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Welcome to California Auto Centers

Most Trusted Automotive Service in Murrieta and Temecula, CA

If you’re looking for auto repair 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 and Temecula car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

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!

41421 Date St. Ste. 104
Murrieta, CA 92562

41421 Date St. Ste. 104
Murrieta, CA 92562

California Auto Centers
41421 Date St. Ste. 104
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 698-4886
Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm
Sunday: Closed

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No Interest Financing with Synchrony

Finance your car or truck maintenance and repairs and easily manage your auto needs by consolidating your repair and maintenance expenses with the Synchrony Car Care™ credit card.

California Auto Centers
41421 Date St. Ste. 104
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 698-4886
Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-1pm
Sunday: Closed

Payment Types

VisaMasterCardDiscover

No Interest Financing with Synchrony

Finance your car or truck maintenance and repairs and easily manage your auto needs by consolidating your repair and maintenance expenses with the Synchrony Car Care™ credit card.

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Why Choose California Auto Centers

For years California Auto Centers has been there for the people of Murrieta and Temecula. 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 and Temecula has to offer.

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 and Temecula!

  • 24 Month/24,000 Mile Warranty
  • AAA Approved Auto repair
  • ACE Certified Master Technicians
  • Serving Murrieta, CA

The Absolute Best Car Service in Murrieta and Temecula, CA

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

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Murrieta and Temecula, 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 and Temecula, 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

2011 Chevrolet Avalanche

Chevrolet Avalanche

Mileage
210,147
Service Date
11/23/2022
Services Performed
  • REPLACE SPARK PLUG – CLIENT SUPPLIED SPARK PLUG
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace
 
PATRICK S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/24/2022

2016 Ford Focus

Ford Focus

Mileage
123,440
Service Date
11/22/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE : PRESSURE TESTED COOLING SYSTEM AND FOUND WATER PUMP LEAKING. RECOMMEND REPLACING WATER PUMP AND EXPANSION TANK HOSES AND RECHECK. CLIENT ADVISED, CLIENT APPROVED RECOMMENDATIONS
  • FRONT ___32___ REAR ____32__
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace – Normally Aspirated
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • PUT LUBE STICKER IN DOOR / RESET MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • *** RESET MAINT LIGHT ***
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • CHECK AND ADVISE REAR SHOCKS SOFT RECOMMEND REPLACING REAR SHOCKS NO OTHER CONCERNS AT THIS TIME.
  • FOUND THE WIRES WERE BROKEN DUE TO RODENT. REMOVE LOWE ENGINE COVER, RIGHT WHEEL COVER AND REPAIR WIRES. REPLACE MISSING RETAINER PLASTIC CLIPS. – NO CHARGE.
 
SHERRI K. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/22/2022

2010 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX

Mileage
111,002
Service Date
11/16/2022
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
 
GREG & SUNNY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/16/2022

2004 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Mileage
255,488
Service Date
11/11/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE ROAD TESTED VEHICLE AND WHILE BRAKING HEARD CLUNKING NOISE COMING FROM FRONT END OF THE VEHICLE. WHEN TURNING STEERING WHEEL WITH VEHICLE STOPPED NOTICED LOUD SQUEAK. INSPECTED FRONT END IN SERVICE BAY AND FOUND CONTROL ARM BUSHINGS CRACKED CAUSING CLUNKING NOISE WHILE BRAKING. FOUND RACK AND PINION BUSHINGS WORN CAUSING RACK TO MOVE AND SQUEAK. RECOMMEND REPLACING CONTROL ARMS AND STEERING RACK BUSHINGS. REPLACED STEERING RACK BUSHINGS AND CONTROL ARMS AND ROAD TESTED. NO CONCERNS AT THIS TIME.
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • PUT LUBE STICKER IN DOOR / RESET MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • *** RESET MAINT LIGHT ***
  • FRONT ___32___ REAR _32_____
  • RACK AND PINION MOUNT BUSHING – REMOVE AND REPLACE
  • 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT
  • CONTROL ARM – Remove & Replace – Lower,One – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • CONTROL ARM – Remove & Replace – Lower,One – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
 
CONNIE H. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/12/2022

2014 Kia Soul

Kia Soul

Mileage
100,946
Service Date
11/11/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • FRONT ______ REAR ______
  • WHEEL HUB – Remove & Replace – Front,One Side – [Includes: Replace Inner and/or Outer Bearings, Cups, Seals and repack (where applicable).]
 
PEGGY C. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/11/2022

2020 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
94,833
Service Date
11/11/2022
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
 
RANDY K. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/11/2022

2018 Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass

Mileage
43,412
Service Date
11/2/2022
Services Performed
  • Remove surface charge. Test BATTERY cranking capacity, Test STARTER cranking amperage, Test ALTERNATOR output at idle and 2000 RPM. Check battery TERMINALS for Corrosion and Connection. Inspect BELTS for wear and proper adjustment. This tests for current condition of the electrical system, intermittent problems may appear. EMAIL TEST to Service Writer : info@calautoctr.com *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 __35____ REAR ___35___
  • CHECK AND ADVISE BATTERY CHARGING AT 115CCA / 600CCA. REPLACED BATTERY AT CLIENT'S REQUEST
  • CHECK AND ADVISE : U0447 – INVALID DATA GATEWAY CODE RECEIVED MODULE A U0418 – INVALID DATA RECEIVED FROM BRAKE SYSTEM CONTROL MODULE A U110A LOST COMMUNICATION WITH DTC,PCM THIS WILL CAUSE THE UO447 & UO418 P0123 THROTTLE PEDAL POSITION SENSOR ALL CODES CLEARED, NO CONCERNS AT THIS TIME, CLIENT ADVISED TO RETURN IF LIGHT COMES BACK ON
 
LAUREN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/2/2022

2007 BMW 328i

BMW 328i

Mileage
252,458
Service Date
10/26/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE : ATTEMPTED TO START VEHICLE AND FOUND VEHICLE WAS COMPLETELY DEAD. USED JUMP BOX AND WAS ABLE TO START VEHICLE. REMOVED JUMP BOX AND VEHICLE DIED. USED MULTI METER TO CHECK BATTERY VOLTAGE WHILE VEHICLE WAS RUNNING AND VOLTAGE WAS AT 11 VOLTS INDICATING ALTERNATOR WAS NOT CHARGING. RECOMMEND REPLACING ALTERNATOR, CHARGE BATTERY AND RE TEST. – AFTER REPLACING ALTERNATOR TESTED BATTERY. BATTERY FAILED LOAD TEST. REPLACE BATTERY.
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • FRONT ____35__ REAR ____35__
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Test.]
  • AAA – REMOVE AND REPLACE BATTERY – CLEAN TERMINALS AND SECURE BATTERY IN VEHICLE
 
JUAQUIN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/26/2022

2005 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler Town & Country

Mileage
103,123
Service Date
10/24/2022
Services Performed
  • EGR VALVE – Remove & Replace – w/Alternator Removal
  • CHECK AND ADVISE USED SCAN TOOL TO CHECK FOR CODES AND FOUND P0404, EGR PERFORMANCE. USED MULTI METER TO CHECK FOR POWER AND GROUND TO EGR VALVE AND FOUND BOTH PRESENT. INSPECTED WIRING AND CONNECTOR AND DID NOT FIND ANY FAULTS. RECOMMEND REPLACING EGR VALVE AND RECHECK. REPLACED EGR VALVE AND ROAD TESTED. CODES DID NOT RETURN. VEHICLE RUNS SMOOTHLY AT THIS TIME.
  • FRONT _36_____ REAR __36____
 
SUSAN H. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/26/2022

2012 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
122,912
Service Date
10/5/2022
Services Performed
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • FRONT ___32___ REAR ___32___
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • PUT LUBE STICKER IN DOOR / RESET MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • *** RESET MAINT LIGHT
 
ROSIE F. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/5/2022

2019 Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan Pathfinder

Mileage
109,297
Service Date
9/12/2022
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 ***
 
JUAQUIN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/12/2022

2007 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

Mileage
109,089
Service Date
9/2/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE NO CONCERNS AT THIS TIME
  • FRONT ___32___ REAR ____32__
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. CHECK BRAKE FLUID (Level, Moisture, Contents) NO CONCERNS AT THIS TIME
  • CHECK BRAKE FLUID (Level, Moisture, Contents)
  • CLIENT REQUESTS WE ASSESS SHOCKS – NEED ? CLIENT WILL BE TOWING AND WANTS TO KNOW IF NEEDS A HEAVIER DUTY SHOCK
 
PAUL S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/2/2022

Location:

California Auto Centers
41421 Date St. Ste. 104
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 698-4886