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Welcome to Ray Frey Auto Center Inc,
Your Auto Repair in San Diego, CA!

If you’re looking for auto repair in San Diego, CA, you’ve found us. Here at Ray Frey Auto Center Inc we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a San Diego auto repair service center you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Ray Frey Auto Center Inc understands 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 San Diego 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 San Diego, we are totally confident that Ray Frey Auto Center Inc is the best option in town!

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About Ray Frey Auto Center Inc San Diego, CA

Ray Frey Auto Center Inc is among the best auto repair facilities in San Diego County. Family-owned and operated in the heart of Kearny Mesa since 2006. Our commitment to providing the highest quality service is the driving force behind Ray and his staff. From diagnosis to repair, our experienced, ASE Certified technicians are capable of working on most vehicles, foreign or domestic.

It is important for you as a consumer to feel comfortable with your auto repair technician; nobody understands this better than Ray Frey himself. He will only hire and train technicians who he feels confident to work on his own personal vehicles. It is imperative for each of his technicians to be thorough, honest, and attentive. His values positively impact his employees and in return, you get the best automotive services!

Along with providing excellent service for your personal vehicle, Ray Frey Auto Center Inc can take care of your fleet vehicles. References can be provided upon request. We actively service over 30 fleets throughout San Diego. It would be our pleasure to keep your fleet maintained and serviced! If you are interested in our fleet services, please contact Ray Frey Auto Center today.

The Absolute Best Car Service in San Diego, CA

What sets Ray Frey Auto Center Inc apart from all of the others in San Diego, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in San Diego, 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 Ray Frey Auto Center Inc, 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 San Diego auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top-quality auto service in San Diego, 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

2010 Infiniti EX35

Infiniti EX35

Mileage
117,150
Service Date
6/28/2022
Services Performed
  • Change oil and filter. Replace with synthetic oil. Lube chassis, top off all fluid levels, adjust tire pressure.
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
  • Install customer supplied rear wiper blade
 
Leslie C. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/29/2022

2015 Lexus RX 450h

Lexus RX 450h

Mileage
86,957
Service Date
6/28/2022
Services Performed
  • – Battery failed load test 7v – Cabin filter dirty – Transmission fluid dirty – Wipers okay, lights okay, alternator charging 14.5v, engine oil okay, air filter okay, coolant okay, hoses okay, spark plug gap at .41 (spec .39-.43), belt okay, rear diff fluid okay, tires okay, front and rear brakes approx 70% remaining
  • Replace dealer battery
  • Replace the cabin filter
  • Drain and fill
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
 
Tiffany M. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/28/2022

2012 Audi A4

Audi A4

Mileage
43,096
Service Date
6/24/2022
Services Performed
  • Change oil and filter. Replace with synthetic oil. Lube chassis, top off all fluid levels, adjust tire pressure.
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
  • Rotate tires
 
James S. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/26/2022

2017 Nissan Murano

Nissan Murano

Mileage
71,520
Service Date
6/22/2022
Services Performed
  • Change oil and filter. Replace with synthetic oil. Lube chassis, top off all fluid levels, adjust tire pressure.
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
  • Install wiper blades
  • Rotate tires
  • Replace key fob batteries – customer supplied
 
David H. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/26/2022

2007 Lexus ES 350

Lexus ES 350

Mileage
120,481
Service Date
6/24/2022
Services Performed
  • Change oil & filter. Top off all fluid levels. Check & adjust tire pressure. Visual inspection of hoses, belts, etc. Lube chassis. – Left rear shock slight leak, not enough to worry about at this time. – Small squeak – belt is tight and doesn't appear to be bad
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
 
Joe G. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/24/2022

2014 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Mileage
110,983
Service Date
6/22/2022
Services Performed
  • Remove four wheels and rear brake drums/rotors to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. -Front brakes have brake pulsation, pads approx 40% remaining, rotors okay -Rear brakes metal to metal – rotors okay
  • Machine front rotors on vehicle
  • Install dealer pads.
  • Machine rear rotors on vehicle
  • Clay & wax
 
Steve C. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/25/2022

2021 Lexus ES 300h

Lexus ES 300h

Mileage
13,567
Service Date
6/23/2022
Services Performed
  • FUEL ADDITIVE – ADD – DRIVER'S FLOOR MAT – CHECK – BATTERY – INSPECT – BRAKE SYSTEM – INSPECT – FLUID LEVELS – INSPECT – [Inspect and adjust all fluid levels.] WIPER BLADES – INSPECT CABIN AIR FILTER – REPLACE ENGINE OIL & FILTER – REPLACE – ENGINE OIL REPLACEMENT REMINDER LIGHT – RESET VEHICLE – ROAD-TEST TIRES – ROTATE – [Check tire tread depth and for uneven or excessive wear.]
  • Change oil and filter. Replace with synthetic oil. Lube chassis, top off all fluid levels, adjust tire pressure.
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
 
Ina C. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/23/2022

2004 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
76,206
Service Date
6/23/2022
Services Performed
  • Change oil & filter. Top off all fluid levels. Check & adjust tire pressure. Visual inspection of hoses, belts, etc. Lube chassis.
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
  • Zero point calibration
  • Smog inspection
  • Certification fee
 
Dory R. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/23/2022

2004 Lexus IS 300

Lexus IS 300

Mileage
158,897
Service Date
6/21/2022
Services Performed
  • Check for HC and pressure check cooling system – found 144ppm, radiator broken, main light on brakes squeal and rear brakes approx less than 5% remaining
  • RADIATOR – Remove & Replace
  • Remove and replace thermostat
  • Change oil & filter. Top off all fluid levels. Check & adjust tire pressure. Visual inspection of hoses, belts, etc. Lube chassis.
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
 
Neal H. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/22/2022

2019 GMC Canyon

GMC Canyon

Mileage
42,700
Service Date
6/14/2022
Services Performed
  • Complete detail
 
John R. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/22/2022

2016 Ford Focus

Ford Focus

Mileage
64,230
Service Date
6/21/2022
Services Performed
  • Battery totally dead on arrival. Tried to charge, was unable. Replaced battery. Engine unable to crank at first because trans was not in correct configuration to allow start. After waiting a few minutes and cycling the key, the trans shifted itself into correct position. Engine started and misfired a bit then cleared up. Full system code scan: Engine P0301-00
  • Cylinder 1 Misfire Detected – Pending DTC. P0316-00
  • Misfire Detected On Startup (First 1000 Revolutions) – Pending DTC. P06E9-00
  • Engine Starter Performance – Not Current DTC. Transmission P07A5-00
  • Transmission Friction Element "B" Stuck On – Pending DTC – Warning Lamp On. Antilock Brakes U3003-17
  • Battery voltage – Circuit Voltage Above Threshold – Not Current DTC. Airbag U0100-00
  • Lost Communication With ECM/PCM "A" – Not Current DTC. U0140-00
  • Lost Communication With Body Control Module – Not Current DTC. U0253-00
  • Lost Communication With Accessory Protocol Interface Module – Not Current DTC. U0300-00
  • Internal Control Module Software Incompatibility – Not Current DTC. Page: 1 2016 Ford Focus 2.0L L4 Direct Gas Injection Date: 06/17/2022 02:42PM Body Control Module B10D7-05
  • PATS Key – System Programming Failure – Not Current DTC. B10D7-51
  • PATS Key – Not Programmed – Not Current DTC. B10D7-94
  • PATS Key – Unexpected Operation – Pending DTC. Power Steering Control Module U3003-13
  • Battery voltage – Circuit Open – Not Current DTC. Steering Angle Sensor Module U3003-62
  • Battery voltage – Signal Compare Failure – Not Current DTC. Tire Pressure Monitor B10D7-05
  • PATS Key – System Programming Failure – Not Current DTC. B10D7-51
  • PATS Key – Not Programmed – Not Current DTC. B10D7-94
  • PATS Key – Unexpected Operation – Pending DTC. Control / Display Interface Module – Front U0155-00
  • Lost Communication With Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) Control Module – Not Current DTC. U0184-00
  • Lost Communication With Radio – Current DTC. Instrument Panel Control Module U0073-88
  • Control Module Communication Bus "A" Off – Bus Off – Not Current DTC. OBDII Codes ($03) P07A5
  • Transmission Friction Element "B" Stuck On OBDII Permanent Codes ($0A) P07A5
  • Transmission Friction Element "B" Stuck On The majority of the fault codes are from the low battery voltage. Misfire likely just due to sitting for an extended period. The P07A5 trans fault is the one to be concerned about along with the customer complaint of shifting issues. Cleared all faults and road tested a couple of miles. Trans shifting issues noted a few times and P07A5 reset. Ran the clutch system self-tests and calibration. Clutch test failed the "ramp test" portion on the first attempt, then passed on the second attempt. Calibration procedure then completed. Road test again for a longer period, and system operated normally. No current codes returned. There are two possibilities. Either the vehicle wasn't getting driven enough and one of the clutch actuators got sticky and lost calibration due […]

2013 Audi Q7

Audi Q7

Mileage
106,751
Service Date
6/21/2022
Services Performed
  • Restore headlights
  • Change oil & filter. Top off all fluid levels. Check & adjust tire pressure. Visual inspection of hoses, belts, etc. Lube chassis. – Needs 2 rear tires – Front brakes approx 10% remaining, sensors touching rotors
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
  • Unable to install – incorrect part
 
Serg K. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/21/2022