RC Auto & Smog
Servingsince 1992the community
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"Amazing honest people that work at this shop. This is now my go to place to get my work done for my Toyota (when needed). These guys also installed led headlights for me. Perfect for the night time driving. Thank you guys so much."
- Janet

Welcome to RC Auto and Smog

Your car service in Vista, CA

Welcome to RC Auto & Smog in Vista, CA, the one-stop shop for all of your auto repair and service needs since 1992. Whether your vehicle is due for maintenance, needs a repair, or needs a smog test performed - the professionals at our shop can help! With over 40 years of experience, you can trust that we will handle your car with expertise and will provide you with the best customer service in the area.

At our Vista auto repair shop, we staff exceptionally skilled and ASE certified technicians who work on all makes and models of cars. Our shop uses advanced diagnostic technology and state-of-the-art equipment to guarantee that our repairs are performed correctly every time. We want you to feel confident in the work that we do, which is why we offer our customers a 2 year or 24,000 mile warranty which covers qualified repairs.

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Our services are not only high quality, but are accurately and competitively priced. You’ll never pay premium rates here or pay for anything that you don’t approve of. If you suspect a problem with your car or it’s time for one of your car’s recommended services, trust the honest and reliable professionals in Vista auto care here at RC Auto & Smog.

While you wait for your vehicle here at our Vista auto repair shop, make yourself comfortable in our waiting area stocked with complimentary refreshments. If you need a ride while you wait for your vehicle, we happily provide complimentary Uber/Lyft rides within a certain mile radius. We look forward to assisting you with all of your vehicle’s needs!


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Some of Our Services


For the best cooling and heating auto repair service in Vista, trust RC Auto and Smog. We offer a full range of heating and cooling system diagnostics, as well as heating system and air conditioning repair and service.


A vehicle suspension service helps your tires last longer, can improve gas mileage, and will improve vehicle handling to give you and your passengers a smoother ride. We will provide you with the best suspension service so you can keep your vehicle on the road longer.


At RC Auto and Smog we offer a thorough engine performance check, as well as engine repair and engine replacement services. We do our best to save you money and time with Vista automotive repair services like drivability diagnostics and fuel injection repair and service.


Brake repair, shocks, struts, suspension and steering are all part of our standard maintenance auto service. When it comes to maintenance and auto service in Vista, we want to be your number one choice.

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When it comes to auto repair in Vista, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.


At RC Auto and Smog, 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 Vista auto repair table.


We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Vista, 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.

ASE Blue Seal of Excellence
TechNet Professional
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