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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

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

2014 Lexus IS 250

Lexus IS 250

Mileage
46,415
Service Date
7/19/2021
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
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels to inspect brake condition, Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (3MM) Rear (7MM)
 
Vince M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/19/2021

2004 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
262,448
Service Date
7/9/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures TO 35 PSI. THUD WHILE PRESSING BRAKES WHILE GOING FORWARD POSSIBLE CONTROL ARM BUSHINGS AND OR SHOCK ASSEMBLY FURTHER INSPECTION RECOMMENDED. SHOCKS ARE WEAK AND ARE RECOMMENDED FOR REPLACEMENT TO ENSURE SMOOTH RIDE KEEPING TIRES PLANTED ON GROUND WITH MINIMAL TIRE WEAR. VALVE COVER GASKETS ARE LEAKING IT'S RECOMMENDED TO REPLACE GASKET WITH TUBE SEALS TO ENSURE SPARK PLUG TUBES STAY OIL FREE. BRAKES ARE OKAY AT THIS TIME FRONT 6MM REAR 3MM DRUMS OKAY. BRAKE FLUID IS BLACK IN COLOR AND IS RECOMMENDED TO CHANGE FLUID EVERY 3 YEARS.
  • PASSED VEHICLE SMOG INSPECTION!
 
LUIS G. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/11/2021

2006 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe

Mileage
121,638
Service Date
7/8/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • VERIFIED CUSTOMER CONCERN. PERFORMED LOAD TEST ON BATTERY AND BATTERY PASSED. LOAD TESTED STARTER AND STARTER INTERMITTENTLY SHORTS OUT. ONCE STARTED LOAD TESTED ALTERNATOR AND ALTERNATOR PASSED WITH NO LOAD BUT WITH A/C ON AND LOAD ON ALTERNATOR GOES BELOW FACTORY SPECS FOR SPLIT SECOND. SUGGEST: TO REPLACE STARTER AND RE-TEST SYSTEM.
  • OPEN HOOD AND DISCONNECTED NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE. JACK VEHICLE UP WITH FLOOR JACK. SET JACK STANDS IN PROPER LOCATION. CRAWLED UNDER VEHICLE ON GROUND AND REMOVED LOWER ENGINE COVER. REMOVED STARTER HEAT SHIELD. REMOVED POWER WIRE AND SIGNAL WIRE FORM STARTER. REMOVED STARTER HOLD DOWN BOLTS. INSTALLED NEW STARTER AND TORQUED TO FACTORY SPECS. RE-INSTALLED POWER WIRE AND TORQUED TO SPECS. RE-INSTALLED SIGNAL WIRE. RE-INSTALLED STARTER HEAT SHIELD. RE-INSTALLED LOWER ENGINE COVER. RE-JACKED UP VEHICLE WITH FLOOR JACK AND REMOVED JACK STANDS. LOWERED VEHICLE AND RE-CONNECTED NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE. RE-TESTED SYSTEM AND VEHICLE IS STARTING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME OF VISIT.
 
JOSH/MARK B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/8/2021

2008 Mercedes-Benz E350

Mercedes-Benz E350

Mileage
116,948
Service Date
6/24/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures. Engine air filters are dirty, rear tires
  • INSPECT ENGINE AIR FILTER AND CABIN AIR FILTER – ADVISE
  • PERFORMED FULL SYNTHETIC OIL AND FILTER CHANGE.
  • 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.
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED BOTH ENGINE AIR FILTERS
 
MANNY L. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/24/2021

2017 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
29,773
Service Date
6/17/2021
Services Performed
  • MOUNT & BALANCE 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
 
TOM H. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2021

2007 Saturn Vue

Saturn Vue

Mileage
172,152
Service Date
6/17/2021
Services Performed
  • RETRIEVED TROUBLE CODE P0171 FUEL SYSTEM LEAN BANK 1, PERFORMED DIAGNOSTICS, REMOVED SPARK PLUGS FOR INSPECTION ( FOUND SPARK PLUGS LOOSE ), PRESSURE TEST INTAKE SYSTEM VIA SMOKE FOUND PCV HOSE FROM AIR CLEANER TO VALVE COVER LEAKING HOSE IS DETERIORATING RECOMMEND REPLACEMENT, ENGINE AIR FILTER IS DIRTY RECOMMEND REPLACEMENT.
  • UNABLE TO DUPLICATE CUSTOMERS CONCERN RECOMMEND CUSTOMER TO DRIVE VEHICLE WITH TECHNICIAN
  • INSTALLED CUSTOMER SUPPLIED BACK UP CAMERA
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • ROTATED TIRES FRONT TO BACK AND SET TIRE PRESSURE: FRONT __ REAR __
  • LUBE OIL AND FILTER SERVICE
  • REMOVE ENGINE AIR FILTER COVER, CLEAN OUT AIR FILTER HOUSING, INSTALL NEW AIR FILTER.
 
JERRY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2021

2013 Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage

Mileage
67,519
Service Date
6/12/2021
Services Performed
  • LUBE OIL AND FILTER SERVICE
  • ROTATED TIRES FRONT TO BACK AND SET TIRE PRESSURE: FRONT __ REAR __
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • CUSTOMER STATES: ac check and full inspection trip ready. check and advise.
  • Service air conditioner. Check condition of all belts and lines. Evacuate and recharge with reclaimed R-134. Test system performance.
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
 
ANDY D. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/12/2021

2017 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
84,503
Service Date
6/2/2021
Services Performed
  • ROADTEST VEHICLE WITH CUSTOMER NOTED ROTATIONAL NOISE FROM LEFT SIDE OF VEHICLE REMOVED ALL 4 WHEELS AND INSPECT BRAKE SYSTEM FOUND REAR BRAKES AT LESS THAN 1MM ADVISE CUSTOMER NEED TO START WITH REAR BRAKES THEN RETEST
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED REAR BRAKE PADS, ATTEMPTED TO MACHINE ROTORS FOUND ROTORS TOO CLOSE TO MINIMUM SPEC OF 8MM TO INSTALL, REPLACED REAR ROTORS ROAD TEST NOISE NO LONGER PRESENT AT THIS TIME
 
BLANCA M. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/2/2021

2018 Jeep Wrangler JK

Jeep Wrangler JK

Mileage
61,574
Service Date
5/28/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • • Windshield Chip Repair • Oil & Oil Filter Change • Engine Air Filter Change • Tire Rotation • Drive Train Service (Transmission, Front & Rear Differential) • Inspect: CV/Universal Joints, Front Suspension, Tie Rod Ends, Front & Rear Axle Fluid, Brake Linings, Parking Brake
  • PERFORMED ENGINE OIL AND ENGINE OIL FILTER CHANGE.
  • REMOVE ENGINE AIR FILTER COVER, CLEAN OUT AIR FILTER HOUSING, INSTALL NEW AIR FILTER.
  • ROTATED TIRES FRONT TO BACK AND SET TIRE PRESSURE: FRONT _40_ REAR _40_
  • FRONT BRAKES ARE AT 7MM AND REAR BRAKE ARE AT 7 MM
  • REMOVED DIFFERENTIAL COVERS FROM FRONT AND REAR DIFFERENTIAL TO DRAIN OUT GEAR OIL, CLEANED AND RESEALED DIFFERENTIAL COVERS REFILLED WITH NEW GEAR OIL ADDED LIMITED SLIP ADDITIVE TO DIFFERENTIALS. DRAINED AND REFILLED TRANSFER CASE FLUID.
  • REMOVED TRANSMISSION OIL PAN AND GASKET. CLEANED OIL PAN. REMOVED TRANSMISSION FILTER AND INSTALLED NEW FILTER. INSTALLED OIL PAN WITH NEW GASKET. FILLED TRANSMISSION TO FACTORY SPECS. RE-ROAD TESTED VEHICLE.
 
Chris M. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/28/2021