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Welcome to Elite Automotive Services,
your car service in Lake Forest, CA!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Lake Forest, CA, you’ve found us. Here at Elite Automotive Services we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Lake Forest car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at Elite Automotive Services 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 Lake Forest 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 Lake Forest, we are totally confident that Elite Automotive Services is the best option in town!

Serving the following South Orange County communities:

Lake Forest, Trabuco Canyon, Portola Hills, Baker Ranch, Santiago Canyon, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, Irvine, Santa Ana, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Aliso Viejo, Aliso Niguel, Laguna Beach, Tustin, San Clemente, Newport Beach, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, Coto De Caza, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Woods, Las Flores, Modjeska Canyon, Foothill Ranch, Silverado Canyon, North Tustin, Orchard Hills, Quail Hill, Woodbridge, Northwood, Rancho Mission Viejo

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About Elite Automotive Services Lake Forest, CA

Since 2010, Elite Automotive Services has been there for the people of Lake Forest. 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 Lake Forest has to offer.

Our family of technicians and service staff sees their work here at Elite Automotive Services as more than a job. It’s their vocation and livelihood. Each member of our team is invested in your satisfaction.

Elite Automotive Services 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 Elite Automotive Services the best car service in Lake Forest!

Are you ready to experience the best Lake Forest car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Lake Forest, CA

What sets Elite Automotive Services apart from all of the others in Lake Forest, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Lake Forest, 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 Elite Automotive Services, 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 Lake Forest auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Lake Forest, 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

2016 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
82,471
Service Date
11/29/2021
Services Performed
  • TEST DROVE VEHICLE, PERFORM BRAKE INSPECTION – COULD NOT VERIFY CUSTOMER CONCERN AT THIS TIME.
 
JIM S. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/3/2021

2013 Hyundai Veloster

Hyundai Veloster

Mileage
97,819
Service Date
11/26/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • CONFIRMED ENGINE NOISE PIN PINTED NOISE TO LOWER END OF ENGINE, CHECKED OIL LEVEL AND IS GOOD, RECOMMEND FURTHER TEAR DOWN TO PIN POINT CAUSE OF NOISE REMOVAL OF ENGINE OIL PAN IS NEEDED TO INSPECT LOWER END OF ENGINE. POSSIBLE CRANK AND OR ROD BEARING FAILURE. VEHICLE MAY BE UNDER WARRANTY PER TSB # 21-01-025H. CUSTOMER WAS ADVISED
 
ZACK H. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/3/2021

2018 Mercedes-Benz E400

Mercedes-Benz E400

Mileage
27,125
Service Date
11/16/2021
Services Performed
  • IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE – RE-INSTALLATION
 
WEI W. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/2/2021

2006 Acura RSX

Acura RSX

Mileage
167,915
Service Date
11/29/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • Changed Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Added 5 QTS Standard Motor Oil, Lube Chassis, Check all Fluid Levels
  • ROTATE TIRES
  • CUSTOMER STATES: VEHICLE IS MAKING NOISE POSSIBLE POWER STEERING – DIAGNOSE AND ADVISE
  • POWER STEERING PUMP – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Bleed and test System.]
  • Road test for power steering operation. Inspect system for leaks. Flush power steering lines, pump, rack and pinion, and or gear box. Install new power steering fluid. Install power steering additive to revitalize seals and . Road test vehicle.
 
BRYAN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/30/2021

2011 Volkswagen GTI

Volkswagen GTI

Mileage
161,023
Service Date
11/13/2021
Services Performed
  • TEST DROVE VEHICLE FOR COOLING FAN MAKING NOISE. VERIFIED CUSTOMER CONCERN. PERFORMED VISUAL INSPECTION AND FOUND FAULTS TO FAN HOUSING. TURN VEHICLE OFF AND INSTALLED DIAGNOSTIC EARS TO PIN POINT NOISE. PINPOINTED NOISE TO COOLING FAN INTERNAL BEARING WORN OUT MAKING NOISE. SUGGEST TO REPLACE FAN ASSEMBLY AND RE-TEST SYSTEM.
  • PERFORMED ENGINE OIL AND ENGINE OIL FILTER CHANGE.
  • REMOVED RADIATOR FAN ASSEMBLY. REMOVED RIGHT SIDE COOLING FAN NUMBER ONE. INSTALLED NEW COOLING FAN NUMBER ONE. RE-INSTALLED COOLING FAN ASSEMBLY. RE-TESTED AND OPERATING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME OF VISIT.
  • REMOVED LEAKING/CRACKED RADIATOR RESERVOIR TANK. INSTALLED NEW RADIATOR RESERVOIR TANK. FILLED TO FACTORY SPECS. PURGED AIR FROM SYSTEM AND COOLING SYSTEM OPERATING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME OF VISIT.
 
LARRY J. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/24/2021

2007 Volkswagen GTI

Volkswagen GTI

Mileage
100,932
Service Date
11/2/2021
Services Performed
  • REMOVED INTAKE MANIFOLD, REMOVED AND REPLACED FUEL INJECTORS WITH CUSTOMER SUPPLIED PARTS, RE INSTALLED INTAKE MANIFOLD WITH NEW GASKET, UPON INSPECTION FOUND BROKEN VACUUM TUBE AT INTAKE TO VACUUM PUMP, REPLACED BROKEN VACUUM TUBE.
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
 
DEREK A. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/12/2021

2009 Land Rover LR2

Land Rover LR2

Mileage
88,309
Service Date
11/10/2021
Services Performed
  • JUMP STARTED VEHICLE DID AM ELECTRICAL TEST , ALTERNATOR IS AT 14 VOLTS AND NO RIPPLE CHANGE CHARGING AS DESIGN. TESTED BATTERY , IT TESTED BAD CELL, ALSO CHECKED FOR ELECTRICAL DRAW. IT ALL PASSED. REPLACE BATTERY AND RE PROGRAM. NO OTHER PROBLEMS FOUND AT THIS TIME.
  • (Combination) – BATTERY – Reset
  • CA BATTERY FEE
 
JIM G. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/10/2021

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Mileage
86,642
Service Date
11/1/2021
Services Performed
  • PER CUSTOMERS REQUEST TRIM FRONT BUMPER SO BOTH FRONT TIRES DON'T RUB WHEN TURNING CHECK AND ADVISE
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
 
ROSS F. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/9/2021

2011 Scion tC

Scion tC

Mileage
93,636
Service Date
10/22/2021
Services Performed
  • PERFORMED VEHICLE INSPECTION. ALL FOUR TIRES ARE AT 7/32 SET TO 34 PSI. FRONT AND REAR BRAKE PADS ARE AT 10 MM. CHECKED ALL FLUIDS AND ADDED WINDOW SOLVENT. CHECKED ALL HOSES, CLAMPS AND BELTS. SUGGEST: SPARK PLUGS, MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR, THROTTLE BODY SERVICE, ENGINE DRIVE BELT, REMOVE LEFT FRONT BRAKE CALIPER AND ADJUST BRAKE PAD HARDWARE.
  • TEST DROVE VEHICLE FOR BRAKE NOISE WHEN APPLYING BRAKES. UN ABLE TO VERIFY CUSTOMER CONCERN AT THIS TIME. LIFTED VEHICLE AND PERFORMED VISUAL INSPECTION FOR ANY LEAKS NO LEAKS PRESENT AT THIS TIME. REMOVED ALL FOUR WHEELS TO GAIN ACCESS TO FRONT AND REAR BRAKE PADS. FRONT BRAKE PADS ARE AT 10 MM. LEFT FRONT BRAKE HOSE IN KINKED. REAR BRAKE PADS ARE AT 10 MM. SUGGEST: TO REMOVED LEFT FRONT BRAKE CALIPER AND UN KINK BRAKE HOSE.
  • ESTIMATE TO REPAIR FRONT BUMPER / AND REPLACED FENDER LINER
  • PERFORMED ENGINE OIL AND ENGINE OIL FILTER CHANGE.
  • PERFORMED TIRE ROTATION. SET ALL TIRES TO 34 PSI AND TORQUED TO FACTORY SPECS.
  • REMOVED LEFT FRONT CALIPER AND UNTWISTED BRAKE LINE AND RE-INSTALLED LEFT FRONT BRAKE CALIPER. RE-ROAD TESTED VEHICLE.
  • REMOVED FOUR SPARK PLUGS AND INSTALLED NEW SPARK PLUGS. RE-ROAD TESTED VEHICLE.
  • REMOVE THROTTLE BODY, ( AS NEEDED ) CLEAN CARBON BUILD UP FROM THROTTLE PLATE, RE INSTALL THROTTLE BODY WITH NEW GASKET ( WHEN THROTTLE BODY IS REMOVED ), ADJUST IDLE PARAMETERS WHERE APPLICABLE
  • REMOVED MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR AND PERFORMED SERVICE. RE-INSTALLED MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR.
  • REMOVED WORN OUT ENGINE DRIVE BELT. INSTALLED NEW ENGINE DRIVE BELT.
  • REPLACE RIGHT FRONT FENDER RE SECURED FRONT BUMPER COVER
 
ELISE A. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/9/2021

2012 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
90,655
Service Date
11/3/2021
Services Performed
  • PERFORMED VEHICLE INSPECTION. ALL FOUR TIRES ARE AT 6/32 SET TO 35 PSI. FRONT BRAKE PADS ARE AT 7 MM. REAR BRAKE SHOES ARE AT 6 MM. CHECKED ALL FLUIDS AND ADDED WINDOW SOLVENT. CHECKED ALL HOSES, CLAMPS AND BELTS. SUGGEST: POWER STEERING FLUID FLUSH, BRAKE FLUID FLUSH, REAR DIFFERENTIAL SERVICE, THROTTLE BODY SERVICE, MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR SERVICE, REAR BRAKE CLEAN AND ADJUSTMENT.
  • PERFORMED ENGINE OIL AND ENGINE OIL FILTER CHANGE.
  • PERFORMED TIRE ROTATION.
 
JOHN/TAMI E. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/3/2021

2013 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
124,985
Service Date
10/25/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures. RECOMMEND ENGINE OIL CHANGE. THERMOSTAT AND GASKET. RADIATOR HOSES. RADIATOR CAP. VALVE COVER GASKET. THROTTLE BODY SERVICE. RH FRONT ENGINE MOUNT. LH FRONT TRANSMISSION MOUNT. LOWER TOQUE ENGINE MOUNT.
  • PERFORMED BRAKE INSPECTION. FRONT BRAKES AT 7mm. REAR BRAKES AT 4mm-5mm.
  • USED SCANNER TO PULL CODES. NO CODES. USED LIVE DATA AND ROAD TEST VEHICLE. CHECKED FOR MISFIRES. NO MISFIRES. PULL VEHICLE INTO SHOP. PERFORMED INSPECTION. CHECKED AIR FILTER. SPARK PLUGS. SPARK PLUG OK. AIR FILTER OK. DUE TO MILEAGE PERFORMED COMPRESSION TEST. CYLINDER # 1 @ 150 PSI. CYLINDER # 2 @ 150 PSI. CYLINDER # 3 @ 150 PSI. CYLINDER # 4 @ 155 PSI. COMPRESSION TEST PASSED. WHILE DRIVING VEHICLE. NOTICE ENGINE VIBRATION. TEST ENGINE MOUNTS. TRANSMISSION AND ENGINE MOUNT WORN OUT.
  • RECOMMEND PASSENGER SIDE WIPER ARM.
 
ERNEST S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/1/2021

2013 Kia Soul

Kia Soul

Mileage
33,319
Service Date
10/28/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures TO 35 PSI. NO REC. AT THIS TIME BRAKES ARE OKAY AT THIS TIME FRONT 5MM REAR 5MM.
  • Changed Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Added 5 QTS Standard Motor Oil, Lube Chassis, Check all Fluid Levels
 
DAVID M. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/30/2021