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

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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

2006 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
91,240
Service Date
4/2/2020
Services Performed
  • Tire Pressure – 32
 
Dennis P. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/4/2020

2007 Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger

Mileage
207,094
Service Date
3/25/2020
Services Performed
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis & Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades- Not ok Battery water: ok Battery Date code____6/17_______ Brake fluid ok PS fluid: ok Air filter: ok Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: New Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: Yes Lights: ok Tires: ok Date codes: 0118 Tread depth – LF___7/32____RF__7/32____LR__7/32______RR___7/32_____ Air Pressure F=___30____R=__30________ Visual Brake inspection F=___6mm_______ R=__Drum______ Oil Sticker: Windshield RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR___NA______ Drained oil from vehicle, removed oil filter, cleaned area. Installed new oil filter, filled 5qts 5w20 Oil pan leaking, Recommend Oil Pan Gasket Wipers need replacing Front and rear shocks are original, Recommend replacing both
  • Lifted vehicle, removed both front wheels, Removed all components to both front shock from vehicle, removed both shocks. Installed new front shock, connected all components to vehicle, mounted wheels. Test drove all good at this time.
  • Lifted vehicle, removed both rear wheels, Removed all components to both rear shock from vehicle, removed both rear shocks. Installed new rear shock, connected all components to vehicle, mounted wheels. Test drove all good at this time.
 
George Jr. F. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/25/2020

2006 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
184,306
Service Date
3/12/2020
Services Performed
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – N/A Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Date codes – 2018 Tires – Tread depth – LF__2___RF_2____LR_5____RR_5____ Tire Pressure-60 Brakes Fronts- 7mm Rears-8mm
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis & Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: Topped off Battery water: sealed Brake fluid ok PS fluid: ok Air filter: ok Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR___OK______ Drained oil from vehicle, Removed oil filter, cleaned area. Installed New oil filter, filled with 10qts 15w40, checked for leaks, Test drove no leaks at this time.
  • Verify complaint: Yes Front Suspension: OK Front Brakes – visual: 7mm Rear Suspension: OK Rear Brakes – visual: 8mm Tire pressures: 60 Tire wear= Edge worn Tires – Tread depth – LF__2___RF_2____LR_5____RR_5____ Steering Wheel= Off Drives before – OK After – OK Notes: Oil change msg on Dash, Completed Alignment set front toe. Test drove vehicle, Drives straight and steering wheel is centered Set toe, when applicable Caster & Camber adjustments if needed, are a extra charge ***See attached print out***
 
Mike S. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/19/2020

2010 Nissan Murano

Nissan Murano

Mileage
167,000
Service Date
3/12/2020
Services Performed
  • Air filter – Almost due for replacement Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Pressure – 33 Tires – RF__5___LF____5__RR_6_____LR__6____ Tire Date codes – 3514 Visual Brake inspection – F_____5mm_____R____4mm_____
  • Inspected exhaust found rust holes in flange to pipe at muffler, Cleaned up all rust at flange and welded up all holes.
 
Deb A. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/12/2020

2013 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
77,836
Service Date
3/6/2020
Services Performed
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis & Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date code___________ Brake fluid ok PS fluid: ok Air filter: Not ok Belts: not ok – Needs to be Replaced Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Date codes: 2018 Tread depth – LF____6______RF__6________LR__6________RR___6_______ Air Pressure F=___35_______R=__35________ Visual Brake inspection F=____3mm____R=___5mm________ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR___X______
  • Complete hookup & analysis on Scope or Scanner 1. Confirm problem : Yes 2. Monitors : OK 3. Computer codes : OK 4. Mode 6 data: Pass 5. Visual test : OK 6. Engine vac. @ idle : N/A 7. Engine vac. @ 2500 : N/A 8. Smoke test : N/A 9. Diagnostics : Inspected for battery light on, found drive belt off, checked all pulleys IE A/C compressor, Alternator, Water pump all turn freely, Check belt tensioner it ok , Recommend Replace drive belt and recheck to make sure all pulleys are lined up 10. Confirm fix: YES Tire Pressure F= 35 R= 35 Complementary inspection Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Visual Brake inspection – F___3mm_______R_5mm________
  • Found Serpentine belt freely inside engine compartment, Installed new Serpentine belt around pulleys secured belt. tested all is good at this time.
  • Measure brake rotor size to determine that they are able to be machined. Machine rotors using a brake lathe. Turned Rotors, Installed brakes, test drove all good at this time.
  • Removed Cabin filter from under dash. Cleaned area Installed new Cabin filter
 
Ed S. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/7/2020

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Mileage
151,769
Service Date
2/27/2020
Services Performed
  • Complete hookup & analysis on Scope or Scanner 1. Confirm problem : YES 2. Monitors : N/A 3. Computer codes : P0068, P0101, P0106, P0171, P0174, P0300, P0324 4. Mode 6 data: Pass/Fail – Info – 5. Visual test : N/A 6. Engine vac. @ idle : N/A 7. Engine vac. @ 2500 : N/A 8. Smoke test : N/A 9. Diagnostics : Engine on startup very noisy and barely running, also smoking out tailpipe. Pulled codes, removed spark plugs #8 plug is very damaged all the rest are fuel fouled. Inspected with camera and found hole in top of piston. Engine will have to be rebuilt or replaced. Customer declined repairs at this time. Reinstalled spark plugs as they had come out. 10. Confirm fix: NO, towed out at customers request Tire Pressure F= 35 R= 35
 
Louise B. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/27/2020

2010 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

Mileage
127,476
Service Date
2/20/2020
Services Performed
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis & Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date code____2018_______ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: NA PS fluid: ok Air filter: ok Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: Recommend replacement asap Date codes: 2014 Tread depth – LF___2mm_______RF___0mm_______LR_2mm_____RR___0mm__ Air Pressure F=_35________R=__35________ Visual Brake inspection F=___5mm________R=___6mm________ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR____Ok_____ Performed oil and filter service per protocol
  • Removed bumper cover and headlamp lens. Inspected sockets and wiring. No issues present. Found incorrect bulb installed in driver side lamp assembly. Installed new bulbs in both headlamp assemblies. Tested system low beams now function as designed.
 
Jill B. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/20/2020

2006 Ford RV Cutaway

Ford RV Cutaway

Mileage
18,994
Service Date
2/11/2020
Services Performed
  • No I do not want you to do a complementary 12 point inspection _X__ Tire Pressure F: R: Set up test station and connected test equipment. Performed smog test per protocol. Vehicle passed and certificates issued.
 
Teddy C. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/11/2020

2014 Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee

Mileage
219,125
Service Date
2/4/2020
Services Performed
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Pressure – 35 Tires – RF__6___LF___6___RR___7___LR__7____ Tire Date codes – 2019 Visual Brake inspection – F__6mm________R___5mm______
  • Lifted vehicle up on rack, found Driver front and Driver rear caliper bolt missing, causing the noise. Inspected the Left Driver and Left rear caliper bolts OK. Installed new caliper bolts on front and rear right side torqued 32 ftlbs and installed blue locktite. Test drove – all ok at this time.
 
Gil K. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/4/2020

2004 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
163,354
Service Date
2/3/2020
Services Performed
  • Brake work recommended was performed, thus brake inpection fee is waived.
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis & Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date code___2018________ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: NA PS fluid: Flush recommended Air filter: Recommend replacement Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: Recommend replacement due abnormal wear Date codes: 38/2015 Tread depth – LF___4/32_______RF_4/32_________LR___4/32_______RR__4/32_____ Air Pressure F=____35______R=_____35_____ Visual Brake inspection F=__5mm______R=___New_______ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR___NA______ Performed oil and filter service per protocol.
  • Measure brake rotors size to determine that they are able to be machined. Machine rotors using a brake lathe. Before machining size.753/.765 After machining size .744/.748
  • Pulse/Shimmy:Yes_____NO__X___Front_____Rear_____ Brake Pull: YES_________NO__X____ Brake Pads/Shoes: (MM) RF___5mm_______LF___5mm_______RR__2mm_____LR___2mm__ Disc Rear – Spec__7.28________ RR___.753_____LR___.765______ After Machining: RR___.744_____LR_.748________ Surface___ok_____________________________ Wheel Bearings: OK___X_______Not ok_______ Hydrualics – Master Cyl: Ok__X___Not ok______ Front Calipers: OK____X_____Not OK_____ Rear Calipers / Wheel Cyls: OK_____X____Not ok______ Brake Lines: OK_X______Not ok________ Wheel Torque___X________Ftlbs Tire Pressure – F= 35 R= 35 Brake Fluid Condition: OK__X___Not OK____ ppm =_______ Front Suspension: OK_X____Not OK______ Rotor runout, if necessary: NA Rotor Parrelism, if necessary: NA
  • Received trailer brake switch. Located existing truck wire harness for direct connect of brake switch. Removed wire loom and spliced in wires for brake switch. Taped, loomed and secured wiring. Secured unit and tested. Vehicle operates as requested.
 
Brayden H. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/5/2020

2006 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
246,504
Service Date
1/22/2020
Services Performed
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK
  • Verify complaint: YES Front Suspension: OK Front Brakes – visual: 9mm Rear Suspension: ok Rear Brakes – visual: 4mm Tire pressures: 35 Tire wear= ok Tires – Tread depth – LF__9___RF_9____LR___9__RR__9___ Steering Wheel= off to right Drives before – ok After – ok Notes: Set toe, when applicable, Caster & Camber adjustments if needed, are a extra charge ***See attached print out***
 
Don H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/23/2020

2013 Nissan Murano

Nissan Murano

Mileage
103,181
Service Date
1/16/2020
Services Performed
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis & Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date code_2018__________ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: NA PS fluid: ok Air filter: ok Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Date codes: 2016 Tread depth – LF___4/32_______RF__2/32________LR__3/32________RR___4/32____ Air Pressure F=_____35_____R=___35_______ Visual Brake inspection F=___7mm__________ R=____5mm_______ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR__Reset both infotainment and dash indicators_______ Performed oil and filter service per protocol
  • Removed failed wiper blades and installed new.
 
Jonann S. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/22/2020