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Here's what some of our satisfied customers have to say about Bonita Point Auto Care:

When I first walk in to Bonita Point 76, everyone is really nice. I noticed they are teling the customers what they need, not just to make money. They are professional and they care about their customers, it's obvious.

Barbee G.


Great family owned business, I've been taking my car here for years. Always friendly, I trust them 100%!

Rey M.


Always our go to for all mechanical needs! Love these guys! Fast and fair!

Teresa H.


Brought my Silverado in for a smog check. While I waited I observed everyone there is very nice and professional. I decided to bring my truck back to them for some additional services. My truck runs great! And I got a call from them a week later following up to make sure everything is ok. I found my new mechanics!

Patricia B.


I always take my 1979 Cadillac El Dorado there for smog ,major and minor repairs.They are very fair in their pricing and I get my car back in a timely manner.The people are very nice and professional there.

Richard D.


I came in on a busy day and was attended to within minutes. Almost no wait at all. They found the leak, pulled the wheel and did the repair. I was back on the road in no time and for a very reasonable price. Very courteous, friendly and helpful. I will return.

Glenn W.


Great, friendly, and timely service! I have lived "in the neighborhood" for 22+ years, and for some reason have never taken my vehicles to this service station until recently. With the incredibly friendly and timely service we have received on our two vehicles, you can bet that will change! Thank you!

Jim W.


Fast service today on a smog check. Very friendly staff has me coming back in the future

Samuel R.


Star certified. Didn't have an appointment but was still seen immediately. Very courteous staff. Car was ready in 30 mins.

Eric N.


Associations

  • BBB Reviews
  • ASE (Automotive Service Excellence)
  • CARQUEST
  • TECH-NET
  • World Pac
  • AAA Approved Auto Repair
  • ASCCA
  • Star Certified Smog Station
  • Car Care Aware

Vehicle Tips

  • According to recent studies, 5 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities are clearly caused by automobile maintenance neglect.
  • The cooling system should be completely flushed and refilled about every 24 months. The level, condition, and concentration of coolant should be checked. (A 50/50 mix of anti-freeze and water is usually recommended.)
  • Never remove the radiator cap until the engine has thoroughly cooled. The tightness and condition of drive belts, clamps and hoses should be checked by a pro.
  • Change your oil and oil filter as specified in your manual, or more often (every 3,000 miles) if you make frequent short jaunts, extended trips with lots of luggage or tow a trailer.
  • Replace other filters (air, fuel, PCV, etc.) as recommended, or more often in dusty conditions. Get engine drivability problems (hard stops, rough idling, stalling, diminished power, etc.) corrected at a good shop.
  • A dirty windshield causes eye fatigue and can pose a safety hazard. Replace worn blades and get plenty of windshield washer solvent.
  • Have your tires rotated about every 5,000 miles. Check tire pressures once a month; let the tires cool down first. Don't forget your spare and be sure your jack is in good condition.
  • Check your owner's manual to find out what fuel octane rating your car's engine needs then buy it.
  • Keep your tires inflated to the proper levels. Under-inflated tires make it harder for your car to move down the road, which means your engine uses more fuel to maintain speed.
  • Lighten the load. Heavier vehicles use more fuel, so clean out unnecessary weight in the passenger compartment or trunk before you hit the road.
  • Use the A/C sparingly. The air conditioner puts extra load on the engine forcing more fuel to be used.
  • Keep your windows closed. Wide-open windows, especially at highway speeds, increase aerodynamic drag and the result is up to a 10% decrease in fuel economy.
  • Avoid long idling. If you anticipate being stopped for more than one minute, shut off the car. Contrary to popular belief, restarting the car uses less fuel than letting it idle.
  • Stay within posted speed limits. The faster you drive, the more fuel you use. For example, driving at 65 miles per hour (mph) rather than 55 mph, increases fuel consumption by 20 percent.
  • Use cruise control. Using cruise control on highway trips can help you maintain a constant speed and, in most cases, reduce your fuel consumption.
  • Keep your engine tuned. A fouled spark plug or plugged/restricted fuel injector can reduce fuel efficiency as much as 30 percent.
  • Inspect the engine's belts regularly. Look for cracks or missing sections or segments. Worn belts will affect the engine performance.
  • Have the fuel filter changed every 10,000 miles to prevent rust, dirt and other impurities from entering the fuel system.
  • Change the transmission fluid and filter every 15,000 to 18,000 miles. This will protect the precision-crafted components of the transmission/transaxle.
  • Inspect the suspension system regularly. This will extend the life of the vehicle's tires.