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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

2007 Saturn Vue

Saturn Vue

Mileage
122,406
Service Date
8/8/2018
Services Performed
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove and Replace – V6
 
GREG A. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/11/2018

2004 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
189,652
Service Date
8/6/2018
Services Performed
  • TEST BATTERY, CHECK CHARGING SYSTEM, REMOVE BATTERY CABLES, CLEAN POSTS AND CABLE ENDS WITH VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES CLEANER. SEAL CONNECTIONS USING SUPPLIED PADS FROM VALVOLINE KIT.
 
JOHN C. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/7/2018

2010 Mazda 5

Mazda 5

Mileage
125,695
Service Date
8/6/2018
Services Performed
  • TRANSMISSION MOUNT BOLT FELL OFF, INSTALL AND ALIGN ENGINE, CHECK OTHER PARTS AND WATER PUMP AND ADVISE
  • AXLE SHAFT ASSEMBLY – Remove and Install or Remove and Replace – Left – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • TOWING
  • OUTLETS DO WORK
 
VLADIMIR G. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/7/2018

2004 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
127,342
Service Date
8/6/2018
Services Performed
  • P0128 COOLANT THERMOSTAT PROBLEM FULL OF COOLANT NEEDS THERMOSTAT
  • THERMOSTAT and /OR GASKET – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: R and I Starter Assembly.]
  • SHOCK and /OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove and Install or Remove and Replace – Both – [DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment.]
  • SHOCK and /OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove and Install or Remove and Replace – Both – [Includes: Bleed Brake System (where applicable). DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment (where applicable).]
  • WHEEL ALIGNMENT
 
JAMES and JOSIE P. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/7/2018

2013 Kia Forte

Kia Forte

Mileage
72,342
Service Date
8/1/2018
Services Performed
  • CUSTOMER REQUEST LEFT FRONT
 
RANDY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/3/2018

2008 Chevrolet Chevy Express

Chevrolet Chevy Express

Mileage
111,573
Service Date
7/20/2018
Services Performed
  • TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY – Removal and Installation – All Applicable Models
  • RADIATOR – Remove and Replace – V8,Gas
  • REFLASH TCM FOR CURRENT CALIBRATION
  • FOUND CODES P0218- TRANS FLUID OVER TEMP. P0712- TRANS FLUID TEMP SENSOR LOW VOLTAGE. P0717- INPUT SPEED SENSOR CIRCUIT LOW VOLTAGE. P0894- TRANS COMPONENT SLIPPING. P0973- 1-2 SHIFT SOLENOID CONTROL CIRCUIT LOW VOLTAGE. P0976- 2-3 SHIFT SOLENOID CONTROL CIRCUIT LOW VOLTAGE. P1818- TRANS FLUID PRESSURE VALVE POSITION SWITCH IDICATES DRIVE W/O DRIVE RATIO. P0562- SYSTEM VOLTAGE TOO LOW. P0602- TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE NOT PROGRAMMED. P0563- TRANS CONTROL MODULE VOLTAGE HIGH. P0603- TRANS CONTROL MODULE LONG TERM MEMORY RESET. TESTED POWER AND GROUNDS FOUND THEM WORKING. INSTALLED NEW TCM AND NOW ONLY HAVE CODES P0973 AND P0976. PERFORMED FLOW CHART AND FOUND THE TRANSMISSION DEFECTIVE, WIRING HARNESS AND ALL SOLENOIDS ARE MELTED.
  • TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER – Remove and Replace – Auxiliary
 
CRYSTAL and JAMES M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/24/2018

2004 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
269,578
Service Date
7/19/2018
Services Performed
  • UPON REMOVAL OF DRIVER SIDE HEAD FOUND CYLINDER 2 EXHAUST VALVE SEAT IN TOP OF PISTON AND CYLINDER HEAD. CYLINDER 8 INTAKE VALVES HIT TOP OF PISTON. HALF OF THE HEAD BOLTS WERE LOOSE. NEEDS NEW ENGINE.
  • ENGINE ASSEMBLY – Removal and Installation – Diesel,6.6L Eng,Eng VIN 2,2WD,Automatic Trans w/Air Cond – [Includes: Recover, Evacuate and Recharge Air Conditioning System.
  • TRANSFER PARTS FROM OLD ENGINE TO NEW ENGINE
  • FREIGHT
  • FREIGHT
  • RESEAL LOWER ENGINE OIL PAN. BACK SIDE OF PAN HAD NO SILICONE FROM FACTORY.
 
DANIEL A. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/23/2018

2010 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
170,613
Service Date
7/11/2018
Services Performed
  • FOUND END OF AC COMPRESSOR BROKE OFF, SHAFT TURNS CLUTCH GONE. IDLER BEARING FROZE UP
  • REPLACE AC COMPRESSOR AND BELT AND BELT IDLERS
  • 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.
 
DAVID M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/14/2018

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage
77,705
Service Date
6/26/2018
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.
 
JERRY J. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/16/2018

2007 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
169,657
Service Date
7/5/2018
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.
 
TERRY and JANE K. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/7/2018

2007 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Mileage
187,882
Service Date
6/29/2018
Services Performed
  • SEAT BELT RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY – Remove and Replace – Front,One
 
COURTNEY and KYLE A. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/5/2018

2011 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
57,694
Service Date
6/18/2018
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.
 
ROBERTA T. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/20/2018