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Welcome to RAE An Automotive Service Co. Inc.,
your car service in Ramona, CA!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Ramona, CA, you’ve found us. Here at RAE An Automotive Service Co. Inc. we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Ramona car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at RAE An Automotive Service Co. Inc. we understand what makes customer service truly outstanding. You will feel the difference exceptional customer care makes when you work with us. We know auto repair in Ramona offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our professional automotive service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in Ramona, we are totally confident that RAE An Automotive Service Co. Inc. is the best option in town!

Ramona’s only Recommended & Endorsed Facility

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About RAE An Automotive Service Co. Inc. Ramona, CA

Since 1996 RAE An Automotive Service Co. Inc. has been there for the people of Ramona. We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are dedicated to our customers, and we truly believe in “CARE”, Customers Are the Reason we Exist”. Therefore the reason AAA has endorsed us since 1997 as the only AAA approved & endorsed repair facility in Ramona. A statement & endorsement we take great pride in.

Our family of technicians and service staff sees their work here at RAE An Automotive Service Co. Inc. as more than a job. It’s their vocation and livelihood. Each member of our team is invested in your satisfaction.

RAE An Automotive Service Co. Inc. was founded on the basic idea that everyone deserves respect. It is our mission to treat each person that comes through our door with dignity and sensitivity. We believe this attention to detail has paid off by providing us with our loyal, friendly family of customers. That’s what makes RAE An Automotive Service Co. Inc. the best car service in Ramona!

Are you ready to experience the best Ramona car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Ramona, CA

What sets RAE An Automotive Service Co. Inc. apart from all of the others in Ramona, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Ramona, CA, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At RAE An Automotive Service Co. Inc., you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Ramona auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Ramona, CA, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2007 Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger

Mileage
199,012
Service Date
3/19/2019
Services Performed
  • * Verify no coolant leaks. * Install Cooling System Flush chemical additive * Hook up the Cooling system flush machine * Start vehicle and let run to achieve operating temperature * Run complete flush cycle of machine * Install Cooling system conditioner * Verify proper cooling system level * Top off overflow container to proper level * WE USE THE GREEN HEAVY DUTY COOLANT * Test drive vehicle
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis and Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date _4/17____________ Brake fluid ok PS fluid: ok Air filter: ok Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks and suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Tire Date Codes – 2018 Tread depth – LF___4_______RF__4________LR____5______RR___5_______ Air Pressure F=__34________R=___34_______ Oil Sticker: Windshield RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR__n/a_______ Front Brakes: ok – ____new___________ Rear Brakes: ok ____4mm___________ Wheel Torque – ___85________
  • Removed Plug wires from spark plugs, Removed all spark plugs, From engine, Installed new plugs gaped at 0.040, Installed plug wires, Test drove vehicle runs and drives ok at this time.
  • Removed both front calipers, Removed front brake pads, Installed new front brake pads, Cleaned and lubed all hardware, Installed both front calipers and all hardware.
  • Installed on car lathe and resurfaced both front rotors.
  • * Remove the drums to gain access * Clean the surrounding area and lube all pivot points as well as the backing plates. * Adjust the brakes to specifications, and inspect for any worn and/or damage parts.
 
George Jr. F. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/21/2019

2006 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
175,402
Service Date
3/4/2019
Services Performed
  • Verify complaint: Yes Front Suspension: OK Front Brakes – visual: 5mm Rear Suspension: OK Rear Brakes – visual: 5mm Tire pressures: 60/60 Tire wear= Slight feathering at front tires Tires – Tread depth – LF_12mm____RF_12mm____LR_13mm____RR_13mm____ Steering Wheel= Slightly off to right Drives before -straight After – straight Notes: Set toe, when applicable, Caster and Camber adjustments if needed, are a extra charge ***See attached print out***
 
Mike S. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/14/2019

2018 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
1,957
Service Date
3/1/2019
Services Performed
  • Dismount tire from wheel Install internal patch Remount tire to wheel Rebalance tire (as needed) Visual brake inspection – F= R= Tread depth – LF_7mm____RF_7mm____LR_6mm____RR__6mm___ Wheel torque 85 ftlbs Tire Pressure F= 34 R=34
 
Donna A. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/5/2019

2007 Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger

Mileage
198,484
Service Date
2/18/2019
Services Performed
  • Complete hookup and analysis on CAS machine 1. Confirm problem : Unable to verify EGR valve sticking at this time. 2. CAS machine : N/A 3. Computer codes : P0402=EGR flow fault 3.5 Mode 6 data: Fail – Info – Test ID $86. Valve tested at 16.822. Min is minus 32.768 to max 4.227. Test for stuck open EGR valve. 4. Visual test : N/A 5. Engine vac. @ idle : N/A 6. Engine vac. @ 2500 : N/A 7. Engine timing @ idle : N/A 8. Engine timing @ 2500 : N/A 9. Smoke test : N/A 10. Diagnostics : EGR system is currently operating properly at this time, possible sticking EGR valve 11. Confirm fix: No repair to EGR valve. Preformed fuel injectors and decarbon cleaning. Have not been able to duplicate EGR DTC. Has a slight rough idle. Cranking compression test results show all cylinders within 4% each other. Relative cylinder contribution shows cyl #6 = 18% less than the others. Recommends inspect #6 valve stem height , possible valve seat recession. Tire Pressure F= 30 R= 30
  • Before Fuel pressure= Engine Vacuum= After Fuel pressure= Engine Vacuum=
 
George Jr. F. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/19/2019

2014 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler Town & Country

Mileage
33,041
Service Date
1/29/2019
Services Performed
  • Battery Date code – 2014 1. Battery voltage not loaded : 11.09 V After repairs: 12.47 2. Battery voltage loaded : 9.25 V After repairs: 11.88 3. Battery water : SEALED 4. Battery specific gravity : N/A 5. Battery overall condition : OK 6. Battery cables condition : OK 7. Positive battery cable voltage drop : .03MV 8. Negative battery cable voltage drop : .02MV 9. Starter draw : 25A 10. Starter Solenoid voltage drop : 12.24 11. Starter solenoid voltage : 12.40 12. Alternator voltage output @ idle : 14.41 After repairs: 13. Alternator voltage output @ 2500 : 14.0 After repairs:14.11 14.16 14. Alternator voltage output loaded @ idle : 14.0 After repairs:14.11 15. Alternator field voltage : 13.0 16. Alternator amperage output : 35A 17. Alternator diode pattern : OK 18. Parasitic draw : .005MV 19. Diagnostics : BATTERY DEAD 20. Problem confirmed : YES
  • Removed battery from vehicle, Cleaned battery tray, Installed new MTP-94R/H7 battery, Cleaned and installed battery terminals, Sealed battery terminals, Started engine charging system putting out 14.2 volts.
  • California Battery Fee
 
Jaimie B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/30/2019

2009 Toyota Matrix

Toyota Matrix

Mileage
147,893
Service Date
12/28/2018
Services Performed
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis and Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok – Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date 4/12________ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: ok Air filter: ok Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks and suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Tire Date Code: 2015 Tread depth – LF_3_________RF__3________LR__4________RR___4_______ Air Pressure F=__32________R=___32_______ Visual Brake Inspection F_4_____ R___2___ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR___x______
 
Steve D. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/16/2019

2016 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

Mileage
34,784
Service Date
12/28/2018
Services Performed
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis and Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok – Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date _9/18_______ Brake fluid ok Air filter: ok Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks and suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Tire Date Code: 2015 Tread depth – LF__2________RF___2_______LR__3________RR___3_______ Air Pressure F=_34_________R=__34________ Visual Brake Inspection F_7_____ R__6____ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR__yes_______
 
Cheryl N. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/9/2019

2017 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Mileage
19,784
Service Date
1/4/2019
Services Performed
  • Verify complaint: Yes Front Suspension: Ok Front Brakes – visual: 8mm Rear Suspension: Ok Rear Brakes – visual: 7mm Tire pressures: 32 Tire wear= Ok Tires – Tread depth – LF__8/32___RF__8/32___LR___8/32__RR__8/32___ Steering Wheel= Ok Drives before – Ok After – Ok Notes: Set toe, when applicable Caster and Camber adjustments if needed, are a extra charge ***See attached print out***
 
Fred R. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/5/2019

2010 Nissan Rogue

Nissan Rogue

Mileage
134,033
Service Date
12/27/2018
Services Performed
  • We inspected vehicle and found oil leaking from the engine oil cooler. Further inspection and investigation revealed that there is a TSB on this issue with the manufacture. In this TSB they recommend replacing the engine cooler gasket. Engine oil level is ok at this time.
  • We removed the oil cooler from the engine block. Removed all bolts and then removed the upper half of the oil cooler. We removed the gasket and cleaned the gasket area. We installed the new gasket set and re installed with bolts. We test drove vehicle and rechecked for leaks — None at this time.
  • We removed the severely cracked serpentine belt and replaced it with a new one. Started vehicle and no belt squeak or noise at this time
  • Complete hookup and analysis on CAS machine 1. Confirm problem : Yes 2. CAS machine : N/A 3. Computer codes : P0456 3.5 Mode 6 data: Pass/Fail – Info – 4. Visual test : Inspected EVAP system — Ok 5. Engine vac. @ idle : N/A 6. Engine vac. @ 2500 : N/A 7. Engine timing @ idle : N/A 8. Engine timing @ 2500 : N/A 9. Smoke test : Yes — EVAP system passed smoke test. 10. Diagnostics : Smoke tested vehicle — Passed, 0.05psi held for 5 mins. Inspected gas cap, re tightened. Cleared code and test drove vehicle — No further code or light on at this time. 11. Confirm fix: YES Tire Pressure F= 33 R= 33
 
Kerry F. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/29/2018

2005 Buick LaCrosse

Buick LaCrosse

Mileage
68,180
Service Date
12/14/2018
Services Performed
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis and Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok – Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date __NA___ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: NA PS fluid: ok Air filter: NOT ok Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks and suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: NOT ok Tires: NOT ok Tread depth – LF___0/32____RF__0/32_____LR__7/32_____RR___7/32____ Air Pressure F=__32_____R=__32_____ Visual Brake Inspection F___2mm___ R____2mm__ Oil Sticker: Windshield RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR_____NA____
  • LR TURN SIGNAL BULB and RR MARKER BULB- Remove and Replace
 
Charles K. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/20/2018

2017 Honda HR-V

Honda HR-V

Mileage
15,290
Service Date
12/17/2018
Services Performed
  • Balance tires – Yes Check Valve stems – NEW Visual brake inspection – F = 9 , R = 10 Tire Pressure – 32/30 Wheels torqued – 80 ft lbs Date Code – 2017/2018 Notes –
 
Vicki S. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/19/2018