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

Choosing Japanese Auto Care 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 Auto Care 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 Auto Care 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 Auto Care San Diego, CA

Choosing Japanese Auto Care 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 Auto Care‘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 Auto Care 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 Auto Care 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 Auto Care, 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

2006 Lexus ES 330

Lexus ES 330

Mileage
118,815
Service Date
8/15/2019
Services Performed
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: R and I Upper Intake Manifold.]
  • OBD-II Vehicle Diagnostic Scan
 
BRYANT C. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/16/2019

2015 Lexus RX 350

Lexus RX 350

Mileage
31,780
Service Date
7/30/2019
Services Performed
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check fluid levels and tire pressures. Road test vehicle.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL
 
XIAO F. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/9/2019

2017 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
38,089
Service Date
8/7/2019
Services Performed
  • Customer states right front passenger window acting up please check and advise. Oil change and filter replace, check over.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check fluid levels and tire pressures. Road test vehicle.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL
 
PAM G. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/9/2019

2007 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
198,176
Service Date
8/5/2019
Services Performed
  • AC SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC FINDINGS: LEAK DETECTED AT SCHRADER VALVES AND COMPRESSOR SHELL. CUSTOMER DECLINED SERVICE AT THIS TIME.
 
BOBBI O. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/9/2019

2009 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
81,084
Service Date
7/19/2019
Services Performed
  • CLIENT REQUESTED THE FOLLOWING: 1. REPLACEMENT OF MASTER WINDOW SWITCH and RETEST 2. REPLACEMENT OF DRIVER FRONT DOOR HANDLE
  • DOOR WINDOW SWITCH – Remove and Replace – Each
  • DOOR WINDOW MOTOR – Remove and Replace – Front,Each
 
LANE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/21/2019

2007 Infiniti G35

Infiniti G35

Mileage
221,227
Service Date
7/18/2019
Services Performed
  • Customer requested tom replace A/C compressor – Oil change garage mentioned damage on compressor unit. Please validate that, and replace as needed.
  • A/C COMPRESSOR – Remove and Replace – Sedan – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • Evacuate and recharge with R-134 refrigerant. Check condition of all belts and lines. Test system performance.
 
OSCAR B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/20/2019

2009 Nissan Murano

Nissan Murano

Mileage
127,461
Service Date
7/12/2019
Services Performed
  • Tested PCM for possible trouble codes, P0
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL
  • MAJOR MAINTENANCE SERVICE: LUBE, OIL, AND FILTER DRAIN PLUG WASHER OIL FILTER ENGINE OIL AIR FILTER CABIN FILTER
  • Remove and replace rear brake disc rotors. Remove and replace rear brake pad linings. Clean and lubricate brake calipers / drums and slide mechanisms. Inspect and fill brake fluid as required. Road test vehicle.
  • FUEL SENDING UNIT – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Complete OBD II Drive Cycle – Pending code P0420
  • SMOG TEST – Paid To Secor
  • RADIATOR HOSE – Remove and Replace – Upper,#1
 
CELESTE L. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/14/2019

2006 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

Mileage
222,132
Service Date
6/7/2019
Services Performed
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check fluid levels and tire pressures. Road test vehicle.
  • Hazardous waste disposal
  • Customer Requested: BRAKE INSPECTION (REAR). OBD HEALTH REPORT SCAN. INSPECTION OF PASSENGER REAR TIRE LEAK.
 
DANIEL L. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/13/2019

2007 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
119,327
Service Date
6/4/2019
Services Performed
  • Customer states maintenance warning indicator ON, Please check and advise.
  • Hazardous waste disposal
  • BRAKE HOSES and LINES – INSPECT – [Check the master cylinder and VSA modulator-control unit for damage and leakage.] DRIVESHAFT/PROPELLER SHAFT DUST BOOTS – INSPECT – [Check boots for cracks and boot bands for tightness.] ENGINE COOLANT – INSPECT – [Check the coolant level in the coolant reservoir. Make sure it is between the MAX mark and the MIN mark. If the coolant level in the coolant reservoir is at or below the MIN mark, add coolant to bring it up to the MAX mark, then inspect the cooling system for leaks.] EXHAUST SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Check catalytic converter heat shields, exhaust pipes, and muffler for damage, leaks, and tightness. NOTE: According to state and federal regulations, failure to do this maintenance item will not void the customer's emissions warranties. However, Acura recommends that all maintenance services be done at the recommended interval, to ensure long-term reliability.] FLUID and LUBRICANT LEVELS – INSPECT FRONT and REAR BRAKES – INSPECT – [Check pads and discs for wear (thickness), damage, and cracks. Check calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness of mounting bolts.] FUEL LINES and CONNECTIONS – INSPECT – [Check for loose connections, cracks, and deterioration; retighten loose connections and replace damaged parts. NOTE: According to state and federal regulations, failure to do this maintenance item will not void the customer's emissions warranties. However, Acura recommends that all maintenance services be done at the recommended interval, to ensure long-term reliability.] PARKING BRAKE – INSPECT STEERING COMPONENTS – INSPECT – [Inspect tie-rod ends, steering gearbox, and gearbox boots. Check steering linkage. Check boots for damage and leaking grease. Check fluid lines for damage and leaks.] SUSPENSION COMPONENTS – INSPECT – [Check bolts for tightness. Check condition of ball joint boots for deterioration and damage.] CABIN FILTER – REPLACE ENGINE AIR FILTER – REPLACE TRANSMISSION FLUID -REPLACE ENGINE OIL – REPLACE ENGINE OIL FILTER – REPLACE MAINTENANCE MINDER LIGHT – RESET – [Reset the Maintenance Minder Light after every service is performed. If the Light is reset without performing a service, the system will not show the proper maintenance intervals. This can lead to serious mechanical problems because you will no longer have an accurate record of when maintenance is needed.] VALVE CLEARANCE – ADJUST – [Adjust only if noisy.]
 
samara D. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/10/2019

2007 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

Mileage
145,291
Service Date
5/29/2019
Services Performed
  • Passenger Side Front Door Window Motor and Regulator – Remove and Replace
  • Driver Side Rear Door Window Motor and Regulator – Remove and Replace
 
VINCENT G. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/31/2019