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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

2011 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
118,074
Service Date
2/12/2020
Services Performed
  • FLUSH HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM WITH 24OZ OF VALVOLINE PROFESSIONAL SERIES FLUID, USING VALVOLINE BRAKE FLUSH MACHINE. INSTALL SUPPLIED BLEEDER CAPS ONTO CALIPERS AND CLEAN.
  • FRONT PADS ARE AT METAL TO METAL, REAR BRAKE PADS ARE STARTING TO SEPARATE FROM BACKING.
  • FUEL PUMP – Remove & Replace – F150,3.5L Eng Fuel Injection Pump – [DOES NOT include test.]
  • LOW FUEL PRESSURE BANK ONE WHILE CRANKING. TEST SUPPLY PRESSURE GOOD AT 74PSI. THIS IS ONLY TEST THEN FIRST STEP IS NEW HIGH PRESSURE PUMP ON ENGINE AND RECHECK. AIR FILTER IS VERY BAD, SPARK PLUGS 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
  • 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
  • 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 2 STAGE CLEANER (44OZ) THROUGH INTAKE. DISCONNECT FUEL SYSTEM AND HOOK UP VALVOLINE FUEL INJECTOR CLEANER IN LOW PRESSURE FUEL LINE AND PUT UNDER PRESSURE, RUN ENGINE ON 22OZ OF INJECTOR CLEANER. ADD CLEANER TO FUEL TANK AND ROAD TEST 5 MILES.
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – F150,3.5L Eng
  • TURN ROTORS (2)
 
SCOTT S. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/12/2020

2005 Chevrolet Chevy Express

Chevrolet Chevy Express

Mileage
47,444
Service Date
2/10/2020
Services Performed
  • NEEDS FRONT TIRES THE RIGHT FRONT TIRE HAS SLIPPED BELTS, LEFT FRONT IS NOT ROUND NEEDS TWO FRONT TIRES. ALSO THE BALL JOINTS AND THE IDLER ARMS AND PITMAN ARM IS BAD
 
TONY S. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/10/2020

2007 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
110,448
Service Date
2/6/2020
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.
 
KILEY C. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/7/2020

2012 Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion

Mileage
83,409
Service Date
2/3/2020
Services Performed
  • QUIET AT THIS TIME NOW
  • 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
  • TURN ROTORS (2)
  • VALVE COVER GASKETS ARE LEAKING.
 
BILL C. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/4/2020

2010 Cadillac Escalade

Cadillac Escalade

Mileage
114,807
Service Date
1/23/2020
Services Performed
  • FRONT PADS 8MM AND ROTORS LOOK PERFECT. REAR PADS ARE NEW BUT ROTORS HAVE HEAT MARKINGS AND PADS ARE HARD, MAKING NOISE. RECOMMEND NEW PADS AND ROTORS IN REAR.
  • 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
  • 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.
 
KELA A. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/29/2020

2015 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
23,249
Service Date
1/22/2020
Services Performed
  • INSTALL STEPS
 
EARL B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/22/2020

2006 Mercury Montego

Mercury Montego

Mileage
94,536
Service Date
1/22/2020
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.
 
JERRY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/22/2020

2004 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
113,394
Service Date
1/14/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE #3 GLOW PLUG AND RETEST SYSTEM ALL OK NOW
 
CHRIS C. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/21/2020

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