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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

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

2022 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
17,019
Service Date
11/11/2022
Services Performed
  • Confirm Problem: Yes, front bumper was clipped back into place and front bumper lip was installed. No tabs found broken on bumper aside from a screw tab. Installed washer on screw and resecured bumper. Bumper is currently held tightly and tabs are clipped down. Installed lip and lined up with bumper as best as possible. Screwed into place with a couple extra screws. Currently everything is secured. Undercover tabs are broken in some areas and does seem to have some scraping.
 
Neysa S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/26/2022

2011 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox

Mileage
99,947
Service Date
11/18/2022
Services Performed
  • Complete hookup & analysis on Scope or Scanner 1. Confirm problem : YES 2. Monitors : N/A 3. Computer codes : P0300, P0420 4. Mode 6 data: Pass/Fail – Info – NA 5. Visual test : PASS 6. Engine vac. @ idle : N/A 7. Engine vac. @ 2500 : N/A 8. Smoke test : N/A 9. Diagnostics : Removed intake plenum, inside of intake is coated with oil. Removed spark plugs to inspect, found all of them damaged and showing signs of oil consumption. Checked PCV system for correct operation – PASS. Installed vacuum gauge on dipstick and monitored vacuum at clean air tube, has approximately 1" of vacuum, plug off clean air tube and vacuum increases. Oil rings are stuck and or damaged. Engine will need to be replaced & or rebuilt. Also catalytic converter will need to be replaced. 10. Confirm fix: NO Tire Pressure F= 35 R= 35 Complementary inspection Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – NOT ok, dirty Engine coolant – OK Tires – RF_6/32____LF__6/32____RR__3/32____LR__3/32____ Tire Date codes – 2021 & 2010 Visual Brake inspection – F_6mm_________R__5mm_______
 
Mel R. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/19/2022

2015 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
149,311
Service Date
10/24/2022
Services Performed
  • Alignment- Reset Steering / Traction Controls Using The Code Link ALDL Interface Connector. Front Suspension: OK Front Brakes – visual: 6MM Rear Suspension: OK Rear Brakes – visual: 5MM Tire pressures: 35 PSI FRONT & REAR Tire wear= EVEN Tires – Tread depth – LF_10/32____RF_10/32___LR_10/32____RR_10/32____ Steering Wheel= OFF CENTER TO THE LEFT Drives before – OK After – OK Notes: STEERING WHEEL OFF CENTER. FRONT RIGHT CAMBER IS RIGHT ON THE BORDER (-0.5). RECOMMEND TO ADJUST FRONT CAMBER Set toe, when applicable, Caster & Camber adjustments if needed, are a extra charge ***See attached print out***
  • Combination With Wheel Alignment – Adjust Caster/Camber
  • * 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
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Date codes – 2022 Visual Brake inspection – F__6MM________R_5MM_______
 
Todd H. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/28/2022

2012 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
166,786
Service Date
10/28/2022
Services Performed
  • Brake pads and rotors replaced. Vehicle drives and brakes great.
 
Melissa B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/28/2022

2013 RAM 2500 HD

RAM 2500 HD

Mileage
82,295
Service Date
10/26/2022
Services Performed
  • Pulse/Shimmy:Yes_____NO___X__Front_____Rear_____ Brake Pull: YES____X_____NO______ Brake Pads/Shoes: (MM) RF 10mm LF 10mm RR 6mm LR 6mm Emergency Brake Shoes LR 4mm RR 4mm Disc/Drum Front – Spec: 37.4mm Rear – Spec 32.4mm RF 39.21mm LF 39.19mm RR 34.12mm LR 34.02mm After Machining: N/A RF________LF________RR________LR_________ Surface________________________________ Wheel Bearings: OK_____X_____Not ok_______ Hydrualics – Master Cyl: Ok__X___Not ok______ Front Calipers: OK_________Not OK__X___ Rear Calipers / Wheel Cyls: OK____X_____Not ok______ Brake Lines: OK___X____Not ok________ Wheel Torque 140Ftlbs Tire Pressure – F= 60psi R= 80psi Brake Fluid Condition: OK__X___Not OK____ ppm =_______ Front Suspension: OK__X___Not OK______ Rotor runout, if necessary: N/A Rotor Parrelism, if necessary: N/A NOTES: Caliper replaced and is no longer hanging up. Did notice slight uneven tire wear due to ball joints starting to fail. Will also need upper steering column intermediate shaft to be replaced due to steering wheel play. Will also need another alignment after these repairs. Currently, the vehicle is driving straight, steering wheel was straightened but still has some play.
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Pressure – F 60 R 80 Tires – RF 10/32 LF 10/32 RR 10/32 LR 10/32 Tire Date codes – 2021 Visual Brake inspection – F 10mm R 6mm
  • CALIPER – Remove & Replace – Front, One Side – [Includes: Bleed Brake System and replace Pads (if necessary).]
  • * 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
  • Alignment- Reset Steering / Traction Controls Using The Code Link ALDL Interface Connector. Front Suspension: BAD (NEED TO REPLACE UPPER AND LOWER BALL JOINTS ON BOTH SIDES) Front Brakes – visual: GOOD Rear Suspension: GOOD Rear Brakes – visual: GOOD Tire pressures: F 60 R 80 Tire wear= EVEN Tires – Tread depth – LF 10/32 RF 10/32 LR 10/32 RR 10/32 Steering Wheel= STRAIGHT Drives before – OFF TO THE RIGHT After – GOOD Notes: Set toe, when applicable, Caster & Camber adjustments if needed, are a extra charge ***See attached print out***
 
Dan C. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/28/2022

2015 Lincoln MKC

Lincoln MKC

Mileage
111,527
Service Date
10/25/2022
Services Performed
  • Complete hookup & analysis on Scope or Scanner 1. Confirm problem : Yes 2. Monitors : Incomplete 3. Computer codes : PO420- CATALYST SYSTEM EFFICIENCY BELOW THRESHOLD BANK 1 4. Mode 6 data: OK 5. Visual test : N/A 6. Engine vac. @ idle : N/A 7. Engine vac. @ 2500 : N/A 8. Smoke test : N/A 9. Diagnostics : Checked catalyst converter temp with thermal temp gun. Inlet temp is higher than outlet temp. Also upstream O2 sensor #1 is mirroring O2 sensor #2. Downstream O2 mirrored sensor #1 when propane was added to intake stream. Also checked fuel pressure. Tested back pressure at O2 sensor #1, has about 2 PSI at idle and about 8 PSI at wide open throttle. Recommend to replace Catalytic Converter Bank 1. After repairs cleared codes and test drove vehicle. No stalling and no codes returned. Mode 6 passed. All drive cycle monitors cleared / passed at this time. 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 Tires – RF_9/32____LF_9/32_____RR_6/32_____LR_6/32_____ Tire Date codes – 2021/2018 Visual Brake inspection – F__7mm________R_8mm________
  • CATALYTIC CONVERTER – Remove & Replace
  • Car Wash – Complementary – THANK YOU ::))
 
Michael C. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/25/2022

2013 Subaru Impreza

Subaru Impreza

Mileage
166,724
Service Date
10/7/2022
Services Performed
  • Complete hookup & analysis on Scope or Scanner 1. Confirm problem : Yes 2. Monitors : Complete 3. Computer codes : P0302 & P0303 4. Mode 6 data: Pass/Fail – Info – N/A 5. Visual test : FOUND OIL ON CYLINDER #2&4 WHEN REMOVING PLUGS TON INSPECT. 6. Engine vac. @ idle : N/A 7. Engine vac. @ 2500 : N/A 8. Smoke test : N/A 9. Diagnostics : SCANNED FOR CODES AND FOUND P302 & P0303. BEGAN BY TESTING RESISTANCE ON FUEL INJECTORS. INJECTORS TESTED WITHIN SPECS OF 12-13 OHMS. NEXT REMOVED SPARK PLUGS TO EVALUATE. PLUGS APPEARED TO BE FOULED AND HAD CARBON BUILD UP. WHILE REMOVING SPARK PLUGS NOTICED OIL ON CYLINDER #2 & 4. RECOMMEND TO REPLACE SPARK PLUGS WITH ALL IGNITION COILS. RECOMMEND TO REPLACE BOTH VALVE COVER GASKETS. FLUID LEAKING IS TRANSMISSION FLUID. TRANSMISSION IS CRACKED AT FILL PLUG. RECOMMEND TO REPLACE TRANSMISSION DUE TO CRACK ON CASING. REMOVED AND REPLACED SPARK PLUGS, IGNITION COILS AND VALVE COVER GASKETS. TRANSMISSION WILL BE REPLACED AT A DIFFERENT SHOP. AFTER REPAIRS TEST DROVE VEHICLE. NO FAULT CODES FOUND. NO LEAKS AT ANY CYLINDER. TRANSMISSION IS STILL LEAKING FLUID. WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID LOW WARNING MESSAGE IS STILL ON. RECOMMEND TO REPLACE WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR WITH SENSOR. 10. Confirm fix: YES Tire Pressure F= 35 R= 35
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace
  • VALVE COVER GASKET – Remove & Replace
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis & Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: LEAKING Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: LOW WARNING LAMP IS ON Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date code:_2020____ 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: TRANSMISSION LEAKING Lights: ok Tires: NOT OK Date codes: 2019 Tread depth – LF_3/32___RF_3/32_LR_6/32___RR_6/32__ Visual Brake inspection F=_7MM____ R=__4MM___ Oil Sticker: DOOR RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR:__YES_
 
Brianna B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/7/2022

2008 Dodge Caliber

Dodge Caliber

Mileage
166,427
Service Date
10/4/2022
Services Performed
  • Complete hookup & analysis on Scope or Scanner 1. Confirm problem : Yes 2. Monitors : Complete 3. Computer codes : P2004, P2118, P2110 4. Mode 6 data: Pass/Fail – Info – N/A 5. Visual test : N/A 6. Engine vac. @ idle : N/A 7. Engine vac. @ 2500 : N/A 8. Smoke test : N/A 9. Diagnostics : SCANNED FOR CODES AND FOUND P2004- INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL STUCK OPEN, P118- ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL MOTOR CURRENT PERFORMANCE BANK 1 AND P2110- ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM BANK 1 FORCED LIMITED RPM. VEHICLE APPEARS TO A FAULTY THROTTLE BODY OR DIRTY THROTTLE BODY WILL NEED TO REMOVE TO INSPECT FURTHER. CUSTOMER REQUESTED TO REMOVE THROTTLE BODY AND REPLACE IT WITH NEW. WHILE THROTTLE BODY WAS REMOVED ALSO REMOVED INTAKE RUNNER VALVE TO MANUALLY TEST RUNNERS ON INTAKE MANIFOLD AND RUNNERS ARE STUCK, WONT TURN BY HAND. RECOMMEND TO REPLACE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND RE CHECKING. REMOVED & REPLACED THROTTLE BODY ASSEMBLY. CHECK ENGINE LIGHT WILL RETURN CURRENTLY IS OFF DUE TO US CLEARING CODES AFTER REPAIRS. 10. Confirm fix: YES Tire Pressure F= 35 R= 35 Complementary inspection Air filter – K&N Cabin filter – N/A Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tires – RF_0/32____LF_0/32_____RR_5/32_____LR_5/32_____ Tire Date codes – 2018 Visual Brake inspection – F__6MM________R_7MM________
  • THROTTLE BODY ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace
 
Tomas G. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/4/2022

2008 Dodge Caliber

Dodge Caliber

Mileage
166,427
Service Date
10/4/2022
Services Performed
  • Complete hookup & analysis on Scope or Scanner 1. Confirm problem : Yes 2. Monitors : Complete 3. Computer codes : P2004, P2118, P2110 4. Mode 6 data: Pass/Fail – Info – N/A 5. Visual test : N/A 6. Engine vac. @ idle : N/A 7. Engine vac. @ 2500 : N/A 8. Smoke test : N/A 9. Diagnostics : SCANNED FOR CODES AND FOUND P2004- INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL STUCK OPEN, P118- ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL MOTOR CURRENT PERFORMANCE BANK 1 AND P2110- ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM BANK 1 FORCED LIMITED RPM. VEHICLE APPEARS TO A FAULTY THROTTLE BODY OR DIRTY THROTTLE BODY WILL NEED TO REMOVE TO INSPECT FURTHER. CUSTOMER REQUESTED TO REMOVE THROTTLE BODY AND REPLACE IT WITH NEW. WHILE THROTTLE BODY WAS REMOVED ALSO REMOVED INTAKE RUNNER VALVE TO MANUALLY TEST RUNNERS ON INTAKE MANIFOLD AND RUNNERS ARE STUCK, WONT TURN BY HAND. RECOMMEND TO REPLACE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND RE CHECKING. REMOVED & REPLACED THROTTLE BODY ASSEMBLY. CHECK ENGINE LIGHT WILL RETURN CURRENTLY IS OFF DUE TO US CLEARING CODES AFTER REPAIRS. 10. Confirm fix: YES Tire Pressure F= 35 R= 35 Complementary inspection Air filter – K&N Cabin filter – N/A Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tires – RF_0/32____LF_0/32_____RR_5/32_____LR_5/32_____ Tire Date codes – 2018 Visual Brake inspection – F__6MM________R_7MM________
  • THROTTLE BODY ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace
 
Tomas G. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/4/2022

2020 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
52,507
Service Date
9/23/2022
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: 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: 2022 Tread depth – LF_8/32___RF_8/32__LR_8/32___RR_8/32__ Air Pressure F=_35____R=_33_____ Visual Brake inspection F=_8MM__ R=__3MM__ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR:_N/A___
  • Re balance tires – Yes Rotate tires – Yes Wheels torqued – 90 FT LBS
 
Normand R. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/24/2022