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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

2013 Chevrolet Sonic

Chevrolet Sonic

Mileage
56,258
Service Date
8/19/2019
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 K. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/21/2019

2008 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
238,862
Service Date
8/19/2019
Services Performed
  • RADIATOR IS BAD COULD NOT PRESSURE TEST RUNNING OUT BOTTOM OF RADIATOR. A LOT OF COOLANT STAIN FRONT RIGHT ON ENGINE
  • RADIATOR – Remove and Replace – F150,V8
 
MIKE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/20/2019

2012 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler Town & Country

Mileage
105,804
Service Date
8/14/2019
Services Performed
  • TRY TO CHARGE BATTERY WOULD NOT TAKE A CHARGE 30 MINUTES AT 2.5 VOLTS, REPLACE BATTERY AND TEST CHARGING SYSTEM FOUND ALTERNATOR DEAD SHORT INTERNAL
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
 
NICOLE and TONY T. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/16/2019

2012 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
78,255
Service Date
8/9/2019
Services Performed
  • FRONT PADS WORN OUT, REAR PADS ARE AT 4MM STILL OK
  • REPLACE FRONT BRAKE PADS, R and 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
 
TODD and BONNIE O. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/10/2019

2005 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
85,159
Service Date
8/1/2019
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.
 
BRIAN P. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/3/2019

2011 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
128,865
Service Date
7/31/2019
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. ALL INTERIOR FUNCTIONS OK. TRANSMISSION FLUID IS DARK SHOULD BE FLUSHED. BRAKE FLUID DARK SHOULD BE FLUSHED. REAR SHOCKS ARE LEAKING, BATTERY TESTING AT 610CCA RATED AT 550 VERY GOOD. POLY CARBONATE PULLEY ON BELT TENSIONER IS GETTING ROUGH RECCOMENT REPLACEMENT VERY SOON WITH BELT. ALL TIRES ARE RUNNING FRONT 7/32 REAR 12/32 VERY GOOD. SOME VIBERATION FROM MOTOR MOUNTS BUT ARE SAFE. LOOKS LIKE AFTERMARKET WHICH ARE A HARDER RUBBER. LEFT CV AXLE IS STARTING TO LOOSE GREESE BUT IS NOT TOERN, LEAKING BETWEEN BOOT AND AXLE OK NORMAL. BRAKES FRONT AT 5MM REAR AT 4MM STARTS AT ABOUT 10MM CAN GO TO 3MM. FRONT ROTORS HAVE HOT SPOTS THIS CAUSES SHAKING AT HIGHER SPEED BRAKING BUT ARE FINE FOR NOW. COMPLETE SCAN OF ALL 15 COMPUTERS NO HISTORY OR LIVE CODES. AVERAGE KBB SELLING PRICE IS 4096.00
 
RALPH J. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/1/2019

2006 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
163,170
Service Date
7/19/2019
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.
 
JAYD K. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/31/2019

2007 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
209,498
Service Date
7/25/2019
Services Performed
  • REPLACE AC CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
  • 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.
 
WAYNE and CARRIE T. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/29/2019

2004 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
107,908
Service Date
7/25/2019
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.
 
LEO B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/26/2019

2016 Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion

Mileage
130,031
Service Date
7/23/2019
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.
 
CLAYLON D. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/24/2019

2016 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
29,936
Service Date
7/19/2019
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.
  • ADD VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES CLEANER TO FLUID, ROAD TEST ON FREEWAY. HOOK UP TRANSMISSION FLUSH MACHINE INTO COOLER LINES, PRESSURE FLUSH TRANSMISSION, MAKE SURE TRANSMISSION IS FULL. ADD VALVOLINE FLUID CONDITIONER.
 
BEN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/19/2019

2007 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
179,127
Service Date
7/18/2019
Services Performed
  • ROAD TEST, CHECK FOR CODES, CHECK VOLTAGE AND SENSOR READINGS INVOLVED IN CONDITION " IF PARTS HAVE TO BE TAKEN OFF TO CHECK NEW ESTIMATE WILL BE GIVEN" ADVISE AS TO REPAIRS. AFTER REPAIRS ARE DONE ROAD TEST 10 TO 12 MILES.
  • CHECK OUT SQUEAK COMING TO STOP POSSIBLE RIGHT FRONT
 
CHRISTINE O. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/19/2019