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Regarding COVID-19

We hope you all remain well and safe! We would like to let you know we are exercising proper health and safety practices to ensure everyone’s continued safety. We have put precautions in place within our operation to ensure this and ask the same of our customers.

Please contact us to reschedule any appointment you may have with us – we are happy to assist you with that!

Let’s all be safe and practice Social Distancing, hand washing and cough or sneeze into your arm or tissues.

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Welcome to Ken's Auto Center,
your best choice for car service and repair in San Diego, CA!

If you’re looking for auto repair in San Diego, CA, you’ve found us. Here at Ken's Auto Center we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a San Diego car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at Ken's Auto Center 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 San Diego 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 San Diego, we are totally confident that Ken's Auto Center is the best option in town!

Doors open at 7:00AM for early bird vehicle drop off

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About Ken's Auto Center San Diego, CA

For years Ken's Auto Center has been there for the people of San Diego. 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 San Diego has to offer.

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

Ken's Auto Center 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 Ken's Auto Center the best car service in San Diego!

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

The Absolute Best Car Service in San Diego, CA

What sets Ken's Auto Center apart from all of the others in San Diego, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in San Diego, 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 Ken's Auto Center, 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 San Diego auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in San Diego, 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 Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle

Mileage
92,385
Service Date
5/16/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOUND THAT POWER WIRES TO REAR TRUNK ACUATOR ARE BROKEN REPAIR THE WIRING, REPLACE KEY FOB A BATTERY
 
WENDY S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/17/2022

2014 Nissan Xterra

Nissan Xterra

Mileage
149,331
Service Date
5/5/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOUND THAT SYSTEM HAS CODE P0420 BANK1 CATALYTIC CONVERTER IN EFFICIENT, VEHICLE WILL NEED A RIGHT SIDE CATALYTIC CONVERTER.
  • CATALYTIC CONVERTER BANK 1 RIGHT SIDE- Remove & Replace – One
 
GARY W. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/12/2022

2016 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
102,945
Service Date
5/9/2022
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
  • PERFORM VEHICLE MAINTENANCE INSPECTION REPORT TO CUSTOMER ON NEEDS.
 
DONNA B. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/10/2022

2008 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
44,294
Service Date
5/6/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK VEHICLE CUSTOMER HAS KNOCK SENSOR CODE THERE IS POSSIBLE RODENT DAMAGE TO WIRING CHECK AND ADVISE
  • PULL INTAKE TO INSPECT FOR RODENT DAMAGE
 
TODD P. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/6/2022

2018 Nissan Versa

Nissan Versa

Mileage
86,556
Service Date
5/4/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOUND THAT SYSTEM HAS THE FOLLOWING CODES P0300 RANDOM MISFIRE P0301 CYLINDER # 1 MISFIRE P0302 CYLINDER # 2 MISFIRE P0303 CYLINDER # 3 MISFIRE P0304 CYLINDER # 4 MISFIRE CHECK VEHICLE FOUND THAT SYSTEM HAS RODENT DAMAGE TO FUEL INJECTOR LEADS.
  • FUEL INJECTOR – Remove & Replace – All – [Includes: R&I Intake Manifold.]
  • 90 DAY WARRANTY ON USED PARTS AND LABOR.
 
ELISE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/5/2022

2004 Chevrolet Tahoe

Chevrolet Tahoe

Mileage
167,776
Service Date
5/3/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOUND THAT FUSE IS BLOWN FOR DATA LINK CONNECTOR.
 
JAMES OR AYLA H. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/4/2022

2009 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
140,946
Service Date
5/2/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOUND THAT STARTER IS DEFECTIVE.
  • VEHICLE DROPPED OFF AFTER HOURS.
  • STARTER ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – In-Line4 – [Includes: R&I Intake Manifold.]
 
JACK S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/4/2022

2013 Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90

Mileage
86,391
Service Date
5/2/2022
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
  • PERFORM VEHICLE MAINTENANCE INSPECTION REPORT TO CUSTOMER ON NEEDS.
  • PERFORM TIRE ROTATION
 
LARRY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/3/2022

2005 Nissan Frontier

Nissan Frontier

Mileage
89,027
Service Date
5/2/2022
Services Performed
  • FOUND:
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOR POSSIBLE BELT NOISE.
  • SERPENTINE DRIVE BELT – Remove & Replace – V6 – [Includes: Serpentine and V-Belt type Belt(s).]
  • BRAKE SHOES &/OR PADS – Remove & Replace – Rear,Both Sides – [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary. Adjust Brakes (where applicable). Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • ROAD TEST FOR POWER STEERING OPERATION. INSPECT SYSTEM FOR LEAKS. FLUSH POWER STEERING LINES, PUMP, RACK AND PINION, AND OR GEAR BOX. INSTALL NEW POWER STEERING FLUID. INSTALL POWER STEERING ADDITIVE TO REVITALIZE SEALS. ROAD TEST.
 
MICHAEL D. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/3/2022

2005 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
97,756
Service Date
4/28/2022
Services Performed
  • REPAIR HOSE FROM WASHER BOTTLE TO FIRE WALL
  • REPLACE NEEDED BOLTS AND TIGHTEN THE OTHERS
  • LUBRICATE WINDOW SLIDE RAILS
  • CUSTOMER SELLING VEHICLE.
 
PATRICK S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/29/2022

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage
45,817
Service Date
4/19/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOR POSSIBLE COOLANT LEAKS.
  • INSTALL NEW WATER PUMP
  • INSPECT HOSES AND CLAMPS. PRESSURE TEST COOLING SYSTEM. FLUSH ENGINE WITH BG CLEANER CHEMICAL, RADIATOR, AND HEATER CORE IN BOTH DIRECTIONS. CHECK THERMOSTAT AND ELECTRIC COOLING FAN OPERATION. REFILL WITH NEW COOLANT AND BG COOLING SYSTEM CONDITIONER.
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
  • PERFORM VEHICLE MAINTENANCE INSPECTION REPORT TO CUSTOMER ON NEEDS.
 
PETE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/19/2022

2018 Ford Focus

Ford Focus

Mileage
54,416
Service Date
4/15/2022
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
  • PERFORM VEHICLE MAINTENANCE INSPECTION REPORT TO CUSTOMER ON NEEDS.
  • PERFORM TIRE ROTATION
 
DOUG OR ALLYSON P. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/15/2022