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Welcome to California Auto Centers,
your car service in Murrieta and Temecula, CA!

If you’re looking for a AAA Approved auto repair facility in Murrieta and Temecula, CA, you’ve found us. Here at California Auto Centers we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Murrieta or Temecula car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at California Auto Centers 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 Murrieta and Temecula 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 Murrieta and Temecula, we are totally confident that California Auto Centers is the best option in town!

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About California Auto Centers in Murrieta and Temecula, CA

We started our family business in 2006 to perform top quality work at reasonable prices and to sell to clients only what they need and to put their needed maintenance repairs in priority order. We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are dedicated to our customers, and that’s why they stick with us—the best auto repair Murrieta has to offer.

Our family of technicians and service staff sees their work here at California Auto Centers as more than a job. It’s their vocation and livelihood. Each member of our team is invested in your satisfaction.

California Auto Centers 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 California Auto Centers the best car service in Murrieta!

Are you ready to experience the best Murrieta car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Murrieta and Temecula, CA

What sets California Auto Centers apart from all of the others in Murrieta, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Murrieta, 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 California Auto Centers, 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 Murrieta auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Murrieta, 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

2008 Chrysler Sebring

Chrysler Sebring

Mileage
113,008
Service Date
1/14/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE : ROAD TESTED VEHICLE AND WAS UNABLE TO DUPLICATE SHIFTING CONCERN AT THIS TIME. THERE ARE MULTIPLE WARNING LIGHT ON AT TIME OF ROAD TEST. SCANNED VEHICLE FOR CODES AND FOUND: ENG: P2004-INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL STUCK OPEN P2017-INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER POSITION SENSOR CIRCUIT HIGH P0700-TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE MIL REQUESTED TCM P0562-BATTERY VOLTAGE LOW SRS B1B06-DRIVER AIR BAG SQUIB 2 CIRCUIT OPEN TPMS C0077-LOW TIRE PRESSURE MANUALLY ACTUATED INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER FLAPS WITH SCAN TOOL CONTROL AND FOUND NO MOVEMENT FROM ACTUATOR. ACTUATOR POSITION SENSOR READING FLAPS STUCK IN FULL OPEN POSITION. POSSIBLE DAMAGED INTAKE MANIFOLD FLAPS. WILL NEED TO REMOVE INTAKE MANIFOLD TO INSPECT FOR DAMAGE. WILL LIKELY REQUIRE INTAKE MANIFOLD ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT. MONITORED TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE VOLTAGE WITH SCAN TOOL AND DIGITAL MULTIMETER. FOUND VOLTAGE TO MATCH BATTERY DIRECT VOLTAGE AT THIS TIME. P0562 INDICATES TCM VOLTAGE DROPS BELOW 7 VOLTS FOR MORE THAN 200MS. INSTALLED LAB SCOPE TO MONITOR VOLTAGE AND WAS UNABLE TO DUPLICATE CONDITIONS AT THIS TIME. POSSIBLE INTERMITTENT ISSUE. MORE TIME WILL BE NEEDED TO ADDRESS THIS CONCERN. FOUND ALTERNATOR CHARGE VOLTAGE TO DROP BELOW 11 VOLTS AFTER RUNNING. RECOMMEND REPLACE ALTERNATOR. REPLACED ALTERNATOR, REMOVED INTAKE MANIFOLD AND FOUND INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNERS STUCK. USED INTAKE CLEANER TO CLEAN FLAPS AND RUNNER SHAFT TO FREE UP. INSTALLED NEW RUNNER CONTROL ACTUATOR AND REINSTALLED INTAKE MANIFOLD. CLEARED CODES AND ROAD TESTED VEHICLE. ALL OK AT THIS TIME, NO CODES RETURNED. ***POSSIBILITY OF RUNNER FLAPS STICKING AGAIN IN FUTURE. INTAKE MANIFOLD REPLACEMENT MAY BE REQUIRED IF ISSUE RETURNS.***
  • FRONT ___35___ REAR ____35__
  • INTAKE MANIFOLD – Remove & Replace – In-Line4
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – In-Line4 – [Includes: Test.]
  • SECURE PANEL
 
LILY B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/14/2022

2010 Infiniti EX35

Infiniti EX35

Mileage
207,667
Service Date
12/15/2021
Services Performed
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • FRONT ___33___ REAR __33____
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • PUT LUBE STICKER IN DOOR / RESET MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • *** RESET MAINT LIGHT
 
MIRA H. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/15/2021

2015 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
100,322
Service Date
12/2/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE RAN ENGINE AND HEARD A SLIGHT TICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT OF THE ENGINE. REMOVED SERPENTINE BELT AND RAN ENGINE, NO LONGER HEARD THE NOISE. INSTALLED SERPENTINE BELT AND RAN ENGINE. USED A STETHOSCOPE TO CHECK PULLEYS FOR NOISE. HEARD THE TICKING NOISE FROM THE ALTERNATOR. RECOMMEND REPLACING ALTERNATOR AND SERPENTINE BELT AND RE CHECK.
  • CHECK AND ADVISE WINDSHIELD WIPERS TORN RECOMMEND REPLACING WIPERS AIR FILTER DIRTY RECOMMEND REPLACING AIR FILTER SPARK PLUGS DUE TO MILEAGE RECOMMEND SPARK PLUGS HAVE THEY BEEN CHANGED?
  • FRONT ____32__ REAR __32___
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – Eng CD 2ZR-FE – [Includes: Test.]
 
FRANCISCO M. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/13/2021

2011 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX

Mileage
47,116
Service Date
12/3/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE : TESTED BATTERY, STARTING AND CHARGING SYSTEMS WHEN VEHICLE ARRIVED. ALL TESTED GOOD AND WITHIN SPECIFICATIONS. BATTERY APPEARS TO BE NEW. PERFORMED PARASITIC DRAW TEST AND FOUND SYSTEM TO HAVE 188MA DRAW. WITH AMP METER, FOUND BODY CONTROL MODULE FUSES 1 AND 3 TO HAVE DRAW. FUSE 1 SHOWS 80MA DRAW AND FUSE 3 SHOWS 100MA DRAW. BODY CONTROL MODULE NOT ENTERING SLEEP MODE AND CAUSING BATTERY TO DRAIN WHEN PARKED. SCANNED VEHICLE FOR CODES AND FOUND MULTIPLE LOW VOLTAGE CODES IN MULTIPLE MODULES DUE TO DRAINED BATTERY. ***BCM*** B101E-ECU SOFTWARE INCORRECT PROGRAMMING RECOMMEND REPLACE AND REPROGRAM BODY CONTROL MODULE
  • FRONT ______ REAR ______ SPARE ______
  • ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE – Remove & Replace – ECM – [Includes: Programming.]
  • PROGRAMMED
 
RANDY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/4/2021

2008 Lexus SC 430

Lexus SC 430

Mileage
147,237
Service Date
12/3/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE – BATTERY TESTED 633 CCA – 730 CCA BATTERY OKAY – RE CHECK SOON
  • FRONT ___33___ REAR __33____
 
SUSAN T. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/3/2021

2015 Chrysler 200

Chrysler 200

Mileage
195,299
Service Date
12/1/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks.
  • DRAIN AND REFILL ATF
 
MELYSSA L. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/1/2021

2018 MINI Cooper Countryman

MINI Cooper Countryman

Mileage
112,129
Service Date
11/29/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE: TESTED BATTERY, STARTING AND CHARGING SYSTEM. FOUND BATTERY TO TEST FAULTY. REPLACED BATTERY AND REGISTERED REPLACEMENT BATTERY IN BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. SET TIME AND DATE. ALL OK AT THIS TIME.
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Test.]
  • Remove surface charge. Test battery cranking capacity, starter cranking amperage, and alternator output at idle and 2000 RPM. Check battery terminals. Inspect belt for wear and proper adjustment. This tests for current condition of the electrical system, intermittent problems may appear. Print out test. *CLIENT IS ADVISED THAT A BATTERY THAT IS FAILING A TEST AND HAS WARRANTY COVERAGE, MUST BE CHARGED FOR A MINIMUM OF 24 HOURS AND THEN RE – TESTED BEFORE ANY WARRANTY COVERAGE CAN BE APPLIED*
  • FRONT _36_____ REAR ___36___
 
TIM G. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/29/2021

2014 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
180,287
Service Date
11/29/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE ROAD TESTED VEHICLE AND WHILE BRAKING HEARD A SCRAPING NOISE FROM FRONT LEFT WHEEL. PULLED WHEEL AND CALIPER OFF TO INSPECT BRAKES. FOUND BRAKE HARDWARE CLIP SCRAPING ON THE ROTOR. ADJUSTED HARDWARE AND ROAD TESTED. NO NOISE HEARD AT THIS TIME.
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks.
  • FRONT __32____ REAR ___32___
 
JERRY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/29/2021

2018 MINI Cooper

MINI Cooper

Mileage
72,631
Service Date
11/23/2021
Services Performed
  • CLIENT IS RETURNING FOR OIL LEAKS — HAD ENGINE CLEANED AND OIL DYE ADDED….CHECK FOR LEAKS **SEE 08/03 HISTORY
 
KARLA D. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/25/2021

2012 Chevrolet Traverse

Chevrolet Traverse

Mileage
129,992
Service Date
11/24/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • Complete performed AAA electrical systems test and battery, starter and alternator pass test.
  • Complete performed AAA electrical systems test and battery, starter and alternator pass test.
  • FRONT _ 35psi REAR _ 35psi
 
FRANCISCO M. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/24/2021

2012 GMC Terrain

GMC Terrain

Mileage
76,755
Service Date
11/24/2021
Services Performed
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • FRONT ___35___ REAR __35____
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • PUT LUBE STICKER IN DOOR / RESET MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • *** RESET MAINT LIGHT
  • ROTATE 4 TIRES
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
 
ERIC F. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/24/2021

2016 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
81,932
Service Date
11/17/2021
Services Performed
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • FRONT ______ REAR ______
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • PUT LUBE STICKER IN DOOR / RESET MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • *** RESET MAINT LIGHT ***
 
FRANCES S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/18/2021