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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

2004 Suzuki XL-7

Suzuki XL-7

Mileage
39,174
Service Date
4/27/2018
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.
  • FRONT PADS AT 5MM AND REAR SHOES AT 3MM. CLEANED AND ADJUSTED REAR BRAKES. IF NOISE KEEPS UP, RECOMMEND FRONT PADS AND ROTORS.
  • CLEAN THROTTLE PLATE, CLEAN MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR, RUN ON VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES 3 STAGE CLEANER AND ADD TREATMENT TO FUEL TANK. RESET ECU AND ROAD TEST 10 MILES.
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
  • ADD VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES CLEANER TO FLUID, ROAD TEST ON FREEWAY. HOOK UP TRANSMISSION FLUSH MACHINE INTO COOLER LINES, PRESSURE FLUSH TRANSMISSION, MAKE SURE TRANSMISSION IS FULL. ADD VALVOLINE FLUID CONDITIONER.
 
RAFAEL Q. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/15/2018

2007 Ford Taurus

Ford Taurus

Mileage
66,603
Service Date
5/10/2018
Services Performed
  • OIL PAN GASKET
  • ENGINE OIL PAN and /OR GASKET – Remove and Replace – O.H.V. – [NOTE: In some cases it may be necessary to R and I Engine. Estimate displayed DOES NOT include Engine removal.]
 
JAY P. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/12/2018

2012 Nissan Versa

Nissan Versa

Mileage
56,475
Service Date
5/1/2018
Services Performed
  • BLOWER MOTOR ASSEMBLY – Remove and Replace – SV – [Includes: R and I Brake Pedal and Bracket Assembly.]
 
NICK M. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/3/2018

2014 Dodge Durango

Dodge Durango

Mileage
37,647
Service Date
4/25/2018
Services Performed
  • LEFT FRONT
 
ALLAN K. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/27/2018

2006 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
93,448
Service Date
4/17/2018
Services Performed
  • ALTERNATOR DRIVE BELT – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,Diesel,Automatic Trans w/o Dual Alternators – [Includes: Serpentine and V-Belt type Belt(s).]
  • RADIATOR HOSE – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,V8,Diesel Lower
  • THERMOSTAT and /OR GASKET – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,Diesel
  • HEATER HOSES – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,Diesel One – [NOTE: Deduct .2 when used in conjunction with Radiator Hose(s) – R and R.]
  • RUN ENGINE ON VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES COOLING SYSTEM CLEANER, REVERSE PRESSURE FLUSH COOLING SYSTEM, ADD CONDITIONER, CHECK FOR LEAKS. ROADTEST VEHICLE 5 MILES AFTER FLUSHING
  • SHOCK and /OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove and Install or Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Both – [DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment.]
  • SHOCK and /OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove and Install or Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Both – [DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment.]
  • FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,6.0L Eng
  • 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.
  • DRAIN AND REFILL TRANSFER CASE
  • ADD VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES CLEANER TO FLUID, ROAD TEST ON FREEWAY. HOOK UP TRANSMISSION FLUSH MACHINE INTO COOLER LINES, PRESSURE FLUSH TRANSMISSION, MAKE SURE TRANSMISSION IS FULL. ADD VALVOLINE FLUID CONDITIONER.
  • AXLE TRACK BAR – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
  • AXLE TRACK BAR BALL JOINT – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty
  • BALL JOINT – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,4WD w/Dual Rear Wheels,Upper and Lower,One Side – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • BALL JOINT – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,4WD w/Dual Rear Wheels,Upper and Lower,One Side – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • TRANSMISSION OIL PAN and /OR GASKET – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Rear,Both,Full Floating Axle,Inboard Mounted Rotor,Seperable,w/Dual Rear Wheels – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinis
 
GENE H. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/20/2018

2006 Jeep Commander

Jeep Commander

Mileage
58,689
Service Date
4/9/2018
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.
  • REPLACE FRONT BRAKE PADS, R and R ROTORS FOR MACHINING, CLEAN AND LUBE ALL HARDWARE " REPACK WHEEL BEARINGS AS REQUIRED" WHEN DOING BRAKES, WE ALWAYS REFINISH ROTORS AND DRUMS TO IMPROVE BEDDING-IN PROCESS TO REDUCE STOPPING DISTANCES, AND TO ALSO REDUCE NOISE-RELATED PROBLEMS. ROAD TEST 10 TO 12 MILES
  • AXLE HOUSING BUSHING – Remove and Replace – Axle Housing
 
ANN R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/11/2018

2005 Lexus RX 330

Lexus RX 330

Mileage
113,705
Service Date
4/3/2018
Services Performed
  • NEEDS RADIATOR SIDE TANK CRACKED
  • RADIATOR – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
 
BERNICE F. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/11/2018

2014 Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Accent

Mileage
56,872
Service Date
4/4/2018
Services Performed
  • WHEEL ALIGNMENT
  • INSTALL CAMBER KIT
 
CATHERINE B. B. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/5/2018

2013 Chevrolet Sonic

Chevrolet Sonic

Mileage
44,359
Service Date
3/26/2018
Services Performed
  • FOUND 2 POWERS AT AC RELAY AND NO COMPUTER GROUND. GROUND RELAY ON COMPUTER SIDE AND RELAY JUMPS AND COMPRESSOR WORKS. COMMAND COMPRESSOR ON WITH SCAN TOOL AND SYSTEM WORKS. ECM SHOWS WE ARE TRYING TO TURN AC ON WITH DASH SWITCH. NO CODES IN ECM OR HVAC MODULE. COMPUTER SHOWS 75PSI ON HIGH SIDE SENSOR NOW. RECOMMEND NEW ECM. INSTALLED NEW ECM AND HVAC CONTROLLER AND STILL NO AC. FOUND WIRES CHEWED ON AMBIENT AIR TEMP SENSOR, COULD NOT MONITOR DATA OR PULL ANY CODES FOR THIS. INSTALLED NEW SENSOR AND WIRING FROM TOP OF RADIATOR TO SENSOR.
  • P00B4- RADIATOR COOLANT TEMP SENSOR CIRCUIT. FOUND SENSOR AT -40 DEGREES. FOUND WIRES CHEWED ON SENSOR, INSTALLED NEW PIG TAIL AND SENSOR READS FINE.
  • INSTALL RADIATOR COOLANT TEMP SENSOR HANESS
  • 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.
  • 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. FOUND AC COMPRESSOR NOT CYCLING. FOUND 5V REFERENCE PLUG OPENED UP ON CONNECTOR AND COMPUTER SHOWING 0PSI IN SYSTEM. SYSTEM IS FULL. JUMPED 5V REFERENCE AND SIGNAL WIRE COMPUTER SHOWS 499PSI. RECOMMEND NEW SENSOR AND CONNECTOR.
  • INSTALL PRESSURE SENSOR AND HARNESS
  • TIRES WERE AT 28PSI SHOULD BE 38PSI
  • REPLACE BATTERY IN KEY FOB
 
STEPHEN K. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/27/2018

2007 Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento

Mileage
110,446
Service Date
3/19/2018
Services Performed
  • FUEL FEED LINE CAME OFF. MAY HAVE NOT EVER BEEN LOCKED ALL THE WAY. LOCKS ON NOW AT THIS TIME
 
ELIZABETH and RUSS M. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/20/2018

2011 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
120,024
Service Date
2/23/2018
Services Performed
  • FOUND COOLANT HOSES FOR OIL COOLER CHEWED THREW BY RODENTS, CODES IN COMPUTER P1217 ENGINE OVER TEMP, P0448 VENT CONTROL VALVE, HV B3000 BATTERY CONTROL SYSTEM, A/C B2631 SUN LOAD SENSOR. FIRST STEP IS TO REPLACE OIL COOLER WATER HOSES AND THEN RETEST.
  • DROP LOWER SUB FRAME DOWN TO REPLACE ENGINE OIL COOLER WATER HOSES. FILL SYSTEM AND ROAD TEST
  • INSURANCE PAY
 
PEARL S. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/18/2018

2014 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
64,486
Service Date
3/16/2018
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.
 
STEVE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/17/2018