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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

2014 Dodge Grand Caravan

Dodge Grand Caravan

Mileage
76,620
Service Date
4/1/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND:
  • INCLUDES REPLACING BRAKE PADS, RESURFACE ROTORS, CLEAN, ADJUST AND ROAD TEST.
  • 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.
  • MACHINE FRONT ROTORS – DOES NOT INCLUDE BRAKE PADS
 
STEPHEN or CHRISTINE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/1/2020

2009 Toyota Matrix

Toyota Matrix

Mileage
181,049
Service Date
3/31/2020
Services Performed
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – 2.4L Eng
  • CHECK STARTING & CHARGING SYSTEMS
  • DRAIN AND REMOVE AND REPLACE TRANSMISSION FLUID. FILL WITH NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID
  • 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.
  • INSPECT HOSES AND CLAMPS. PRESSURE TEST COOLING SYSTEM. FLUSH ENGINE, RADIATOR, AND HEATER CORE IN BOTH DIRECTIONS. CHECK THERMOSTAT AND ELECTRIC COOLING FAN OPERATION. REFILL WITH NEW COOLANT.
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
MANHVU D. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/31/2020

2015 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
59,867
Service Date
3/19/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND:
  • REPLACE WIPER BLADES
 
RANDY OR MARY ANNE W. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/21/2020

2012 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe

Mileage
100,869
Service Date
3/9/2020
Services Performed
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID – Drain & Refill – All Applicable Models
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • DIAGNOSE KNOCKING NOISE ON LEFT TURNS
  • INSPECT HOSES AND CLAMPS. PRESSURE TEST COOLING SYSTEM. FLUSH ENGINE, RADIATOR, AND HEATER CORE IN BOTH DIRECTIONS. CHECK THERMOSTAT AND ELECTRIC COOLING FAN OPERATION. REFILL WITH NEW COOLANT.
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
MARY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/9/2020

2015 Dodge Grand Caravan

Dodge Grand Caravan

Mileage
67,247
Service Date
3/2/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND:
  • REMOVE INTAKE MANIFOLD & DIAGNOSE MISFIRE ON CYLINDER NUMBER 2
  • REPLACE NUMBER TWO IGNITION COIL & ALL SIX SPARK PLUGS
 
AWILDA V. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/3/2020

2007 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
133,809
Service Date
2/25/2020
Services Performed
  • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID – Drain & Refill – All Applicable Models
  • CLEAN GUM AND SOFT CARBON DEPOSIT FROM FUEL DELIVERY COMPONENTS AND INSIDE COMBUSTION CHAMBER. PERFORM COMPLETE FUEL PRESSURE AND VOLUME TEST. ROAD TEST
  • DIAGNOSE POWER STEERING
  • DIAGNOSE TPMS LIGHT
  • INSTALL NEW DRIVE BELT
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
  • REPLACE POWER STEERING HOSE O RING – PRESSURE & SUCTION
  • 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.
 
FRANK D. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/25/2020

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Mileage
106,579
Service Date
2/19/2020
Services Performed
  • DIAGNOSE NO START
  • TEST OLD BATTERY, INSTALL NEW BATTERY, CLEAN AND SEAL TERMINALS. ADJUST BATTERY TY DOWN.
 
JENNIFER W. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/19/2020

2010 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
168,752
Service Date
2/17/2020
Services Performed
  • 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.
 
DAVID OR MARY R. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/17/2020

2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor

Mitsubishi Endeavor

Mileage
176,138
Service Date
2/14/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
GARY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/15/2020

2007 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
199,896
Service Date
2/14/2020
Services Performed
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • 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, CLEAN AND SEAL TERMINALS. CLEAN TRAY AND ADJUST BATTERY TY DOWN.
 
MAREL S. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/14/2020

2007 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
188,060
Service Date
2/11/2020
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 2/11/2020

2008 Chevrolet Aveo

Chevrolet Aveo

Mileage
123,941
Service Date
2/7/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND:
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE MOTOR OIL AND OIL FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS WHERE APPLICABLE, CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL FLUID LEVELS
 
SAMANTHA L. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/9/2020