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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

2010 GMC Yukon XL

GMC Yukon XL

Mileage
148,484
Service Date
2/8/2019
Services Performed
  • ENGINE OIL COOLER HOSE – Remove and Replace – K1500,4WD Assembly,w/Skid Plate
  • REMOVE WATER PUMP TO REPLACE MOUNTING GASKETS UNDER WARRANTY
 
DAVID B. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/26/2019

2008 Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris

Mileage
118,757
Service Date
2/25/2019
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.
  • RELEASE BRAKE PEDDLE GET SQUEAK FROM OUTSIDE, REAR BRAKES ARE WORN OUT ALSO NEEDS REAR SHOCKS
  • REPLACE REAR BRAKES AND WHEEL CYLINDERS, FLUSH COMPLETE BRAKE SYSTEM, "REPACK WHEEL BRGS AS REQUIRED" ROAD TEST 10 TO 12 MILES
 
ELEANOR R. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/25/2019

2008 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
56,373
Service Date
2/1/2019
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.
  • 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.
 
DON H. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/12/2019

2018 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
6,057
Service Date
2/11/2019
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.
 
STEPHEN G. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/11/2019

2004 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
160,518
Service Date
2/8/2019
Services Performed
  • FOUND LEFT FRONT BALL JOINTS LOOSE. STEERING STABILIZER FROZEN, TRACK BAR BUSHINGS WORN OUT.
  • INSTALL AFTERMARKET STEERING STABALIZER
  • FREIGHT
  • BALL JOINT – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,4WD Upper and Lower,One Side,w/Dual Rear Wheels – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • BALL JOINT – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,4WD Upper and Lower,One Side,w/Dual Rear Wheels – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • AXLE TRACK BAR – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
  • STEERING GEAR (COMPLETE) – Remove and Install or Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty – [Includes: Adjust toe-in on Rack and Pinion type Steering Gears. NOTE: Deduct .4 if alignment is also performed. DOES NOT include transfer of components.]
  • FREIGHT TO AND CORE
  • DRAIN OUT POWERSTEERING FLUID. ADD VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES CLEANER INTO SYSTEM AND ROTATE STEERING WHEEL LEFT AND RIGHT WHILE SUCKING OUT AND ADDING CLEANER. AFTER ALL CLEANER IS USED, INSTALL VALVOLINE POWERSTEERING FLUID. ROADTEST VEHICLE AND RECHECK FOR LEAKS.
  • WHEEL ALIGNMENT
 
JEFF L. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/9/2019

2010 Cadillac Escalade

Cadillac Escalade

Mileage
104,277
Service Date
1/30/2019
Services Performed
  • ENGINE OIL COOLER HOSE – Remove and Replace – AWD Assembly/Skid Plate
  • 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. NEEDS AC MANIFOLD FROM COMPRESSOR
 
KELA A. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/31/2019

2007 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
190,957
Service Date
1/24/2019
Services Performed
  • P0A94 DC CONVERTER PERFORMANCE NEEDS CONVERTER WITH INVERTER ASSEMBLY
  • HYBRID INVERTER WITH CONVERTER – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
  • PROGRAM MODULE
  • FRONT PADS ARE AT 5MM CAN GO TO 3MM REAR LININGS ARE AT 3MM CAN GO TO 1.5MM
 
ADAM R. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/29/2019

2006 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
121,443
Service Date
1/14/2019
Services Performed
  • REPLACE CUSTOMERS BELT
 
RUDY A. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/22/2019

2008 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
176,383
Service Date
1/17/2019
Services Performed
  • PULL ALL ECM CODES AND COPY, ROAD TEST CAR, PULL ALL WHEELS CHECK AND MEASURE ALL BRAKES, CHECK ALL BRAKE HARD WARE AND HYDRAULIC SYSTEM, CHECK ALL SHOCKS OR STRUTS, CHECK ALL SUSPENSION PARTS, CHECK AC FOR PROPER CYCLING OF CLUTCH, CHECK VENTILATION SYSTEM FOR WORKING PROPERLY, CHECK ALL LIGHTS, CHECK ALL WINDOW AND DOOR LOCK OPERATIONS, CHECK FOR BODY CONDITION AND PAINT, CHECK CONDITION OF ALL FLUIDS, ADVISE ON COSTS FOR ALL REPAIRS NEEDED. ADVISE ON KBB PRICING. NO EXHAUST GAS RE CIRCULATION VALVE COOLER, HAS EGR DELETE. NO EXHAUST PARTICULATE FILTER, COLD AIR INTAKE NOT CARB APPROVED. LEFT UP PIPE ON EXHAUST LEAKING. FAN BELT WORN OUT, BRAKES ARE FINE AT 5MM FRONT AND 7MM REAR. ENGINE CODES P2610 ECM/PCM INTERNAL ENGINE OFF TIMER PERFORMANCE. P0703 BRAKE SWITCH INPUT FAULT. P1260 THEFT DETERANT DETECTED. P1876 TRANSFER CASE 2WD FAULT. P1832 TRANSFER CASE DEFF LOCKUP FAULT B1318 LOW BATTERY VOLTAGE. ENGINE VALVE COVER GASKET LEAKING, ENGINE BED PLATE LEAKING OIL. WOULD STAY CLEAR OF THIS TRUCK BECAUSE OF COST TO BRING BACK TO CALIFORNIA REGULATIONS
 
MATT H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/17/2019

2013 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
51,135
Service Date
1/10/2019
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.
 
RON T. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/16/2019

2017 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
11,223
Service Date
1/2/2019
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.
  • ROTATE TIRES
 
CHUCK R. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/16/2019

2011 Ford Crown Victoria

Ford Crown Victoria

Mileage
189,174
Service Date
1/7/2019
Services Performed
  • INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKET – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
 
RICK Q. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/8/2019