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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.

Thank you!

For more information, please visit CDC.gov

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 Dodge Neon

Dodge Neon

Mileage
133,432
Service Date
8/5/2020
Services Performed
  • ENGINE TORQUE MOUNT – Remove & Replace – Torque Strut,Both,Upper & Lower – [Includes: Adjustment.]
 
MARY A. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/5/2020

2012 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

Mileage
120,018
Service Date
8/4/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
SARA S. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/4/2020

2012 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
88,274
Service Date
7/31/2020
Services Performed
  • INSTALL NEW PULLEY, TENSIONER & BELT
 
ELIZABETH D. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/31/2020

2011 Nissan Rogue

Nissan Rogue

Mileage
135,662
Service Date
7/29/2020
Services Performed
  • INSTALL NEW AXLE
  • INSTALL NEW AXLE ON THE RIGHT FRONT
  • INSTALL NEW PADS & MACHINE ROTORS
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
LEE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/31/2020

2013 Kia Optima

Kia Optima

Mileage
90,952
Service Date
7/29/2020
Services Performed
  • DIAGNOSTIC
  • FUEL ADDITIVE – ADD – [If TOP TIER detergent gasoline is not available, one bottle of additive is recommended.] A/C REFRIGERANT – INSPECT BRAKE FLUID – INSPECT BRAKE LINEHOSE CONNECTIONS – INSPECT DRIVE BELTS – INSPECT – [Inspect auto-tensioner, generator, power steering, air cond, with water pump.] DRIVESHAFT BOOTS – INSPECT EXHAUST PIPE & MUFFLER – INSPECT FRONT DISC BRAKE/PADS, CALIPERS & ROTORS – INSPECT FUEL FILTER – INSPECT – [Fuel filter is considered to be maintenance free but periodic inspection is recommended for this maintenance schedule depends on fuel quality. If there are some important safety matters like fuel flow restriction, surging, loss of power, hard starting problem. etc, replace the fuel filter immediately.] FUEL LINES, HOSES AND CONNECTIONS – INSPECT FUEL TANK AIR FILTER – INSPECT – [Fuel tank air filter is considered to be maintenance free but periodic inspection is recommended for this maintenance schedule depends on fuel quality. If there are some important safety matters like fuel flow restriction, surging, loss of power, hard starting problem. etc, replace the fuel tank air filter immediately.] REAR BRAKE SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect rear disc brake/pads, parking brake.] STEERING SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect steering gear box, linkage and boots/lower arm ball joint, upper arm ball joint.] SUSPENSION BOLTS – INSPECT VACUUM HOSES – INSPECT VAPOR HOSES & FUEL FILLER CAP – INSPECT AIR CLEANER/ELEMENT – REPLACE CABIN AIR FILTER – REPLACE ENGINE COOLANT – REPLACE – [Replace first at 60000 miles or 60 months; after every 30000 miles or 24 months.] ENGINE OIL & FILTER – REPLACE TIRES – ROTATE – [Rotate sooner if irregular wear develops.]
 
SABRINA G. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/29/2020

2010 Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger

Mileage
92,661
Service Date
7/24/2020
Services Performed
  • INSTALL BEARINGS & RACES
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
  • REMOVE PAN & FLUID & REPLACE WITH NEW ATF, FILTER & GASKET
 
MIKE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/24/2020

2006 Dodge Charger

Dodge Charger

Mileage
135,001
Service Date
7/23/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND: ENGINE WOULD NOT START AND RUN. BRIEFLY IT RAN BUT CRANKED VERY UNEVENLY. #3 PISTON HAD/HAS CYLINDER IN IT AND THE BOTTOM END OF ENGINE MAKES NOISE. – WE RECOMMEND TO REPLACE THE ENGINE
 
COURTNEY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/23/2020

2011 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
46,017
Service Date
7/13/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS TIRE ROTATION CHECK CHARGING SYSTEM INSPECTION
 
THERESA U. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/16/2020

2009 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
267,012
Service Date
7/15/2020
Services Performed
  • INSTALL NEW PRESSURE HOSE
  • MOUNT & BALANCE 2
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
  • GET GAS
 
GEORGE OR JENNIFER W. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/15/2020

2014 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
57,923
Service Date
7/14/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
CT M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/14/2020

2014 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
58,621
Service Date
7/7/2020
Services Performed
  • CLEAN & RE-LEARN
  • INSTALL NEW CABIN FILTER
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
SRIWIUASA K. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/8/2020

2018 Nissan Sentra

Nissan Sentra

Mileage
36,019
Service Date
7/7/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
CONNIE L. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/7/2020