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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

2004 GMC Yukon

GMC Yukon

Mileage
203,633
Service Date
3/24/2020
Services Performed
  • 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT
  • CHECK AND ADVISE : CONFIRMED CUSTOMER CONCERN. STARTED VEHICLE AND DASH LIGHTS WERE NOT ON. MOVED SWITCHES ON DASH AND THE DIMMER KNOB WAS TURNED ALL THE WAY DOWN.
  • FOUND RIGHT FRONT INNER TIE ROD END HAS PLAY – RECOMMEND REPLACE INNER TIE ROD END AND ALIGN OIL CHANGE PAST DUE BY 1K MILES – RECOMMEND OIL CHANGE SPARK PLUGS / WIRE SET DUE FOR REPLACEMENT *CLIENT ADVISED – APPROVED OIL CHANGE / SPARK PLUGS & WIRES / TIE ROD END TO BE REPLACED
  • FRONT ______ REAR ______
  • FRONT _32_____ REAR _32_____
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • HEADLAMP SWITCH – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • PUT LUBE STICKER IN DOOR / RESET MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • TIE ROD &/OR END – Remove & Replace – Inner,One – [Includes: R&I Outer Tie Rod Ends.] – [Includes: Adjust toe-in only. NOTE: Deduct .4 if alignment is also performed. NOTE: Manufacturer recommends removal of Rack and Pinion Steering Gear when replacing In
 
MARTHA A. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/29/2020

2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Mileage
113,200
Service Date
3/12/2020
Services Performed
  • 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT
  • CHECK AND ADVISE : ADJUST PARKING BRAKES
  • COMPLEMENTARY COMPLETE VEHICLE INSPECTION PERFORMED AT NO CHARGE TO THE CLIENT / TOP OFF FLUIDS AS NEEDED
  • FRONT 35______ REAR 35______
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • INSTALL CASTER CAMBER ADJUSTER KIT
  • PUT LUBE STICKER IN DOOR / RESET MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • Remove wheels from vehicle. Computer spin balance. Reinstall wheel to vehicle and torque lug nuts to manufacturer's specifications.
 
TAHNIA L. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/12/2020

2013 Kia Soul

Kia Soul

Mileage
248,176
Service Date
2/1/2020
Services Performed
  • FRONT ___33___ REAR ___33___
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • PUT LUBE STICKER IN DOOR / RESET MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • ROTATE 4 TIRES
 
JUAQUIN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/2/2020

2011 Nissan Xterra

Nissan Xterra

Mileage
104,411
Service Date
1/15/2020
Services Performed
  • FRONT _33_____ REAR _33_____
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Hazardous waste fee
  • Inspect all hydraulic line and hoses. Inspect calipers and wheel cylinders. Inspect master cylinder and cap. Flush entire brake system including master cylinder, calipers, wheel cylinders until clean.
  • PUT LUBE STICKER IN DOOR / RESET MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • SHOCKS AND STRUTS ARE ORIGINAL. BRAKE PADS ARE 5MM FRONT, AND 4MM BACK
 
EDWARD L. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/16/2020

2007 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
242,851
Service Date
1/15/2020
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE : CONFIRMED DRIVE SHAFT SNAPPED AT THE YOKE ASSEMBLY *RECOMMEND REPLACING DRIVE SHAFT ASSEMBLY
  • FRONT _30_____ REAR _35_____
  • PROPELLER SHAFT – Removal & Installation – 4WD To Rear Axle,Two Piece Propeller Shaft – [DOES NOT include removing Center Support Bearing from Front Shaft.]
  • REPLACE DRIVE SHAFT ASSEMBLY RADIATOR CORE LEAKING FRONT UPPER RIGHT CORNER RADIATOR HOSES LOOK ORIGINAL – RECOMMEND WITH RADIATOR SERPENTINE BELT CRACKED FRONT BRAKES AT 5-6MM REAR BRAKES 3-4 MM – PADS AND ROTORS SOON OIL CLEAN AND FULL – DON'T KNOWN WHEN LAST CHANGED AIR FILTER RECOMMEND REPLACE NEXT OIL CHANGE SPARK PLUGS CHANGED LAST?
 
JEFF R. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/15/2020

2005 Scion xB

Scion xB

Mileage
288,016
Service Date
1/6/2020
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE : Scan tool revealed codes P0102 & P0113 stored in PCM. See photo for details. Short term fuel TRIM erratic at idle, attempting to enrich fuel mixture. Smoke test revealed no vacuum leaks. Tapping on MAF sensor made engine stumble and die. Connector and wiring appear ok. Recommend replacement of MAF sensor.
  • FRONT __29____ REAR _29_____
  • Front brake pads at 4mm, will require attention soon. Recommend that rear drum brakes be cleaned and adjusted. Third brake light out.
  • MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • REPAIR WIRING TO THE THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR – WIRE REPAIRED AT NO CHARGE TO CLIENT AS A GOODWILL GESTURE.
  • REPLACE TAIL LIGHT BULB
 
MARIO A. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/7/2020

2006 Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Accent

Mileage
77,753
Service Date
1/6/2020
Services Performed
  • PERFORM BATTERY AND CHARGING SYSTEM TEST TIRE TREAD DEPTH AND PRESSURE CHECK COOLANT, WIPER FLUID AND OIL LEVEL CHECK WIPER BLADE AND WASHER CHECK *FLUID CHECK DOES NOT INCLUDE TOP OFF, ADDITIONAL FLUIDS AND REPAIRS NOT INCLUDED FRONT BRAKES = NEW 99% LIFE REMAINING REAR BRAKES HAVE 80% LIFE REMAINING BELTS – GOOD FLUIDS – GOOD AIR FILTERS – CLEAN WIPERS – GOOD BATTERY – GOOD TIRE TREAD – GOOD ALIGNMENT – GOOD *NO RECOMMENDATIONS NEEDED AT THIS TIME
 
SOLEDAD V. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/6/2020

2013 Lexus ES 350

Lexus ES 350

Mileage
68,126
Service Date
1/2/2020
Services Performed
  • 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT
  • CHECK AND ADVISE :REMOVED SEAT AND NOISE WENT AWAY TRACKED WITH JOE AND UNABLE TO GET NOISE TO COME BACK AFTER RE- INSTALLING THE REAR SEAL – RECOMMEND RETURNING IF NOISE PERSISTS OR GETS WORSE
  • COMPLEMENTARY COMPLETE VEHICLE INSPECTION PERFORMED AT NO CHARGE TO THE CLIENT / TOP OFF FLUIDS AS NEEDED
  • FRONT ______ REAR ______
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • PUT LUBE STICKER IN DOOR / RESET MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
 
GREG B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/4/2020

2007 Lexus RX 350

Lexus RX 350

Mileage
141,875
Service Date
12/31/2019
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE Scan tool found no codes, no CEL on at this time, only maintenance reminder.
  • FRONT __30____ REAR ___30___SPARE ____35_____
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • PUT LUBE STICKER IN DOOR / RESET MAINTENANCE SYSTEM
  • Rack & pinion leaking, passenger boot torn. Air filter dirty. Cabin filter dirty.
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
 
PHIL C. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/1/2020

2009 Chrysler 300

Chrysler 300

Mileage
141,476
Service Date
12/28/2019
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE : COULD NOT CONFIRM CUSTOMER CONCERN. VEHICLE BATTERY WAS DRAINED UPON INITIAL INSPECTION. ATTACHED A CHARGER TO BATTERY AND LET CHARGE OVERNIGHT. CHARGING SYSTEM TESTED OK. NO OTHER ISSUES WERE FOUND THAT WOULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO STALL AND NOT START. DAMAGE FROM THE COLLISION WAS VERY MINIMUM. LET VEHICLE IDLE TO SEE IF IT WOULD STALL ON ITS OWN. TEST DROVE WITH NO ISSUES.
  • COMPLEMENTARY COMPLETE VEHICLE INSPECTION PERFORMED AT NO CHARGE TO THE CLIENT / TOP OFF FLUIDS AS NEEDED
  • FRONT _34_____ REAR _34_____
 
ROBERT T. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/28/2019

2009 BMW Z4

BMW Z4

Mileage
100,875
Service Date
12/2/2019
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE : WAS ABLE TO DUPLICATE CLIENTS CONCERN. TESTED BATTERY AND FOUND 336 CCA OD 760 CCA RATED BATTERY – RECOMMEND REPLACING THE BATTERY / INITIALIZING THE SYSTEM
  • FRONT ___36___ REAR __42____
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE BATTERY – CLEAN TERMINALS AND SECURE BATTERY IN VEHICLE
  • 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, intermittant problems may appear. Print out test.
 
DAVID J. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/23/2019

2010 Lexus RX 350

Lexus RX 350

Mileage
135,289
Service Date
12/21/2019
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE : FOUND REAR BRAKES GRINDING – RECOMMEND REPLACE REAR BRAKES
  • COMPLEMENTARY COMPLETE VEHICLE INSPECTION PERFORMED AT NO CHARGE TO THE CLIENT / TOP OFF FLUIDS AS NEEDED
  • FRONT __32____ REAR _32___
  • REPLACE REAR PADS AND ROTORS
 
ALLAN P. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/22/2019