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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!

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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

2005 Nissan Frontier

Nissan Frontier

Mileage
162,593
Service Date
9/22/2020
Services Performed
  • CLEAN GUM AND SOFT CARBON DEPOSIT FROM FUEL DELIVERY COMPONENTS AND INSIDE COMBUSTION CHAMBER. PERFORM COMPLETE FUEL PRESSURE AND VOLUME TEST. ROAD TEST
  • DRAIN AND REMOVE AND REPLACE DIFFERENTIAL FLUID. FILL WITH NEW FLUID & RE-SEAL DIFF COVER
  • LOWER CONTROL ARMS REPLACED
  • NEW SWAY BAR BUSHINGS INSTALLED
  • NEW SWAY BAR LINKS INSTALLED
  • TEST OLD BATTERY, INSTALL NEW BATTERY, CLEAN AND SEAL TERMINALS. ADJUST BATTERY TY DOWN.
  • UPPER CONTROL ARMS REPLACED
  • ALIGN FRONT WHEELS
  • BATTERY CORE CHARGED & RECEIVED
 
JOHN A. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/27/2020

2014 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox

Mileage
92,621
Service Date
9/9/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND: EVAP CANISTER PURGE VALVE INOP. – INCLUDES INSTALLATION
  • INSTALL NEW PADS & MACHINE ROTORS
  • INSTALL PADS & MACHINE ROTORS
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
BRET P. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/23/2020

2012 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
176,108
Service Date
9/23/2020
Services Performed
  • 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.
  • NEW COOLANT BYPASS PIPE INSTALLED
  • NEW THERMOSTAT INSTALLED – PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE
 
DAYTON or ARMI S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/23/2020

2014 Lexus ES 350

Lexus ES 350

Mileage
62,161
Service Date
9/18/2020
Services Performed
  • DRAIN AND REMOVE AND REPLACE TRANSMISSION FLUID. FILL WITH NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
  • TEST OLD BATTERY, INSTALL NEW BATTERY, CLEAN AND SEAL TERMINALS. ADJUST BATTERY TY DOWN.
  • CORE RETURNED
 
JIM C. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/21/2020

2009 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
92,885
Service Date
9/17/2020
Services Performed
  • INSPECT INSIDE DOOR FOR HANDLE MECHANISM
  • INSTALL NEW TRIM PIECES
  • NEW DOOR HANDLE ASSEMBLY INSTALLED
  • NEW FOB BATTERY INSTALLED
  • NEW WIPER BLADES INSTALLED
  • SHIPPING
 
BETH D. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/17/2020

2010 Dodge Challenger

Dodge Challenger

Mileage
49,553
Service Date
9/15/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
JOHN R. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/15/2020

2004 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
72,270
Service Date
9/11/2020
Services Performed
  • CHANGE OIL & FILTER, TOP OFF FLUIDS AND SET TIRE PRESSURE
  • SERVICE AIR CONDITIONER. CHECK CONDITION OF ALL BELTS AND LINES. EVACUATE AND RECHARGE WITH R-134. TEST SYSTEM PERFORMANCE.
 
RON or MARY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/14/2020

2012 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
123,572
Service Date
9/10/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVE CYL HEADS & REPLACE HEADGASKETS
  • INSPECT & TEST BOTH CYLINDER HEADS MACHINE SURFACE FLAT
 
LARRY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/11/2020

2013 Ford Expedition

Ford Expedition

Mileage
145,397
Service Date
9/2/2020
Services Performed
  • CHANGE OIL & FILTER,
 
CHICK O. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/9/2020

2014 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
97,849
Service Date
9/4/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
JOEY A. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/5/2020

2007 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
192,915
Service Date
9/3/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
KELLY J. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/3/2020

2005 Scion xB

Scion xB

Mileage
64,587
Service Date
9/2/2020
Services Performed
  • CLEAN GUM AND SOFT CARBON DEPOSIT FROM FUEL DELIVERY COMPONENTS AND INSIDE COMBUSTION CHAMBER. PERFORM COMPLETE FUEL PRESSURE AND VOLUME TEST. ROAD TEST
  • INSTALL NEW SPARK PLUGS
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS, ROTATE TIRES, CHECK BRAKES, CHECK CHARGING SYSTEM & INSPECTION
  • TEST OLD BATTERY, INSTALL NEW BATTERY, CLEAN AND SEAL TERMINALS. ADJUST BATTERY TY DOWN.
 
NICHOLAS or SHAUNA O. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/2/2020