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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

2004 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
102,647
Service Date
10/20/2020
Services Performed
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Rear,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and 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.
  • FOUND FRONT CALIPERS THE WRONG SIZE, PADS HANGING OFF END OF ROTORS. THERES TWO CALIPER OPTIONS FOR THIS VEHICLE AND IT USES THE 13WG NOT THE 13WH. THIS VEHICLE USES THE SMALLER CALIPERS AND ROTORS. REAR PADS DOWN TO 1MM AND REAR ROTORS HAVE HOT MARKS. FRONT PADS ARE SCARED FROM HANGING OFF ROTOR.
  • REPLACE FRONT CALIPERS, ROTORS AND PADS
  • 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.
 
JEFF V. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/20/2020

2006 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
144,470
Service Date
10/7/2020
Services Performed
  • 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.
  • DRAIN AND REFILL TRANSFER CASE
  • DRAIN AND REFILL.
  • FUEL FILTER – Remove & Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,Diesel Both – [Includes: Bleed System.]
  • INSTALL VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES REAR DIFFERENTIAL CLEANER AND RUN IN DRIVE FOR 5 MINUTES ON RACK THEN REMOVE REAR COVER CLEAN OUT, RESEAL, REFILL "IF POSSI" ADD ADDITIVE AND MAKE TIGHT TURNS 5 TIMES BOTH DIRECTIONS TO GET OIL UP INTO CLUTCH PLATES
  • RUN ENGINE ON FREEWAY AND ON FULL PULLS FOUND FICM VOLTAGE DROPPING TO 32 VOLTS. NOW WITH NEW FICM, STAYING RIGHT AT 53 VOLTS.
  • 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
  • TRANSMISSION OIL FILTER – Remove & Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Line,Filter
 
HEATH B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/15/2020

2005 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
143,125
Service Date
10/7/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE SPRING BARS
 
TUAN N. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/7/2020

2014 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
125,638
Service Date
10/2/2020
Services Performed
  • AXLE SHAFT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Halfshaft,One Side – [DOES NOT include alignment. NOTE: For Independent Suspension Type Axles, Axle Shaft Assembly consists of Axle Shaft, Boots and Joints.]
  • CALIPER – Remove & Replace – Rear,One Side – [Includes: Bleed System and replace Pads (if necessary).]
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Front,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Rear,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • ONE LEFT FRONT
  • RADIATOR – Remove & Replace – 6.2L Eng
  • RADIATOR HOSE – Remove & Replace – 6.2L Eng Both
  • TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER – Remove & Replace – Auxiliary
 
JULIAN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/2/2020

2007 GMC Sierra Classic

GMC Sierra Classic

Mileage
151,292
Service Date
10/2/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE SWITCH
  • STARTER ONLY PULLING 215 AMPS, BATTERY TESTING AT 880CCA
  • WORKING
  • REBUILD INSTRUMENT CLUSTER WITH ALL LIGHTS
 
TODD S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/2/2020

2015 RAM 1500

RAM 1500

Mileage
79,709
Service Date
9/25/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND WATER PUMP FAN CLUTCH BAD READY TO COME APART, COULD NOT PRESSURE TEST SYSTEM WATER RUNNING OUT OF WATER PUMP, NEED TO STOP THIS LEAK FIRST
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace – V8
 
JOHN V. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/28/2020

2009 Kia Sedona

Kia Sedona

Mileage
136,845
Service Date
9/22/2020
Services Performed
  • 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.
 
VIC M. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/22/2020

2007 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
120,312
Service Date
9/15/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND BAD STARTER
  • REPLACE SENDER
  • RUN JEEP AND ROAD TEST NO SMOKE MAY HAVE BEEN FROM RODENT PEE
 
GREG S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/18/2020

2016 Dodge Grand Caravan

Dodge Grand Caravan

Mileage
60,954
Service Date
9/17/2020
Services Performed
  • BATTERY SHORTED OUT
 
STEVE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/18/2020

2007 Volvo V70

Volvo V70

Mileage
116,085
Service Date
9/17/2020
Services Performed
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Front,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing. Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
 
PAUL W. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/17/2020

2007 Lexus LS 460

Lexus LS 460

Mileage
125,778
Service Date
9/8/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE BATTERY
 
GERALD D. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/10/2020

2014 Ford E-450 Super Duty

Ford E-450 Super Duty

Mileage
22,554
Service Date
8/12/2020
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.
 
PETE & MICHELE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/31/2020