Best Engine Repair and Replacement in San Diego, CA

The highest-rated Engine Overhaul & Replacement companies out of 134 vetted & reviewed in the San Diego area.

Convoy Auto Repair

Convoy Auto Repair

(45)
Steering, Suspension and Alignment, Towing, Starting and Charging
“I will give them credit for brokering it to the dealership who correctly programed my transmission and later on when the sensor on my tire didn't work they cleaned the sensor to get it to work for free.”
Coupons & Offers
Licensed, BBB Accredited
Accepts Check, Debit, Paypal, All Major Credit Cards, Financing available
In Business Since 1983
3909 Convoy St, San Diego, CA
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619 Motor Sports

619 Motor Sports

(43)
Car Wraps, Body Work & Paint, Car Audio & Video
“I had my tint done there a few days ago they were very professional I was given a promotional offer for the ceramic tint which other places was charging twice the price for...”
Offers Financing Options
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2014
3280 Main St suite 1-2, San Diego, CA
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FTS Auto

FTS Auto

(45)
Transmission Services, Brake Services and Repairs, Engine Diagnostics and Repairs
“As a woman who is clueless about what's happening under the hood of my car, any other auto shop could have taken advantage of me and charged me for things I didn't need”
Offers Financing Options
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 1996
7954 Dagget St, San Diego, CA
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North Park Auto Repair

North Park Auto Repair

(49)
Tune-Up & Engine Maintenance, Diagnostics, Transmission
“I've had horrible experiences in the past with other auto mechanic shops, especially being a woman and feeling taking advantage of with extra charges.”
ASE, ASE Certified
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 1998
4194 30th St, San Diego, CA
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Cal West Auto Center

Cal West Auto Center

(48)
  • Door
  • Work
  • Vehicle
“The crew at Cal West ran a diagnostic and informed me that we had to do a transmission fluid swap but they didn't have the equipment to complete it for me vehicle.”
Offers Financing Options
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2014
1070 Commerce St, San Marcos, CA
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Smitty's Service

Smitty's Service

(47)
  • Report
  • Dealership
  • Diagnostic
“I had the absolute pleasure to meet owner, Mike Smitty, whom had the most friendly/caring persona, along with extensive knowledge in the field of Mechanics.”
Family Business
ASE Certified
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 1948
3441 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA
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Wentworth Automotive

Wentworth Automotive

(48)
Wheel Alignment, Brake Repair, Diesel Repair
“Incredible service and they have a really great system that you can choose what things to take care of now and the really emergency ones they suggest you take care of right then and there.”
Coupons & Offers
ASE, ATI Certified
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2001
7755 Othello Ave, San Diego, CA 92111
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Trinidad Motors

Trinidad Motors

(46)
Electrical, Brake Repair, Vehicle Inspections
“Angel is honest, completes work promptly, does quality work, stands behind his work, charges a fair price, and is a much better option than any dealership.”
Transparent Fees & Pricing
Licensed, BBB Rating: A
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2022
1404 Sunset Cliffs Blvd, San Diego, CA
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Miramar Automotive & Transmission

Miramar Automotive & Transmission

(48)
Radiator Repair, Steering Repair, Oil Change Service
“I was apprehensive about bringing my BMW 440i to a shop other than the dealer ship, but I can assure you they do much better work and don't nickel and dime you.”
Offers Financing Options
ASE Certified
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2014
9499 Kearny Villa Rd Suite 109, San Diego, CA
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John's Automotive Care

John's Automotive Care

(47)
Saturday Auto Repair, Preventive Maintenance, Repair
“I feel comfortable that they are looking out for me best interest in indicating what needs to be addressed with regards to priority and what can wait without it being a safety issue.”
Coupons & Offers
ASE Certified
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2002
6267 Riverdale St, San Diego, CA
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KB Motorsports

KB Motorsports

(49)
More Services, Wheel Alignment, BMW Oil Gasket Repair
“I've been bringing them my BMW's for 12+ years, had everything from oil changes to engine rebuild-swaps and they're legit the most professional, helpful, reasonable shop in business.”
Free Initial Consultation
ASE Certified
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2004
225 S Pacific St, San Marcos, CA
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Cass Street Automotive

Cass Street Automotive

(42)
  • Mind
  • Vehicle
  • Oil
“I'm sure if I took the time I could have found a cheaper rate somewhere else but the rates they gave me felt reasonable and were well worth the peace of mind.”
Coupons & Offers
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Accepts All Major Credit Cards, Check, Debit
In Business Since 1984
5165 Cass St, San Diego, CA
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Coastal Car Care

Coastal Car Care

(44)
Overlanding Mods/ Kits, Alignments, What We Do
“Best work, knowledgeable ,honest and gets work done in a timely manner… would recommend them highly and will be my go to mechanic whenever I've got car issues.”
Family Business
ASE Certified
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2013
1292 W San Marcos Blvd Suite 120, San Marcos, CA
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Performance Auto

Performance Auto

(48)
Tire Services, Performance Engine, Tune-up
“Great experience… Tiffany and her team diagnosed and repaired my diesel in the quoted timeframe and with no extra cost added to the original estimate fortunately.”
Coupons & Offers
Free Initial Consultation
In Business Since 2009
7629 Carroll Rd, San Diego, CA
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Miramar Auto Repair

Miramar Auto Repair

(45)
  • Team
  • Vehicle
  • Professional
“Even though this shop is about 35 minutes away from where I live, this will become my go to shop and will definitely recommend them if you have a Japanese car.”
Coupons & Offers
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 1990
6696 Miramar Rd I, San Diego, CA 92121
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Advantec Auto Repair

Advantec Auto Repair

(47)
Oil Change, Transmissions, A/C Repair
“I feel I have to leave review because it was reviewed that brought me here after I've gone to several mechanics shop where they lack knowledge and insight.”
ASE Certified
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2024
2828 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA
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Caledonian Auto Repair

Caledonian Auto Repair

(45)
  • Vehicle
  • Mechanic
  • Professional
“Called Caledonian Auto Repair this morning in a panic because my car wasn't starting in the CSUSM parking lot, I got it towed there and Terry fixed up my car while I went to class.”
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 1994
763 W San Marcos Blvd UNIT 109, San Marcos, CA
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Aero Auto Repair

Aero Auto Repair

(40)
Diesel Repair, Vehicle Diagnostics, Hybrid Repair
“They were very knowledgeable about my car and sent me details of everything going on as they did I will be returning to Aero and I have referred 4 of friends already.”
Offers Financing Options
ASE Certified
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 1991
9756 Aero Dr, San Diego, CA
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Aamco Transmissions & Total Car Care

Aamco Transmissions & Total Car Care

(46)
Automatic Transmission Repair and Rebuilding, Battery Maintenance and Charging Service, Air Conditioning Services
“Had my vehicle fixed the very same afternoon along with the peace of mind that comes with the AAMCO expertise on transmission work as well as a superior warranty to most repair shops.”
Se Habla Español
Offers Financing Options
Coupons & Offers
In Business Since 2012
1430 Morena Blvd, San Diego, CA
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MR Auto SD

MR Auto SD

(40)
Brakes, Electrical Problems, Engine Diagnostics
“I had a battery problem , and after they jumpstart my car They advice me to go back to the place where i bought the battery (since my warranty was still good).”
Coupons & Offers
ASE, ASE Certified
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 2013
7418 Trade St, San Diego, CA
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Kearny Mesa Automotive & Transmission

Kearny Mesa Automotive & Transmission

(33)
  • Mechanic
  • Job
  • Work
“He Made me feel good about coming here and explained the details of what exactly a SMOG is LOL (girl things yanno) and I really appreciate the professionalism he showed.”
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Coupons & Offers
In Business Since 2014
7515 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA
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Strong Mobile Diesel

Strong Mobile Diesel

(33)
  • Truck
  • Area
  • Mechanic
“Great service didn't have to wait that long the road call and I was fix and back on the raod fast,and the price was not bad,will use them again if I'm in the area and have another problem”
Emergency Services
Transparent Fees & Pricing
In Business Since 2021
5052 Clairemont Dr #17090, San Diego, CA 92117
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Vinh Phat Auto Repair & Muffler

Vinh Phat Auto Repair & Muffler

(46)
  • Catalytic Converter
  • Driving
  • Mechanic
“Vinh has always given me an honest estimate of the repairs that need to be done and has also guides me to only get the work done that is completely necessary.”
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
In Business Since 2008
6625 Linda Vista Rd, San Diego, CA
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Hai's Auto Repair

Hai's Auto Repair

(45)
  • Team
  • Job
  • Smog
“Even noticed how my car was a bit older, and he could fix it one of two ways, the standard way or the "just make it work for cheap" way, I took the latter and couldn't be happier (nothing illegal or unsafe, just to be clear.”
Licensed, BBB Rating: A+
Accepts All Major Credit Cards
In Business Since 1999
4040 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA
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Engine Repair Services in San Diego, CA Cost Estimates

Minimum cost
$749
Maximum cost
$5614
National Average
$2246
Avg Per Hour Rates
$110
$1934
$3119
Average price range is based on 340 cost profiles
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Average Cost $2246
Minimum cost $749
Maximum cost $5614
Avg Per Hour Rates $110

Average range $1934 to $3119 is based on 340 cost profiles.

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