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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

2012 RAM Pickup

RAM Pickup

Mileage
112,840
Service Date
2/19/2021
Services Performed
  • C1480- TRANSFER CASE RANGE POSITION SENSOR PERFORMANCE. C140E- TRANSFER CASE MOTOR BLOCKED. PERFORMED CHECK OUT FOR C1480 AND NO PROBLEMS ELECTRICALLY. REMOVED MOTOR FROM TRANSFER CASE AND FOUND IT SWITCHES IT INTO 4X4 LOW. INSTALLED MOTOR BACK ONTO TRANSFER CASE AND TRIED TO PUT IT IN 4X4 LOW AND WOULD NOT GO. RECOMMEND NEW TRANSFER CASE.
  • P0868- LINE PRESSURE LOW. P0217- COOLANT TEMP TOO HIGH. P2509- ECM/PCM POWER INPUT SIGNAL INTERMITTENT. P0591- SPEED CONTROL SWITCH 2 PERFORMANCE. P1593- SPEED CONTROL SWITCH 1/2 STUCK. P0141- O2 SENSOR 1/2 HEATER PERFORMANCE. P0054- O2 SENSOR HEATER 1/2 RESISTANCE. P2BAC- NOX EXCEEDED- DEACTIVATION OF EGR. P2000- NOX ABSORBER EFFICIENCY BELOW THRESHOLD BANK 1. CLEARED CODES AND RECOMMEND DRIVING TRUCK UNTIL CODES COME BACK AND THEN RECHECK SYSTEM.
  • 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
  • TRANSFER CASE ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace
 
TRUDY & RICHARD H. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/21/2021

2015 Ford Transit-250

Ford Transit-250

Mileage
102,603
Service Date
2/9/2021
Services Performed
  • Found air filter all full of water like somebody drove threw a river. Air filter came apart and was all up into the mass air filter. Replace air filter and mass air flow sensor road test all good now
 
EDDIE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/9/2021

2008 Honda Element

Honda Element

Mileage
172,334
Service Date
2/4/2021
Services Performed
  • P2138 APP sensor A/B correlation. run testing multiple time the voltage not always would collate. sometimes voltage from sensor A would be .49 volts and sensor B would be .22 volts They need to match always, Also the spark plugs have alot of wear and oil fouling should be replaced
  • Replace APP sensor and spark plugs Reset ECU
 
LOREN P. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/4/2021

2013 Acura RDX

Acura RDX

Mileage
305,513
Service Date
2/1/2021
Services Performed
  • After sitting making alot of noise. Front pads are at 6mm rear pads are at 2.5 to 3mm needs rear brakes
  • Replace pads
  • TURN ROTORS (2)
 
MIKE C. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/1/2021

2007 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
213,057
Service Date
1/22/2021
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
  • Truck lost oil pressure once, Never had pressure control on oil pump replaced.
 
JOHN L. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/23/2021

2007 GMC Sierra Classic

GMC Sierra Classic

Mileage
180,138
Service Date
1/15/2021
Services Performed
  • 1,3,5,7
  • FOUND CODE P0675- GLOW PLUG 5 CONTROL CIRCUIT.
 
BILL F. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/22/2021

2006 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
271,817
Service Date
1/19/2021
Services Performed
  • CHECK AND ADVISE ON BRAKE CONDITION, ROAD TEST AT FREEWAY SPEED. CHECK FOR ANY WARNING LIGHTS, PULSATION, PULL TIRES CHECK ALL BRAKE LININGS AND PADS, MEASURE THICKNESS, MEASURE ROTORS AND DRUMS, WASH REAR DRUM BRAKE LININGS, CHECK HYDRAULIC SYSTEM FOR LEAKS. ADVISE ON REPAIRS. "NOTE" IF BRAKES ARE IN A UNSAFE CONDITION WE CANNOT PUT BACK TOGETHER FOR LIABILITY REASONS. WHEN DOING BRAKES, WE ALWAYS REFINISH ROTORS AND DRUMS TO IMPROVE BEDDING-IN PROCESS TO REDUCE STOPPING DISTANCES, AND TO ALSO REDUCE NOISE-RELATED COMEBACKS.
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – 3500 Front,Both – [Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – 3500 Rear,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings.] – [Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • FLUSH HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM WITH 24OZ OF VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES FLUID, USING VALVOLINE BRAKE FLUSH MACHINE. INSTALL SUPPLIED BLEEDER CAPS ONTO CALIPERS AND CLEAN.
 
PATRICK O. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/19/2021

2016 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
30,632
Service Date
1/13/2021
Services Performed
  • 7MM
  • ENGINE OIL FILTER – Remove & Replace
 
MIKE & LISA A. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/15/2021

2008 Ford Edge

Ford Edge

Mileage
165,900
Service Date
1/12/2021
Services Performed
  • right side
 
IVAN M. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/13/2021

2010 Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion

Mileage
135,053
Service Date
1/12/2021
Services Performed
  • P0304 pulled spark plug covered with oil needs valve cover gasket and tune
  • replace valve cover gasket and spark plugs, replace one coil #4
 
MICHAEL D. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/12/2021

2014 Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Accent

Mileage
68,887
Service Date
1/8/2021
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.
 
CATHERINE B. B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/8/2021

2014 RAM 1500

RAM 1500

Mileage
87,611
Service Date
1/8/2021
Services Performed
  • P0118-00 COOLANT TEMP SENSOR CIRCUITY HIGH P0673-00 CYLINDER #3 GLOW [PLUG P0676 CYLINDER #6 GLOW PLUG
 
DOUG B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/8/2021