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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

2012 Buick LaCrosse

Buick LaCrosse

Mileage
90,276
Service Date
11/20/2019
Services Performed
  • Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: ok Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date code___2015________ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: NA PS fluid: NA Air filter: New 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___4/32_______LR__5/32________RR___5/32___ Air Pressure F=__35________R=__35________ Visual Brake inspection F=____6mm_________ R=____6mm_______ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR__ok_______ Wheel Torque 110 ft lbs Completed 90,000 mile service per protocol. Vehicle is complete, no service recommendations at this time.
 
Bernie T. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/22/2019

2016 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
55,697
Service Date
11/20/2019
Services Performed
  • Balance tires – Yes Check Valve stems – NEW Visual brake inspection – F = 7mm , R = 8mm Tire Pressure – F: 35 R: 35 Date Codes – 2019 Wheels torqued – 130 ft lbs
  • 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___2016________ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: NA PS fluid: NA Air 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___9/32_______RF___9/32_______LR___9/32_______RR_9/32_________ Air Pressure F=____35_____R=___35_______ Visual Brake inspection F=____7mm_________ R=_____8mm______ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR___ok______
  • Removed failed serpentine belt and installed new.
  • Verify complaint: New tires Front Suspension: ok Front Brakes – visual: 7mm Rear Suspension: ok Rear Brakes – visual: 8mm Tire pressures: 35 / 35 Tire wear=ok Tires – Tread depth – LF_9/32____RF_9/32____LR__9/32___RR_9/32____ Steering Wheel= ok Drives before – ok After – ok Notes: Set toe, when applicable Caster & Camber adjustments if needed, are a extra charge ***See attached print out***
 
Joe A. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/21/2019

2005 Lexus GS 300

Lexus GS 300

Mileage
167,922
Service Date
11/19/2019
Services Performed
  • Air filter – dirty Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Pressure – 35/35 Tires – RF_5____LF_5_____RR_6_____LR__6____ Tire Date codes – 2017 Visual Brake inspection – F_10_________R__5_______
  • 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 _Covered____________ Brake fluid ok Hyd. clutch fluid: NA PS fluid: ok Air filter: Recommend replacement Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: Recommend replacement Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Tire Date Codes – 2017 Tread depth – LF___5/32_______RF__5/32________LR___6/32_______RR___6/32____ Air Pressure F=___35_______R=____35______ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR_yes________
  • Pulse/Shimmy:Yes_____NO_X____Front_____Rear_____ Brake Pull: YES_________NO___X___ Brake Pads/Shoes: (MM) RF__10mm____LF__10mm____RR__5mm____LR__5mm________ Emergency Brake Shoes LR____3mm______ RR____3mm________ Disc/Drum Front – Spec:__30.0________Rear – Spec_10.5_________ RF__31.35______LF_31.29_______RR__11.53______LR__11.52_______ After Machining: RF________LF________RR________LR_________ 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__76_________Ftlbs Tire Pressure – F= 35 R= 35 Brake Fluid Condition: OK___X__Not OK____ ppm =_30______ Front Suspension: OK_____Not OK_X_____ Rotor runout, if necessary: NA Rotor Parrelism, if necessary: NA
 
Chris S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/20/2019

2011 Ford Econoline

Ford Econoline

Mileage
123,741
Service Date
11/4/2019
Services Performed
  • Received vehicle and inspected. Found current back up alarm disconnected. Tested wiring, found ring connector corroded. Measured voltage at connector, detected -5 volts DC. Removed corrosion from connector and terminal. Measured voltage again, found 12.15 volts, key on engine off in reverse. Installed wiring with dielectric grease to prevent further corrosion. Road tested vehicle, back up alarm system now functioning as designed.
 
Richard M. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/7/2019

2015 Toyota Prius C

Toyota Prius C

Mileage
44,464
Service Date
10/30/2019
Services Performed
  • DRIVER'S FLOOR MAT – CHECK – [Check installation of driver's floor mat. Only use the driver's floor mat designed specifically for the model and model year of the vehicle. Always properly secure the driver's floor mat using the retaining hooks. Never install another floor mat on top of the existing driver's floor mat. Never install the driver's floor mat upside down.] – OK CABIN AIR FILTER – CLEAN – [Driving in heavy traffic, on dirt roads or in urban, dusty or desert areas may shorten the life of the cabin air filter. Replacement may be needed if you notice reduced air flow from the air conditioner and heater or if the windows fog easily when you use the "Fresh" mode.] – OK BALL JOINT & DUST COVERS – INSPECT – OK BRAKE LINEHOSE CONNECTIONS – INSPECT – OK BRAKE SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Visually inspect brake linings/drums and brake pads/discs.] – OK DRIVESHAFT BOOTS – INSPECT – OK ENGINE/INVERTER COOLANT – INSPECT – OK EXHAUST PIPES & MOUNTS – INSPECT – OK FLUID LEVELS – INSPECT – [Inspect and adjust all fluid levels.] – OK RADIATOR, CONDENSER AND/OR INTERCOOLER – INSPECT – OK STEERING SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect steering gear box, steering linkage and boots.] – OK ENGINE OIL & FILTER – REPLACE – [If 0W-20 oil WAS NOT used at the last oil change, replace engine oil and oil filter. Reset the oil replacement reminder light ("MAINT REQD") or the message "OIL MAINTENANCE REQUIRED" on the multi-information display after maintenance at every 5,000 miles.] – OK TIRES – ROTATE – [Check tire tread depth and for uneven or excessive wear.] – OK Tire Pressures – F=35 & R=33 Tire dates codes – 35-18 Brakes – F=8mm & R=5mm
 
Victoria K. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/7/2019

2006 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
52,602
Service Date
10/31/2019
Services Performed
  • Welded Tie down brackets to rear axle tubes, Painted brackets and tubes black
 
Chad H. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/31/2019

2004 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
138,021
Service Date
10/30/2019
Services Performed
  • Received vehicle and inspected aftermarket alarm system. Removed security module. Removed console, radio and glove compartment. Removed security RF antenna. Removed dome light circuit, horn circuit siren circuit, tail lamp circuit. Removed power and ground circuits and jump start circuit. Removed motion sensor. Reassembled console radio and glove compartment area. All aftermarket alarm parts have been removed. Vehicle operates as designed. Tire pressure F: 30 R: 30 Note: front tires are beginning to show signs of edge feathering.
 
Tom A. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/30/2019

2005 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
125,093
Service Date
10/16/2019
Services Performed
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – Glazed Hoses – OK Engine oil – New Engine coolant – OK Tires – RF__9/32___LF_9/32_____RR___10/32___LR_10/32_____ Tire Date codes – Visual Brake inspection – F__8mm________R_2- 3 mm________
  • Drained remaining oil from system and removed pan. Cleaned engine mounting surface and installed new oil pan with new gasket. Pumped new oil into the system. Installed new dipstick and started engine. Road tested vehicle. Returned to shop and inspected. No leak present. Vehicle operates as designed.
  • Received vehicle and performed inspections. lifted vehicle. Found oil pan severely damaged. Checked all components. Found catalyst shield damaged, but appears to be cosmetic only, catalyst is not exhibiting signs of failure. Found engine oil dipstick broken and requiring replacement. Engine turns freely, no signs of engine seizure or failure. Recommend replacement of oil pan, gasket and engine oil dipstick.
 
Paul B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/19/2019

2013 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
117,718
Service Date
10/10/2019
Services Performed
  • Removed burnt bulb from right side driving lamp, Installed new bulb checked all lights, All lights working at this time.
 
Louis C. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/10/2019

2005 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
171,230
Service Date
10/1/2019
Services Performed
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tires – RF_10/32____LF10/32______RR_10/32_____LR_10/32_____ Tire Date codes – 2019 Visual Brake inspection – F__6mm________R___2mm______
  • Battery Date code – 1. Battery voltage not loaded : 12.0v After repairs: 12.3 2. Battery voltage loaded : 8.6v After repairs: 11.2 3. Battery water : ok 4. Battery specific gravity : n/a 5. Battery overall condition : ok 6. Battery cables condition : ok 7. Positive battery cable voltage drop : .12v 8. Negative battery cable voltage drop : .11v 9. Starter draw : 240A 10. Starter Solenoid voltage drop : .1v 11. Starter solenoid voltage : 8.6v 12. Alternator voltage output @ idle : 11.3v After repairs: 14.2v 13. Alternator voltage output @ 2500 : 11.3 After repairs: 14. Alternator voltage output loaded @ idle : After repairs:14.3v 15. Alternator field voltage : n/a 16. Alternator amperage output : 0 amp 17. Alternator diode pattern : n/a 18. Parasitic draw : 30ma 19. Diagnostics : alternator not charging 20. Problem confirmed : yes
  • Removed old alternator, Installed new alternator, Charging at 14.3 volts loaded
 
Sam S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/2/2019

2005 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
87,683
Service Date
9/17/2019
Services Performed
  • Tire Pressure – 70/65
 
James K. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/17/2019

2011 Chevrolet Traverse

Chevrolet Traverse

Mileage
117,259
Service Date
9/9/2019
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. Tire Pressure: F: 36 R: 36
 
Kathy C. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/11/2019