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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

2019 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
55,987
Service Date
6/9/2022
Services Performed
  • BATTERY WAS DEAD YESTERDAY, HAD TO JUMP START THIS MORNING CHECK OUT BATTERY SYSTEM
  • 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.
 
MICHAEL B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/20/2022

2017 Acura MDX

Acura MDX

Mileage
22,161
Service Date
5/20/2022
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.
  • FRONT PADS ARE AT 8MM REAR PADS ARE AT 6MM STARTING ABOUT 10MM CAN GO TO 3MM
 
RITA O. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/7/2022

2006 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
165,730
Service Date
5/23/2022
Services Performed
  • FOUND WATER PUMP LEAKING COOLANT.
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace – In-Line6
  • RUN ENGINE ON BG COOLING SYSTEM CLEANER, REVERSE PRESSURE FLUSH COOLING SYSTEM, ADD BG CONDITIONER, CHECK FOR LEAKS. ROADTEST VEHICLE 5 MILES AFTER FLUSHING
 
BRAD B. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/23/2022

2006 GMC Yukon

GMC Yukon

Mileage
109,782
Service Date
5/20/2022
Services Performed
  • RAISED CAR NOISE IS COMING FROM INSIDE ENGINE OIL PAN NEAR CENTER, WILL NEED TO PULL OIL PAN FOR FURTHER CHECKING
  • ENGINE OIL PAN DRAIN PLUG FULL OF METAL. DID NOT SEE ANY SIGNS OF ANYTHING HITTING INSIDE OF ENGINE. NEEDS ENGINE
 
BEATRIZ D. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/20/2022

2012 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
190,029
Service Date
5/19/2022
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.
  • REAR METAL TO METAL FRONT PADS ARE AT FRONT PADS ARE AT 5MM ROTORS HAVE BEEN HOT. COULD NOT ROAD TEST REARS GRINDING
  • ALTERNATOR IS BAD. VTEC SOLENOID IS LEAKING OIL ONTO ALTERNATOR MORE THAN LIKELY CAUSE OF ALTERNATOR FAILURE
  • P420 BANK ONE CATALYTIC CONVERTER P430 BANK TWO CATALYTIC CONVERTER P301 CYLINDER ONE MISFIRE PULLED SPARK PLUG ALL OIL FOULED THIS MAY BE CAUSING DAMAGE TO CONVERTERS
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Rear,Both – [Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Test.]
  • VARIABLE VALVE TIMING OIL CONTROL VALVE SOLENOID – Remove & Replace – Front
 
SARAH & BRIAN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/20/2022

2010 Chevrolet Traverse

Chevrolet Traverse

Mileage
107,180
Service Date
5/11/2022
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.
  • ADD BG CLEANER TO FLUID, ROAD TEST ON FREEWAY. HOOK UP TRANSMISSION FLUSH MACHINE INTO COOLER LINES, PRESSURE FLUSH TRANSMISSION, MAKE SURE TRANSMISSION IS FULL. ADD BG FLUID CONDITIONER.
 
DON H. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/18/2022

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