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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!

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

2013 Ford Focus

Ford Focus

Mileage
85,967
Service Date
4/13/2021
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: 16 Tread depth – LF__4___RF__4___LR___3___RR___3____ Air Pressure F=__32___R=____32___ Visual Brake inspection F=___4mm___ R=___Drum___ Oil Sticker: Windshield RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR____OK_____
 
Danna W. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/14/2021

2011 Ford Edge

Ford Edge

Mileage
110,210
Service Date
4/6/2021
Services Performed
  • Test drove vehicle felt like air was in the system. Performed ABS automated bleed now the vehicle has GOOD pedal high and hard. TIRE PRESSURES @ 35psi front and 35psi rear
 
Barb Y. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/7/2021

2013 Cadillac XTS

Cadillac XTS

Mileage
91,814
Service Date
4/6/2021
Services Performed
  • California Battery Fee
  • Installed customer supplied battery Charging now at 14.6volts
 
Susan V. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/6/2021

2020 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
24,733
Service Date
4/5/2021
Services Performed
  • AXLE BOOTS & JOINTS – INSPECT – [When the vehicle is used under severe conditions, check every 6 months or 9,600 km (6,000 miles).] – OK BRAKE SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect: Brake line, Disc brake pad and disc, Parking brake. When the vehicle is used under severe conditions, check every 6 months or 9,600 km (6,000 miles).] – OK STEERING COMPONENTS – INSPECT – [When the vehicle is used under severe conditions, check every 6 months or 9,600 km (6,000 miles).] – OKJ SUSPENSION COMPONENTS – INSPECT – [When the vehicle is used under severe conditions, check every 6 months or 9,600 km (6,000 miles).] – OK CABIN AIR FILTER – REPLACE – [When the vehicle is used under extremely dusty conditions, the air cleaner element and A/C filter should be replaced more often] – OK ENGINE OIL – REPLACE – [When the vehicle is used under severe conditions, replace the engine oil and engine oil filter every 3 months or 4,800 km (3,000 miles).] – OK ENGINE OIL FILTER – REPLACE – [When the vehicle is used under severe conditions, replace the engine oil and engine oil filter every 3 months or 4,800 km (3,000 miles).] – OK TIRES – ROTATE – [A tire should be replaced when the tread wear indicator appears as a solid band across the tread; this occurs when the remaining tread has worn to 0.063 inches (1.6mm) or less.] – OK
  • 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: 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 Tire Date Codes – 19/20 Tread depth – LF_6___RF___6___LR__10__RR__10____ Air Pressure F=___35___R=___33___ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR____NA_____ Front Brakes: ok – _6mm__ Rear Brakes: ok – ___4mm__ Wheel Torque – ___85ftlbs___
  • MILEAGE – ALL MAINTENANCE @24,000 MILES – All Applicable Models
 
NORMAND R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/5/2021

2006 Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander

Mileage
169,288
Service Date
3/22/2021
Services Performed
  • (Right Rear)- window regulator slider channel has slid out of adjustment, Re positioned window to proper position on regulator channel. Also found during window inspection, right front window is going up and down slower than normal. Reassembled & checked operation ok at this time.
  • Tire Pressure – 32 psi
 
Kenna C. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/23/2021

2011 Infiniti G37

Infiniti G37

Mileage
129,613
Service Date
3/18/2021
Services Performed
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Pressure – 35/35 Tires – RF__3mm__LF___3mm___RR__4mm____LR__4mm____ Tire Date codes – 2020/2019 Visual Brake inspection – F_5mm__R___5mm__ Right front tire low
  • Removal of all Intoxalock products Removed Intoxalock S/N R35302
 
Elijah G. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/18/2021

2013 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
199,734
Service Date
3/12/2021
Services Performed
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
  • 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 Cabin Filter: Dirty Belts: ok Hoses: ok Shocks & suspension: ok Chassis lubrication: ok Oil leaks: ok Lights: ok Tires: ok Date codes: 2019 Tread depth – LF_10mm___RF__10mm__LR__10mm__RR__10mm___ Air Pressure F=_35__R=___35__ Visual Brake inspection F=__8mm__ R=__Drum___ Oil Sticker: Windshield Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR_________
  • Tire Pressure:
 
Bret W. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/12/2021

2016 Scion iA

Scion iA

Mileage
168,158
Service Date
3/10/2021
Services Performed
  • * Remove battery – OK * Wash with soap & water – OK * Clean battery cable terminals with baking soda – OK * Coat terminals & any exposed metal with paint – OK Battery date code – Covered Parasitic Draw= 0.013 milli amp Running voltage loaded= 10.7
  • Air filter – Dirty – declined not at this time. Cabin filter – Dirty – declined not at this time Belts – Alternator belt broken Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Pressure – 35/35 Tires – RF___2mm__LF__2mm____RR_5mm_____LR___5mm___ Tire Date codes – 2016 Visual Brake inspection – F__5mm__R__Drum__ Recommend 2 front tires Recommend Diag for TPMS light.
  • Battery Date code – Covered 1. Battery voltage not loaded : 12.12v After repairs: 12.5 2. Battery voltage loaded : 8.80 After repairs: 10.7 3. Battery water : Full 4. Battery specific gravity : .100 5. Battery overall condition : Dirty 6. Battery cables condition : Dirty 7. Positive battery cable voltage drop : .02v 8. Negative battery cable voltage drop : .03v 9. Starter draw : 25amp 10. Starter Solenoid voltage drop : .02 11. Starter solenoid voltage : 12.09 12. Alternator voltage output @ idle : 13.88 After repairs: 13.88 13. Alternator voltage output @ 2500 : 13.85 After repairs: 13.86 14. Alternator voltage output loaded @ idle : 13.91 After repairs: 13.91 15. Alternator field voltage : 10.5 16. Alternator amperage output :30AMP 17. Alternator diode pattern : OK 18. Parasitic draw : 0.013milli amp 19. Diagnostics : Alternator belt broken. 20. Problem confirmed : Yes
  • Removed torn alternator belt. Checked all pulleys, they all turn freely. Installed New Alternator belt. Once vehicle was repaired and running, found TPMS light is on. Recommend diag for TPMS light.
 
Shaun R. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/10/2021

2019 Chevrolet Camaro

Chevrolet Camaro

Mileage
33,385
Service Date
2/10/2021
Services Performed
  • Racked vehicle on rack, moved through suspension range – up & down – no more vibrations or noises. Rechecked all joints & mounting points, re neutralized suspension, retorqued all mounting points to 80ftlbs. Checked front suspension, loosened, neutralized and retorqued to 80ftlbs. Checked and tightened front and rear subframe bolts to 80ftlbs. Test drove vehicle in church parking lot with customer – no noises at this time, test drove same no noises. Brake pedal feels good and solid, pedal height is also good.
 
STEVE H. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/9/2021

2007 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
102,255
Service Date
3/1/2021
Services Performed
  • 1. Wash headlight lens to remove surface dirt OK 2. Mask off any areas to be protected OK 3. Apply compound over entire lens using firm pressure. OK 4. Buff W/clean cloth. OK 5. Dry the lens W/cotton towel. Apply lens clarifying compound and rub thoroughly back and forth until lens clarifies. Let compound dry to a haze and buff W/cotton cloth. OK 6. Apply lens sealing wipe, coat the newly restored lens. Coating will dry & cure within 24hrs. OK
  • Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – OK Engine coolant – OK Tire Pressure – 35 Tires – RF__7___LF___7___RR___8___LR__8____ Tire Date codes – 19 Visual Brake inspection – F___1mm____R____4mm____
  • Brake work recommended was performed, thus brake inpection fee is waived.
  • Inspected glove box. Removed mounting bolts off the bottom of glove box. Pushed latch down with a screwdriver and found arm inside latch assembly is bent, not allowing latch to open. Recommend replacing glove box latch assembly.
  • Measure brake rotors size to determine that they are able to be machined. Machine rotors using a brake lathe. Before machining size: 10.83 After machining size: 10.24
  • Pulse/Shimmy:Yes_____NO___X__Front_____Rear_____ Brake Pull: YES_________NO___X___ Brake Pads/Shoes: (MM) RF___1mm___LF____2mm______RR____4mm___LR__4mm____ Emergency Brake Shoes LR____5mm______ RR_____5mm____ Disc/Drum Front – Spec:___26mm___Rear – Spec_____9mm_____ RF___26.02_____LF____26.37____RR__10.83___LR___10.84____ After Machining: RF____N/A____LF___N/A_____RR____10.24____LR____10.18_____ Surface______Good_____________ 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_____87______Ftlbs Tire Pressure – F= 35 R= 35 Brake Fluid Condition: OK__X___Not OK____ ppm =____N/A___ Front Suspension: OK___X__Not OK______ Rotor runout, if necessary: Rotor Parrelism, if necessary:
  • Removed tires. Removed front and rear brakes pads. Cleaned surrounding area. Cleaned and lubed brake pads. Installed new front and rear brake pads. Found front rotors just over minimum spec, if resurfaced, front rotors would be under the required thickness. Removed front rotors. Cleaned rotors and surrounding area. Installed new front brake rotors.
 
Laura D. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/4/2021

2018 Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Tucson

Mileage
48,750
Service Date
2/15/2021
Services Performed
  • Found that the right front low beam headlight bulb shorted out due to one of the wires breaking or heating off the designated mounting slot. There are multiple burned spots on the bulb mount and wire. Replaced pigtail connector added heat shrink and electricians tape. Removed old bulb replaced with New Bulb.
 
Donald M. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/27/2021

2017 Kia Forte5

Kia Forte5

Mileage
39,197
Service Date
2/23/2021
Services Performed
  • * Warm engine – OK * Apply degrease solution to oily & dirty areas – OK * Wash off after 10 minutes with low pressure water – OK * Test drive after
  • Changed oil and oil filter. Lube Chassis & Driveline Check sheet: Transmission fluid: ok Radiator water: ok Windshield wiper fluid: Topped off Wiper Blades ok Battery water: ok Battery Date code______N/a_____ Brake 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: 2020 Tread depth – LF___9__RF____9_LR__10___RR___10___ Air Pressure F=___35___R=___35___ Visual Brake inspection F=__5mm___ R=___4mm___ Oil Sticker: Door RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR____OK_____ Reset engine light and checked for re-trigger.
  • Complete hookup & analysis on Scope or Scanner 1. Confirm problem : Yes 2. Monitors : Good 3. Computer codes : P052A 4. Mode 6 data: Fail – Info – 5. Visual test : OK 6. Engine vac. @ idle : N/A 7. Engine vac. @ 2500 : N/A 8. Smoke test : N/A 9. Diagnostics : Cold start A Camshaft position timing over advanced Bank 1. T ECM monitors the variable valve timing position for an over advanced camshaft timing during cold start up. The ECM set code. With it remains in an advanced position due to having no oil pressure. Recommend Oil change, and de-grease bottom fo car. 10. Confirm fix: YES – Tire Pressure F= 35 R= 35 Complementary inspection Air filter – OK Cabin filter – OK Belts – OK Hoses – OK Engine oil – No Oil Engine coolant – OK Tires – RF_9____LF___9___RR__10____LR___10___ Tire Date codes – 2020 Visual Brake inspection – F__5mm__R__4mm___
 
Bob M. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/23/2021