Santee Auto Repair

We work on all foreign and domestic vehicles (175 ) reviews
(619) 596-9999
Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
open Saturday by appointment only

Loaner Cars

available by request

Free check engine

light testing


Sorry to learn that Chris is out recovering from surgery. Hope all is going well. Don't hurry back but make sure you are recovered first! Take it from a retired nurse, this rehab time is really important. Your "stand in" was very professional and helpful. Appreciated the time he took to search the computer for the recommendations Porsche makes for my model Boxster. This way I can budget for service costs in advance. Both staff members were very helpful and courteous.


Excellent service and valuable information.


Tim, was very helpful who helped me fix my TPMS on my Honda fit sport and also fixed my bumper and my loose battery that's ive been frustrated for so many months. Tim was very professional and very honest person.


Thank you so much for FANTASTIC customer service! Chris and Tim know how to win repeat business and they have won my husband and I's. Our 2004 Toyota Highlander is now running just like new!


THANK YOU Chris and Tim for getting my 2004 Toyota Highlander back to running like new! Your customer service is FANTASTIC and you will have my repeat business! Import Auto Service is the BEST!


I recently moved into the neighborhood and did not have a mechanic in the area. I called Import Auto Service one morning because my truck wouldn't start, and they were able to fix it that day. Not only did they complete the repair in the most cost effective way, they also spotted several parts that were loose, and tightened everything up before returning the truck to me. I found them to be very conscientious and nice to work with. I will be back to have my valve cover gaskets replaced. Thank you!


Chris and Tim have an amazing auto repair service they diagnose my car quickly and the repairs were done promptly. They dealt with me with integrity not trying to sell me any services or repairs I did not need. As a fire Chaplain I can wholeheartedly recommend that firefighters should take their vehicles to import auto services.


Chris and Tim (Jim) were very approachable. Had good conversations with Chris and some were about cars. Both of them in my opinion were very honest about evaluating issues and or concerns. Considering this is my first Mercedes I will consider them the doctor for my CLK 350. Thanks Guys


Thank you for the refresing auto repair experience for my 2004 Toyota Highlander! The price was right and the customer service outstanding! You have a customer for life.


I drive a 2003 BMW 530i manual, and it's not a car I would let just anyone work on. But these guys have been taking care of my cars for years, including a previous BMW and a VW Passat wagon, and here are two words you don't always hear about auto repair places: they are HONEST and EXPERT. They are also timely and give you the straight story. TIm is a master mechanic, especially when it comes to German and other exotic and high-end makes, but these are also the guys to take your every day American ride to for oil changes, brakes, and regular service. I live in North Park and I'm happy to take the few minutes to drive out to Santee to get this quality of RELIABLE and trustworthy service.

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