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1286 Fesler St
El Cajon, CA 92020

1286 Fesler St
El Cajon, CA 92020

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Welcome to Caliber Auto Repair

Premium Automotive Service in El Cajon, CA

If you’re looking for auto repair in El Cajon, CA, you’ve found us. Here at Caliber Auto Repair we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a El Cajon car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

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 El Cajon, we are totally confident that Caliber Auto Repair is the best option in town!

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Caliber Auto Repair
1286 Fesler St
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 966-9767
Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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Caliber Auto Repair
1286 Fesler St
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 966-9767
Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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Why Choose Caliber Auto Repair

For years Caliber Auto Repair has been there for the people of El Cajon. 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 El Cajon has to offer.

Caliber Auto Repair 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 Caliber Auto Repair the best car service in El Cajon!

  • 24 Month/24,000 Mile Warranty
  • Lifetime Warranty on Brake Pads & Shoes
  • Trained Automotive Technicians
  • Serving El Cajon, CA

The Absolute Best Car Service in El Cajon, CA

What sets Caliber Auto Repair apart from all of the others in El Cajon, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in El Cajon, 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 Caliber Auto Repair, 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 El Cajon auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in El Cajon, 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

2013 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
145,811
Service Date
12/8/2022
Services Performed
  • VERIFIED CUSTOMER CONCERN. FOUND ENGINE OIL COOLER LEAKING. OIL COOLER IS LOCATED UNDER THE INTAKE MANIFOLD. WHEN ENGINES GET OVER HEATED PLASTIC COMPONENTS CAN WARPED AND CAUSE LEAKS. SUSPECT THAT IS WHAT HAPPENED WITH ENGINE OIL COOLER. ALSO ADVISED CUSTOMER THAT POTENTIAL FOR VALVE COVERS TO LEAK IS POSSIBLE DUE TO BEING PLASTIC. -REMOVED INTAKE MANIFOLD, REMOVED & REPLACED ENGINE OIL COOLER/OIL FILTER HOUSING WITH HOSE OFF OF BACK SIDE OF OIL COOLER HOUSING -REMOVED SPARK PLUG FOR INSPECTION. FOUND SPARK PLUG SEVERELY WORN. RECOMMEND REPLACING SPARK PLUGS WHILE INTAKE MANIFOLD IS REMOVED. -SPARK PLUGS – REMOVED & REPLACED -REINSTALLED INTAKE MANIFOLD WITH NEW GASKETS. -UNDERSIDE OF VEHICLE IS COATED IN OIL SO CUSTOMER MAY SMELL BURNING OIL FOR SOME TIME. -CUSTOMERS REPAIR ON RADIATOR IS LEAKING COOLANT. RECOMMEND REPLACING RADIATOR. -WOULD ADVISE CUSTOMER TO GET UNDERSIDE OF VEHICLE STEAM CLEANED DUE TO EXCESSIVE OIL LEAK AND UNDERSIDE OF VEHICLE BEING COATED IN OIL.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL (OIL AND FILTER)
  • Lubricated and checked chassis. Changed oil and oil filter. Checked air filter and breather filter. Checked all fluid levels and tire pressures. Performed basic safety inspection. Road tested vehicle.
  • Inspected front brakes pads & rotors as well as rear brake pads and rotors or shoes and drums for brake condition & measurements. Inspected entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (5-6MM) Rear (4-5MM)
  • FULL DIGITAL INSPECTION
  • FLOOR MAT & SEAT COVER IN CUSTOMER VEHICLE
  • INSPECT & CLEAN ANY GREASE MARKS AND FINGER PRINTS FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF CUSTOMERS VEHICLE WHEN DONE WITH REPAIRS
  • RESET SERVICE LIGHT IF PERFORMING OIL CHANGE
  • WHEEL LOCK KEY LOCATION_________________________________
 
JULIE H. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/8/2022

2017 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
100,460
Service Date
12/1/2022
Services Performed
  • FULL DIGITAL INSPECTION
  • FLOOR MAT & SEAT COVER IN CUSTOMER VEHICLE
  • INSPECT & CLEAN ANY GREASE MARKS AND FINGER PRINTS FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF CUSTOMERS VEHICLE WHEN DONE WITH REPAIRS
  • RESET SERVICE LIGHT IF PERFORMING OIL CHANGE
  • WHEEL LOCK KEY LOCATION_________________________________
  • PERFORMED FUEL INDUCTION SERVICE WITH 3 PART BG ENGINE DECARBON KIT. CLEANED THROTTLE BODY & MASS AIR FLOW METER. PERFORMED THROTTLE RELEARN, IF APPLICABLE.
  • -Remove rear brake rotors, machine, reinstall. Replace rear brake pad linings. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Road test vehicle.
  • -Remove front brake rotors, machine, reinstall front brake rotors. Replace front brake pad linings. Check front brake disc rotor condition. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Road test vehicle.
  • Hooked up BG Brake fluid machine to brake fluid reservoir. Performed brake fluid exchange using BG DOT 4 brake fluid. Verified condition of brake fluid once service is performed. Verified braking system has no air in system.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE
 
HEIDI O. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/5/2022

2013 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
82,380
Service Date
11/28/2022
Services Performed
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL (OIL AND FILTER)
  • Lubricated and checked chassis. Changed oil and oil filter. Checked air filter and breather filter. Checked all fluid levels and tire pressures. Performed basic safety inspection. Road tested vehicle.
  • Inspected front brakes pads & rotors as well as rear brake pads and rotors or shoes and drums for brake condition & measurements. Inspected entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (8-9MM) Rear (4MM)
  • FULL DIGITAL INSPECTION
  • FLOOR MAT & SEAT COVER IN CUSTOMER VEHICLE
  • INSPECT & CLEAN ANY GREASE MARKS AND FINGER PRINTS FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF CUSTOMERS VEHICLE WHEN DONE WITH REPAIRS
  • RESET SERVICE LIGHT IF PERFORMING OIL CHANGE
  • WHEEL LOCK KEY LOCATION_________________________________
 
DALE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/28/2022

2013 Dodge Durango

Dodge Durango

Mileage
116,788
Service Date
11/22/2022
Services Performed
  • Verified customer concern. Leak is under intake manifold. Advised customer need to remove intake manifold for further inspection. -Removed intake. Found upper intake with household wood screw upon removing plastic intake broke. When removed can see whom ever reinstalled last time had trouble and looks like missed screw holes. Found fuel line disconnected due to broken clip, clips is only service with new fuel line. –Needs fuel line, upper intake, seal kit and recommend spark plug replacement, spark plugs require intake manifold to be replaced so customer will save money by replacing them now while intake manifold is off for fuel line repair. -FUEL HOSE – REMOVED & REPLACED -UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD WITH GASKETS – REMOVED & REPLACED -SPARK PLUGS – REMOVED & REPLACED -THROTTLE BODY GASKET – REMOVED & REPLACED -ONCE STARTED VEHICLE HAS A CODE FOR P0441, WILL NEED DIAGNOSTICS.
  • FULL DIGITAL INSPECTION
  • FLOOR MAT & SEAT COVER IN CUSTOMER VEHICLE
  • INSPECT & CLEAN ANY GREASE MARKS AND FINGER PRINTS FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF CUSTOMERS VEHICLE WHEN DONE WITH REPAIRS
  • RESET SERVICE LIGHT IF PERFORMING OIL CHANGE
  • WHEEL LOCK KEY LOCATION_________________________________
  • Hooked up BG Brake fluid machine to brake fluid reservoir. Performed brake fluid exchange using BG DOT 4 brake fluid. Verified condition of brake fluid once service is performed. Verified braking system has no air in system.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE
  • DRAINED SYSTEM COMPLETELY OF POWER STEERING FLUID. REFILLED ENTIRE SYSTEM WITH NEW POWER STEERING FLUID. VERIFIED SYSTEM IS WORKING PROPERLY.
 
ROBERT H. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/23/2022

2015 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
70,735
Service Date
11/17/2022
Services Performed
  • -Found Front Brakes at 2mm. minimum thickness is 32.0mm. LF 33.2mm RF 33.7mm. Rotors will be at or below Minimum thickness after machined. Recommend new rotors & brake pads -FRONT BRAKE PADS AND ROTORS – Removed & Replaced – Front,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • PERFORMED FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT. ADJUST TO FACTORY SPECIFICATIONS. TEST DROVE VEHICLE TO VERIFY ALIGNMENT.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL (OIL AND FILTER)
  • Lubricated and checked chassis. Changed oil and oil filter. Checked air filter and breather filter. Checked all fluid levels and tire pressures. Performed basic safety inspection. Road tested vehicle.
  • Inspected front brakes pads & rotors as well as rear brake pads and rotors or shoes and drums for brake condition & measurements. Inspected entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (NEW) Rear (5-6MM)
  • FULL DIGITAL INSPECTION
  • FLOOR MAT & SEAT COVER IN CUSTOMER VEHICLE
  • INSPECT & CLEAN ANY GREASE MARKS AND FINGER PRINTS FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF CUSTOMERS VEHICLE WHEN DONE WITH REPAIRS
  • RESET SERVICE LIGHT IF PERFORMING OIL CHANGE
  • WHEEL LOCK KEY LOCATION_________________________________
  • Hooked up BG Brake fluid machine to brake fluid reservoir. Performed brake fluid exchange using BG DOT 4 brake fluid. Verified condition of brake fluid once service is performed. Verified braking system has no air in system.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE
 
DIANNE L. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/18/2022

2015 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
75,961
Service Date
11/16/2022
Services Performed
  • -Remove front brake rotors, machine, reinstall front brake rotors. Replace front brake pad linings. Check front brake disc rotor condition. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Road test vehicle.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL (OIL AND FILTER)
  • Lubricated and checked chassis. Changed oil and oil filter. Checked air filter and breather filter. Checked all fluid levels and tire pressures. Performed basic safety inspection. Road tested vehicle.
  • Inspected front brakes pads & rotors as well as rear brake pads and rotors or shoes and drums for brake condition & measurements. Inspected entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (NEW) Rear (4MM SHOE)
  • FULL DIGITAL INSPECTION
  • FLOOR MAT & SEAT COVER IN CUSTOMER VEHICLE
  • INSPECT & CLEAN ANY GREASE MARKS AND FINGER PRINTS FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF CUSTOMERS VEHICLE WHEN DONE WITH REPAIRS
  • RESET SERVICE LIGHT IF PERFORMING OIL CHANGE
  • WHEEL LOCK KEY LOCATION_________________________________
 
DON I. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/16/2022

2019 Hyundai Ioniq

Hyundai Ioniq

Mileage
61,783
Service Date
11/15/2022
Services Performed
  • INSPECTED AND FOUND FLUID FOR CLUTCH ACTUATOR LOW. EVACUATED FLUID FROM CLUTCH ACTUATOR RESERVOIR AND ADDED NEW FLUID.
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL (OIL AND FILTER)
  • Lubricated and checked chassis. Changed oil and oil filter. Checked air filter and breather filter. Checked all fluid levels and tire pressures. Performed basic safety inspection. Road tested vehicle.
  • Inspected front brakes pads & rotors as well as rear brake pads and rotors or shoes and drums for brake condition & measurements. Inspected entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (9MM) Rear (8MM)
  • FULL DIGITAL INSPECTION
  • FLOOR MAT & SEAT COVER IN CUSTOMER VEHICLE
  • INSPECT & CLEAN ANY GREASE MARKS AND FINGER PRINTS FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF CUSTOMERS VEHICLE WHEN DONE WITH REPAIRS
  • RESET SERVICE LIGHT IF PERFORMING OIL CHANGE
  • WHEEL LOCK KEY LOCATION_________________________________
  • -COOLING SYSTEM – Flush – Gas & Electric System
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE
  • FOUND A LOT OF WHAT APPEARS TO BE BEACH SAND IN REAR OF VEHICLE BY HYBRID BATTERY. BLEW OUT SAND AND DUST FROM HYBRID BATTERY AREA. WIPED BATTERY DOWN.
  • PERFORMED TIRE ROTATION & AIRED TIRES UP TO PROPER AIR SPECIFICATION
 
BRUCE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/15/2022

2018 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
112,530
Service Date
11/10/2022
Services Performed
  • DASH SAYS BRAKE POWER LOW, ABS ERROR, AND PRE-COLLISION SYSTEM ERROR. -Verified complaint, brakes felt soft when pulling it into bay for inspection.. Scanned and found multiple codes in multiple modules. Started with clearing codes and resetting modules. Performed relearn of modules.Performed road test 4 miles good with 2 ABS events. Operating to factory specs now. Performed post scan, codes for "Coolant Pump B" are in permanent codes, may need inverter coolant pump, may just take time for vehicle to verify pump is working as it should since reset. After reset and relearn, vehicle is running and driving as it should, no lights on dash and brakes are operating as they should.
  • FULL DIGITAL INSPECTION
  • FLOOR MAT & SEAT COVER IN CUSTOMER VEHICLE
  • INSPECT & CLEAN ANY GREASE MARKS AND FINGER PRINTS FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF CUSTOMERS VEHICLE WHEN DONE WITH REPAIRS
  • RESET SERVICE LIGHT IF PERFORMING OIL CHANGE
  • WHEEL LOCK KEY LOCATION_________________________________
 
MICHAEL F. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/13/2022

2016 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
82,714
Service Date
11/7/2022
Services Performed
  • Inspected front brakes pads & rotors as well as rear brake pads and rotors or shoes and drums for brake condition & measurements. Inspected entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (8mm) Rear (4mm)
 
ANGIE A. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/7/2022

2022 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
485
Service Date
11/2/2022
Services Performed
  • MOUNTED AND BALANCED TIRES
  • INSTALLED CUSTOMER PROVIDED FRONT BUMPER, HOOKED FOG LIGHTS ON BUMPER UP TO EXISTING FOG LIGHT SWITCH. DID NOT HOOK UP LIGHT BAR DUE TO BEING ILLEGAL TO DRIVE WITH AND VEHICLE DOES NOT HAVE EXTRA LIGHT SWITCH POSITION FOR LIGHT BAR. INSTALLED CUSTOMER PROVIDED SIDE STEPS.
  • INSTALL CUSTOMER PROVIDED FRONT BUMPER
  • INSTALLED SPRINGS ON ALL 4 CORNERS. INSTALLED SHOP EXTENDERS ON ALL 4 WHEELS. INSTALLED NEW LONGER SWAY BAR END LINKS IN FRONT AND REAR.
  • PERFORMED FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT. ADJUST TO FACTORY SPECIFICATIONS. TEST DROVE VEHICLE TO VERIFY ALIGNMENT.
 
JOHN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/2/2022

2012 Scion iQ

Scion iQ

Mileage
112,680
Service Date
10/26/2022
Services Performed
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL (OIL AND FILTER)
  • Lubricated and checked chassis. Changed oil and oil filter. Checked air filter and breather filter. Checked all fluid levels and tire pressures. Performed basic safety inspection. Road tested vehicle.
  • Inspected front brakes pads & rotors as well as rear brake pads and rotors or shoes and drums for brake condition & measurements. Inspected entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (5.5MM) Rear (2MM)
  • FULL DIGITAL INSPECTION
  • FLOOR MAT & SEAT COVER IN CUSTOMER VEHICLE
  • INSPECT & CLEAN ANY GREASE MARKS AND FINGER PRINTS FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF CUSTOMERS VEHICLE WHEN DONE WITH REPAIRS
  • RESET SERVICE LIGHT IF PERFORMING OIL CHANGE
  • WHEEL LOCK KEY LOCATION_________________________________
 
OLIVIA T. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/26/2022

2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
210,339
Service Date
10/26/2022
Services Performed
  • FOUND LOWER SHIFT CABLE BROKEN. RECOMMEND REPLACING LOWER SHIFT CABLE. -LOWER SHIFT CABLE – REMOVED & REPLACED
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL (OIL AND FILTER)
  • Lubricated and checked chassis. Changed oil and oil filter. Checked air filter and breather filter. Checked all fluid levels and tire pressures. Performed basic safety inspection. Road tested vehicle.
  • Inspected front brakes pads & rotors as well as rear brake pads and rotors or shoes and drums for brake condition & measurements. Inspected entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front (9MM) Rear (4.5MM)
  • FULL DIGITAL INSPECTION
  • FLOOR MAT & SEAT COVER IN CUSTOMER VEHICLE
  • INSPECT & CLEAN ANY GREASE MARKS AND FINGER PRINTS FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF CUSTOMERS VEHICLE WHEN DONE WITH REPAIRS
  • RESET SERVICE LIGHT IF PERFORMING OIL CHANGE
  • WHEEL LOCK KEY LOCATION_________________________________
  • PERFORMED TIRE ROTATION & AIRED TIRES UP TO PROPER AIR SPECIFICATION
 
JOSH O. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/26/2022

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Caliber Auto Repair
1286 Fesler St
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 966-9767