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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

2015 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
102,453
Service Date
4/3/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND CODE P0128- THERMOSTAT RATIONALITY PROBLEM. CHECKED COOLANT LEVEL AND FOUND IT FULL. MONITORED COOLANT TEMP AND FOUND IT NOT GETTING UP TO TEMP. RECOMMEND NEW THERMOSTAT ASSEMBLY.
  • THERMOSTAT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
 
MARK P. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/3/2020

2005 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
131,170
Service Date
4/3/2020
Services Performed
  • FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • P0456 VERY SMALL EVAP LEAK. SMOKE TEST SYSTEM FOUND ABOUT 3 TO 4 INCHES DOWN FROM GAS CAP FILLER NECK LEAKING. NEEDS NEW FILLER NECK AND GAS CAP O-RING. MAY HAVE CRACKED FILLER PIPE VENT TUBE WHERE IT WAS SOLDER TOGETHER FROM JAR OF ACCIDENT
 
PAT & LOU R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/3/2020

2008 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
110,197
Service Date
4/1/2020
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.
 
MARILYN M. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/1/2020

2004 Ford Excursion

Ford Excursion

Mileage
154,627
Service Date
3/25/2020
Services Performed
  • #7 AND #5 NOT FIRING WHEN COLD
  • REPLACE #5 AND #7 FUEL INJECTOR RIGHT BANK
  • STARTER ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – Diesel
 
BRIAN M. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/25/2020

2016 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

Mileage
55,654
Service Date
3/24/2020
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.
 
BRITNEY S. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/24/2020

2006 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
272,834
Service Date
3/23/2020
Services Performed
  • COOLER LINES BROKE, NEED TO REPLACE LINES THEN RECHECK TO SEE IF TRANSMISSION IS OK
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – 2500 HD Rear,10.5" Ring Gear,Outboard Mounted,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing. Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include
  • TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER PIPES – Remove & Replace – All Three – [Includes: R&I Grille Assembly. Includes: R&I Headlamp Assemblies.]
 
GREG M. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/23/2020

2013 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
37,118
Service Date
3/11/2020
Services Performed
  • REAR BRAKES ARE FAIRLY NEW HAVE BEEN REPLACED, FRONT PADS ARE WORN OUT
  • 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
  • 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.
  • TURN ROTORS (2)
 
GERI C. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/19/2020

2017 Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee

Mileage
73,705
Service Date
3/18/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE HEATER HOSE "JUMPER"
 
KELLY T. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/19/2020

2013 Dodge Challenger

Dodge Challenger

Mileage
105,837
Service Date
3/18/2020
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.
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • 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.
  • DIFFERENTIAL FLUID – Drain & Refill – All Applicable Models
  • FLUSH HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM WITH 24OZ OF VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES FLUID, USING VALVOLINE BRAKE FLUSH MACHINE. INSTALL SUPPLIED BLEEDER CAPS ONTO CALIPERS AND CLEAN.
  • 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
 
MARK S. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/18/2020

2016 RAM ProMaster 1500

RAM ProMaster 1500

Mileage
92,637
Service Date
3/2/2020
Services Performed
  • AFTER REPLACEMENT OF THE HVAC MODULE, THE FAN BLOWER WOULD NOT WORK. CHECK OUT WE NOW CAN TALK TO HVAC MODULE AND PULLED CODE OF B1919-14 BLOWER MOTOR CONTROL CIRCUIT SHORT OR OPEN, TEST CIRCUITS FOUND RELAY NOT TURING ON, CHECK VOLTAGES AT RELAY BOX OK. TRIED NEW RELAY NO HELP REPLACE FAN SPEED CONTROLLER AS TO CHECK OUT, NO HELP. WENT BACK TO RELAY BOX THEN SAW THAT YOU HAD TO PROBE DEEPER TO CHECK VOLTAGE ON LOW AMPERAGE SIDE OF RELAY BOX. LOOKING INTO BOX TABS NOT HITTING RELAY. PULL BOX FOUND EXTENSION TABS WERE MISSING INSIDE OF FUSE RELAY BOX. SOMEBODY REMOVED THEM. WE ARE THINKING SOMEBODY AT ONE TIME DID NOT HAVE PROPER EQUIPMENT TO CHECK OUT AND TRIED TAKING THINGS APART THAT NEVER NEEDED TO COME APART. THESE PINS DO NOT COME OUT OF FUSE / RELAY BOX UNLESS SOMEBODY TAKES IT ALL APART AND PULLS THEM OUT, THEY ARE HELD IN WITH UPPER COVER. MADE EXTENSIONS FOR RELAY BOX, CAN NOT BUY SEPARATE. ALL SYSTEMS WORK NOW WITH NO MORE CODES.
  • FOUND CODES U1710-87- MCM AND MHM ON B CAN MISSING MESSAGE. B10AA-4A- CHECK CONFIGURATION FAILED, INCORRECT COMPONENT INSTALLED. PERFORMED CAN NETWORK TEST AND FOUND HVAC CONTROLLER NOT RESPONDING. CHECKED FUSES AND FOUND 50 AMP GOOD. HVAC CONTROLLER GETS POWER FROM BCM, CHECKED HVAC CONTROLLER GROUND AND ITS GOOD. POWER IS GOOD FROM BCM. CHECKED POWER AND GROUNDS AT BCM THERE GOOD. RECOMMEND NEW HVAC CONTROLLER. AFTER REPLACEMENT OF HVAC CONTROLLER AND PROGRAMMING THEN WE COULD TALK TO ALL MODULES AND HVAC COMING UP WITH B1919-14 BLOWER MOTOR CONTROL CIRCUIT SHORT TO OPEN OR GROUND.
  • PART # 68258976AG
 
TRISTA P. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/16/2020

2007 Nissan Murano

Nissan Murano

Mileage
140,216
Service Date
3/13/2020
Services Performed
  • RADIATOR – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
 
GREG K. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/13/2020

2015 Kia Optima

Kia Optima

Mileage
72,225
Service Date
3/2/2020
Services Performed
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Front,Both Sides – [Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
 
CASEY C. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/5/2020