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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

2012 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
134,380
Service Date
7/27/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOUND DEFECTIVE A/C CLUTCH RELAY. REPLACED RELAY SYSTEM WORKING AT THIS TIME.
 
JOHN or TIFFANY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/29/2021

2004 Chrysler Pacifica

Chrysler Pacifica

Mileage
135,518
Service Date
7/21/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOUND THAT LEFT FRONT CV AXLE IS DAMAGED, ALSO FOUND NOISE FROM RIGHT SWAY BAR LINK.
  • AXLE SHAFT ASSEMBLY LEFT FRONT – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – One Side – [NOTE: For Independent Suspension Type Axles, Axle Shaft Assembly consists of Axle Shaft, Boots and Joints.]
 
TY K. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/22/2021

2008 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
122,446
Service Date
7/20/2021
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.
  • SERVICE AIR CONDITIONER. CHECK CONDITION OF ALL BELTS AND LINES. EVACUATE AND RECHARGE WITH R-134. TEST SYSTEM PERFORMANCE.
  • DRAIN AND FILL TRANSMISSION FLUID.
  • CLEAN GUM AND SOFT CARBON DEPOSIT FROM FUEL DELIVERY COMPONENTS AND INSIDE COMBUSTION CHAMBER. PERFORM COMPLETE FUEL PRESSURE AND VOLUME TEST. ROAD TEST
  • THIS VEHICLE MAY NEED ADDITIONAL WORK AT ADDITIONAL COST.
 
GEORGE OR JENNIFER W. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/21/2021

2015 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
158,481
Service Date
7/19/2021
Services Performed
  • ADD BG EPR FLUSH TO ENGINE RUN ENGINE FOR MINIMUM OF 15 MINUTES WITH FLUSH CHEMICAL IN OIL SYSTEM, CHANGE OIL AND FILTER ADD BG MOA ENGINE PROTECTION ADDITIVE WITH NEW OIL.
  • 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.
 
KRISTEN D. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/20/2021

2010 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
193,481
Service Date
7/19/2021
Services Performed
  • TECH WAS NOT ABLE TO SEE ANY COOLING SYSTEM LEAKS AT THIS TIME. TECH DID FIND MAJOR OIL LEAK FROM VALVE COVER GASKET.
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOUND THAT UPPER CONTROL ARMS ARE WORN AND FRONT STRUTS ARE LEAKING.
  • WHEEL BEARING LEFT REAR – Remove & Replace – Rear,One Side
  • SHOCK &/OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Both – [DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment.]
  • CONTROL ARM – Remove & Replace – UPPER,Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • VALVE COVER GASKET – Remove & Replace – In-Line4
 
DONNA OR CHARLES P. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/19/2021

2013 Ford Expedition

Ford Expedition

Mileage
145,695
Service Date
7/15/2021
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.
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOUND THAT SYSTEM HAS CODE C109F VACUUM SENSOR FAILURE, TEST SYSTEM FOUND THAT EVERYTHING IS WORKING CORRECTLY AT THIS TIME.
 
CHICK O. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/16/2021

2017 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
43,060
Service Date
7/14/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOUND THAT FUEL TANK SHIELD WAS BENT REPAID THAT BUT TECH NOTED THAT RIGHT FRONT OF VEHICLE STILL HAS NOISE, TECH WAS NOT ABLE TO DETERMINE WHERE NOISE IS FROM AT THIS TIME.
 
THOMAS G. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/16/2021

2013 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
110,699
Service Date
7/13/2021
Services Performed
  • SERVICE AIR CONDITIONER. CHECK CONDITION OF ALL BELTS AND LINES. EVACUATE AND RECHARGE WITH R-134. TEST SYSTEM PERFORMANCE.
  • AIR COND HOSE – Remove & Replace – Discharge Hose,Compressor to Discharge Pipe – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • THIS VEHICLE MAY NEED ADDITIONAL WORK AT ADDITIONAL COST.
 
JUDY W. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/14/2021

2005 BMW 330Ci

BMW 330Ci

Mileage
59,341
Service Date
7/9/2021
Services Performed
  • REMOVE TAR – CAUSING OUT-OF-BALANCE CONDITION
 
ELIZABETH D. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/10/2021

2016 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
68,416
Service Date
7/7/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK VEHICLE FOR WASHER FLUID BOTTLE LEAKS
  • PERFORM VEHICLE MAINTENANCE INSPECTION REPORT TO CUSTOMER ON NEEDS.
  • REPLACE WASHER FLUID RUBBER LINES
 
SHERE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/7/2021

2005 Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan Pathfinder

Mileage
180,833
Service Date
7/2/2021
Services Performed
  • SHOCK &/OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Both – [DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment.]
  • SHOCK &/OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • 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.
  • ADD BG EPR FLUSH TO ENGINE RUN ENGINE FOR MINIMUM OF 15 MINUTES WITH FLUSH CHEMICAL IN OIL SYSTEM, CHANGE OIL AND FILTER ADD BG MOA ENGINE PROTECTION ADDITIVE WITH NEW OIL.
  • THIS VEHICLE MAY NEED ADDITIONAL WORK AT ADDITIONAL COST.
 
ERICA S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/2/2021

2007 Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger

Mileage
67,992
Service Date
6/29/2021
Services Performed
  • SMOG TEST
  • 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
  • SERVICE AIR CONDITIONER. CHECK CONDITION OF ALL BELTS AND LINES. EVACUATE AND RECHARGE WITH R-134. TEST SYSTEM PERFORMANCE.
 
EDDIE G. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/29/2021