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Welcome to Japanese Autocare,
your car service in San Diego, CA!

Choosing Japanese Autocare for your automobile repair is the best way to get dealer quality at a fraction of the cost. . You get higher quality workmanship, factory parts, and all the same warranties.

Located in Rancho Bernardo, Japanese Autocare’s experienced auto repair mechanics specialize in the auto repair of all Japanese brands including Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Lexus, Infiniti, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Suzuki, and Hyundai.

Here at Japanese Autocare 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 Japanese Autocare is the best option in town!

Up to 50% less than dealer repair charges

All Japanese models repaired
Cars, trucks, and minivans
Guaranteed work

Call today to see how we can save you money on your Rancho Bernardo auto repair needs!

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About Japanese Autocare San Diego, CA

Choosing Japanese Autocare for your automobile repair is the best way to get dealer quality at a fraction of the cost… You get higher quality workmanship, factory parts, and all the same warranties.

Located in Rancho Bernardo, Japanese Autocare‘s experienced auto repair mechanics specialize in the auto repair of all Japanese brands including Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Lexus, Infiniti, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Suzuki, and Hyundai.

Old fashioned values still apply with the mechanics at Japanese Autocare in Rancho Bernardo!

Rancho Bernardo Extended Warranty Auto Repair Center
Japanese Autocare, located in Rancho Bernardo, is an extended warranty repair center. We are to repair your foreign make car, truck, or minivan under your extended warranty, and we will provide you with quality car repair without the high cost of dealer labor.

What Makes Us Different from Other Rancho Bernardo Auto Repair Shops and Mechanics?

  • Same Day Service
  • Factory Parts
  • Certified Technicians
  • Dealer Quality at a Fraction of the Cost
  • Owner Operated
  • 28 Years Experience
  • Extended Warranty Scheduled Maintenance
  • Warranties Validation

All Types of Work from Oil Changes to Major Engine Repair
By now you probably realize that not all auto repair mechanics are the same! We here at Japanese Autocare pride ourselves on being Japanese auto repair specialists in everything from basic servicing to major repairs. With our 28 years experience with Japanese automobiles, our mechanics have seen just about every problem…and we’ve diagnosed and repaired those problems, too! We know exactly what to look for in the different makes, and we know exactly how to fix the problems common to Japanese cars, trucks, and minivans.

This makes a big difference – to your automobile and to your checkbook. You won’t be bringing your Honda, Toyota, Nissan, or Mazda back for the same repair over and over! And you won’t have to spend a fortune, either! When you bring your Japanese car, truck, or minivan to Japanese Autocare, we will make sure it leaves running like new – and we guarantee our work!

Whether you drive a Lexus, Mitsubishi, Infiniti, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, or any other Japanese automobile, your can trust that the experienced auto repair mechanics at Japanese Autocare to accurately diagnose the problem and repair it quickly at the best price in town

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 Japanese Autocare 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 Japanese Autocare, 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

2013 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
83,250
Service Date
8/12/2022
Services Performed
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check fluid levels and tire pressures. Road test vehicle.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL
  • TIRE ROTATION
 
TOM L. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/12/2022

2005 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
133,308
Service Date
8/11/2022
Services Performed
  • PRE PURCHASE INSPECTION
 
KELLEN M. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/11/2022

2007 Acura MDX

Acura MDX

Mileage
94,452
Service Date
7/18/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK CHARGING SYSTEM
  • HOOD SHOCKS OR STRUTS – Remove & Replace – Both Sides.
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Test.]
  • BATTERY CABLE – Remove & Replace – Positive
  • REPLACE BATTERY
 
WAYNE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/28/2022

2011 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
89,336
Service Date
7/18/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK LEAK(S)
  • REPLACE OIL COOLER LINE(S)
  • REPLACE REAR BRAKE PADS AND ROTORS.
  • TIRE ROTATION
  • Check brake fluid for moisture and contamination. 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.
  • REPLACE CABIN FILTER
  • Road test and verify engine performance, transmission operation, and shift patterns. Drain transmission fluid. Refill transmission fluid. Recheck fluid level. Road test vehicle and reinspect.
  • SPRAY AND CLEAN ENGINE AND REMOVE OIL.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check fluid levels and tire pressures. Road test vehicle.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL
  • TIRE ROTATION – [If Needed]
 
XERNAN L. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/19/2022

2011 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
193,847
Service Date
6/30/2022
Services Performed
  • Test Drove vehicle for possible problems, CHECK ENGINE WARNING LAMP "OFF" During test drive. Tested ECM for possible trouble code (s), P0101 Related to Mass Air flow sensor and/or Circuit problem OBD monitors NOT COMPLETED. Inspected under the hood for possible problems. Throttle boot VENT HOSE DISCONNECTED upon arrival. Recommend to reconnect disconnected vent hose TO RETEST.
  • Connected Disconnected Vent hose, RETESTED for possible problems, MAF sensor reading erratic. Recommend to replace MAF sensor.
  • MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR – Remove & Replace – w/Air Temp Sensor
 
Thomas A. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/30/2022

2008 Acura MDX

Acura MDX

Mileage
99,538
Service Date
6/20/2022
Services Performed
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check fluid levels and tire pressures. Road test vehicle.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL
  • TIRE ROTATION
 
Young C. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/20/2022

2015 Lexus ES 350

Lexus ES 350

Mileage
25,586
Service Date
6/8/2022
Services Performed
  • TMPS Tire Pressure System Motor collaborate
 
SHAHLA G. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/8/2022

2018 Lexus ES 350

Lexus ES 350

Mileage
9,340
Service Date
5/11/2022
Services Performed
  • CUSTOMER REQUESTED THE FOLLOWING: to install lug nuts
  • replace and install all new lug nuts
 
Gracila F. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/16/2022

2008 Nissan Versa

Nissan Versa

Mileage
49,886
Service Date
4/21/2022
Services Performed
  • CUSTOMER STATED THE FOLLOWING: hearing noise coming from the front of the vehicle when going on the freeway…
  • TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – Automatic Trans
 
SUSAN R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/25/2022

2006 Toyota Matrix

Toyota Matrix

Mileage
106,692
Service Date
4/14/2022
Services Performed
  • CUSTOMER STATED THE FOLLOWING: car is not turning on…. client got car towed in.
  • unable to test drive vehicle due to current conditions, inspected under the hood for possible problems battery unit defective, replaced battery, alternator output at 11.98 Volts, recommend to replace alternator unit.
  • BATTERY UNIT – Remove & Replace [Includes CAN/OBD II monitor keep alive memory]
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – Eng VIN R,Eng CD 1ZZ-FE – [Includes: Test.]
  • COMPLETE OBD II drive cycle – As per customer request.
 
DAVID C. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/22/2022

2006 Scion tC

Scion tC

Mileage
153,722
Service Date
4/20/2022
Services Performed
  • Tested Oil pressure at 35 Psi during idle. Loud engine ticking during idle, Inspected for possible noise, Noise coming from timing chain are, recommend to replace tinning chain kit, – None related front and rear engine mounts, TO RETEST.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check fluid levels and tire pressures. Road test vehicle.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL
  • TIRE ROTATION
  • Replaced Timing chain, starter engine, engine oil light warning indicator OFF at idle test drove vehicle, NO TICKING NOISE, NO ENGINE OIL WARING LAMP ON. NOW SYSTEM WORKS AS INTENDED.
  • OIL PAN &/OR GASKET – Remove & Replace – Lower
  • (Combination) – OIL STRAINER – Remove & Replace
  • ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION MOUNT – Remove & Replace – Engine,Right Side,Rear of Engine Compartment – Includes front engine mount replace.
 
Jacklyn G. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/20/2022

2011 Nissan Rogue

Nissan Rogue

Mileage
111,413
Service Date
4/15/2022
Services Performed
  • Tested Right rear seat belt stuck on lock mode, tested SRS for possible codes, B1018 related to SRS sensor unit detects failure on the occupant sensor. Recommend to remove right side recliner, rear seat, and reset and relearns SRS system.
  • Removed seat assembly, released object trapped on rear compartment, reset and relearn SRS system , NOW SYSTEM WORKS AS INTENDED.
 
FRANK M. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/16/2022