West El Cajon Automotive & Transmission

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West El Cajon Automotive & Transmission
136 Verified Reviews
West El Cajon Automotive & Transmission
136 Verified Reviews
(619) 627-0221
844 N Johnson Ave
El Cajon, CA 92020 USA
7:30am to 6:00pm
Auto Repair Experience
  • Bill Hunter, Manager
  • Established 1995
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 105 Years of Car Repair Experience

West El Cajon Automotive & Transmission Reviews
(130 Ratings)
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Excellent service with staff, everything was perfect, only the price was higher for the repair


I had an oil change and filter, had my air conditioner serviced. My check engine light came on a week after service, i had the code check, and the wrong oil has been used...i was given a print out. My air conditioner doesn't work any better now, then before service. I plan to contact the repair shop i went to, to give them the chance to correct the oil, after that, i will be looking for a new service shop for my vehicles.


From the first phone call to the guys in the shop, very professional. A major upgrade from my previous mechanic.


Great service. Due to heat and fires in Alpine the car was not ready on time. They placed us in a rental car over the weekend and the car was ready on Monday. Thanks guys for all your work.


Very impressed with everyone there. You have a great team of professionals. Will refer family and friends etc.

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West El Cajon Automotive & Transmission was established in 1995 and has been providing community with quality auto repairs ever since. This RepairPal Certified shop features a team of very experienced technicians with an excellent mix of ongoing training and ASE certifications. The are equipped with the tools and diagnostic equipment necessary to perform a wide range of repairs. These repairs can range from minor and major mechanical repairs to tires and wheel alignment, to transmission diagnoses and repair, to check engine light diagnosis and repairs, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. This work is backed by a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Our survey of their recent customers revealed a group describe the team here as: “wonderful”, “awesome”, “knowledgeable”, “trustworthy”, and “professional”. A local shuttle service, rental cars, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are available for your convenience.

  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Smog/Emissions Testing
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
  • Windshield/Glass
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  • AAA Member Discount
  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Military Discount
  • Rental Car
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet
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Makes We Serve
  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • FIAT
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo
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  • Bosch Service Network
  • NAPA
Questions Answered by West El Cajon Automotive & Transmission
I got in the car and pressed the preset se...
There is no spoecific know failure for these seats, you could have a motor problem, a short or something as simple as a blown fuse. It will require some testing to diagnosis if you are not familiar with the system you may want to bring the vehicle to us or some as qualified as us to diagnosis the system properly.
should I replace the thermostat or is it a...
Normally we would check to see what temp the thermostat is opening at it is more likly a thermostat that has failed and is stuck open or is opening to soon, with out proper test equipment to check the temp sensor for the PCM it is hard to tell if the sensor is having a problem.
I can turn the key over and sometimes chec...
Sounds Like a relay that is starting to fail, Recommend getting it diagnosed properly to prevent replacing good componets. Sounds like the vehicle failed functional because the check engine light did not come on when they check to see if it works during the functional parts of the test. Getting the no start relay problem fixed should cure your smog failure for functional propblem
but will restart. and trans jumps into gea...
I agree, the Knock sensor will not be the cause of this problem, It can be several conditions causing this problem, I would recommend to have the vehicle diagnosed by a facility that is qualified. Possible causes range from fuel, to ignition to a TCC Problem

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