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Welcome to B & C Auto Repair, your car service in Vista!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Vista, you’ve found us. Here at B & C Auto Repair we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Vista car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at B & C Auto Repair 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 Vista offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our Vista car 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 Vista, we are totally confident that B & C Auto Repair is the best option in town!

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The Absolute Best Car Service in Vista

What sets B & C Auto Repair from all of the others in Vista?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Vista, 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 B & C Auto Repair 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 auto repair Vista table.

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

About B & C Auto Repair Vista

Since 1968 B & C Auto Repair has been there for the people of Vista. Founded by Bob La Bouve and Clarence Dechwa,  in 1997 Ray and Cecelia La Bouve (Cecelia Deckwa) took over the family Business. 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 Vista has to offer.

Our family of technicians and service staff see their work here at B & C Auto Repair as more than a job. It’s their vocation and livelihood. Each member of our team is invested in your satisfaction.

B & C Auto Repair 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 B & C Auto Repair the best car service in Vista!

Ray La Bouve has been with the business since day one and now he has brought in his son Cory.

This makes us a third generation family owned business!

“B & C Auto Repair has always believed in keeping up to date with all equipment to diagnose quick and more accurately.  From oil changes to engine overhauls we do it all.  We guarantee all our work to your utmost satisfaction and take pride in what we do.  We welcome the privilege to work on your vehicles.  Thank you very much.”

– Ray La Bouve

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

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2005 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
137,332
Service Date
5/18/2022
Services Performed
  • ROAD TEST 3 TO 4 MILES, ADVISE AND NOTE ON ANY WARNING LIGHTS ON OR NOISES, ADVISE AND NOTE ON OIL LEAK"S" CHANGE ENGINE OIL AND OIL FILTER, CHECK AIR FILTER AND ADVISE, CHECK AND TOP OFF ALL FLUID LEVELS. CHECK ALL HOSES AND BELTS AND ADVISE, CHECK LIGHTS AND ADVISE, CHECK TIRE AIR PRESSURE AND SET TO MANUFACTURE SPECS, SAFETY CHECK UNDER CAR. ADVISE ON FURTHER REPAIRS AS SEEN. RESET OIL CHANGE LIGHT. FILL OUT REPORT
  • FRONT PADS ARE AT 6MM REAR AT 4MM
  • FOUND BAD "LOOSE" CONNECTIONS ON BATTERIES
  • FUEL FILTER – Remove & Replace – 2500 HD,Diesel Element
  • BRAKE SHOES &/OR PADS – Remove & Replace – 1500 HD,2500 HD,3500 Rear – [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary. Adjust Brakes (where applicable). Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable). DOES NOT include refi
  • replace left rear hub seal
 
JEANNIE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/18/2022

2006 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
302,492
Service Date
5/13/2022
Services Performed
  • FOUND PINION BEARINGS FAULTY. REMOVED COVER AND FOUND PINION GEAR RUBBING ON CARRIER ASSEMBLY.
  • INSTALL CUSTOMERS FRONT SHOCKS
  • REBUILD REAR DIFF, INSTALL NEW RING AND PINION AND WHEEL BEARINGS
  • WHEEL HUB – Remove & Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,4WD Front,w/o Dual Rear Wheels,Both – [Serviced as an Assembly.]
 
JERRY R. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/13/2022

2016 GMC Sierra 3500 HD

GMC Sierra 3500 HD

Mileage
104,728
Service Date
5/12/2022
Services Performed
  • FREIGHT
 
RICH V. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/12/2022

2004 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
178,187
Service Date
5/4/2022
Services Performed
  • FOUND CODE P0101- MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR CIRCUIT OUT OF RANGE. P0404- EGR FEEDBACK SIGNAL OUT OF RANGE. PERFORMED FLOW CHART AND FOUND EGR VENT SOLENOID NOT HOLDING VACUUM. RECOMMEND ALL SOLENOIDS AND VACUUM SENSOR. PERFORMED ROAD TEST AND FOUND EGR MONITOR PASSED.
  • FREIGHT
 
DOUG F. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/12/2022

2016 Dodge Journey

Dodge Journey

Mileage
137,382
Service Date
5/11/2022
Services Performed
  • ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION MOUNT – Remove & Replace – AWD Engine,Rear
  • ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION MOUNT – Remove & Replace – V6 Engine,Right Side
  • ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION MOUNT – Remove & Replace – Center Support
  • ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION MOUNT – Remove & Replace – Damper
  • ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION MOUNT – Remove & Replace – Engine,Left Side
 
DANIELLE H. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/11/2022

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Mileage
88,910
Service Date
5/10/2022
Services Performed
  • FOUND VALVE BODY CODES, FLUID IS BURNT. RECOMMEND NEW TRANSMISSION
  • TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – V8,6 Spd Trans,RWD w/Skid Plate – [Includes: Programming. Includes: Confirm Fluid temperature for level check.] – [Includes: Flush Cooling Lines. Includes: Adjust and road test.]
  • BACK FLUSH TRANSMISSION COOLER AND LINES.
  • CONDENSER – Remove & Replace – V8 w/o Auxiliary Battery – [Includes: R&I Air Cleaner.] – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • PROGRAMMING SELECTED 24270599 24274447 24271221 24271222
  • ROAD TEST CHECK AC CONTROLS FOR PROPER FUNCTION. AND AC CLUTCH ACTION. EVACUATE AND RECHARGE AC SYSTEM. HOLD ON VACUUM FOR 30 MINUTES TO CHECK. CHECK FOR LEAKS.
 
DAVE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/10/2022

2017 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
68,767
Service Date
5/4/2022
Services Performed
  • ROAD TEST BEFORE AND AFTER, ADVISE AND NOTE ON ANY WARNING LIGHTS ON OR NOISES, ADVISE AND NOTE ON OIL LEAK"S" CHANGE ENGINE OIL AND OIL FILTER, CHECK AIR FILTER AND ADVISE, CHECK AND TOP OFF ALL FLUID LEVELS. CHECK ALL HOSES AND BELTS AND ADVISE, CHECK LIGHTS AND ADVISE, CHECK TIRE AIR PRESSURE AND SET TO MANUFACTURE SPECS, SAFETY CHECK UNDER CAR. ADVISE ON FURTHER REPAIRS AS SEEN. RESET OIL CHANGE LIGHT. CHECK FOR ALL OIL LEAKS, AND ADVISE.
 
WAYNE & MARY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/4/2022

2005 Pontiac Vibe

Pontiac Vibe

Mileage
186,932
Service Date
4/26/2022
Services Performed
  • FRONT PADS ARE AT 5MM CAN GO TO 3MM. FRONT ROTORS ARE WARPED FROM HEAT BUT SAFE REAR BRAKE LININGS ARE WORN OUT AT 1MM
  • NOISE WE HEAR IS CLUNK FROM FRONT SWAY BAR LINKS AND BUSHINGS
  • WHEEL CYLINDER – Remove & Replace – Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable), bleed System and replace Shoes (if necessary).]
  • FLUSH HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM WITH 24OZ OF VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES FLUID, USING VALVOLINE BRAKE FLUSH MACHINE. INSTALL SUPPLIED BLEEDER CAPS ONTO CALIPERS AND CLEAN.
  • STABILIZER BAR CONTROL LINK, SWAY BAR MOUNT BUSHINGS – Remove & Replace – Both
  • ALTERNATOR DRIVE BELT – Remove & Replace – Base – [Includes: Serpentine and V-Belt type Belt(s).]
 
DEBBIE & GARY L. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/27/2022

2015 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
82,204
Service Date
4/12/2022
Services Performed
  • ROAD TEST BEFORE AND AFTER, ADVISE AND NOTE ON ANY WARNING LIGHTS ON OR NOISES, ADVISE AND NOTE ON OIL LEAK"S" CHANGE ENGINE OIL AND OIL FILTER, CHECK AIR FILTER AND ADVISE, CHECK AND TOP OFF ALL FLUID LEVELS. CHECK ALL HOSES AND BELTS AND ADVISE, CHECK LIGHTS AND ADVISE, CHECK TIRE AIR PRESSURE AND SET TO MANUFACTURE SPECS, SAFETY CHECK UNDER CAR. ADVISE ON FURTHER REPAIRS AS SEEN. RESET OIL CHANGE LIGHT. CHECK FOR ALL OIL LEAKS, AND ADVISE.
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
 
MIREILLE & ROBERT S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/12/2022

2012 RAM Pickup

RAM Pickup

Mileage
100,418
Service Date
4/8/2022
Services Performed
  • DRIVE VEHICLE ABOUT 20 MILES AND AC STAYS COLD ON BOTH SIDES.
  • CHECKED FOR POWER AND GROUND AND FOUND GOOD AT MOTOR. RECOMMEND NEW WASHER PUMP.
  • WASHER PUMP – Remove & Replace – In-Line6
 
DALE & RITA G. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/12/2022

2016 RAM 2500 HD

RAM 2500 HD

Mileage
72,667
Service Date
4/11/2022
Services Performed
  • TRANSMISSION OIL PAN &/OR GASKET – Remove & Replace – Trans Mfr CD 68RFE,In-Line6 – [Includes: Additional time for use of scan tool to perform this procedure.]
  • REPLACE TRANSMISSION THERMOSTAT
  • FRONT PADS ARE AT 12MM REAR PADS ARE AT 6MM
  • INSTALL VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES REAR DIFFERENTIAL CLEANER AND RUN IN DRIVE FOR 5 MINUTES ON RACK THEN REMOVE REAR COVER CLEAN OUT, RESEAL, REFILL "IF POSSI" ADD ADDITIVE AND MAKE TIGHT TURNS 5 TIMES BOTH DIRECTIONS TO GET OIL UP INTO CLUTCH PLATES
  • DRAIN AND REFILL TRANSFER CASE
 
CHRIS K. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/11/2022

2008 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
160,567
Service Date
4/5/2022
Services Performed
  • POWER STEERING HOSE – Remove & Replace – Pressure
  • DRAIN OUT POWERSTEERING FLUID. ADD BG CLEANER INTO SYSTEM AND ROTATE STEERING WHEEL LEFT AND RIGHT WHILE SUCKING OUT AND ADDING CLEANER. AFTER ALL CLEANER IS USED, INSTALL BG POWER STEERING FLUID. ROADTEST VEHICLE AND RECHECK FOR LEAKS.
 
MARCELA A. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/8/2022