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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

2018 Infiniti Q50

Infiniti Q50

Mileage
47,980
Service Date
1/11/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures, engine air filter is dirty, recommend wiper blades and tires in near future.
  • CONFIRMED ENGINE NOISE PIN POINTED TO LEFT SIDE CATALYTIC CONVERTER RATTLING INTERNALLY RECOMMEND TO TAKE VEHICLE TO DEALERSHIP FOR EMISSIONS WARRANTY EMISSIONS WARRANTY IS 8 YEARS OR 80K MILES SPOKE TO FREDERICK @ MISSION VIEJO INFINITY 949-916-4217
 
MIKE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/15/2021

2019 Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass

Mileage
15,970
Service Date
1/5/2021
Services Performed
  • Changed Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Added 5 QTS Synthetic Motor Oil, Lube Chassis, Check all Fluid Levels
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
 
Dolores S. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/5/2021

2008 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
92,266
Service Date
12/23/2020
Services Performed
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Changed Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Added 5 QTS Standard Motor Oil, Lube Chassis, Check all Fluid Levels
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures TO 35 PSI. AIR FILTER IS DIRTY AND IS RECOMMENDED TO CHANGE FILTER TO ENSURE ENGINE BREATHES FRESH CLEAN AIR. THE TRANSMISSION FLUID IS DIRTY AND IT'S RECOMMENDED TO CHANGE FILTER AND FLUID AT THIS TIME FOR 90K SERVICE TO HELP PROLONG TRANSMISSION LIFE BY KEEPING FLUID AND FILTER CLEAN AND UNRESTRICTED BY GUNKY FLUID AND DEBRIS. FRONT RIGHT STRUT ASSEMBLY IS LEAKING HYDRAULIC FLUID SHOCK HAS BECOME DEFECTIVE AND IS RECOMMENDED TO REPLACE FRONT STRUT ASSEMBLY TO ENSURE STRUT TOP MOUNT & BEARING IS REPLACED WITH SHOCK TO ENSURE SMOOTH TURNING. REAR SHOCK IS WEAK AND IS RECOMMENDED TO ENSURE TIRES ARE PLANTED ONTO GROUND AS INTENDED PREVENTING UNEVEN TIRE WEAR FROM FAULTY SUSPENSION COMPONENTS. AN ALIGNMENT IS RECOMMENDED TO PERFORM WITH REPLACEMENT OF SUSPENSION COMPONENTS TO ENSURE CASTER CAMBER AND TOE ADJUSTMENTS ARE WITHING SPECS TO ENSURE VEHICLES DOESN'T PULL AS WELL AS HAVE PREMATURE TIRE WEAR.
  • DEGREASED ENGINE WITH SOLVENT TO CLEAN ANYTHING FROM RATS AND OR ENGINE OIL IF PRESENT. LET SIT FOR A FEW MINUTES AFTER SPRAYING TOP OF ENGINE BAY AS WELL AS BOTTOM. WASHED SOLVENT CLEAN WITH WATER BLOWING EXCESS WATER AWAY WITH AIR HOSE. RAN ENGINE TO ENSURE NO ELECTRICAL ISSUES FROM WATER AND NO LIGHTS OR FAULTS FROM WATER CONFIRMING WASHING ENGINE BAY WAS CLEANED SUCCESSFULLY.
 
KAY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/24/2020

2013 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

Mileage
98,178
Service Date
12/12/2020
Services Performed
  • install and calibrate device
 
kasra s. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/23/2020

2013 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
56,098
Service Date
12/21/2020
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures TO 35 PSI. AIR FILTER IS DIRTY AND IS RECOMMENDED FOR REPLACEMENT TO ENSURE THE ENGINE BREATHES FRESH CLEAN AIR. FRONT BRAKES ARE OKAY AT THIS TIME MEASURED AT 7MM REAR BRAKES ARE DUE FOR SERVICE AS THEY ARE ABOUT 2MM THICK IT'S RECOMMENDED TO MACHINE ROTORS AND REPLACE BRAKE PADS. THE BATTERY IS OLD AND LEAKING ACID OVER TOP OF BATTERY AS WELL AS CORRODING THE TERMINAL POSTS REQUIRING POSTS AND TERMINALS TO NEED TO BE CLEANED TO ENSURE A CLEAN UN CORRODED CONNECTION TO ENSURE GOOD ELECTRICAL CONTACT.
  • PASSED VEHICLE SMOG INSPECTION.
 
SCOTT S. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/21/2020

2017 Mercedes-Benz E300

Mercedes-Benz E300

Mileage
22,120
Service Date
12/12/2020
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures, NEXT SERVICE IS DUE FOR AIR FILTER , CABIN FILTER AND BRAKE FLUID EXCHANGE 30K.
  • LUBE OIL AND FILTER SERVICE *SERVICE LIGHT ON ARRIVAL 20K SERVICE*
 
LARRY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/13/2020

2007 Lexus ES 350

Lexus ES 350

Mileage
125,760
Service Date
12/4/2020
Services Performed
  • CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS (SMOG) INSPECTION
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures TO 35 PSI. TPMS LIGHT WAS ON WHEN FIRST STARTED VEHICLE. CHECKED TIRE PRESSURE AND ALL 4 TIRES WERE LOW AT 24 PSI FILLED ALL TIRES TO 35 PSI AND LIGHT IS STILL ON. CHECKED SENSORS AND BOTH SENSORS ON DRIVERS SIDE FRONT AND REAR SENSORS ARE DEFECTIVE CAUSING TPMS LIGHT TO BLINK WHICH INDICATES NO COMMUNICATION WITH ONE OR MORE SENSORS. WITH AGE OF VEHICLE AND SENSORS IT'S RECOMMENDED TO REPLACE ALL 4 TPMS SENSORS TO ENSURE NO ISSUES WITH OLD SENSORS. IDLE SURGES WITH THE A/C ON INDICATING FREON IS LOW. IT'S RECOMMENDED TO PERFORM AN A/C SERVICE TO VERIFY CONDITION OF A/C SYSTEM AND CHECK FOR ANY LEAKS. THE HIGH AND LOW SIDE SERVICE VALVES ARE RECOMMENDED FOR REPLACEMENT IF SERVICE IS DONE TO ENSURE SYSTEM DOESN'T LEAK FROM SERVICE VALVES. IDLE SURGES FROM ABOUT 600 TO ABOUT 800RPM. THE P/S FLUID IS DIRTY WITH PARTICLES IN THE RESERVOIR IT'S RECOMMENDED TO CHANGE FLUID AND CLEAN OUT RESERVOIR TO ENSURE HYDRAULIC COMPONENTS STAY PROPERLY LUBRICATED. BRAKE FLUID IS DIRTY IT'S RECOMMENDED TO REPLACE FLUID AS IT HAS HIGH MOISTURE CONTENT AND IS RECOMMENDED TO CHANGE FLUID EVERY 3 YEARS.
 
Marcella EILEEN W. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/5/2020

2004 Ford Cab & Chassis

Ford Cab & Chassis

Mileage
112,736
Service Date
11/25/2020
Services Performed
  • CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS (SMOG) INSPECTION
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • DRAIN ENGINE OIL AND REPLACE OIL FILTER, REFILL ENGINE OIL WITH FACTORY RECOMMENDED OIL AND CHECK ALL FLUID LEVELS, RESET OIL LIGHT IF APPLICABLE
  • Inspect hoses and clamps. Pressure test cooling system. Flush engine, radiator, and heater core in both directions. Bring antifreeze to -35 degrees. PH balance coolant to between 9.8 to 10.5. Check thermostat and electric cooling fan operation. Chec
  • PER CUSTOMERS REQUEST PERFORM THE FOLLOWING SERVICES CHECK AND ADVISE oil change Transmission service Both differtial service Fuel filters Radiator flush Smog
  • Remove cover. Remove old gasket material, drain old fluid, inspect internals and reassemble with new gasket. Install new fluid to proper levels, BOTH FRONT AND REAR DIFFERENTIALS, DRAIN AND RE FILL TRANSFER CASE FLUID.
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED EGR VALVE RESET KAM CLEAR ALL CODES AND ROADTEST VEHICLE
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED PRIMARY AND SECONDARY FUEL FILTERS
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED TURBO CLEAR ALL CODES AND ROADTEST VEHICLE
  • REMOVED TRANS PAN AND REPLACE INTERNAL FILTER , RE INSTALL PAN ALONG WITH NEW GASKET FILL SYSTEM WITH NEW FLUID
  • RETRIEVED DTCS P0403, P0299 EGR EXCESSIVE FLOW AND TURBO OVERBOOST CODES, PERFORM EGR SYSTEM TEST FOUND VALVE FAILING POSITION TEST VALVE WOULD NOT OPEN COMPLETELY, PERFORM TURBO SYSTEM TEST FOUND TURBO STICKING CAUSING OVERBOOST CONDITION ADVISE CUSTOMER NEED TO START WITH EGR AND TURBO REPAIRS AND RETEST BEFORE EMISSIONS MONITORS WILL RESET
  • ROTATED TIRES FRONT TO BACK AND SET TIRE PRESSURE
  • REBUILT TURBO ( 1-YEAR UNLIMITED MILEAGE WARRANTY )
  • WASH AND VACUUM TRUCK
 
CRAIG F. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/30/2020

2012 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
83,076
Service Date
11/28/2020
Services Performed
  • Changed Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Added 5 QTS Synthetic Motor Oil, Lube Chassis, Check all Fluid Levels
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • ROTATED TIRES FRONT TO BACK AND SET TIRE PRESSURE: FRONT 36 REAR 36
 
JOHN/TAMI E. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/29/2020

2016 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
67,844
Service Date
11/19/2020
Services Performed
  • CUSTOMER REQUESTS CALIBRATION OF INTOXALOT DEVICE, PLEASE CHECK AND ADVISE.
 
JENNIFER B. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/21/2020

2016 Mazda 6

Mazda 6

Mileage
60,197
Service Date
10/28/2020
Services Performed
  • 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.
  • CONDENSER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • CUSTOMER STATES: the hvac is blowing at ambient temp, check and advise.
  • Replace front brake pad linings, machine front brake disc rotors. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Road test vehicle.
  • Replace rear brake pad linings and machine rear brake disc rotors. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Road test vehicle.
  • 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 11/23/2020

2006 Acura TSX

Acura TSX

Mileage
77,552
Service Date
11/17/2020
Services Performed
  • OVERHAUL FRONT BUMPER COVER
 
CHUCK S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/18/2020