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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!

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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 Expedition EL

Ford Expedition EL

Mileage
137,524
Service Date
1/25/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE: 28 PSI FRONT & REAR
 
David H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/25/2023

2004 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
205,655
Service Date
1/23/2023
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__COVERED_________ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: N/A PS fluid: ok Air filter: ok Cabin Filter: OK Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Date codes: 4321 Tread depth – LF___7/32_______RF____7/32______LR___7/32____RR__7/32____ Air Pressure F=___33_______R=___33_______ Visual Brake inspection F=____4MM_______ R=___2MM_____ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR___YES______
 
Sam P. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/24/2023

2018 Dodge Grand Caravan

Dodge Grand Caravan

Mileage
64,654
Service Date
1/18/2023
Services Performed
  • Battery Date code – 01/24/18 1. Battery voltage not loaded : 12.10V After repairs: 12.55V 2. Battery voltage loaded : 6.58V After repairs: 12.48V 3. Battery water : N/A 4. Battery specific gravity : N/A 5. Battery overall condition : 6. Battery cables condition : OK, NO CORROSION 7. Positive battery cable voltage drop : .5V 8. Negative battery cable voltage drop : .5V 9. Starter draw : 2.43 10. Starter Solenoid voltage drop : UNABLE TO ACCESS 11. Starter solenoid voltage : UNABLE TO ACCESS 12. Alternator voltage output @ idle : 14.32 After repairs: 14.54 13. Alternator voltage output @ 2500 : 14.34 After repairs: 14.52 14. Alternator voltage output loaded @ idle : 14.31 After repairs: 14.52 15. Alternator field voltage : 16. Alternator amperage output : 41.5 AMPS AT ABOUT 600-700 RPM 17. Alternator diode pattern : GOOD 18. Parasitic draw : .42 19. Diagnostics : PERFORMED A LOAD TEST ON BATTERY. FOUND BATTERY VOLTAGE DROPPED FROM 12.10V TO 8.5V WITH TESTER. FOUND BATTERY NOT HOLDING A CHARGE AND LOSES VOLTAGE FAIRLY QUICKLY. 20. Problem confirmed : YES
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis & Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: SEALED Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date code:__01/24/18_________ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: N/A PS fluid: N/A Air filter: ok Cabin Filter: OK Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Date codes: 2012 & 2014 Tread depth – LF__2/32________RF__2/32________LR___8/32_______RR___7/32____ Air Pressure F=__36PSI________R=___36PSI_______ Visual Brake inspection F=_____7MM_____ R=__6MM___ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR__YES_______
  • FOUND BATTERY NOT HOLDING A CHARGE AND FOUND BATTERY DROPPING FROM 12.10V TO 8.5V WITH LOAD TESTER. REPLACED BATTERY
 
Normand R. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/19/2023

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage
30,410
Service Date
12/26/2022
Services Performed
  • Battery Date code – 2014 1. Battery voltage not loaded: 11V After repairs: 2. Battery voltage loaded: 9V After repairs: 3. Battery water : AGM 4. Battery specific gravity : AGM 5. Battery overall condition : OK 6. Battery cables condition : OK 7. Positive battery cable voltage drop : .1V 8. Negative battery cable voltage drop : .1V 9. Starter draw : 2.0V 10. Starter Solenoid voltage drop : .1 11. Starter solenoid voltage : 12 12. Alternator voltage output @ idle: 13.9V After repairs: 13. Alternator voltage output @ 2500 : 14V After repairs: 14. Alternator voltage output loaded @ idle: 13.8 After repairs: 15. Alternator field voltage : N/A 16. Alternator amperage output : 155A 17. Alternator diode pattern : N/A 18. Parasitic draw : .03 MA 19. Diagnostics : BATTERY HAS VOLTAGE BUT FAILED CRANKING. RECOMMEND BATTERY REPLACEMENT 20. Problem confirmed : YES
  • Air filter – NOT OK Cabin filter -NOT OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Transmission fluid level: N/A Transmission fluid condition: N/A Tire Pressure – 33 PSI FRONT & REAR Tires – RF_9/32____LF_9/32_____RR_10/32_____LR_10/32_____ Tire Date codes – 2020 Visual Brake inspection – F_9MM_________R__9MM_______
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace – Main Battery
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
 
Alan B. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/26/2022

2010 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

Mileage
143,843
Service Date
12/22/2022
Services Performed
  • Battery Date code – 2018 1. Battery voltage not loaded: 12.5 After repairs: 12.5v 2. Battery voltage loaded: 10.0v After repairs: 12.5v 3. Battery water : OK 4. Battery specific gravity : OK 5. Battery overall condition : LEAKING 6. Battery cables condition : OK 7. Positive battery cable voltage drop : 0V 8. Negative battery cable voltage drop : 0V 9. Starter draw : 2V 10. Starter Solenoid voltage drop : .2V 11. Starter solenoid voltage : N/A 12. Alternator voltage output @ idle : 14.3 After repairs: 14.4 13. Alternator voltage output @ 2500 : 14.4 After repairs: 14.5 14. Alternator voltage output loaded @ idle : 14.3 After repairs: N/A 15. Alternator field voltage : N/A 16. Alternator amperage output : N/A 17. Alternator diode pattern : N/A 18. Parasitic draw : 57MV 19. Diagnostics : Recommend battery 20. Problem confirmed : Yes
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Transmission fluid level: OK Transmission fluid condition: OK Tire Pressure – 35 psi Front & Rear Tires – RF_8/32____LF_8/32_____RR_9/32_____LR_9/32_____ Tire Date codes – 2020 Visual Brake inspection – F___4mm_______R_6mm________
 
Jill B. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/23/2022

2011 Lexus CT 200h

Lexus CT 200h

Mileage
88,491
Service Date
12/20/2022
Services Performed
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis & Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: N/A Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date code:_COVERED______ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: N/A PS fluid: N/A Air filter: ok Cabin Filter: OK Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Date codes: 2020 Tread depth – LF_7/32______RF_7/32______LR_6/32______RR_6/32______ Air Pressure F=___35_______R=__35________ Visual Brake inspection F=___8MM_____ R=____10MM___ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR:_YES_____
 
Tiffany T. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/20/2022

2010 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
228,768
Service Date
12/19/2022
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:_Covered_____ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: N/A PS fluid: N/A Air filter: ok Cabin Filter: OK Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Date codes: 2019 Tread depth – LF_6/32_______RF_6/32_________LR_7/32________RR_7/32________ Air Pressure F=_____30_____R=_30________ Visual Brake inspection F=__5-3MM___ R=_4MM(DRUM)____ Oil Sticker: Windshield RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR__YES_______
  • * Remove battery * Wash with soap & water * Clean battery cable terminals with baking soda * Coat terminals & any exposed metal with paint Battery date code – Covered Parasitic Draw= .031v Running voltage loaded= 13.8v
  • Pulse/Shimmy:Yes_____NO__X___Front_____Rear_____ Brake Pull: YES_________NO__X____ Brake Pads/Shoes: (MM) RF_5MM________LF_3MM________RR_4MM________LR_4MM__ Emergency Brake Shoes LR__4MM________ RR_4MM_____ Disc Front – Spec:__19.00MM__Rear – Spec_229.6MM___ RF_21.9_____LF_21.7______RR_225.0_______LR_229.0________ After Machining: RF_21.5_______LF_21.4_______RR_N/A_______LR_N/A________ Surface__HEAT SPOTS ON LEFT FRONT____ Wheel Bearings: OK___X_______Not ok_______ Hydrualics – Master Cyl: Ok___X__Not ok______ Front Calipers: OK___X______Not OK_____ Rear Wheel Cyls: OK__X_______Not ok______ Brake Lines: OK__X_____Not ok________ Wheel Torque:_80___Ftlbs Tire Pressure – F=30 R= 30 Brake Fluid Condition: OK_X____Not OK____ ppm =___N/A____ Front Suspension: OK_X____Not OK______
  • Brake work recommended was performed, thus brake inpection fee is waived.
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Front,Both
  • Measure brake rotor size to determine that they are able to be machined. Machine rotors using a brake lathe. Before Machining size After machining size
  • Customer is aware the front calipers are a different color
  • * Remove old brake fluid from the master cylinder * Clean reservoir of any debris as best as possible * Install new brake fluid * Bleed each wheel according to the factory specified sequence * Top off fluid to the proper level * Clean each bleeder screw area of fluid * Reinspect for leaks * Inspect brake pedal for the proper travel * Test drive the vehicle
 
Michael H. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/20/2022

2013 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
152,857
Service Date
12/19/2022
Services Performed
  • Tire pressure
 
Sandy B. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/20/2022

2009 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
110,116
Service Date
12/13/2022
Services Performed
  • Tire Pressure: 35 PSi Front & Rear
 
Harold C. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/18/2022

2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara

Suzuki Grand Vitara

Mileage
212,300
Service Date
12/16/2022
Services Performed
  • 1. Pressure check radiator cap: Missing prior to service 2. Pressure check system: Yes at 19PSI 3. Radiator & heat exchange: Radiator was found leaking after pressure test. 4. Heater hoses: OK 5. Hoses: OK 6. Water pump: OK 7. Freeze plugs: OK 8. Antifreeze: LOW 9. Belts: OK 10. Water outlet: OK 11. Thermostat: RECOMMEND DUE TO OVERHEATING 12. Fan: Clutch 13. Block test: FAILED 14. Diagnostics: PRESSURE TESTED COOLING SYSTEM AND FOUND RADIATOR LEAKING. COOLANT RESERVOIR CAP MISSING. BLOCK TEST FAILED. RECOMMEND TO REPLACE ENGINE OR HEAD GASKET SERVICE. 15. Confirm problem: YES 15. Confirm fix: Yes. Replaced Engine with used Engine. 16. After repair pressure check: OK
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – NOT OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – LOW Transmission fluid level: OK Transmission fluid condition: OK Tire Pressure – 35 PSI FRONT & REAR Tires – RF_8/32_LF_8/32__RR_8/32__LR_8/32__ Tire Date codes – 4521 Visual Brake inspection – F_7MM____R_DRUM___
  • ENGINE ASSEMBLY (COMPLETE) – Remove & Replace
  • RADIATOR – Remove & Replace – Automatic Trans
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis & Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: OK Radiator water: LOW Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date code:_Covered__ Brake fluid: OK Hyd. clutch fluid: N/A PS fluid: ok Air filter: ok Cabin Filter: NOT OK Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Date codes: 2021 Air Pressure F=_35_______R=_35______ Visual Brake inspection F=__7MM____ R=__DRUM_____ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR:_N/A_____
 
Stan S. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/17/2022

2005 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
150,105
Service Date
12/1/2022
Services Performed
  • Confirm Problem: Tested for power at 7 Pin connector on Truck. Found no voltage at running light pin. Checked fuses and found bad fuse for trailer light plug. Replaced 30AMP mini fuse and lights are now working as factory designed.
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Transmission fluid level: OK Transmission fluid condition: OK Tire Pressure – 30PSI Front & Rear Tires – RF_8/32___LF_8/32_____RR_9/32_____LR_9/32_____ Tire Date codes – 2021 Visual Brake inspection – F___7mm_______R_drum_______
 
Bill B. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/1/2022

2019 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
22,877
Service Date
11/29/2022
Services Performed
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis & Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: sealed Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: sealed Battery Date code – 2019? OEM battery Brake fluid ok Air filter: ok Cabin Filter: not ok (dirty, needs to be replaced) Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Date codes: 2019 Tread depth – LF 6/32 RF 6/32 LR 6/32 RR 6/32 Air Pressure F= 36psi R= 36psi Visual Brake inspection F= 9mm R= 7mm Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR – YES
 
Thomas W. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/29/2022