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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

2008 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
163,865
Service Date
10/12/2021
Services Performed
  • DRAIN ENGINE OIL AND REPLACE OIL FILTER, REFILL ENGINE OIL WITH FACTORY RECOMMENDED OIL AND CHECK ALL FLUID LEVELS, RESET OIL LIGHT IF APPLICABLE
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • FUEL FILTER – Remove & Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,Diesel Both – [Includes: Bleed System.]
  • 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.
 
GEORGE N. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/12/2021

2013 Kia Optima

Kia Optima

Mileage
125,357
Service Date
10/1/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • REMOVED SERPENTINE DRIVE BELT, REMOVED FAILED ALTERNATOR, INSTALLED CUSTOMER SUPPLIED REBUILT ALTERNATOR INSTALLED NEW SERPENTINE DRIVE BELT – NOTE BATTERY LIGHT WILL COME ON WHEN ENGINE IS AT IDLE POSSIBLE FAULTY ALTERNATOR, CUSTOMER WAS ADVISED.
 
RICKY R. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/12/2021

2008 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
47,837
Service Date
9/29/2021
Services Performed
  • INSTALL AND CALIBRATE HAND HELD DEVICE, CONNECT TO DOCK AND RUN PROCEDURE. NEXT CALIBRATION @ 10/28/2021
 
CHRIS S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/12/2021

2009 Chevrolet Cutaway

Chevrolet Cutaway

Mileage
158,964
Service Date
9/29/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures, recommend engine oil and filter replacement, recommend fuel filters, transmission fluid and filter service, secondary engine oil pan gasket is leaking, engine oil level switch is leaking.
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels to inspect brake condition. Found rear brakes metal on metal, caliper boots are torn, rear brakes are wearing uneven recommend rear brake calipers with brake rotors and brake pads and replace brake fluid.
  • UNABLE TO DUPLICATE ENGINE NOISE AT THIS TIME.
  • EXHAUST TAIL PIPE CAN BE WELDED ON ( JUST HELD ON BY COMPRESSION CLAMP )
  • REMOVED BOTH REAR AXLE SHAFT, REMOVED REAR BRAKE CALIPERS AND BRAKE ROTORS, ( UPON REMOVAL OF RIGHT REAR BRAKE ROTORS FOUND PARKING BRAKE SHOES WORN DOWN TO METAL ON METAL AND BACKING PLATE DISINTEGRATED- CUSTOMER WAS SHOWN AND ADVISED OF FINDINGS AND DECLINED REPLACEMENT OF PARKING BRAKE SHOES AND BACKING PLATE ) INSTALLED 2- NEW REAR BRAKE ROTORS WITH SEALS, RE INSTALLED REAR AXLE SHAFTS WITH NEW GASKETS, CHECKED AND TOPPED OFF REAR DIFFERENTIAL FLUID, RE INSTALLED AND TORQUED REAR WHEELS.
  • 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.
  • WELD MUFFLER TAIL PIPE
 
GIOVANNA A. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/12/2021

2007 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
97,411
Service Date
10/9/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • CONFIRMED PASSENGERS ARM DOES NOT MOVE NEED TO REPLACE WIPER ARM LINKAGES – CUSTOMER SUPPLIED PARTS
 
TOM C. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/9/2021

2007 Saturn Vue

Saturn Vue

Mileage
174,331
Service Date
10/8/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • CONFIRMED CUSTOMERS CONCERN, POWER DOOR LOCKS AND RELAY CLICKING BY THEMSELVES PER TROUBLE TREE DIAGNOSTICS ALL DOOR PANELS NEED TO BE REMOVED FOR DIAGNOSTICS AND TO TEST WIRING AND POWER DOOR LOCK ACTUATORS, REMOVED CENTER CONSOLE COVERS TO GAIN ACCESS TO BODY CONTROL MODULE.
  • REPLACE WIPER BLADES
 
JERRY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/9/2021

2006 Acura TSX

Acura TSX

Mileage
83,567
Service Date
10/7/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures. WINDSHIELD WIPERS ARE DEFECTIVE AND DON'T WIPE WATER FROM WINDOW WITHOUT STREAKS APPEARING. THE P/S FLUID IS DIRTY A DARK BLACK COLOR WITH PARTICLES IN FLUID SO IT'S RECOMMENDED TO CHANGE FLUID TO ENSURE SYSTEM IS PROPERLY LUBRICATED WITH CLEAN DEBRIS FREE FLUID. THE BRAKE FLUID IS A BLACKISH BROWN COLOR SO IT'S RECOMMENDED TO CHANGE FLUID EVERY 3 YEARS TO ENSURE HYDRAULIC COMPONENTS STAY PROPERLY LUBRICATED. THE TRANSMISSION FLUID IS DIRTY DARK BROWNISH COLOR AND IS RECOMMENDED TO CHANGE FLUID TO HELP PROLONG TRANSMISSION LIFE.
  • Changed Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Added 5 QTS Standard Motor Oil, Lube Chassis, Check all Fluid Levels
  • TIRE PRESSURE FRONT 35 REAR 35
  • WINDSHIELD WIPER BLADE – Remove & Replace, Both Front
 
CHUCK S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2021

2017 Toyota Mirai

Toyota Mirai

Mileage
29,764
Service Date
10/7/2021
Services Performed
  • DRIVER'S FLOOR MAT – CHECK – [Check installation of driver's floor mat. Only use the driver's floor mat designed specifically for the model and model year of the vehicle. Always properly secure the driver's floor mat using the retaining hooks. Never install another floor mat on top of the existing driver's floor mat. Never install the driver's floor mat upside down.] BALL JOINT & DUST COVERS – INSPECT BRAKE LINEHOSE CONNECTIONS – INSPECT BRAKE SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Visually inspect brake linings/drums and brake pads/discs. Inspect thickness measurement and disc runout.] DRIVESHAFT BOOTS – INSPECT ENGINE/INVERTER COOLANT – INSPECT FLUID LEVELS – INSPECT – [Inspect and adjust all fluid levels.] FUEL CELL COOLING SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect for leaks.] HYBRID TRANSAXLE FLUID – INSPECT – [Inspect for signs of leakage.] HYDROGEN SENSOR – INSPECT HYDROGEN SUPPLY SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect for leaks and damage.] HYDROGEN TANK – INSPECT – [Inspect tank (with valve) for leaks and damage. Inspect the tank for looseness.] STEERING SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect steering gear box, steering linkage and boots.] WIPER BLADES – INSPECT CABIN AIR FILTER – REPLACE – [Driving in heavy traffic, on dirt roads or in urban, dusty or desert areas may shorten the life of the cabin air filter. Replacement may be needed if you notice reduced air flow from the air conditioner and heater or if the windows fog easily when you use the "Fresh" mode.] FUEL CELL AIR FILTER – REPLACE TIRES – ROTATE – [Check tire tread depth and for uneven or excessive wear.]
  • MILEAGE MAINTENANCE @30,000 MILES – All Applicable Models
 
Ziad T. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2021

2014 Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage

Mileage
51,988
Service Date
10/4/2021
Services Performed
  • CUSTOMER STATES: A/C AIR FLOW IS LOW AFTER LAST REPAIR, REPLACE CABIN AIR FILTER ELEMENT (PLEASE CHECK HISTORY) – DIAGNOSE AND ADVISE
  • (WARRANTY) CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
  • CUSTOMER STATES: PASSENGER SIDE WINDOW SWITCH DOES NOT ROLL WINDOW UP – DIAGNOSE AND ADVISE
  • WINDOW SWITCH – Remove & Replace – Right Front
 
ANDY D. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/4/2021

2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage
6,822
Service Date
9/30/2021
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
  • ROTATE TIRES
 
JIM G. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/1/2021

2019 Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion

Mileage
29,480
Service Date
9/15/2021
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND INSTALL REAR GLASS AND LEFT REAR GLASS #2710
  • BODY SHOP REPAIR
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE RIGHT REAR UPPER TRAILING ARM, SHOCK BRACKET AND SHOCK
  • BODY LABOR AND REPAIRS
  • PAINT AND REFINISHING LABOR
  • REAR LEFT PANEL , TRUNK PULL FOR SWAY AND REPAIR PANEL.
  • PREP AND PRIME LABOR
  • wash and clean #575503
  • WHEEL HUB – Remove & Replace – FWD Rear,One Side
 
RANDY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/23/2021

2014 Lexus IS 250

Lexus IS 250

Mileage
47,422
Service Date
9/16/2021
Services Performed
  • TEST DROVE VEHICLE FOR BRAKE INSPECTION. VERIFIED THAT BRAKES SOUND METAL TO METAL. LIFTED VEHICLE AND REMOVED ALL FOUR WHEELS. PERFORMED VISUAL INSPECTION FOR ANY LEAKS. FOUND NO LEAKS PRESENT. PERFORMED VISUAL INSPECTION FRONT AND REAR BRAKE PADS. FRONT BRAKE PADS 0 MM METAL TO METAL. REAR BRAKE PADS ARE AT 7 MM. SUGGEST: FRONT BRAKE PADS, FRONT BRAKE ROTORS ( NOTE: MIGHT BE ABLE TO MACHINE ). BRAKE FLUID FLUSH AND LEFT REAR TIRE HAS NAIL IN CENTER OF TIRE ( NAIL WAS REMOVED AND NOT LEAKING )
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures, left rear tire has nail in center, removal of nail is recommended and tire checked for leaks
  • REPLACED FRONT BRAKE PADS. MACHINED FRONT BRAKE ROTORS. LUBED CALIPER SLIDES. RE-ROAD TESTED VEHICLE.
  • 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.
 
Vince M. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/17/2021