Call (951) 698-4886

Your full-service
Automotive repair shop

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

AAA Approved Auto Repair Center
Slide background

We Service Foreign and Domestic
Makes and Models

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Slide background

Contact Us Today!

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Slide background

Customer Satisfaction
is our top priority

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Slide background

We Put Your
Recommended Service and
Maintenance Needs
in Priority Order For You

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Home 2020-02-07T19:42:32+00:00

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!

Affiliates &
Certifications

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

2015 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
229,913
Service Date
12/30/2020
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE: TECHNICIAN FOUND FLUID LEAKING FROM V TECH SOLENOID GASKET (SEE PHOTOS) – TECHNICIAN RECOMMENDED REPLACING V TECH SOLENOID GASKET AND FOLLOWING ENGINE CLEAN – CLIENT ADVISED – CLIENT APPROVED THE REPLACEMENT OF THE V TECH SOLENOID GASKET AND THE ENGINE CLEAN IN PERSON ON WEDNESDAY 12/30/20 AT 10:20AM FOLLOWING REPLACEMENT OF THE V TECH SOLENOID GASKET – VEHICLE NOW HAS NO FLUID LEAKS AT THIS TIME – COMPLETED OIL CHANGE AND CLIENT IS ADVISED TO RETURN VEHICLE IN 1 TO 2 WEEKS TO RE CHECK FOR FURTHER LEAKS AND ENSURE REPAIR RESOLVED CUSTOMERS CONCERN THAT VEHICLE HAD FLUID LEAKS
  • CLEAN ENGINE AREA & ADD DYE TO SYSTEM – ADVISED CLIENT TO RETURN AFTER 100 – 200 MILES TO HAVE INSPECTED FOR LEAKS
  • FRONT __33____ REAR ___33___
  • VARIABLE VALVE TIMING OIL CONTROL VALVE SOLENOID – Remove & Replace – 1.8L Eng
 
IRA L. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/19/2021

2011 BMW 750Li

BMW 750Li

Mileage
65,881
Service Date
1/9/2021
Services Performed
  • CLIENT REQUESTS AN OIL CHANGE
  • 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
 
DANIEL M. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/13/2021

2010 Mazda 6

Mazda 6

Mileage
68,085
Service Date
1/6/2021
Services Performed
  • 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT
  • CHECK AND ADVISE vehicle has very slight pull to the right. rear tires are beginning to cup on inner tread. rotating tires with balance.
  • FRONT 32______ REAR 32______ SPARE ________
  • Remove wheels from vehicle. Computer spin balance. Reinstall wheel to vehicle and torque lug nuts to manufacturer's specifications.
 
GARY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/7/2021

2009 BMW 528i

BMW 528i

Mileage
84,860
Service Date
12/31/2020
Services Performed
  • 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT
  • CHECK AND ADVISE:
  • CONTROL ARM – Remove & Replace – Lower,Front,Both Sides,(Tension Strut) – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION MOUNT – Remove & Replace – Front,Both
  • FRONT ____30__ REAR __32____
  • SHOCK &/OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Both – [DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment.]
  • TECHNICIAN FOUND THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS ARE DUE FOR REPLACEMENT – CLIENT ADVISED – CLIENT APPROVED THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARMS
  • VALVE COVER GASKET – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
 
JOHN C. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/31/2020

2014 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

Mileage
85,582
Service Date
12/29/2020
Services Performed
  • CLIENT REQUESTS TO HAVE AN OIL CHANGE
  • 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
 
KEN P. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/30/2020

2019 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
140,066
Service Date
12/28/2020
Services Performed
  • FRONT ______ REAR ______
  • Had to reset light with scanner
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • NO RECOMMENDED REPAIRS AT THIS TIME
  • 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
 
CHARLES H. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/28/2020

2010 Buick Enclave

Buick Enclave

Mileage
138,473
Service Date
12/14/2020
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE: TECHNICIAN FOUND: CYLINDER 3 AND 4 HAVE INTERMITTENT MISFIRE ON IGNITION COILS – RECOMMEND REPLACING ALL SIX IGNITION COILS OR TWO OF THE SIX IGNITION COILS ALONG WITH THE REPLACEMENT OF THE INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKET – CLIENT ADVISED – CLIENT APPROVED THE REPLACEMENT OF THE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND THE REPLACEMENT OF 2 OF THE 6 IGNITION COILS ONLY AT THIS TIME CLIENT ADVISED THAT WE WOULD PERFORM THE BG OIL PERFORMANCE SERVICE AND THE 44K FUEL INDUCTION ADDITIVE SERVICE ON THE HOUSE AS A GOOD WILL GESTURE TO CLIENT – CLIENT APPROVED REPAIRS ON FRIDAY 12/11/20 AT 12:30 CLIENT DECLINED THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM BUSHINGS AND THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FRONT BRAKE PADS AND ROTORS ALONG WITH THE BRAKE FLUID FLUSH ON FRIDAY 12/11/20 AT 12:30PM
  • FRONT __35____ REAR __35____
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • IGNITION COIL – Remove & Replace – One,Left Bank,Front of Engine Compartment – [Includes: R&I Intake Manifold.] – [Includes: Component test.]
  • IGNITION COIL – Remove & Replace – One,Right Bank,Rear of Engine Compartment – [Includes: Component test.]
  • Perform induction service. Disable vehicle fuel system and connect flush equipment. Flush injectors and fuel regulator. Clean gum and soft carbon deposit from fuel delivery components and inside combustion chamber. Add fuel system treatment.
  • 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
 
LEO K. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/15/2020

2005 Scion xA

Scion xA

Mileage
94,380
Service Date
12/11/2020
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE:
  • FRONT __33____ REAR __33____
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • LABOR TO DRAIN AND REFILL ATF
  • 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
  • TECHNICIAN WAS UNABLE TO DUPLICATE CUSTOMERS CONCERN AT THIS TIME TECHNICIAN RECOMMENDED A TRANSMISSION FLUID FLUSH OR DRAIN AND REFILL OF ATF FLUID TO CLEAN OUT VALVES – THIS WILL POSSIBLY ALLOW VEHICLE TO RUN SMOOTHER – CLIENT ADVISED TO RETURN VEHICLE IF IT ACTS UP AGAIN CLIENT APPROVED THE DRAIN AND REFILL ATF ON THURSDAY 12/10/20 AT 11:45AM – CLIENT ALSO REQUESTED TO HAVE AN OIL CHANGE
 
CHEVAUNE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/12/2020

2004 Volvo C70

Volvo C70

Mileage
296,438
Service Date
11/21/2020
Services Performed
  • RADIATOR – Remove & Replace – Automatic Trans
  • RADIATOR HOSE – Remove & Replace – BOTH
  • THERMOSTAT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: R&I Timing Belt.] – [Includes: R&I Radiator (where applicable).]
 
RANDY S. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/12/2020

2011 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
216,385
Service Date
12/2/2020
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE
  • CHECK AND ADVISE: FOUND VEHICLE TO BE IN LIMP IN MODE, STUCK IN SECOND GEAR. SCANNED VEHICLE FOR CODES AND FOUND ENGINE CONTROL MODULE: U0101-LOST COMMUNICATION WITH TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE : U0101-LOST COMMUNICATION WITH ENGINE CONTROL MODULE C0897-TRANSMISSION LIMP IN STATUS ABS CONTROL MODULE: U101-LOST COMMUNICATION WITH TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE MONITORED LIVE DATA FOR TRANSMISSION WITH SCAN TOOL AND FOUND NO COMMUNICATION AT THIS TIME. UPON VISUAL INSPECTION, FOUND LARGE RODENT NEST UNDER INTAKE MANIFOLD PLENUM COVER. UPON FURTHER INSPECTION, NOTICED RODENTS HAD CHEWED THROUGH TRANSMISSION ELECTRICAL HARNESS TO CONTROL MODULE ABOVE BELLHOUSING. RECOMMEND REPAIR TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE HARNESS AND RE-CHECK. MULTIPLE WARNING LIGHTS ILLUMINATED DUE TO COMMUNICATION LOSS BETWEEN MODULES TECHNICIAN FOUND – FIVE WIRES CHEWED AND DAMAGED BY RODENTS UPON ARRIVAL OF THE VEHICLE – RECOMMEND REPAIRING DAMAGED WIRES – CLIENT ADVISED – CLIENT APPROVED THE REPAIR ON TUESDAY 12/1/20 AT 8:30AM TECHNICIAN FOUND IN GENERAL INSPECTION ENGINE OIL COOLER GASKET LEAKING – RECOMMEND REPLACING ENGINE OIL GASKET ALONG WITH OIL CHANGE – CLIENT ADVISED – CLIENT APPROVED REPAIR ON TUESDAY 12/1/20 RECOMMEND REPLACING ENGINE AIR FILTER – CLIENT ADVISED – CLIENT APPROVED THE REPLACEMENT OF THE AIR FILTER ON TUESDAY 12/1/20 AT 8:30AM CLIENT DECLINED THE REPLACEMENT OF THE SPARK PLUGS AT THIS TIME REPAIRED DAMAGED HARNESS TO TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE, CLEARED CODES AND ROAD TESTED VEHICLE. ALL OK AT THIS TIME
  • FRONT __35____ REAR __35____
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • OIL COOLER
  • 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
  • REPAIR OF BROKEN WIRES
 
RICHARD T. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/3/2020

2015 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
139,312
Service Date
12/2/2020
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE: VALVE COVER IS LEAKING ONTO EXHAUST MANIFOLD, RECOMMEND REPLACE VALVE COVER GASKET AND CLEAN ENGINE. WILL ALSO REQUIRE HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP MOUNTING GASKET
  • CLEAN ENGINE AREA & ADD DYE TO SYSTEM – ADVISED CLIENT TO RETURN AFTER 100 – 200 MILES TO HAVE INSPECTED FOR LEAKS
  • FRONT __35____ REAR __35____
  • VALVE COVER GASKET – Remove & Replace – 2.4L Eng
  • VALVE COVER GASKET LEAKING RECOMMEND REPLACE SPARK PLUGS DUE BY MILEAGE IF NOT ALREADY DONE NO EXTRA LABOR IF DONE WITH VALVE COVER RECOMMEND ENGINE CLEAN AFTER OIL LEAK REPAIRED CLIENT ADVISED – CLIENT APPROVED THE REPLACEMENT OF THE VALVE COVER GASKET AND HIGH PRESSURE FUEL PUMP MOUNTING GASKET ALONG WITH ENGINE CLEAN ON TUESDAY 12/1/20 BRAKES 8MM/8MM
 
DALE & JACLYNN F. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/2/2020

2017 GMC Sierra 3500 HD

GMC Sierra 3500 HD

Mileage
57,934
Service Date
12/1/2020
Services Performed
  • FRONT 60______ REAR 80______
  • 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, 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* BOTH BATTERIES WERE REPLACED MAIN BATTERY TESTED AT 271CCA SECONDARY BATTERY 572 RATED AT 730CCA.
 
KENNY D. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/2/2020