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Auto Tech Auto Repair Services

Auto Tech Auto Repair has been providing high quality auto repair for residents of El Cajon, San Diego, La Mesa and other local communities for over 39 years. Auto Tech Auto Repair is an AAA approved auto repair shop in El Cajon.

At Auto Tech Auto Repair, we work on all makes and models including: European Models – BMW, Volvo, Mercedes, Mini Cooper, Audi and VW, Asian Imports – Lexus, Infinity, Toyota, Honda, Subaru and more.

Our Services

Complete Automotive Care

Top-Quality Auto Maintenance And Repair By Our Experienced Team

Oil & Filter Change

Changing your oil every 5,000 miles keeps your car running great. And it helps avoid bigger repair bills down the road.


Keep your vehicle in optimal condition with regular tune-ups. We’ll check your belts, hoses, spark plugs and more to extend the life of your car.

Warranty Maintenance

Don’t invalidate your car’s warranty by not performing the required maintenance. Bring your car to us and keep your coverage in place.

Air Conditioning

Hot out there today? We do air conditioning repair and recharging to help you keep your cool in the summer heat.

Brakes and Pads

How are your brake pads doing? We’ll let you know. Servicing your breaks is critical to keeping you and your family safe.


Your transmission is key to keeping your vehicle moving. Regular maintenance of your transmission is key!

AAA Approved Auto Shop

AAA Approved Auto Repair

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Listen To What Our Customers Say…

It’s Our Customers That Matter Most.

Lexus Repair Customer

Dan S.

Tom & John have done an excellent job keeping my fathers Lexus in great shape. Each time he raves about how nice they are and the work they do.

Craig C.

Excellent reviews reflect the experience I had with Auto Tech. An overall great experience from start to finish. Special thanks to Tom for helping make  sense of everything! I'll definitely be back!

Will R.

Tom took very great care of me & my wife's  Nissan 2001 white van like a true PRO‼ Was straight up with everything‼ We didn't think it could be saved but TOM came though like a PRO. 

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Auto Care Services To Keep You On The Road

Brake Services:

Your brakes never seem like a problem until it’s too late. Over 20% of accidents caused by mechanical failure are due to faulty brakes. That’s second only to tires. And unlike tires, you can’t easily check brake wear on your own.

At Auto Tech Automotive Repair we're brake experts. We’ll make sure your pads, shoes, rotors, calipers and hydraulic system are all in good shape before you find out the hard way.

Tune Ups & Preventative Maintenance:

Want to keep your car repair expenses down?

The easiest and best way to reduce the cost of car repairs is to bring your vehicle in for regular tune-ups and preventative maintenance.

We’ll make sure your oil and filters are clean, your brakes are in good shape and correct small issues before they become big repair bills.

Schedule a Tune Up Today:
(619) 588-5742

Diagnostics & Emergency Repairs

What is that sound? Is it a squeak? A squeal? A sputter?

Does it start?

Don’t self-diagnose your car issues, we’ve got the most modern diagnostic tools to figure out exactly what’s ailing your vehicle.

You count on your car to keep your life running. So we’ll get you back on the road as soon as possible. And you can always rely on us for a complete, accurate and fair price quote.

Case Study: The 20-Point Inspection Pays Off

One Friday morning, David brought his Volvo S70 to the shop for an oil change. Pretty basic stuff. He grabbed a coffee and waited in the lobby.

After changing the oil and filters, the mechanic did a standard 20-point inspection and saw that the brake fluid was a little low. So they looked into it a bit more closely.

The auto repair technician found a slow fluid leak in the break line. When asked, David said that he had noticed pushing the brake pedal a little harder recently. But the warning light didn’t came on, so he didn’t worry too much about it.

If the Auto Tech Automotive Repair mechanics hadn’t been thorough, the leak could easily have resulted in an accident. Instead, the they were able to replace the brake line and get David and his Volvo S70 safely back on the road the same day.

Who We Are: The Auto Mechanics You Can Trust In San Diego, El Cajon

We’re proud to have been providing the best auto care to the El Cajon community for 39 years. We’ve performed many thousands of oil changes, brake checks and emergency repairs for families just like yours to keep their cars on the road and performing at their best. Our shop is stocked with state-of-the-art equipment and diagnostic tools operated by a well-trained team of mechanics. We are experienced in comprehensive auto care for both domestic and foreign vehicles of all types.

We treat our customers like we would want to be treated. That means you’ll always receive a through, accurate quote and the best pricing possible. Schedule an appointment to see for yourself.

Some Common Myths About Caring For Your Car:

“Only a dealership can perform my scheduled maintenance.”

There’s no need to get your car serviced at an over-priced dealership service center. Any quality repair shop like ours should have the tools to perform the required service to your manufacturer’s specifications to preserve your warranty. If you have any doubts-- just ask us!

“Premium gasoline gives my car premium performance.”

Unless your car’s manual specifically states to use “premium fuel only,” then buying premium fuel is just a waste of money. American drivers wasted more than $2 billion in 2015 using premium fuel in cars designed to run on regular unleaded fuel.

“Use a penny to test when to replace your tires. ” 

The “Penny Test” is a trick many of us were taught to test tread depth. But the truth is that by the time you can see Honest Abe’s head, your tire performance has already been compromised. Want to stay safe? Try using a quarter instead!

Hear What Customers Like You Are Saying About Us:

Auto Repair Customer

Marie W.

Auto Tech has done an outstanding job of maintaining and repairing my automobiles for several years.  I hear other friends having issues with repairs and I am so glad I can trust this company to do a great job and stand by it!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s that bump, clunk, squeal, or screech? 

We get some variation of this question about 20 times per day! Unfortunately, it’s hard to tell exactly what’s wrong without the proper diagnostic equipment. We’ve got the tools to do it, so bring you car in and we’ll let you know exactly what’s causing your mystery sound.

Does it hurt my car if I drive with the check engine light on?

It is possible, but unless the light is flashing then you’re usually okay for a short distance. It’s more likely that you’ll experience reduced performance. We do recommended that you come see us right away, to see what exactly is wrong before it can do long-term damage.

What’s the correct tire pressure for my car?

The recommended tire pressure is set by the tire manufacturer. Tire pressure is measured in PSI (pounds per square inch) and you can find your recommended pressure on the side of your tires. Properly inflated tires will help you get better gas mileage and reduce tire wear.

Bring Your Vehicle To The El Cajon Auto Care Experts!
Easy To Find &
Convenient Hours 

Office Hours:

Monday           8:00 AM-5:00​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ PM

Tuesday           8:00 AM-5:00​​​​​​​ PM

Wednesday     8:00 AM-5:00​​​​​​​ PM

Thursday         8:00 AM-5:00​​​​​​​ PM

Friday               8:00 AM-5:00​​​​​​​ PM

Saturday                    Closed 

Sunday                       Closed


OR CALL US NOW AT (619) 588-5742