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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

2007 Ford Edge

Ford Edge

Mileage
95,675
Service Date
1/18/2022
Services Performed
  • dtc in system P0010 Intake Cam Position ACT Circuit / Open Bank 1. Tested system and found VVT solenoid working at this time. Omhs reading at 11. Specs is from 5-14. Recommend to replace common failure item – solenoid at this time. Customer also advised of possible ECM failure –unable to condemn due to system working.
  • VARIABLE VALVE TIMING SOLENOID – Remove & Replace – Right Side – [Includes: R&I Upper Intake Manifold Gasket.]
  • Reset Fuel Trims / Monitors
  • -spark plug & coil recommend to replace as preventative maintenance while intake manifold removed – labor adjusted.
 
Ron E. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/18/2022

2006 Chevrolet Impala

Chevrolet Impala

Mileage
157,476
Service Date
1/14/2022
Services Performed
  • TRANSAXLE OIL PAN FILTER &/OR GASKET – Remove & Replace
  • TRANSAXLE OIL COOLER PIPES – Remove & Replace – Both,Inlet & Outlet
 
Denzel V. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/14/2022

2018 Dodge Challenger

Dodge Challenger

Mileage
43,037
Service Date
12/29/2021
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
 
JOE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/11/2022

2007 Chrysler 300

Chrysler 300

Mileage
205,273
Service Date
12/27/2021
Services Performed
  • RADIATOR – Remove & Replace – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and recharge.]
 
Rock G. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/11/2022

2010 Audi Q5

Audi Q5

Mileage
183,351
Service Date
1/6/2022
Services Performed
  • Tech founds codes : P0455 Gross Evap leak and P0456 Small Evap Leak Detected. Tech recommends smoke testing system. Tech found Crankcase Hose Cracked and Evap Purge solenoid intermittently not opening. Advised to replace along with gas cap as preventive.
  • Smoke Test to Evap System
  • EVAPORATIVE CANISTER PURGE SOLENOID – Remove & Replace
  • PCV HOSE – Remove & Replace
  • Reset Fuel Trims
 
Priscilla T. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/7/2022

2015 Infiniti Q50

Infiniti Q50

Mileage
83,528
Service Date
12/8/2021
Services Performed
  • Rotate Tires while off. Rear Brake pad at 1.5mm left side. Right at 2mm. Rotors measure .627/.626 Min specs for resurface is .551. Recommend to resurface and replace brake pad. Front ok at this time. Front at 7mm.
  • BRAKE SHOES &/OR 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.]
  • -No charge as per Costco customer
 
Tom D. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/13/2021

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLA250

Mercedes-Benz CLA250

Mileage
46,109
Service Date
12/1/2021
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
 
Jasmine W. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/10/2021

2015 Kia Soul

Kia Soul

Mileage
122,532
Service Date
12/6/2021
Services Performed
  • P0011 a Camshaft Position Timing Over advanced // system performance bank 1 Customer advised of timing issue. At this time we are doing half part to timing chain repairs, customer will bring back to have timing chain completed next month. Customer will leave deposit for camshaft actuators to be ordered. engine oil was low, leak at valve cover gasket – leaking into spark plug tube seal holes. and front timing cover gasket.
  • – valve cover gasket was leaking. spark plugs fouled.
  • CAMSHAFT TIMING OIL CONTROL VALVE – Remove & Replace – Both
  • (price while valve cover off)
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
 
Ernest J. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/6/2021

2018 Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta

Mileage
62,655
Service Date
11/19/2021
Services Performed
  • Install Customer supplied Exhaust Cat -Back
 
Robert A. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/3/2021

2015 Lexus GS 350

Lexus GS 350

Mileage
103,050
Service Date
11/23/2021
Services Performed
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Front Both – [Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
 
Roy V. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/23/2021

2019 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

Mileage
27,664
Service Date
11/15/2021
Services Performed
  • Front brake pads at 8mm. Rotors at 1.100/1.090. Rear brake pads at 3mm, rotors at .385/.390. Brake Fluid ok at this time. Engine air filter dirty – recommend filters for 30k maintenance service
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
  • 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.]
  • BRAKE SHOES &/OR 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.]
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
 
Sarah H. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/16/2021

2009 Cadillac DTS

Cadillac DTS

Mileage
144,383
Service Date
10/21/2021
Services Performed
  • Remove & Replace Pass side Turn Signal bulb
  • Inspect & Report for complaint of following repairs Power steering leak
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
  • Inspect & Report for complaint of Air Bag Light on.
  • Service as preventive maintenance
  • – found sensor bad front pass side.
  • TEch found rack n pinion leaking at seal on dr side. – Advised to replace to correct power steering leak
  • Computer Alignment –
  • OIL FILTER ADAPTOR GASKET – Remove & Replace – w/Oil Cooler
  • Clean Oil Leak under car from power steering & engine oil
  • belt cracked//worn – recommend to replace as per maintenance.
  • TIRE PRESSURE SENSOR – Remove & Replace – pass front
 
Noble S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/5/2021