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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

2017 Fiat 500

Fiat 500

Mileage
19,997
Service Date
7/2/2022
Services Performed
  • SERIAL NUMBER# TECH NOTES:
 
JOHNATHAN C. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/13/2022

2015 Chevrolet Impala

Chevrolet Impala

Mileage
85,119
Service Date
7/8/2022
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • CUSTOMER STATES: SUSPENSION &/OR STEERING MAKING NOISE WHEN TURNING OR GOING OVER BUMPS (PLEASE TEST DRIVE VEHICLE) – DIAGNOSE AND ADVISE
  • CUSTOMER REQUEST: ESTIMATE TO REMOVE AND REPLACE BLEND DOOR ACTUATOR – DIAGNOSE AND ADVISE
 
ROBERT F. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/9/2022

2005 Acura TSX

Acura TSX

Mileage
135,021
Service Date
6/23/2022
Services Performed
  • VERIFY CONCERN. VEHICLE WILL NOT START. CHECKED BATTERY. BATTERY PASSED TEST. CHECKED POWER AND GROUND. POWER AND GROUND OK. CHECKED IGNITION SIGNAL AT STARTER. SIGNAL OK. RECOMMEND STARTER.
  • REMOVED AIR INTAKE BOOT. REMOVED AIR FILTER HOUSING AND VACUUM LINES. REMOVED THROTTLE BODY ASSEMBLY. REMOVED LOWER INTAKE BRACKET. REMOVED INTAKE MANIFOLD ASSEMBLY. REMOVED STARTER CABLE AND CONNECTOR. REMOVED STARTER. INSTALL NEW STARTER. RE-INSTALL ALL RELATED COMPONENTS.
  • The ozone treatment cleans and treats evap removing bacteria, fungi, pollen, mold and dust mites. removes smells and keeps evap system working effectively clean.
  • PERFORMED OIL AND FILTER CHANGE. USED FULL SYNTHETIC OIL.
 
SANDRA B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/1/2022

2016 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
136,646
Service Date
6/25/2022
Services Performed
  • AUTOINTEGRATE – Repair Order ID: 37365383 Authorization Number: 37365383
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • LUBE OIL AND FILTER SERVICE
  • FRONT AND REAR BRAKE OK, ADJUSTED TIRE PRESSURES, ROTATED TIRES.
  • 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.
 
REED C. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/30/2022

2008 Mercedes-Benz E350

Mercedes-Benz E350

Mileage
124,568
Service Date
6/29/2022
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • LUBE OIL AND FILTER SERVICE
  • ROTATE TIRES
  • Road test vehicle. Check all suspension and steering parts for wear. Check tire pressure and condition. Check riding height. Check alignment of all four wheels. Adjust caster, camber, toe-in, and thrust angle as needed on all four wheels. Center steering wheel
 
MANNY L. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/30/2022

2016 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
50,346
Service Date
6/27/2022
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures, recommend engine oil and filter replacement, brake fluid is dirty, engine air filter is dirty and rear wiper blade.
  • RETRIEVED TROUBLE CODE P0128- ENGINE THERMOSTAT TEMPERATURE NOT WITHIN SPECIFICATIONS, INSPECTED AND FOUND COOLANT LEVEL TO BE WITHIN SPECS NO COOLANT LEAKS, MONITORED ENGINE COOLING FANS, FANS COME ON WHEN COMMANDED VIA SCANNER. MONITORED ENGINE TEMPERATURES LOW SPEED FAN COMES ON AT 220 DEGREES AND HIGH SPEED FAN COMES ON AT 230 DEGREES THERMOSTAT STILL DOES NOT OPEN FULLY, RECOMMEND REPLACEMENT OF ENGINE THERMOSTAT AND RETEST.
  • DRAINED ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM, REMOVED AND INSTALLED NEW THERMOSTAT WITH HOUSING AND GASKET, RE FILLED COOLING SYSTEM WITH NEW COOLANT AND DISTILLED WATER, STARTED ENGINE MONITORED ENGINE TEMPERATURE TO CONFIRM ENGINE COOLING FAN OPERATION, TEST DROVE VEHICLE TOPPED OFF ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM.
  • DRAINED ENGINE OIL, REMOVED AND REPLACED ENGINE OIL FILTER REFILLED WITH NEW OIL.
 
Cookie R. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/27/2022

2008 Volkswagen Eos

Volkswagen Eos

Mileage
153,722
Service Date
6/24/2022
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • RIGHT FRONT POWER WINDOW REGULATOR NEEDS TO BE REPLACED, POWER WINDOW MOTOR WORKING AT THIS TIME.
  • REPLACE WIPER BLADES
  • CUSTOMER STATES DRIVERS SIDE HEAD LAMP IS BURNT OUT CHECK AND ADVISE
  • BATTERY TESTED OK
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED RIGHT SIDE WINDOW REGULATOR ONLY
  • REPLACE LEFT FRONT BURNT OUT HEAD LAMP BULB
 
SANDRA S. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/24/2022

2017 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
48,507
Service Date
6/22/2022
Services Performed
  • LUBE OIL AND FILTER SERVICE
  • MILEAGE MAINTENANCE @50,000 MILES – All Applicable Models
  • WIPER ARM &/OR BLADES – Remove & Replace – Front,Arm,Both
  • ROTATE TIRES
  • 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
  • REMOVE ENGINE AIR FILTER COVER, CLEAN OUT AIR FILTER HOUSING, INSTALL NEW AIR FILTER.
  • WATER PUMP DRIVE BELT – Remove & Replace
 
Shannon M. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/23/2022

2008 Ford Cab & Chassis

Ford Cab & Chassis

Mileage
119,400
Service Date
6/2/2022
Services Performed
  • —– NEEDS TRUCK @ 4PM THURSDAY ——–
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures, recommend engine air filter, throttle body service, cleaning of mass air flow sensor, fuel filter replacement is recommended, power steering fluid is dirty, recommend 4- tires in near future, front upper and lower ball joints have play.
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels to inspect brake condition, Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (0mm) Rear (1mm). front brake rotors metal to metal. possible caliper stuck.
  • CUSTOMER STATES UNDER LOAD WHISTLING NOISE CAN BE HEARD DIAGNOSE AND ADVISE
  • VERIFY CONCERN. ENGINE LIGHT ON. USED SCANNER TO PULL CODES. CODES P0302 CYLINDER # 2 MISFIRE DETECTED. P0316 ENGINE MISFIRE DETECTED ON START UP. P0456 EVAP SYSTEM VERY SMALL LEAK DETECTED. P0457 EVAP SYSTEM LEAK DETECTED (FUEL CAP). PERFORMED DIAGNOSE. USED SMOKE MACHINE INTO EVAP SYSTEM. CHECKED PURGE VALVE. PURGE VALVE OK. CHECKED VENT VALVE. VENT VALVE OK. SEAL EVAP SYSTEM. CHECKED READINGS. FUEL TANK PRESSURE SENSOR AT 0 PSI. FOUND FUEL GAS CAP LEAKING. REMOVED CAP. INSTALL FUEL CAP ADAPTER. RE- TEST. FUEL TANK PRESSURE SENSOR NOW READING PRESSURE. CHECKED EVAP SYSTEM. NO LEAKS FOUND. REMOVED FUEL CAP ADAPTER. FUEL TANK PRESSURE SENSOR DROPS. USED SCANNER TO MONITOR LIVE DATA AT EACH CYLINDER. FOUND CYLINDER # 2 WITH MOST MISFIRES. REMOVED COIL # 2 AND BENCH TEST, IGNITION COIL PACK OK, REMOVED SPARK PLUG. FOUND GROUNDING TIP CRACKED ON SPARK PLUG. RECOMMEND REPLACEMENT OF SPARK PLUG AND FUEL TANK GAS CAP.
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED FAILED SPARK PLUG CYLINDER #2
  • PERFORMED OIL AND FILTER CHANGE.
  • REMOVED FRONT BRAKE ROTORS, REMOVED WHEEL BEARINGS CLEANED AND INSPECTED, WHEEL BEARINGS OK, REPACKED WITH NEW GREASE, INSTALLED ON NEW BRAKE ROTORS WITH NEW GREASE SEALS, INSTALLED NEW BRAKE PADS, RE INSTALLED WHEELS, TEST DROVE.
  • Replace rear brake pads and rear brake rotors. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Road test vehicle.
  • REMOVE ENGINE AIR FILTER COVER, CLEAN OUT AIR FILTER HOUSING, INSTALL NEW AIR FILTER.
  • FUEL FILTER – Remove & Replace – F350 Super Duty,Gas In Line
  • 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
 
WAYNE Z. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/20/2022

2012 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
71,023
Service Date
6/11/2022
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures DUE FOR ENGINE AIR FILTER AND CABIN FILTER.
  • Changed Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Added 5 QTS Standard Motor Oil, Lube Chassis, Check all Fluid Levels
 
THOMAS S. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2022

2011 Toyota Venza

Toyota Venza

Mileage
134,609
Service Date
6/3/2022
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • Changed Engine Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Added Standard Motor Oil And Check all Fluid Levels
  • ROTATE TIRES
 
KEN D. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2022

2004 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
145,010
Service Date
5/28/2022
Services Performed
  • RE CALIBRATE HAND HELD DEVICE, CONNECT TO DOCK AND RUN PROCEDURE. NEXT CALIBRATION @ 7 / 27 / 2020
 
DANIEL A. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2022