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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

2012 Mercedes-Benz E550

Mercedes-Benz E550

Mileage
89,724
Service Date
10/9/2020
Services Performed
  • CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS (SMOG) INSPECTION
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
 
AZHANG E. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/10/2020

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK350

Mercedes-Benz GLK350

Mileage
36,948
Service Date
10/12/2020
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • REPLACED FRONT BRAKE PADS AND SENSOR AND HARDWARE KIT WITH CUSTOMER SUPPLIED PARTS. APPLIED STOP SQUEAL ONTO BRAKE PADS. RE-ROAD TESTED VEHICLE.
 
MIKE C. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/12/2020

2018 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
21,970
Service Date
9/26/2020
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
 
ROSANN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2020

2005 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
156,242
Service Date
10/7/2020
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED AIR FILTER ASSEMBLY, CLEANED INTAKE HOSE AND FILTER HOUSING
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED BOTH DAMAGED SWAY BAR LINK PIN ASSEMBLIES
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED BOTH FRONT SHOCKS
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED BOTH REAR SHOCKS
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED CONTROL ARMS UPPER ON BOTH SIDES MADE ALL NECESSARY ADJUSTMENTS
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED DAMAGED TIE ROD ASSEMBLY AND MADE ALL NECESSARY ADJUSTMENTS
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED ENGINE SERPENTINE BELT ASSEMBLY
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED LOWER CONTROL ARMS ON BOTH SIDES MADE ALL NECESSARY ADJUSTMENTS
  • ROAD TEST VEHICLE NOTED VIBRATION AT MULOTIPLE SPEEDS ADVISE CUSTOMER ON FRONT SUSPENSION REPAIRS AND CHOPPED TIRE WEAR, LUBRICATED DRIVELINE SLIP YOKE AND ROTATE TIRES NOTED CONCERN WORSE WITH REAR TIRES ON FRONT, RETURN TIRES TO REAR OF VEHICLE AND PERF REPAIRS TO FRONT END CUSTOMER TO DRIVE WITH TIRES
  • ROADTEST VEHICLE NOTED CLUNKING FROM FRONT END OF VEHICLE INSPECT DRIVELINE , FRONT SUSPENSION AND ALL MOUNTS TRANS/ENGINE. FOUND BALL JOINTS WITH EXCESSIVE MOVEMENT AND WORN CONTROL ARM BUSHINGS AND FRONT SHOCKS ADVISE ON REPAIRS
  • 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
 
KEN O. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/7/2020

2012 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
145,025
Service Date
10/6/2020
Services Performed
  • check tires *right front is going low, check and advise. *right front lower valance is loose check and advice.
  • INSTALL FRONT LOWER SKID PLATE AND RIGHT FENDER INNER COVER.
 
SARAH B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/7/2020

2005 Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger

Mileage
468,501
Service Date
9/17/2020
Services Performed
  • VERIFY CONCERN FOUND SEAL AT EXHAUST MANIFOLD TO CAT LEAKING , REMOVED AND REPLACED SEAL WITH NEW AND RETEST GOOD
 
This vehicle's owner gave our service a 5 star review on 9/30/2020

2012 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
89,345
Service Date
9/19/2020
Services Performed
  • INTOXALOC CALIBRATION
 
ROBERT H. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/25/2020

2019 Nissan Armada

Nissan Armada

Mileage
17,702
Service Date
9/14/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVE WHEEL FROM VEHICLE. REPAIR TIRE. REINSTALL ON VEHICLE.
 
Lance G. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/15/2020

2013 Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Accent

Mileage
135,085
Service Date
9/10/2020
Services Performed
  • p0420 b1 cat
 
joselin/RUBEN v. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/10/2020

2005 Dodge Dakota

Dodge Dakota

Mileage
181,287
Service Date
8/31/2020
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures. RECOMMEND SPARK PLUGS. THROTTLE BODY SERVICE. INJECTOR FLUSH. ENGINE AIR FILTER. TRANSMISSION SERVICE. STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT COMPLETE. 2 TIRES. ALIGNMENT. REAR BRAKE SERVICE, CUSTOMER WILL BE REPLACING 2- FRONT TIRES, PER CUSTOMER NO TIRE ROTATION AT THIS TIME.
  • ENGINE LIGHT IS NOT ON. USED SCANNER TO PULL CODES. CODE P0300, REMOVED SPARK PLUGS FOR INSPECTION AND FOUND EXCESSIVE GAP, RECOMMEND TO REPLACE SPARK PLUGS AND RETEST ENGINE PERFORMANCE PER TROUBLE CODE PO300. PO700 – TRANSMISSION FAULT, P0714- TRANSMISSION TEMPERATURE SENSOR 1 INTERMITTENT FAULT, P0868 – LINE PRESSURE LOW IN TRANSMISSION, P0562 – BATTERY SYSTEM / VOLTAGE LOW. RECOMMEND REPLACEMENT OF TRANSMISSION FLUID AND INTERNAL FILTER, FLUID TO BE INSPECTED WHEN TRANSMISSION OIL PAN IS REMOVED.
  • LUBE OIL AND FILTER SERVICE ( PER CUSTOMER'S REQUEST USE MOBILE 1 ENGINE OIL )
  • PERFORMED INSPECTION. CHECKED SUSPENSION. FOUND LOWER BALL JOINTS WITH SOME PLAY. INNER AND OUTER TIE ROD ENDS ALSO WITH SOME PLAY. STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT MAKE NOISE. RECOMMEND TO ROTATED TIRES. REPLACED 2 TIRES. AND ALIGNMENT.
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels to inspect brake condition, Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (4mm-5mm) Rear (5mm). Recommend front brake service in near future.
  • REMOVE ENGINE AIR FILTER COVER, CLEAN OUT AIR FILTER HOUSING, INSTALL NEW AIR FILTER.
  • 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
  • REMOVED IGNITION COIL PACK, REMOVED AND REPLACED ALL SPARK PLUGS, RE INSTALLED COIL PACK.
 
ANTHONY D. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/5/2020

2013 Lexus RX 450h

Lexus RX 450h

Mileage
82,216
Service Date
8/31/2020
Services Performed
  • Checked and topped off engine fluid levels, checked and adjusted tire pressures, front brakes 8mm, rear brakes 5mm, tire pressure set to 35 psi.
  • LUBE OIL AND FILTER SERVICE
  • ROTATED TIRES FRONT TO BACK AND SET TIRE PRESSURE
 
PATTY T. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/1/2020

2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mileage
46,334
Service Date
8/14/2020
Services Performed
  • CUSTOMER STATES: check engine light on and vehicle is not going over 50mph lack of power and warning light comes on . check and advise
  • Removed and replaced upstream dpf temp sensor after dpf cleaning and attempted manual regen and paramater reset. Vehicle stopped regen halfway through and turbo outlet sensor failed due to excessive temps. Necessary to replace outlet temp sensor at turbo and retest. Re perform regen system completed all codes and parameter reset roadtest vehicle
  • Removed dpf assembly and sublet for cleaning. Re installed newly cleaned dpf clear all codes perform regen after temp sensors replaced. Clear all codes and parameters roadtest vehicle code/concern no longer present at this time
  • Verify concern retrieved multiple aftertreatment DTCS 11a002,11a005, 11a007 dpf filter clogged beyond regen capability, and dpf upstream sensor temp failure. Advise customer on repairs to dpf, can attempt to have dpf cleaned and replaced failed sensors and retest
  • d.p.f evaublast place diesel particulate filter in the cabinet, test different pressures for restriction , weight filter, place plugged filter in to bake for regeneration . Perform evaublast cleaning, retest to ensure proper flow and pressure.
 
MADRIGAL D. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/31/2020