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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

2011 Mercedes-Benz C300

Mercedes-Benz C300

Mileage
182,186
Service Date
1/10/2023
Services Performed
  • NO Engine or Transmission Codes at this time. Codes present for Antilock Brake system – 600, 5945, 5001, 5173, 5132, 5122,5505, 5170, 7266. OBDii Permanent Code – P0456 EVAP system Leak Detected (small leak), ABS Codes 5001, 5173 N49 Steering Angle sensor signal fault, 5132, 5122, 5170 n49 Steering angle sensor zero point variation, 7266 Ditronic Consequential fault. Reset STeering angle sensor and test drove. No further ABS codes at this time – CAR NEEDS to be driven to reset OBDII monitors. – Customer will drive and bring back for further inspection/repairs
  • Get price on Right side mirror
  • Inspect turn signals and report on needed repairs.
  • Reset Steering Angle Sensor
 
Edgar F. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/18/2023

2020 Hyundai Kona

Hyundai Kona

Mileage
41,876
Service Date
1/6/2023
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
 
Jose P. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/13/2023

2010 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox

Mileage
117,098
Service Date
1/12/2023
Services Performed
  • Inspect & Report for complaint of check engine light on. – car running funny.
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace –
 
Jennifer O. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/13/2023

2007 Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger

Mileage
94,335
Service Date
1/10/2023
Services Performed
  • Tire Rotation
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
 
PHILLP B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/11/2023

2008 Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger

Mileage
187,784
Service Date
1/5/2023
Services Performed
  • Perform Computer Wheel Alignment
  • Tech did not experience at this time. No codes in system.
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – RWD Front,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • bushings missing
  • CONTROL ARM – Remove & Replace – RWD Lower,Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • Strut bushings cracking and split.
  • ball joints excessive play – bushings dry rot. All control arms with play and dry rot bushings. upper and lower.
  • TIE ROD &/OR END – Remove & Replace – RWD Inner,Both – [Includes: R&I Outer Tie Rod Ends.] – [Includes: Adjust toe-in only.
  • – oil leak
  • Maintenance
  • maintenance
  • Install Camber Kit – front pass side.
 
Becky W. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/10/2023

2008 Land Rover LR2

Land Rover LR2

Mileage
80,556
Service Date
12/22/2022
Services Performed
  • tech found a metal clamp had rubbed its way through the return hose on the metal portion. – Leak at hose. Hose discontinued at dealer and not available. At this time – we repaired hose by cutting out metal portion and adding rubber hose. Power steering pump internal failure. Advised to replace. Customer provided power steering pump – no warranty to pump.
  • Vehicle was towed to shop
  • POWER STEERING HOSE – Remove & Replace – Return –
  • POWER STEERING PUMP – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Bleed System.]
  • Repair Power Steering Return Hose
 
Pamela W. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/5/2023

2009 Volvo XC70

Volvo XC70

Mileage
146,136
Service Date
12/29/2022
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
 
Adriana P. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/30/2022

2015 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
153,302
Service Date
12/12/2022
Services Performed
  • Inspect & Report for comlaint of needed repiars
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
 
Manuel R. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/28/2022

2010 Nissan Frontier

Nissan Frontier

Mileage
128,321
Service Date
12/8/2022
Services Performed
  • customer had to jump start vehicle – after being gone for about a week. – thinks he left his dome light on. Tested battery and found – BAD CELL – volts at 10.32 rated at 600CCA. Advised to replace battery and recheck system . Charging system ok – 13.14 /12.90volts.
  • SHOCK &/OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Both Sides – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • Tech found battery low – needed to jump start in order to move vehicle into bay. After replacement of battery – DTC in system C1163 Steering Angel Sensor circuit Fault, B1019 belt tension sensor, DTC P1817 Shift actuator Abnormal. Need to reset Steering Angel Sensor and System from battery replacement. After calibration perform post fix test drive.
  • after replacement of battery and service terminals – tech rechecked system – Battery good, charging system at 14.11 no load loaded 13.99.
  • Reset / Calibrate Steering Angle Sensor
 
Raymond R. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/8/2022

2010 Mercedes-Benz E350

Mercedes-Benz E350

Mileage
103,696
Service Date
11/16/2022
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
 
James H. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/18/2022

2017 Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander

Mileage
65,203
Service Date
11/7/2022
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Rear,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • Tire Rotation
 
Rainier S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/10/2022

2011 Nissan 370Z

Nissan 370Z

Mileage
152,121
Service Date
11/10/2022
Services Performed
  • Tech found no power going to ignition control relay. Multiple fuses blown. Inspect for short. Customer states vehicle was cleaned undercarriage. Advised that IPDM showed signs of moisture. Possible to have burnt fusible link.
  • Remove IPDM and Inspect and Confirm all Fuses/Relays.
  • FUSE BOX Interior Fuse Box Left Side – Inspect fuses / relays to inspect for short. –
 
Alexey G. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/10/2022