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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

2018 Subaru Crosstrek

Subaru Crosstrek

Mileage
23,929
Service Date
1/27/2023
Services Performed
  • Change oil and filter. Replace with synthetic oil. Lube chassis, top off all fluid levels, adjust tire pressure.
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
 
Lucille S. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/28/2023

2010 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Mileage
40,852
Service Date
1/27/2023
Services Performed
  • Smog inspection
  • Certification fee
 
Chris B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/27/2023

2018 Nissan Kicks

Nissan Kicks

Mileage
105,137
Service Date
1/26/2023
Services Performed
  • Check noise, found the left front wheel bearing making noise.
  • Replace the left front wheel bearing and hub
 
Nathan R. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/26/2023

2016 Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento

Mileage
79,544
Service Date
1/24/2023
Services Performed
  • Change oil & filter. Top off all fluid levels. Check & adjust tire pressure. Visual inspection of hoses, belts, etc. Lube chassis. – Air filter dirty
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
  • Rotate tires
  • DIFFERENTIAL FLUID – INSPECT TRANSFER CASE FLUID – INSPECT –
  • Install air filter
 
Mike P. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/24/2023

2011 Ford Expedition

Ford Expedition

Mileage
103,728
Service Date
1/23/2023
Services Performed
  • Vehicle started up in lot. After speaking with customer about vehicle complaints, we feel that the fuel pump assembly needs to be replaced.
  • Replace the fuel pump assembly
 
Clyde H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/23/2023

2006 Acura TSX

Acura TSX

Mileage
209,005
Service Date
1/20/2023
Services Performed
  • Trace leak to power steering pump.
  • Change oil and filter. Replace with synthetic oil. Lube chassis, top off all fluid levels, adjust tire pressure. – Recommend wiper blades
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
  • Install wiper blades
  • Remove the power steering pump, serpentine belt and tensioner to replace inspection cover on the cylinder head. Also install new serpentine belt.
  • Headlight restoration
 
Maria P. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/20/2023

2015 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat

Mileage
108,994
Service Date
1/18/2023
Services Performed
  • MIL is on, Full system code scan: 01-Engine Management U041600
  • Invalid Data Received from Vehicle Dynamics Control Module P043F00
  • Evaporative Emission System Leak Detection Reference Orifice High Flow P044100
  • EVAP Emission Control System Incorrect Purge Flow U112300
  • Data-BUS Error Value Received 03-Brake Electronics 00668
  • Supply Voltage Terminal 30 Lower Limit Reached 01314
  • Engine Control Module Read Trouble Codes 01325
  • ECU Tire Pressure Monitoring – J502 No Signal/No Communication 02214
  • Tire Pressure Warning Lower Limit Reached 09-Central Electronics 00446
  • Function Limitation due to Under – Voltage Lower Limit Reached 01598
  • Drive Battery Voltage Open Circuit 15-Airbag – SRS U101100
  • Supply Voltage, Voltage Too Low B10B400
  • Functional Restriction of Seat Occupied Recognition due to Under voltage 16-Steering Wheel Electronics U140000
  • Function Restriction Due To Insufficient Voltage U101100
  • Supply Voltage, Voltage Too Low 42-Door Electronics Driver B11EE54
  • Motor For Rear Window Regulator, No Basic Setting 52-Door Electronics Passenger B11EE54
  • Motor For Rear Window Regulator, No Basic Setting 56-Radio 02635
  • Tuner Not Enabled/Activated 00446
  • Function Limitation due to Under – Voltage Lower Limit Reached 00532
  • Supply Voltage B + Lower Limit Reached 77-Telephone U140000
  • Function Restriction Due To Insufficient Voltage 75-Telematics Communication Unit U140000
  • Function Restriction, Function Restriction Due To Low Voltage B149AF2
  • Mobile Online Services, Remote Control For Vehicle Signaling B1788F0
  • Control Module, Immobilizer Deactivated OBDII Codes ($03) P043F
  • EVAP System Leak Detection Reference Orifice High Flow OBDII Permanent Codes ($0A) P043F
  • EVAP System Leak Detection Reference Orifice High Flow Vehicle battery was charged fully, then sat overnight. Parasitic drain measures 13-20mA, in normal range. Battery tests good, but engine cranked a little slow in the AM. Charging voltage at battery is a little low, at 12.9V at idle with no loads on. Voltage at alternator is >14V. Confirmed headlights and dome lights flicker at idle, worse with more electrical loads on (heated seats, rear defroster). Checked voltage drop from alternator to positive battery terminal, found okay @ 100mv. Voltage drop from engine block to negative battery terminal fluctuates between 700-1800mV, and is over 2.5 volts when cranking, Trace to bad ground connection at the negative cable to body connection. Retaining nut slightly loose, and upon removal found underside of nut and terminal pitted and arced. Also terminal is very hot on thermal camera at idle. File the pitting off the nut, terminal and stud on the body and reassemble with a lock washer. Full load voltage drop is now a steady 250mV with all loads on, and charging voltage at battery is 14.1. Cranking speed now normal and lights not flickering. Most of the fault codes pulled at initial scan are due to low voltage. There are two EVAP system faults that need to be diagnosed separately if customer desires.
 
Andy N. gave our service a 5 star review […]

2017 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
34,268
Service Date
1/17/2023
Services Performed
  • Change oil and filter. Replace with synthetic oil. Lube chassis, top off all fluid levels, adjust tire pressure. – cabin filter dirty
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
  • No rotation – needs tires
 
Shelly F. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/17/2023

2013 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
94,045
Service Date
1/16/2023
Services Performed
  • ENGINE OIL – REPLACE ENGINE OIL FILTER – REPLACE TIRES – ROTATE – [A tire should be replaced when the tread wear indicator appears as a solid band across the tread; this occurs when the remaining tread has worn to 0.063 inches (1.6mm) or less.]
  • – LR bearing noise – 600 miles until LOF is due – Air filter dirty – Rear brakes approximately 5% remaining, rotors okay – Front brakes approximately 50% remaining
  • Change oil and filter. Replace with synthetic oil. Lube chassis, top off all fluid levels, adjust tire pressure.
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
  • Install air filter
  • Install dealer pads.
  • Machine rear rotors on vehicle
  • Replace LR wheel bearing assembly
 
Tom S. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/17/2023

2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500

Mileage
3,855
Service Date
1/12/2023
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
 
Jim H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/13/2023

2015 Buick Encore

Buick Encore

Mileage
43,294
Service Date
1/12/2023
Services Performed
  • FGMXV01.4099 SFI/TC/H025/TWC/CAC
  • Certification fee
 
Barbara K. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/12/2023

2008 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
151,548
Service Date
1/10/2023
Services Performed
  • ABS Codes: C1202-Brake fluid level low/Open circuit in fluid level switch Found brake fluid reservoir almost empty. Fluid leaking at LR wheel. All lights out after adding some fluid. Brake inspection. Found LR wheel cylinder leaking badly and shoes saturated. Drums are okay to machine. Front brakes 15-20% remaining and rotors okay to machine.
  • Install shoes and machine drums
  • Replace both rear wheel cylinders
  • Install dealer pads
  • Machine front rotors on vehicle
 
Dale C. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/12/2023