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Welcome to John's Automotive Service,
your car service in Escondido, CA!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Escondido, CA, you’ve found us. Here at John's Automotive Service we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Escondido car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at John's Automotive Service 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 Escondido 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 Escondido, we are totally confident that John's Automotive Service is the best option in town!

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About John's Automotive Service Escondido, CA

Darren
Owner

Ben
General Manager

Matt
Mechanic

We have been in the Auto Repair business since 1958, providing our customers with complete auto repair services and maintenance. At John’s, all of our mechanics have 25+ years in repairs and service experience. Whether your vehicle needs routine maintenance or a complete engine overhaul, our staff is here to provide you with reliable and professional auto repair assistance.

Our experienced staff has the knowledge to repair and rebuild even the most challenging auto problems on most makes and models of automobiles, SUVs, mini-vans, truck, diesel truck, trailer, equipment, RV, and even vintage cars. At John’s, we maintain the reputation of high quality, efficient performance on vehicles while preserving focus on our customers.

In addition, we have a heavy equipment repair and service division offering shop and mobile services available. Click here for more info about L-Care heavy equipment and mobile services.

We work with most extended service contracts and fleet service companies.

Are you ready to experience the best Escondido car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Escondido, CA

What sets John's Automotive Service apart from all of the others in Escondido, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Escondido, 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 John's Automotive Service, 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 Escondido auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Escondido, 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

2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer

Chevrolet Trailblazer

Mileage
14,377
Service Date
11/30/2022
Services Performed
  • INCLUDES: CHANGE OIL AND FILTER. LUBE ALL FITTINGS ON STEERING LINKAGE( IF APPLIES), BALL JOINTS & DRIVE SHAFT(S) I( IF APPLIES ). CHECK AND CORRECT ALL FLUID LEVELS TO INCLUDE BRAKE FLUID, POWER STEERING FLUID, COOLANT, BATTERY ACID (UNLESS A SEALED BATTERY), AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID. CHECK TIRE PRESSURE. INSTALL "NEXT SERVICE DUE" STICKER.
  • Performed Brake Inspection. See Inspection for Results
 
Krystin B. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/1/2022

2009 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
196,297
Service Date
11/23/2022
Services Performed
  • INCLUDES: CHANGE OIL AND FILTER. LUBE ALL FITTINGS ON STEERING LINKAGE( IF APPLIES), BALL JOINTS & DRIVE SHAFT(S) I( IF APPLIES ). CHECK AND CORRECT ALL FLUID LEVELS TO INCLUDE BRAKE FLUID, POWER STEERING FLUID, COOLANT, BATTERY ACID (UNLESS A SEALED BATTERY), AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID. CHECK TIRE PRESSURE. INSTALL "NEXT SERVICE DUE" STICKER.
  • Performed Brake Inspection. See Inspection for Results
 
Alan L. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/23/2022

2008 Acura TSX

Acura TSX

Mileage
211,835
Service Date
11/18/2022
Services Performed
  • INCLUDES: CHANGE OIL AND FILTER. LUBE ALL FITTINGS ON STEERING LINKAGE( IF APPLIES), BALL JOINTS & DRIVE SHAFT(S) I( IF APPLIES ). CHECK AND CORRECT ALL FLUID LEVELS TO INCLUDE BRAKE FLUID, POWER STEERING FLUID, COOLANT, BATTERY ACID (UNLESS A SEALED BATTERY), AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID. CHECK TIRE PRESSURE. INSTALL "NEXT SERVICE DUE" STICKER.
 
DERRICK G. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/18/2022

2007 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
120,345
Service Date
11/14/2022
Services Performed
  • Verified concern. Vibration and noise is due to engine vibration transfer to cabin. Inspection shows no grounding points to body. Used chassis ears on vehicle to find vibration is greatest on transmission side. Noted recent transmission mount replacement and engine mount removal as possible attempts at concern. Recommend replacement of all powertrain mounts for concern.
  • Replaced right rear torque strut
  • Accessed and replaced transmission mount
  • Accessed and replaced right side engine mount and torque strut.
 
TINA D. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/15/2022

2012 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
170,095
Service Date
11/2/2022
Services Performed
  • INCLUDES: CHANGE OIL AND FILTER. LUBE ALL FITTINGS ON STEERING LINKAGE( IF APPLIES), BALL JOINTS & DRIVE SHAFT(S) I( IF APPLIES ). CHECK AND CORRECT ALL FLUID LEVELS TO INCLUDE BRAKE FLUID, POWER STEERING FLUID, COOLANT, BATTERY ACID (UNLESS A SEALED BATTERY), AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID. CHECK TIRE PRESSURE. INSTALL "NEXT SERVICE DUE" STICKER.
  • Performed Brake Inspection. See Inspection for Results
 
SANDRA D. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/2/2022

2012 Kia Optima

Kia Optima

Mileage
91,753
Service Date
10/10/2022
Services Performed
  • Verified concern. Fuel leak from supply hose at high pressure fuel pump due to disconnected fitting. Unsure of reason for fitting to come off. Replaced fitting and verified vehicle starts and runs with no leaks. Vehicle shut off after a couple minutes and no fuel from tank. Found no fuel in tank and gauge reads just below half tank remains. Added 1 unit of fuel and verified vehicle starts and runs. Road test and found fuel level did not change.
 
DAN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/11/2022

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Mileage
66,278
Service Date
10/4/2022
Services Performed
  • Replaced rear brake pads and machined rotors, serviced calipers road tested
 
ANDREW W. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/4/2022

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Mileage
66,278
Service Date
10/4/2022
Services Performed
  • Replaced rear brake pads and machined rotors, serviced calipers road tested
 
ANDREW W. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/4/2022

2007 Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Tucson

Mileage
145,268
Service Date
9/30/2022
Services Performed
  • PERFORM BRAKE INSPECTION NEEDS POSSIBLE FRONT BRAKES / MACHINE ROTORS, SAID NOISE COMING FROM FRONT BUT CAN'T REALLY TELL
  • Replaced front brake pads and machined rotors, service calipers road tested
 
RICK S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/1/2022

2005 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
120,673
Service Date
9/28/2022
Services Performed
  • Found severe oil leak on left side of engine. Accessed and inspected to find glow plug 2 connector is out of bore and cause of oil leak and check engine light. Further inspection as to reason connector came out found engine over 6 quarts overfull. Corrected oil level and emptied full aftermarket oil catch can. Suspect over full oil and caused pressure in engine to force connector out. Replaced connector o ring. Verified repairs on road test.
 
Jared P. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/29/2022

2019 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
51,008
Service Date
9/26/2022
Services Performed
  • FOUND:
 
KELLY S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/27/2022

2013 Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento

Mileage
85,306
Service Date
9/22/2022
Services Performed
  • FLUSH TRANSMISSION FLUID. FILL WITH TRANSMISSION ADDITIVE KIT.
  • Performed Brake Inspection. See Inspection for Results
  • INCLUDES: CHANGE OIL AND FILTER. LUBE ALL FITTINGS ON STEERING LINKAGE( IF APPLIES), BALL JOINTS & DRIVE SHAFT(S) I( IF APPLIES ). CHECK AND CORRECT ALL FLUID LEVELS TO INCLUDE BRAKE FLUID, POWER STEERING FLUID, COOLANT, BATTERY ACID (UNLESS A SEALED BATTERY), AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID. CHECK TIRE PRESSURE. INSTALL "NEXT SERVICE DUE" STICKER.
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED RIGHT FRONT OUTER CV AXLE SHAFT ASSEMBLY- TEST OK
 
MIKE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/23/2022