Call (619) 644-5377

Slide background

Your full-service
Automotive repair shop

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Slide background

We Service all
Makes and Models

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Slide background

Contact Us Today!

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Slide background

Customer Satisfaction
is our top priority

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Slide background

Customer Satisfaction
is our top priority

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Home 2021-04-21T21:49:20+00:00

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.”

Affiliates &
Certifications

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

2013 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
109,656
Service Date
5/4/2021
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
  • Remove & Replace Cabin Air Filter & Engine Air Filter
  • Remove & Replace Drive Belt
 
CARLOS B. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/4/2021

2010 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
93,179
Service Date
4/30/2021
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
 
Charlotte C. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/1/2021

2013 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
127,433
Service Date
4/30/2021
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
 
Jose R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/30/2021

2006 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Mileage
177,234
Service Date
4/23/2021
Services Performed
  • Install Air Filter Box Assembly / Clean Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Reset Fuel Trims / Monitors
  • tech found aftermarket cold air intake cause of check engine light. Advised to replace back to stock and clean mass air flow sensor
 
Roman P. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/27/2021

2006 Mazda Tribute

Mazda Tribute

Mileage
146,892
Service Date
4/20/2021
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
  • ENGINE OIL COOLER – Remove & Replace – In-Line4
  • ENGINE OIL FILTER ADAPTOR GASKET – Remove & Replace – In-Line4
  • Tech found major leaks at engine oil cooler and oil filter housing. tech recommend to replace and clean are underneath. After repairs tech cleaned undercar from all engine oil leak/transmission leak. Transmission was leaking. Tech tighten down plug on transmission – plug slightly loose. Advised customer to bring back to have further inspection if leaking continues on oil. Transmission fluid dye added to inspect for leak.
 
Christpher J. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/21/2021

2018 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
33,384
Service Date
4/16/2021
Services Performed
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
 
STARLENE I. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/16/2021

2016 GMC Terrain

GMC Terrain

Mileage
135,602
Service Date
4/1/2021
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
  • Immobilizer system not detecting any keys. No keys programmed in BCM DTC system B2575, B2575, B2699,B3031,B3055,3060,b3105,C0750,B101e, U0151
  • left front tire had 28psi, right front tire had 50psi. Tire pressure corrected at this time. After tech performed tire pressure relearn and found rear dr side and front pass side tire pressure not responding. Advised to replace tire pressure sensors
  • Reset BCM
  • TIRE PRESSURE SENSOR – Remove & Replace – One – [Includes: Sensor Location ID learn procedure.]
 
Gloria A. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/4/2021

2011 BMW 328i

BMW 328i

Mileage
76,119
Service Date
3/31/2021
Services Performed
  • Perform Coolant EXCHANGE w/ BG
  • PERFORM TRANSMISSION FLUID EXCHANGE
  • Registered Battery
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace
  • SPARK PLUGS – REPLACE – [Replace Spark Plugs at 60000 miles or at every 4th engine oil service.]
 
Rally R. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/31/2021

2014 Jeep Patriot

Jeep Patriot

Mileage
80,539
Service Date
3/3/2021
Services Performed
  • AS PER CUSTOMER REQUEST WE WILL REPLACE WATER PUMP WITH THERMOSTAT. SYSTEM FULL AT THIS TIME. NO DIAGNOSTIC DONE AT THIS TIME.
  • THERMOSTAT – Remove & Replace – Mfr Body CD MK Both
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace – Mfr Body CD MK w/Housing,Complete Assembly – [Includes:Drain and refill Low Temperature Cooling System. Includes: R&I Fender Liner.]
 
Dyshay B. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/30/2021

2007 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
235,628
Service Date
3/29/2021
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
 
Jefferson U. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/30/2021

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
21,918
Service Date
3/26/2021
Services Performed
  • Brakes over 50%. Ok at this time.
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
 
Louis F. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/28/2021

2011 BMW M3

BMW M3

Mileage
99,146
Service Date
3/24/2021
Services Performed
  • -drain engine oil & refill with replacement of filter.
  • DTC in System DME/DDE – CDC0 CDBD- Throttle valve actuator CAN Message bank 2, 2B21 Throttle Valve Actuator Pre Drive Check Bank 1, 2B2D Throttle Valve Initialization Bank 2, 2B22 Throttle Valve Actuator Pre Drive Check Bank2, 2b15 Throttle Valve Actuator Control Monitor Bank 1. Code in Antilock Brake System – CAN engineECU, Engine Torque Not Adjustable. (code not addressed at this time) A670 Rain Sensor Error (code not addressed at this time) U.Codes U011E Lost comm w/throttle actuator b control module. P1628 &P161F Manufacture specific code Tech advised to replace Throttle Actuators -intermittent failure/response.
  • Post Fix Test Drive
  • THROTTLE VALVE ACTUATOR – Remove & Replace – Both – [DOES NOT include adjustment.]
 
Nash D. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/26/2021