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7731 Balboa Ave
San Diego, CA 92111-2229

7731 Balboa Ave
San Diego, CA 92111-2229

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Welcome to Holmberg Automotive & Transmission

Premium Automotive Service in San Diego, CA

If you’re looking for auto repair in San Diego, CA, you’ve found us. Here at Holmberg Automotive & Transmission we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a San Diego 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 San Diego, we are totally confident that Holmberg Automotive & Transmission is the best option in town!

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Holmberg Automotive & Transmission
7731 Balboa Ave
San Diego, CA 92111-2229
(858) 279-1010
Mon-Fri: 7am-5pm
Saturday: By Appointment
Sunday: Closed
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Holmberg Automotive & Transmission
7731 Balboa Ave
San Diego, CA 92111-2229
(858) 279-1010
Mon-Fri: 7am-5pm
Saturday: By Appointment
Sunday: Closed
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Why Choose Holmberg Automotive & Transmission

For years Holmberg Automotive & Transmission has been there for the people of San Diego. 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 San Diego has to offer.

Holmberg Automotive & Transmission 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 Holmberg Automotive & Transmission the best car service in San Diego!

  • 24 Month/24,000 Mile Warranty
  • Lifetime Warranty on Brake Pads & Shoes
  • Trained Automotive Technicians
  • Serving San Diego, CA since 1985

Our Team

Scott
Owner

Neil
Service Advisor

Juan
Technician

Tod
Master Technician

Steve
Technician

The Absolute Best Car Service in San Diego, CA

What sets Holmberg Automotive & Transmission apart from all of the others in San Diego, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in San Diego, 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 Holmberg Automotive & Transmission, 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 San Diego auto repair table.

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

2007 Lexus RX 350

Lexus RX 350

Mileage
77,331
Service Date
1/31/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE PSI: F 29 R 29
  • TIRE CONDITION: FRONT PASS REAR PASS
  • OIL: PASS
  • BATTERY: PASS
  • CUSTOMER STATES: Check engine light, VSC, Trac Off lights on. Also, temp gauge went to "H" then went to "C". There is a hissing noise when driving.
  • CHECK ENGINE LIGHT WAS NOT ON AT THE TIME OF DROP OFF
  • Verify customer complaint and vehicle's performance. Scan computer system for codes using a scanner & diagnostic analyzer. Check sensor operation. If codes are present in computer system record codes. Advise of any additional inspection services needed. Visually inspect engine performance parts for damage or excessive wear. Check and advise of any needed or recommended repairs.
  • FOUND ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE AT 275 AT THE TIME OF CODE SETTING. COOLANT WAS OVER 1 GALLON LOW. FOUND LEAK AT THE WATER PUMP. NO HYDROCARBONS IN COOLING SYSTEM AT THIS TIME.
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • THERMOSTAT &/OR GASKET – Remove & Replace
 
JOHN C. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/1/2023

2015 Mazda 5

Mazda 5

Mileage
131,810
Service Date
1/25/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE PSI: F 34 R34
  • TIRE CONDITION: FRONT PASS REAR PASS
  • OIL: PASS
  • BATTERY: PASS
  • SCAN FOR CODES, VISUALLY INSPECT FLUID LEVEL AND CONDITION, ROAD TEST VEHICLE (IF POSSIBLE), TEST TRANSMISSION PERFORMANCE, REMOVE PAN TO INSPECT FOR DEBRIS (IF NECESSARY)
  • ISSUE IS NOT BAD ENOUGH TO DIAGNOSE AT THIS TIME,IF ISSUE GETS WORSE OR CHECK ENGINE LIGHT COMES ON RETURN VEHICLE FOR DIAGNOSIS
  • Drop transmission pan, remove and replace transmission filter. Fill with new transmission fluid.
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • CUSTOMER SUPPLIED TRANSMISSION FILTER NO WARRANTY ON FILTER
 
CISCO F. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/25/2023

2009 Pontiac G8

Pontiac G8

Mileage
142,889
Service Date
1/9/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE PSI: F 35 R 35
  • TIRE CONDITION: FRONT PASS REAR PASS
  • OIL: PASS
  • BATTERY: PASS
  • FOUND HEAT SHIELD FOR CONTROL ARM BUSHINGS INTERMITTENTLY BINDING WHILE MAKING A TURN. READJUSTED SHIELD AND NOW CONTACT IS NOT BEING MADE.
  • Remove and re install four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks.
  • BLOWER MOTOR MAKING NOISE – RECOMMEND REPLACE
 
DAVID C. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/20/2023

2006 Nissan Sentra

Nissan Sentra

Mileage
212,038
Service Date
1/20/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE PSI: F 35 R 35
  • TIRE CONDITION: FRONT PASS REAR PASS
  • OIL: PASS
  • BATTERY: PASS
  • Includes alignment check and adjust toe where applicable. Other adjustments extra.
  • Remove and re install four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks.
  • FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM BUSHINGS ARE WORN – RECOMMEND REPLACE REAR BRAKE WHEEL CYLINDERS ARE LEAKING – RECOMMEND REPLACE REAR BRAKES WITH DRUMS REAR WHEEL BEARINGS WORN FRONT BRAKES GETTING LOW MOTOR MOUNTS WORN
 
ROBERT M. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/22/2023

2007 Ford Cab & Chassis

Ford Cab & Chassis

Mileage
50,957
Service Date
1/20/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE PSI: F 65 R 80
  • TIRE CONDITION: FRONT PASS REAR PASS
  • OIL: PASS
  • BATTERY: MARGINAL
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Inspect condition of hoses and clamps. Exchange coolant and replace with new fluid. Check thermostat and electric cooling fan operation.
  • TRANSMISSION DRAIN AND REFILL – AUTO
  • INSTALL FRONT WIPER BLADES
 
This vehicle's owner gave our service a 5 star review on 1/20/2023

2004 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
56,411
Service Date
1/18/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE PSI: F 35 R 35
  • TIRE CONDITION: FRONT PASS REAR PASS
  • OIL: PASS
  • BATTERY: PASS
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Inspect condition of hoses and clamps. Exchange coolant and replace with new fluid. Check thermostat and electric cooling fan operation.
  • TRANSMISSION DRAIN AND REFILL – AUTO
  • INSPECT BRAKES AND SUSPENSION
 
This vehicle's owner gave our service a 5 star review on 1/19/2023

2016 GMC Yukon

GMC Yukon

Mileage
81,391
Service Date
1/16/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE PSI: F 35 R 35
  • REAR TIRES ON THE WEAR BARS – RIGHT REAR SHOWING CORD
  • OIL: PASS
  • BATTERY: PASS
  • TRANSMISSION DRAIN AND REFILL – AUTO
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
 
CHUCK H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/18/2023

2007 Suzuki SX4

Suzuki SX4

Mileage
126,092
Service Date
1/17/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE PSI: F 33 R 33
  • TIRE CONDITION: FRONT MARGINAL REAR MARGINAL
  • OIL: PASS
  • BATTERY: FAIL (DATED 6/17)
  • Inspect for presence and proper hook-up of required emission control devices. Test for exhaust emissions compliance. Test for functional operation of emission control check engine warning lights.
  • SGS ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION FEE
 
MARC/LILY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/17/2023

2011 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

Mileage
63,902
Service Date
1/13/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE PSI: F 32 R 32
  • TIRE CONDITION: FRONT PASS REAR PASS
  • OIL: PASS
  • BATTERY: PASS
  • Inspect for presence and proper hook-up of required emission control devices. Test for exhaust emissions compliance. Test for functional operation of emission control check engine warning lights.
  • SGS ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION FEE
 
CHRIS F. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/13/2023

2011 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
89,595
Service Date
1/2/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE PSI: F 32 R 32
  • TIRE CONDITION: FRONT PASS REAR PASS
  • OIL: PASS
  • BATTERY: FAIL (FAILED LOAD TEST & POSITIVE CLAMP IS CORRODED)
  • Inspect for presence and proper hook-up of required emission control devices. Test for exhaust emissions compliance. Test for functional operation of emission control check engine warning lights.
  • SGS ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION FEE
 
DAVID/DEBBIE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/12/2023

2013 Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan Pathfinder

Mileage
82,895
Service Date
1/12/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE PSI: F 35 R 35
  • REAR TIRES ON THE WEAR BARS
  • OIL: PASS
  • BATTERY: PASS
  • Remove and re install four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks.
  • CHECK REAR BRAKES – NEEDS BRAKES CHECK REAR SHOCKS – LEAKING CHECK LOWER CONTROL ARM BUSHINGS FOR REPLACEMENT – IN NEED OF REPLACEMENT
  • REPLACE REAR BRAKE PADS
  • On Vehicle
  • SHOCK &/OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Both Sides – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
 
KEN G. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/12/2023

2005 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
187,434
Service Date
1/5/2023
Services Performed
  • TIRE PRESSURE PSI: F 37 R 37
  • TIRE CONDITION: FRONT PASS REAR PASS
  • OIL: CHANGED
  • BATTERY: PASS
  • Verify customer complaint and vehicle's performance. Scan computer system for codes using a scanner & diagnostic analyzer. Check sensor operation. If codes are present in computer system record codes. Advise of any additional inspection services needed. Visually inspect engine performance parts for damage or excessive wear. Check and advise of any needed or recommended repairs.
  • CHECK PARKING BRAKE LIGHT STAYS ON SOMETIMES
  • FOUND CRACK IN WINDSHIELD. OIL IS DARK RECOMMEND LOF. COOLANT SERVICE AND TRANS SERVICE RECOMMENDED.
  • INSPECT BRAKES AND SUSPENSION FRONT BRAKES – 6MM REAR BRAKES – 5MM
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Inspect condition of hoses and clamps. Exchange coolant and replace with new fluid. Check thermostat and electric cooling fan operation.
  • FUEL INJECTOR – Remove & Replace – F150,V6 All – [Includes: Component test.]
 
BILL B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/5/2023

Services:

  • Brakes & Brake Repair
  • Oil Changes
  • Tires & Tire Repair
  • Mufflers & Exhaust
  • Check Engine Light
  • Belts & Hoses
  • And Much More...
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Holmberg Automotive & Transmission
7731 Balboa Ave
San Diego, CA 92111-2229
(858) 279-1010