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Welcome to Petro Auto Care "Your Dealership Alternative",
your car service in Spring Valley, CA!

PROUDLY SERVICING THE FOLLOWING COMMUNITIES

Chula Vista • Bonita • Eastlake • National City • La Mesa • Lemon Grove • El Cajon • South Bay

If you’re looking for auto repair in Spring Valley, CA, you’ve found us. Here at Petro Auto Care "Your Dealership Alternative" we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Spring Valley car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at Petro Auto Care "Your Dealership Alternative" 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 in Spring Valley offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our professional automotive 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 Spring Valley, we are totally confident that Petro Auto Care "Your Dealership Alternative" is the best option in town!

“Our mission is to provide an unmatched level of automotive service and repair experience. We value our customers by providing the highest quality parts and services at a fair, honest, and competitive price.”

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About Petro Auto Care "Your Dealership Alternative" Spring Valley, CA

Since 1994, Family Owned & Operated Petro Auto Care "Your Dealership Alternative" has been there for the people of Spring Valley. 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 Spring Valley has to offer.

Our family of technicians and service staff sees their work here at Petro Auto Care "Your Dealership Alternative" as more than a job. It’s their vocation and livelihood. Each member of our team is invested in your satisfaction.

Petro Auto Care "Your Dealership Alternative" 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 Petro Auto Care "Your Dealership Alternative" the best car service in Spring Valley!

Are you ready to experience the best Spring Valley car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Spring Valley, CA

What sets Petro Auto Care "Your Dealership Alternative" apart from all of the others in Spring Valley, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Spring Valley, CA, 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 Petro Auto Care "Your Dealership Alternative", 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 Spring Valley auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Spring Valley, CA, 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.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Mileage
65,548
Service Date
10/1/2021
Services Performed
  • tech found front left wheel speed sensor no activity. Advised to replace. Reset System after repairs
  • WHEEL SPEED ABS SENSOR – Remove & Replace – Front,One Side
 
Steven L. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2021

2018 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
25,506
Service Date
9/10/2021
Services Performed
  • tech tested battery and found ok at this time. Charging system not working due to broken belt. Advised to replace and recheck. Tech found debree in area of belt (side of motor). After replacement of drive belt, tech tested charging system and found no further issues at this time. Charging system 14.1 Volts. Engine oil low.
  • A/C COMPRESSOR DRIVE BELT – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Serpentine type Belt(s).]
 
Darryl H. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/6/2021

2016 Lexus GS 350

Lexus GS 350

Mileage
51,179
Service Date
9/28/2021
Services Performed
  • Front rotors with .008 run out. Front pads at 6mm. Rotors at 1.0811.082. Min specs is 1.106. Tech does not recommend to resurface front rotors with excessive run out to warranty brake shake. Rear Run out .004. Rotors at .710/.7089. Min specs .650.
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Front – [Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • BRAKE PADS – Remove & Replace – Rear,Both Sides – [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary. Adjust Brakes (where applicable). Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • DISC ROTOR (ON VEHICLE) – Refinish – Each Additional – [DOES NOT include grind hot spots.]
  • DISC ROTOR (ON VEHICLE) – Refinish – One – [DOES NOT include grind hot spots.]
 
Donavohn C. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/4/2021

2007 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
241,931
Service Date
9/30/2021
Services Performed
  • tech found internal transmission failure. Transmission not shifting. metal in pan.
  • (Combination) – FLYWHEEL – Remove & Replace F150
  • TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – F150,RWD
  • 1Year /12,000 Mile warranty
 
Jefferson U. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/1/2021

2018 GMC Canyon

GMC Canyon

Mileage
24,846
Service Date
9/30/2021
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
 
Farley F. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/30/2021

2015 Lexus GS 350

Lexus GS 350

Mileage
99,522
Service Date
9/17/2021
Services Performed
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Test.]
 
Roy V. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/17/2021

2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350

Mercedes-Benz ML350

Mileage
84,678
Service Date
9/14/2021
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
  • Perform Coolant EXCHANGE w/ BG
  • PERFORM TRANSMISSION FLUID EXCHANGE
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace – 4Matic,Base Both
 
MARY B. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/16/2021

2008 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
109,680
Service Date
9/13/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspect & Report for complaint of check engine light on.
 
Ron E. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/13/2021

2004 Acura MDX

Acura MDX

Mileage
123,880
Service Date
9/1/2021
Services Performed
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Both,Front – [Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • RT AXLE SHAFT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Right side – [NOTE: For Independent Suspension Type Axles, Axle Shaft Assembly consists of Axle Shaft, Boots and Joints.]
 
Gary B. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/2/2021

2011 Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf

Mileage
103,112
Service Date
8/23/2021
Services Performed
  • VACUUM PUMP – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – In-Line5,Automatic Trans Mechanical Pump – [Includes: R&I Transaxle Assembly.]
  • STABILIZER BAR END LINK – Remove & Replace – Both
 
Megan M. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/24/2021

2008 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
109,670
Service Date
8/9/2021
Services Performed
  • THERMOSTAT – Remove & Replace – 2500 HD,3500 HD,Diesel Both
  • Remove K&N Aftermarket filter &Install OE Air Filter tech found mass air flow sensor reading dropping to 30.85g/sec – Specs is 38-42@140Degrees. Customer has aftermarket K&N air filter. Advised to replace back to stock for engine performance. Customer declined and will get new air filter.
  • DTC in system – P0101 Mass Air Flow Sensor -a circuit ranger/performance, P0571 Brake Switch Circuit 1, P0128 Engine Coolant Temp Below Thermostat Regulating temp. Tech found stop light switch ok at this time. Tech found system not getting up to operating temp – advised to replace thermostat as set. Brake switch intermittent failure -.
  • STOP LIGHT SWITCH – Remove & Replace
 
Ron E. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/9/2021

2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
78,327
Service Date
8/3/2021
Services Performed
  • NO WARRANTY THAT LEAKS DO NOT EXISTS. THIS PRICE DOES NOT COVER ANY COSTS ON REPAIRING LEAKS. CUSTOMER NOTIFIED THAT PRICE OF FREON IS $19.98 PER HALF LB OF R134
  • Brake Inspection – makes a squeak in the morning (not all the time) but then goes away.
  • Install Engine Air Filter
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
 
Robert C. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/3/2021