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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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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 Acura TL

Acura TL

Mileage
159,738
Service Date
1/9/2020
Services Performed
  • 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.
  • POWER STEERING PUMP – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Bleed and test System.]
 
HELGA W. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/18/2020

2006 Ford Econoline

Ford Econoline

Mileage
146,454
Service Date
1/17/2020
Services Performed
  • BY PASS WIRING FOR AC CLUTCH TO MAIN RELAY
  • 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.
  • ROTATE TIRES
 
DAVID R. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/17/2020

2008 Ford Explorer

Ford Explorer

Mileage
142,475
Service Date
1/15/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE DRIVERS DOOR AJAR SWITCH
  • REPLACE EGR VALVE CUSTOMER REQUEST AND PART, CLEAR ALL CODES AND RESET KAM, ROAD TEST WORKING GOOD
 
KEVIN M. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/16/2020

2010 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
120,871
Service Date
1/13/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE ALTERNATOR INTERNAL SHORT
 
PAT & DIANE A. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/15/2020

2005 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
129,143
Service Date
1/10/2020
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.
 
PAT & LOU R. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/10/2020

2011 Ford Edge

Ford Edge

Mileage
80,489
Service Date
1/6/2020
Services Performed
  • 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.
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Rear,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • 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.
  • FOUND POWER STEERING PRESSURE HOSE LEAKING
  • POWER STEERING HOSE – Remove & Replace – Pressure,From Pump to Gear – [Includes: R&I Upper Intake Manifold Gasket.] – [Includes: Bleed 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.
  • 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
  • TURN ROTORS (2)
 
MATTHEW B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/10/2020

2010 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
96,550
Service Date
1/6/2020
Services Performed
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace – F150
  • WATER PUMP LEAKING
 
JERRY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/7/2020

2005 Nissan Sentra

Nissan Sentra

Mileage
231,319
Service Date
11/27/2019
Services Performed
  • P0302 CYLINDER #2 MISFIRE SPARK PLUG OK RUNNING GOOD AT THIS TIME, TOP OFF ENGINE OIL 2.5 QTS LOW. SWITCH #1 WITH #2 SPARK PLUG AND #2 WITH #3 COIL. ROAD TEST ENGINE IS QUIET AND NO MISFIRES AT THIS TIME. VALVE COVER IS STARTING TO LEAK INTO COILS.
 
SIONE K. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/21/2019

2006 Ford Expedition

Ford Expedition

Mileage
209,999
Service Date
12/17/2019
Services Performed
  • REPLACE FRONT BRAKE PADS, R&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
  • REPLACE REAR BRAKES, CLEAN & ADJUST, LUBE ALL BRAKE 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
 
CAROL P. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/19/2019

2005 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
159,759
Service Date
12/17/2019
Services Performed
  • replace pump
 
KURT & CAROLYN H. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/19/2019

2015 Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander

Mileage
55,471
Service Date
10/30/2019
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.
 
JAMES S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/30/2019

2016 Ford Focus

Ford Focus

Mileage
44,588
Service Date
10/29/2019
Services Performed
  • U0136-00 LOST COMMUNICATION WITH DIFFERENTIAL CTRL NOT CURRENT. V0102-00 LOST COMMUNICATION WITH TRANSFER CASE MODULE CURRENT. CHECK AS TO FORD CHECK OUT PROCEDURES. CHECK ALL FUSES ALL OK, CHECK POWER AND GROUNDS AND COMMUNICATION WIRES FOR BRAKE TO OPEN OR GROUND, ALL SHOWING OK AT THIS TIME. CHECK PCM FOR PROPER PROGRAMMING IS UP TO DATE AS TO BUILT STATUS, CHECK ABS MODULE NOT SHOWING PROPER CONFIGURATION, UPDATE TO NEWEST BUILT SPECS. CLEAR ALL CODES AND MAKE SURE ALL COMPUTERS ARE COMMUNICATING NOW ALL ARE COMMUNICATING. ROAD TEST 11 MILES ALL LIGHTS ARE STAYING OFF NOW, LOW GAS LIGHT IS ON. RECHECK ALL MODULES AFTER ROAD TEST NO CODES
 
This vehicle's owner gave our service a 5 star review on 10/30/2019