A & E Automotive
300 B Pine Ave.
Goleta, CA 93117 USA
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7:30am to 5:30pm
7:30am to 5:30pm
7:30am to 5:30pm
7:30am to 5:30pm
7:30am to 5:30pm
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(805) 283-6196
38 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Dannon Story, Owner
  • Established 1987
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 22 Years of Car Repair Experience
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A & E Automotive has been serving the community of Goleta since 1987. Owner, Dannon Story, has over 40 years of automotive industry experience and has been ASE Certified for more than 30 years. He has two ASE Certified technicians with more than 22 years of combined experience. He and his staff stay up to date on the most recent automotive technologies with an agressive training agenda. These technicians have access to some great tools which they use to perform professional repairs on your vehicles. All work is backed by a 24 Month / 24,000 Mile warranty. For your convenience they also offer a local shuttle service, free WiFi internet access, and early bird/after hours drop-off.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Dannon Story, Owner
  • Established 1987
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 22 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Smog/Emissions Testing
  • Timing Belts


  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Shuttle
  • Wireless Internet



Message from the Shop

A & E Automotive is an independent, family owned and operated auto repair shop in Goleta, CA. We have been providing full-service automotive repair and auto maintenance services to the Goleta community, Santa Barbara, UCSB, SBCC and the surrounding areas since 1987. Our customers’ complete satisfaction has always been our main priority!

We know how important your vehicle is to you and that’s why all of our technicians are professionally trained and certified to handle all your automotive needs. Whether you drive an imported or domestic car, truck or SUV, we do it all. Feel free to give us a call, drive on in, or schedule an appointment online today!

WE PROVIDE a free shuttle service, and a 2 year/24,000 mile warranty on our work. Our Courtesy Checks are great, and are emailed to you, complete with pictures.

We look forward to helping you!

Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Ram
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volvo

Overall Rating

38 Verified Reviews
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by - Verified Customer March 30, 2016

Sanford and Dannon are friendly, knowledgeable and honest.

by - Verified Customer March 29, 2016

The owners and staff were extremely friendly.

by - Verified Customer March 29, 2016

I had a great experience, service, hassle free help.

by March 25, 2016

They treat you well like family and are flexible.

by - Verified Customer March 24, 2016

They are reliable.

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by - Verified Customer March 24, 2016

They were a little slow with working on my car. I was told it would take 30 minutes and I came back 40 minutes later and it still wasn't worked on. It was also more expensive than I wanted to pay.

by - Verified Customer March 07, 2016

Great shop, good service.

by - Verified Customer March 04, 2016

They were prompt, friendly and helpful.

by - Verified Customer March 02, 2016

They provided excellent attention to my automotive needs and a efficient check out on the overall condition of my car at a very competitive price. And a very pleasant staff to deal with.

by - Verified Customer February 26, 2016

I've been going to A&E for over 30 years because I get timely and quality service that I trust, for price and reliability.

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by - Verified Customer February 16, 2016

Very nice, quality repairs, and honest service.

by - Verified Customer February 11, 2016

Knowledge staff, Attention to detail, Friendly, Outstanding service

by February 08, 2016

They are very nice; however, I feel like they take on more than they should so they become quite rushed. The last two times I brought my car in, I did not even get a call to let me know what was wrong or when it was done or whatnot.

by February 05, 2016

I thought I received great service.

by - Verified Customer February 04, 2016

Outstanding work.

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by February 02, 2016

Expensive, workmanship not very good, and communication not good.

by - Verified Customer February 01, 2016

A & E does good work, are reasonably priced and don't push service unless it's necessary.

by - Verified Customer January 29, 2016

Excellent service, workmanship, and price.

by - Verified Customer January 26, 2016

Recent problem with steering vibration that was not solved properly.

by - Verified Customer January 25, 2016

I was very pleased with their service and integrity. They solved the problem another garage had caused.

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by January 25, 2016

Great service and price, helpful people.

by - Verified Customer January 20, 2016

Good folks, who know what they are doing.

by - Verified Customer January 18, 2016

Good service at a fair price.

by - Verified Customer January 18, 2016

They are knowledgeable, friendly, take the time to explain things to you before and after service and do not try to rip you off or con you!

by - Verified Customer January 15, 2016

Did not resolve my problem or recommend a very specific corrective action.

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by January 13, 2016

Excellent service.

by - Verified Customer January 06, 2016

They provide quality service.

by - Verified Customer December 23, 2015

They are very friendly and answer all my questions. Did all the work I asked to be done on time and at or below the quoted price. Family owned. They are careful and treat my my vehicle as if it were there own.

by - Verified Customer December 22, 2015

They are professional, have fair prices, and are very nice.

by - Verified Customer December 18, 2015

The service that I received as a first time customer exceeded my expectations. The owner and staff were genuinely interested in helping me with the issues I was having with my vehicle. I was educated on what type of service I would need and why. The service was affordable and they went the extra mile for me. The next time I need an auto shop I will revisit A&E because of their integrity, honesty and my memorable customer service. !00% customer service.

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by - Verified Customer December 16, 2015

Good service.

by - Verified Customer December 16, 2015

The staff is very nice, knowledgeable very friendly.

by November 25, 2015

I am happy with the service provided.

by - Verified Customer November 23, 2015

I trust the owners and have repeatedly received good work.

by - Verified Customer November 18, 2015

Excellent service.

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by November 13, 2015

Timely service.

by November 06, 2015

I think the fees are high.

by - Verified Customer October 19, 2015


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