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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 Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
127,735
Service Date
7/3/2020
Services Performed
  • Inspected Front Brakes and Rotors, found rotors are not making 60% contact with brakes. Complementary inspection Air filter – OK Cabin filter – Dirty Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Pressure – 35 Tires – RF__4___LF___3___RR__5____LR_5_____ Tire Torque – 80ftlbs Tire Date codes – 16 Visual Brake inspection – F__8mm__R__6mm__ Inspected visible coolant crust, not leaking at the time. Recommend Cabin filter Recommend cooling diagnostic
  • Measure brake rotors size to determine that they are able to be machined. Machine rotors using a brake lathe. Min 1.024 Right front 1.087 Left front 1.093
 
Beth S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/6/2020

2006 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
162,285
Service Date
7/3/2020
Services Performed
  • Complete hookup & analysis on Scope or Scanner 1. Confirm problem : YES 2. Monitors : OK 3. Computer codes : P0713- TRANS TEMP SENSOR 1 HIGH 4. Mode 6 data: PASS 5. Visual test : N/A 6. Engine vac. @ idle : N/A 7. Engine vac. @ 2500 : N/A 8. Smoke test : N/A 9. Diagnostics : PULLED CODE P0713- TRANSMISSION TEMPERATURE SENSOR VOLTAGE TO HIGH. CODE SETS WHEN TRANS TEMP SENSOR VOLTAGE GOES ABOVE 3.76V (HOT) FOR 2.2 SECOUNDS, WHEN CODE SETS PCM WILL USE A FORMULA DERIVED FROM ECT VOLTAGE AS DEFAULT VALUE FOR TRANS TEMP. IF TRANS TEMP READS ABOVE 266 DEGREES OVER DRIVE WILL BE DISABLED. TCC SOLENOID WILL GO OPEN. DISCONNECTED 23 WAY CONNECTOR AT TRANS, GROUNDED TRANS TEMP SENSOR CIRCUIT, VOLTAGE READS 0 WHICH INDICATES WIRING FROM CONNECTOR TO PCM OK. OHMS TESTED DARK GREEN AND ORANGE WIRE FROM CONNECTOR TO PCM., READS 0.2, GOOD VOLTAGE AT SENSOR WHEN CONNECTED IS 5V, INDICATING SENSOR OR WIRING INSIDE OF TRANSMISSION IS BAD. REMOVED TRANSMISSION OIL PAN AND REPLACED TRANSMISSION TEMPERATURE SENSOR, ALONG WITH TRANS FILTER AND PAN GASKET. FILLED TRANS WITH FLUID AND MONITORED SENSOR WHILE ON TEST DRIVE. SENSOR NOW READS 2.3 VOLTS WITH NORMAL RANGE DURING TEST DRIVE. TRANS SHIFTS INTO ALL GEARS AND OVERDRIVE WORKING AT THIS TIME. 10. Confirm fix: YES Tire Pressure F= 65PSI R= 65PSI Complementary inspection Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tires – RF__8/32 LF__8/32 RR__8/32 LR__8/32 Tire Date codes – 2019 Visual Brake inspection – F___7MM R___5MM
  • FLUID TEMPERATURE SENSOR – Remove & Replace – 4WD – [Includes: R&I Valve Body Assembly.]
 
Kate D. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/3/2020

2007 Saturn Vue

Saturn Vue

Mileage
50,833
Service Date
6/22/2020
Services Performed
  • Air filter – Dirty Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Pressure – 35 Tires – RF__5___LF_5___RR__5__LR_5__ Tire Date codes – 2013 Visual Brake inspection – F___5mm___R__Drum____
  • Battery Date code – 6/20 1. Battery voltage not loaded : 12.9 After repairs: 2. Battery voltage loaded : 11.17 After repairs: 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 : .02 8. Negative battery cable voltage drop : .03 9. Starter draw : 35amp 10. Starter Solenoid voltage drop : .02 11. Starter solenoid voltage : 12.87 12. Alternator voltage output @ idle : 13.87 After repairs: 13.88 13. Alternator voltage output @ 2500 : 13.94 After repairs: 13.94 14. Alternator voltage output loaded @ idle : 13.63 After repairs: 13.63 15. Alternator field voltage : 10.v 16. Alternator amperage output : 30amp 17. Alternator diode pattern : OK 18. Parasitic draw : .003mamp 19. Diagnostics : Inspected Battery connections found ok, checked for power at all fuses found 30 AMP ignition fuse burnt. checked ignition circuit for short to ground found no shorts. Installed new 30 amp fuse checked current draw on ignition circuit found 10 amp draw with in spec. of 10 to 20 amp 20. Problem confirmed :
 
Joseph Z. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/22/2020

2016 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
49,355
Service Date
6/19/2020
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___16__ 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: 18 Tread depth – LF____9______RF_____9_____LR_____9_____RR____9______ Air Pressure F=__35___R=___35___ Visual Brake inspection F=____10mm___ R=___8mm___ Oil Sticker: Windshield RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR_________
 
Bill G. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/19/2020

2008 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
138,835
Service Date
5/27/2020
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__10-18_________ 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 Date codes: 2018 Tread depth – LF__7________RF___7_______LR___8_______RR_____8_____ Air Pressure F=_48_________R=___45______ Visual Brake inspection F=__12___________ R=__10_________ Oil Sticker: Windshield RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR__YES_______
 
Thaddeus B. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/27/2020

2012 Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion

Mileage
113,615
Service Date
5/27/2020
Services Performed
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Pressure – 33 Tires – RF_12____LF__12____RR_12_____LR__12____ Tire Date codes – 2019 Visual Brake inspection – F__9________R___7______
  • Battery Date code – 1. Battery voltage not loaded : 9v After repairs: 12.87 2. Battery voltage loaded : After repairs: 12V 3. Battery water : OK 4. Battery specific gravity : NA 5. Battery overall condition : OK 6. Battery cables condition : OK 7. Positive battery cable voltage drop : .002 8. Negative battery cable voltage drop : .023 9. Starter draw : NA 10. Starter Solenoid voltage drop : NA 11. Starter solenoid voltage : NA 12. Alternator voltage output @ idle : 14.57 After repairs: 14.57 13. Alternator voltage output @ 2500 : 14.55 After repairs: 14.55 14. Alternator voltage output loaded @ idle : 14.65 After repairs: 14.65 15. Alternator field voltage : NA 16. Alternator amperage output : NA 17. Alternator diode pattern : OK 18. Parasitic draw : .05mv 19. Diagnostics : Defective Battery 20. Problem confirmed : YES
 
Donna A. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/27/2020

2004 Ford Taurus

Ford Taurus

Mileage
183,043
Service Date
5/20/2020
Services Performed
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – N/A Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Pressure – 35 Tires – RF_3____LF___3___RR___4___LR___4___ Tire Date codes – 18 Visual Brake inspection – F__7mm___R____3mm_____
  • 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 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: 35/35 Tread depth – LF 3__RF__3____LR__4___RR___4___ Air Pressure F=_35_____R=__35____ Visual Brake inspection F=__7mm___ R=__3mm___ Oil Sticker: Windshield RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR___N/A______
  • Set Camber Caster and Front and Rear Toe, loosened strut towe and adjusted camber caster right front max out. Test drove vehicle drives straight.
  • Verify complaint: Front Suspension: OK Front Brakes – visual: 7mm Rear Suspension: OK Rear Brakes – visual: 3mm Tire pressures: 35 Tire wear= slight inner wear Tires – Tread depth – LF__3___RF_3____LR__4___RR___4__ 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***
 
Lyle D. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/21/2020

2005 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
134,819
Service Date
5/13/2020
Services Performed
  • * Remove the drums to gain access * Clean the surrounding area and lube all pivot points as well as the backing plates. * Adjust the brakes to specifications, and inspect for any worn and/or damage parts.
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – NOT OK – very dirty Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tires – RF_9____LF__9____RR__9____LR___9___ Tire Date codes – 2019
  • BRAKE PADS & ROTORS – Remove & Replace – Front,Both Sides – [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary.
  • Brake work recommended was performed, thus brake inpection fee is waived.
  • Pulse/Shimmy:Yes__X___NO_____Front_____Rear_____ Brake Pull: YES_________NO______ Brake Pads/Shoes: (MM) RF___0_______LF__5________RR___4_______LR____4______ Emergency Brake Shoes LR_____4_____ RR___4_________ Disc/Drum Front – Spec:_1.024________Rear – Spec___9.079_______ RF__1..075______LF__1.087______RR__8.985______LR___8.983______ Surface___Very rough – metal to metal Wheel Bearings: OK___X_______Not ok_______ Hydrualics – Master Cyl: 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= 33 R= 33 Brake Fluid Condition: OK_____Not OK__X__ ppm =_150______ Front Suspension: OK_X____Not OK______ Rotor runout, if necessary: Rotor Parrelism, if necessary:
 
Beth S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/13/2020

2008 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
13,420
Service Date
5/13/2020
Services Performed
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Pressure – 33/33 Tires – RF__5___LF___6___RR__4____LR__5____ Tire Date codes – 07 Visual Brake inspection – F___8mm___R__Drum__
  • Lifted vehicle, removed 4 Tires, Deflated tires. Removed Tire Pressure Sensor, Programmed each tire Pressure Sensor, deflated again, filled tire with air, checked Tire Pressure Sensor, Deflated again, filled with air checked Tire Pressure Sensor. Mounted Wheels on vehicle. Test Drove checked Tire Pressure Sensors. All Tire Pressure Sensors work at this time. Torqued 80ftlbs
  • TPMS is flashing, Connected scanner, found 3 codes ID1, ID3 and ID4 not reading, tempted to wake up sensor multiple times by inflating and deflating tires only right front is Reading. Right Rear 41PSI, Left Front 18PSI, Left Rear 27PSI Recommend Replace 3 TPM Sensors
 
Robert P. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/13/2020

2005 MINI Cooper

MINI Cooper

Mileage
81,381
Service Date
5/7/2020
Services Performed
  • Tire Pressure 35/35 Directed Vehicle Star Station Only No I do not want you to do a complementary 12 point inspection ___
 
Robert P. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/8/2020

2008 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
100,708
Service Date
4/28/2020
Services Performed
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • 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___14____ Brake fluid ok PS fluid: ok Air filter: Replaced Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Date codes: 17 Tread depth – LF___10___RF___10____LR___12___RR____12___ Air Pressure F=___35____R=___35___ Visual Brake inspection F=__7mm____ R=___6mm____ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR___N/A_____ Test drove checked ok at this time. Water Pump & Gasket leaks out of Gasket. Oil leak, washed off engine added dye and reinspect, Found Droplets around bell housing. Recommend to keep eye on it.
  • PASS
 
Skip M. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/29/2020

2016 Lincoln MKX

Lincoln MKX

Mileage
40,147
Service Date
4/10/2020
Services Performed
  • 4 Oil Changes with Premium Sysnthetic Blend Oil & Premium Oil filters for the price of three! Lube Chassis 15 Point Inspection Check fluid levels Visual Tire & Brake inspections Motorhomes, Diesel, & select vehicles excluded
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • 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__16_________ 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 Date codes: 2018 Tread depth – LF___7_______RF___7_______LR__7________RR___7_______ Air Pressure F=__35________R=___35_______ Visual Brake inspection F=____9_________ R=___8________ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR___OK______
 
Bob M. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/10/2020