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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

2005 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
83,075
Service Date
9/8/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • CUSTOMER STATES: CHECK ENGINE WARNING LIGHT IS ON – DIAGNOSE AND ADVISE
  • OXYGEN SENSOR – Remove & Replace – Each
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – All
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace
  • THREE PART OPERATION TO INCLUDE CLEAN AND CONDITION FUEL LINES FROM FUEL TANK TO THROTTLE BODY, CLEAN AND CONDITION FUEL INJECTORS RAILS AND INJECTORS, RE CALIBRATE THROTTLE BODY AND RE TEST
  • 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
 
JIM G. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/8/2021

2017 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
38,488
Service Date
8/31/2021
Services Performed
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels to inspect brake condition, front brakes pads are at 3mm, front brake rotors measured at left side 24.91mm, right side 24.69mm minimum thickness is specs on front brake rotors is 23mm.
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures. Engine air filter is dirty, cabin air filter is reccomended also recommend wiper blade replacement and 3-tires with alignment.
  • Replace front brake pads, machine front brake rotors. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Road test vehicle.
 
LARRY O. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/31/2021

2012 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
134,917
Service Date
8/25/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • Changed Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Added 5 QTS Synthetic Motor Oil, Lube Chassis, Check all Fluid Levels
  • CUSTOMER STATES: ENGINE SURGES AND REVS HIGH, POSSIBLE TRANSMISSION / NO CHECK ENGINE LIGHT (PLEASE TEST DRIVE VEHICLE) – DIAGNOSE AND ADVISE
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – In-Line4
  • MASS/MAF AIR FLOW SERVICE – REMOVE & INSTALL
  • 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
  • (COMBINATION) VALVE COVER GASKET – Remove & Replace – In-Line4
  • CLEAN DOWN ENGINE. INSTALL PROPER DYE. ALLOW VEHICLE TO RUN. CHECK FOR ACTUAL SOURCE OF LEAKAGE.
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace
  • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID – Drain & Refill – Gas
  • CUSTOMER REQUEST: FRONT BRAKE PADS INSPECTED – DIAGNOSE AND ADVISE
  • Turn Rotors, Pack Front Bearings When Applicable And Replace Pads
  • Turn Rotors And Replace Brake Pads
 
DAN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/30/2021

2016 Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento

Mileage
64,455
Service Date
8/28/2021
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
  • Service air conditioner. Check condition of all belts and lines. Evacuate and recharge with reclaimed R-134. Test system performance.
 
LARRY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/29/2021

2018 Ford Transit-250

Ford Transit-250

Mileage
43,501
Service Date
8/27/2021
Services Performed
  • QUALITY TOWING
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • INSPECTED ENGINE COOLANT AND NOTICE NO COOLANT ON VEHICLE. TOP OF COOLANT AND PRESSURE TEST COOLANT SYSTEM AND DID NOT FIND ANY LEAKS. AND TESTED THE VEHICLES FAN AND NOTICE THEY WHERE OPERATING PROPERLY COMMAND THEM WITH SCANNER TO SEE THE SPEEDS OF THE FAN WORKING PROPERLY. DID NOTICE VEHICLE WAS STARTING TO OVER HEAT AND ENDED UP PERFORMING A BLOCK TEST TO VERIFY IF HEAD GASKETS WHERE BLOWN ONCE TESTED COOLANT SYSTEM IT IMMEDIATELY FAILED THE BLOCK TEST CONFIRMING THAT ENGINE HAS BLOWN HEAD GASKET ALSO DID NOTICE THAT COOLANT SYSTEM HOSES ARE MIXED WITH OIL AND WATER.
 
DON D. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/28/2021

2014 Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage

Mileage
51,677
Service Date
8/16/2021
Services Performed
  • PERFORMED VEHICLE INSPECTION. ALL FOUR TIRES ARE AT 9/32 SET TO 35 PSI. FRONT AND REAR BRAKE PADS ARE AT 6 MM. CHECKED ALL FLUIDS AND ADDED WATER TO WINDOW SOLVENT. CHECKED ALL HOSES, CLAMPS AND BELTS. SUGGEST: CABIN AIR FILTER, THROTTLE BODY SERVICE, COOLANT DRAIN AND FILL, BRAKE FLUID FLUSH, TRANSMISSION DRAIN AND FILL, FUEL INJECTION CLEANER/TREATMENT.
  • PERFORMED ENGINE OIL AND ENGINE OIL FILTER CHANGE.
  • PERFORMED TIRE ROTATION.
  • LIFTED VEHICLE AND REMOVED ALL FOUR WHEELS. PERFORMED VISUAL INSPECTION FOR ANY EXTERNAL LEAKS. FOUND NO LEAKS PRESENT AT THIS TIME OF VISIT. PERFORMED VISUAL INSPECTION ON FRONT BRAKES. FRONT BRAKE PADS ARE AT 6 MM. FRONT BRAKE ROTOR DISCARD IS AT .960 INCHES. LEFT FRONT ROTOR MEASURED AT 1.087 INCHES AND RIGHT FRONT ROTOR MEASURED AT 1.086 INCHES. PERFORMED VISUAL INSPECTION ON REAR BRAKE PADS. REAR BRAKE PADS ARE AT 6 MM. REAR BRAKE ROTOR DISCARD IS AT .330 INCHES. LEFT REAR BRAKE ROTOR MEASURED AT .388 INCHES. RIGHT REAR BRAKE ROTOR MEASURED AT .384 INCHES. FRONT AND REAR BRAKES ARE WORKING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME OF VISIT.
  • CUSTOMER STATES: BOTH REAR WINDOWS WONT ROLL UP WITH WINDOW MASTER SWITCH – DIAGNOSE AND ADVISE
  • REMOVED DRIVER SIDE DOOR PANEL TO GAIN ACCESS TO MASTER WINDOW SWITCH. REMOVED FAULTY MASTER WINDOW SWITCH AND INSTALLED NEW FACTORY WINDOW SWITCH. RE-INSTALLED DOOR PANEL AND RE-TESTED SWITCH AND SWITCH IS OPERATING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME OF VISIT.
  • VERIFY CUSTOMER CONCERN – REMOVE, REPAIR & RE-INSTALL
  • REMOVED GLOVE BOX TO GAIN ACCESS TO CABIN AIR FILTER. REMOVED DIRTY CABIN AIR FILTER AND INSTALLED NEW CABIN AIR FILTER. RE-INSTALLED GLOVE BOX.
 
ANDY D. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/16/2021

2010 Jaguar XF

Jaguar XF

Mileage
68,924
Service Date
8/13/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures PERFORM VEHICLE INSPECTION – REC: 4 NEW TIRES, WHEEL ALIGNMENT, FRONT WIPER BLADES AND DIAGNOSE CAUSE OF CHECK ENGINE WARNING LIGHT ON.
  • Changed Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Added 5 QTS Synthetic Motor Oil, Lube Chassis, Check all Fluid Levels
  • COULD NOT VERIFY CUSTOMER CONCERN AT THIS TIME, FRONT BRAKE PADS AT 9MM AND REAR BRAKE PADS AT 7MM.
 
BRANDON M. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/15/2021

2017 Honda Ridgeline

Honda Ridgeline

Mileage
48,213
Service Date
8/3/2021
Services Performed
  • TOPPED OFF ALL FLUIDS CHANGE OIL AND FILTER RE SET MAINTANCE LIGHT USED PREMIUM OIL FILTER AND FULL SYNTHETIC OIL .
 
STEFANIE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/10/2021

2006 Ford F550 Super Duty

Ford F550 Super Duty

Mileage
51,371
Service Date
7/30/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • TEST CHARGING SYSTEM CUSTOMER STATES AT TIME THE VOLTAGE AT THE CIGARRET PORT SHOWS 11.5 VOLTS TO 12.4 VOLTS EVEN WITH ENGINE RUNNING, AT TIME HAS HARD TIME STARTING ENGINE NEEDS TO USE HOUSE BATTERIES TO START ENGINE – CHECK AND ADVISE
  • CHECK RIGHT FRONT STABILIZER JACK CUSTOMER STATES IT DOES NOT STAY DOWN HWH CLASS "A" MOTOR HOME
  • CUSTOMER WOULD LIKE TO ADD A LED LIGHT STRIP TO BACK OF RV CHECK AND ADVISE
  • REPLACE FAILED ALTERNATOR AND BATTERY
  • CA BATTERY DISPOSAL FEE
  • REASSEMBLE LEVELING SYSTEM CUSTOMER TO BRING VEHICLE BACK
 
JERRY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/30/2021

2010 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
206,115
Service Date
7/24/2021
Services Performed
  • SUN ROOF CABLE & SLIDE ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – F150 Crew Cab – [Includes: Lowering Headlining Assembly.]
  • WINDOW REGULATOR – Remove & Replace – F150 Back Glass,Crew Cab – [Includes: Lowering Headlining Assembly.]
 
RANDY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/27/2021

2019 Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass

Mileage
20,406
Service Date
7/22/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures, FRONT BRAKES AT 8MM, REAR BRAKES AT 8MM, SET TIRE PRESSURE TO 35PSI.
  • LUBE OIL AND FILTER SERVICE
 
Dolores S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/22/2021

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe

Chevrolet Tahoe

Mileage
82,203
Service Date
7/20/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • CHECK AND ADJUST SPARE TIRE AIR PRESSURE
  • Check brake fluid for moisture and contamination. Inspect all hydraulic line and hoses. Inspect calipers and wheel cylinders. Inspect master cylinder and cap. Flush entire brake system including master cylinder, calipers, wheel cylinders until clean.
  • MOUNT & BALANCE 2- REAR TIRES – INSTALL NEW TIRES ON BACK OF VEHICLE PER CUSTOMERS REQUEST
  • PERFORMED OIL AND FILTER CHANGE.
 
MIKE H. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/21/2021