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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

2010 Toyota Sequoia

Toyota Sequoia

Mileage
92,144
Service Date
8/16/2019
Services Performed
  • Verify complaint: Front Suspension: Ok Front Brakes – visual: 4mm Rear Suspension: Ok Rear Brakes – visual: 5mm Tire pressures: 35 / 35 Tire wear= Toe in before alignment Tires – Tread depth – LF_0/32____RF_2/32____LR_3/32____RR__4/32___ Steering Wheel= Centered Drives before – ok After – ok Notes: Installed vehicle onto alignment machine and inspected. Found toe out of adjustment. Adjusted toe and road tested vehicle. Recommend replacement of tires soon. Set toe, when applicable Caster and Camber adjustments if needed, are a extra charge ***See attached print out***
  • Air filter – Recommend replacement Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tires – RF__0/32___LF__2/32____RR_3/32_____LR__4/32____ Tire Date codes – 2013
 
George K. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/17/2019

2012 Toyota Prius C

Toyota Prius C

Mileage
119,076
Service Date
8/5/2019
Services Performed
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis and Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: Filled Wiper Blades Recommend replacement Battery water: NA Battery Date code_____NA______ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: NA PS fluid: NA Air filter: Replaced Belts: NA Hoses: ok Shocks and suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: NA Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Date codes: 2018 Tread depth – LF__9/32________RF__9/32________LR__9/32________RR__9/32________ Air Pressure F=__38_______R=_____36_____ Visual Brake inspection F=____6mm_________ R=___4mm________ Oil Sticker: Windshield RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR_Yes________ Performed oil and filter service, replaced cabin air filter.
 
April A. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/7/2019

2006 Nissan Sentra

Nissan Sentra

Mileage
182,909
Service Date
7/24/2019
Services Performed
  • Inspected transmission area. Detected leaks at the transmission case halves and at the transmission pan gasket. The transmission pan can be resealed, but the case halves cannot be repaired aside from replacing the transmission.
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – Recommend replacement Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tires – RF___7/32__LF__7/32____RR__1/32____LR_3/32_____ Tire Date codes – 2017 Visual Brake inspection – F__7mm________R_2mm________
  • Dismount tire from wheel Install internal patch Remount tire to wheel Rebalance tire (as needed) Visual brake inspection – F= R= Tread depth – LF__7/32___RF__7/32___LR_1/32____RR_3/32____ Tire Pressure F= 36 R= 33 Removed tire, and found nail. removed nail and repaired tire. Mounted and balanced tire.
  • Extracted remainder of broken wheel stud. Installed new wheel stud and installed tire and new lug nut.
 
Normita B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/27/2019

2005 Dodge Magnum

Dodge Magnum

Mileage
172,261
Service Date
7/12/2019
Services Performed
  • Battery Date code – A8 1. Battery voltage not loaded : 12.33 After repairs: 13.61 2. Battery voltage loaded : 8V@200A After repairs: 11.8@400A 3. Battery water : Sealed 4. Battery specific gravity : NA 5. Battery overall condition : OK 6. Battery cables condition : OK 7. Positive battery cable voltage drop : .05V 8. Negative battery cable voltage drop : .05V 9. Starter draw : NA 10. Starter Solenoid voltage drop : NA 11. Starter solenoid voltage : NA 12. Alternator voltage output @ idle : 14.15V After repairs: 13. Alternator voltage output @ 2500 : After repairs: 14. Alternator voltage output loaded @ idle : After repairs: 15. Alternator field voltage : 16. Alternator amperage output : 17. Alternator diode pattern : OK 18. Parasitic draw : 15MA 19. Diagnostics : Defective Battery 20. Problem confirmed : YES
 
Justin K. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/22/2019

2005 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
136,070
Service Date
7/2/2019
Services Performed
  • No I do not want you to do a complementary 12 point inspection _X__ Set up test station and connected test equipment. Performed smog test per protocol. Unit passed.
 
Scott W. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/3/2019

2009 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
72,526
Service Date
6/27/2019
Services Performed
  • No I do not want you to do a complementary 12 point inspection _X__ Tire Pressure F: 35 R: 35 Set up test station and connected test equipment. Performed smog test. Unit passed.
 
Robert W. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/1/2019

2006 Chevrolet Suburban

Chevrolet Suburban

Mileage
151,301
Service Date
6/24/2019
Services Performed
  • Pulse/Shimmy:Yes__X___NO_____Front_X____Rear_____ Brake Pull: YES_________NO___X___ Brake Pads/Shoes: (MM) RF___0_______LF__4________RR_____8_____LR___8_______ Emergency Brake Shoes LR___4_______ RR___4_________ Disc/Drum Front – Spec:_1.457_________Rear – Spec_1.102_________ RF___14_____LF___14.7_____RR_1.132_______LR__1.140_______ After Machining: RF___X_____LF__X______RR___X_____LR___X______ Surface____Hot Spots____________________________ Wheel Bearings: OK__________Not ok____X___ 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_____140______Ftlbs Tire Pressure – F= 53 R= 50 Brake Fluid Condition: OK_____Not OK__X__ ppm =__106_____ Front Suspension: OK__X___Not OK______ Rotor runout, if necessary: NA Rotor Parrelism, if necessary: NA
  • Complete hookup and analysis on CAS machine 1. Confirm problem : Yes 2. CAS machine : Yes 3. Computer codes : C0267 3.5 Mode 6 data: Pass/Fail – Info – NA 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 : N/A 11. Confirm fix: YES Tire Pressure F= 53 R=50 Set up test station and connected test equipment. Detected code for ABS Motor failure. Output from ABS module failed. Removed ABS module from vehicle and overhauled/ rebuilt unit. Reinstalled module into vehicle and made connections. Cleared codes and road tested. No ABS light, no codes present. Vehicle operates as designed.
  • Removed current brake pads and rotors. Installed new brake pads and rotors.
  • * 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
  • Adjusted parking brake, brake now holds vehicle while in Drive.
  • Removed ABS module from vehicle and overhauled/ rebuilt unit. Reinstalled module into vehicle and made connections. Cleared codes and road tested. No ABS light, no codes present. Vehicle operates as designed.
  • With ABS module removed, rebuilt module and reinstalled into vehicle.
  • While passenger side brakes were disassembled, removed failed (excessive play) wheel bearing and replaced with new. Road tested unit, all braking functions operate as designed.
  • Brake work recommended was performed, thus brake inpection fee is waived.
 
Michael L. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/25/2019

2016 Volkswagen GTI

Volkswagen GTI

Mileage
63,988
Service Date
6/21/2019
Services Performed
  • Received vehicle and inspected underneath. Found broken engine mount bolts. Half of the bolts are stuck in the engine block and the other half of the bolts are still in the engine mount. The oil control solenoid is rubbing on the detached engine mount and causing a leak. Recommend extracting broken bolts from engine block, replacing oil control solenoid and engine mounts.
 
Doug F. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/22/2019

2014 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
59,081
Service Date
5/30/2019
Services Performed
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis and Driveline Di not rotate tires at this service, Best tires are currently on the rear axle. Upon Inspection, detected engine air filter dirty and starting to clog. Replaced air filter. Vehicle functions as designed. Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: NA Battery Date Dealer Battery__ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: NA PS fluid: ok Air filter: Replaced 5/30/19 Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks and suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Tire Date Codes – 2018/2015 Tread depth – LF___3/32_______RF___4/32_______LR_9/32_________RR_9/32_________ Air Pressure F=_____34_____R=_34_________ Oil Sticker: Windshield RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR___X______ Front Brakes: ok – _____7mm__________ Rear Brakes: ok – _____8mm__________ Wheel Torque – __NA_________
 
Debra S. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/18/2019

2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Ford F-250 Super Duty

Mileage
3,003
Service Date
4/18/2019
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 _N/A_______ 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 Code:2015 Tread depth – LF_7/32__RF_7/32___LR__7/32__RR_7/32___ Air Pressure F=_65____R=__80__ Visual Brake Inspection F_10_____ R_12_____ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR___YES______
 
Susan E. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/21/2019

2006 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
189,540
Service Date
4/19/2019
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 __2015______ Brake fluid ok PS fluid: ok Air filter: DIRTY, Replaced with new filter Cabin Air Filter; DIRTY. Replaced with new filter Belts: ok Hoses: OLD, Internal strings tearing Shocks and suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Tire Date Code: 2017 Tread depth – LF_8/32__RF_8/32_LR__9/32___RR_9/32___ Air Pressure F=_30_________R=_30_________ Visual Brake Inspection F_7mm_____ R_2mm Brake shoes_____ Oil Sticker: Windshield RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR_N/A________
 
Sharon S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/20/2019

2017 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Mileage
24,375
Service Date
4/12/2019
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 _2017____________ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: ok PS fluid: ok Air filter: K and N filter Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks and suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Tire Date Codes – 2017 Tread depth – LF_6/32___RF___6/32___LR_6/32____RR__6/32___ Air Pressure F=___38___R=__38___ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR_________ Front Brakes: ok – __10mm___ Rear Brakes: ok -_8mm__ Wheel Torque – __148__
 
Fred R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/13/2019