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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

2008 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
58,160
Service Date
11/8/2021
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.
  • 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.
  • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID – Drain & Refill – w/Towing Package – [Includes: Confirm Fluid temperature for level check.]
 
TROY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/23/2021

2013 Toyota Prius V

Toyota Prius V

Mileage
103,262
Service Date
11/22/2021
Services Performed
  • NO WARRANTY ON PARTS AND LABOR CUSTOMER SUPPLIED PARTS.
 
DANIEL K. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/22/2021

2017 Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion

Mileage
62,414
Service Date
11/17/2021
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.
  • BRAKE SHOES &/OR PADS – Remove & Replace – Rear – [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary. Adjust Brakes (where applicable). Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
 
ALICIA B. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/17/2021

2012 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat

Mileage
147,506
Service Date
11/11/2021
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.
 
ANGELA L. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/12/2021

2006 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
160,013
Service Date
11/11/2021
Services Performed
  • INSTALL CAT SHIELD
 
ERICA S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/11/2021

2014 Acura RDX

Acura RDX

Mileage
110,162
Service Date
11/8/2021
Services Performed
  • FRONT BRAKE PADS AT 3MM FRONT BRAKE ROTORS HAVE HEAT CRACKS REAR BRAKE PADS HAVE 4MM REAR BRAKE ROTORS HAVE SLIGHT PULSATION.
  • INCLUDES REPLACING BRAKE PADS, REPLACING ROTORS, LUBRICATE SLIDE POINTS AND ROAD TEST.
  • INCLUDES REPLACING BRAKE PADS, RESURFACE ROTORS, LUBRICATE SLIDE POINTS AND ROAD TEST.
 
RILEY Z. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/9/2021

2009 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
97,665
Service Date
11/4/2021
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 P0128 INCORRECT THERMOSTAT FLOW.
  • THERMOSTAT &/OR OUTLET – Remove & Replace – DX,EX,GX,LX,Si
  • 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 FILL AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID
 
BETH D. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/5/2021

2016 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
85,123
Service Date
11/3/2021
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.
  • 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.
 
JOHN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/4/2021

2015 Nissan Quest

Nissan Quest

Mileage
92,176
Service Date
10/22/2021
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.
 
PETER B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/23/2021

2005 Dodge Neon

Dodge Neon

Mileage
137,667
Service Date
10/20/2021
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.
  • PERFORM TIRE ROTATION
  • INCLUDES REPLACING BRAKE PADS, REPLACING ROTORS, LUBRICATE SLIDE POINTS AND ROAD TEST.
 
MARY A. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/20/2021

2011 Honda Insight

Honda Insight

Mileage
173,141
Service Date
10/8/2021
Services Performed
  • VALVE CLEARANCE – Adjustment
  • CLEAN GUM AND SOFT CARBON DEPOSIT FROM FUEL DELIVERY COMPONENTS AND INSIDE COMBUSTION CHAMBER. PERFORM COMPLETE FUEL PRESSURE AND VOLUME TEST. ROAD TEST
 
WEN or GINA L. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2021

2005 Ford Expedition

Ford Expedition

Mileage
250,876
Service Date
10/8/2021
Services Performed
  • TOW IN
  • NO COMPRESSION TEST NEEDED. TIMING CHAIN JUMPED OR BROKE. ENGINE WILL NOT START WITHOUT MAJOR REPAIR OR REBUILD OR REPLACEMENT
 
ROBERT OR KYRA B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2021