIDA (Vehicle Information and Diagnostics Application) on 1999 and newer models. Vida is the web-based version of software currently used at the Dealerships, thus enabling us to efficiently perform any necessary repairs or upgrades necessary for your Volvo to the same exacting standards as the Dealer. We are also equipped with an array of Factory special tools to perform the job right the first time.
Even though we are primarily a Volvo repair facility, we accommodate our Volvo owners, that own other European and Japanese automobiles, so we are further equipped with ALLDATA and Identifix as information systems, plus other selected diagnostic testers. (Autel maxisys, OTC Genesis, Ross-Tech (VW/Audi) and Carman scan. In the works now is Toyota TIS(Technical Information system) to facilitate Lexus/Toyota/Scion at factory level.
We really wish we could accommodate all vehicles, but in today's world, with the complexity of the Electronic automobile, it is impossible to do so. However. We are honest enough to admit to you that we cannot accommodate your particular vehicle if the occasion arises.