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Welcome to Moonlight Motors Inc,
your car service in Encinitas, CA!

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

Here at Moonlight Motors Inc 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 Encinitas 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 Encinitas, we are totally confident that Moonlight Motors Inc is the best option in town!

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Moonlight Motors is proud to support the ASPCA® and its mission to save lives.
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Present your ASPCA card at time of service to receive a discount.

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY! – ENCINITAS AUTO REPAIR

Since we were established in Encinitas back in 2004, we have been helping families with all their car maintenance and repair needs. We service foreign and domestic cars and light trucks. Regardless of your vehicle needs, we can help.

We are proud to announce the grand opening of our new spacious state-of-the-art facility. We are now better positioned to help with all your vehicle issues. This new facility is located on HWY 101. Our new and improved facility is perfect for quick service and has plenty of parking!

Our namesake, Moonlight Beach is just steps away. We offer local pick-up and delivery as well as a local shuttle service. We are conveniently located within walking distance of shopping and restaurants, which is a bonus! If you would rather wait, we have two comfortable waiting areas! Come visit it us for Encinitas auto repair that cares. We will be here when you need us.

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About Moonlight Motors Inc Encinitas, CA

At Moonlight Motors, our mission has simply been to help the people of our community. We have been doing this successfully since 2004. During that time we have serviced over 50,000 cars to reduce their emissions by running better.

Our family of technicians and service staff sees their work here at Moonlight Motors Inc as more than a job. It’s their vocation and livelihood. Each member of our team is invested in your satisfaction.

Moonlight Motors Inc 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 Moonlight Motors Inc the best car service in Encinitas!

Are you ready to experience the best Encinitas car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2014 GMC Sierra 1500

GMC Sierra 1500

Mileage
121,754
Service Date
10/5/2019
Services Performed
  • Found:
  • HVAC DOOR ACTUATOR – Remove & Replace – Temperature,Automatic Temperature Control,Left Side,w/o Center Console – [Includes: Calibration. Includes: R&I Instrument Panel.]
  • Inspect AC system. Check compressor, components, and hoses. Perform necessary tests. Visually inspect air conditioning components. Check system pressure readings. Check temperature readings. Add dye to system if necessary. Found:
  • Left License Plate Bulb
  • Remove trans pan, remove and replace transmission filter assembly. Install and torque pan. Refill transmission.
 
Nancy A. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/5/2019

2012 Nissan Frontier

Nissan Frontier

Mileage
104,861
Service Date
8/31/2019
Services Performed
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Standard Service Includes: Change the oil with up to five quarts of oil and replace oil filter (additional charge for specialty filter). Check basic fluids. Lubricate chassis where applicable. Perform 56 Point Vehicle Inspection. Reset Maintenace Indicator when applicable.
  • Remove damaged/worn wiper blades. Install new blades.
 
Mike M. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/19/2019

2017 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox

Mileage
42,368
Service Date
9/16/2019
Services Performed
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Synthetic Service Includes: Change the oil with up to five quarts of oil and replace oil filter (additional charge for specialty filter). Check basic fluids. Lubricate chassis where applicable. Perform 56 Point Vehicle Inspection. Reset Maintenace Indicator when applicable.
  • Rotate Tires. Visually inspect tires/brakes.
 
Scott D. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/18/2019

2011 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
28,781
Service Date
9/2/2019
Services Performed
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Synthetic Service Includes: Change the oil with up to five quarts of oil and replace oil filter (additional charge for specialty filter). Check basic fluids. Lubricate chassis where applicable. Perform 56 Point Vehicle Inspection. Reset Maintenace Indicator when applicable.
 
Shari P. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/2/2019

2012 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
82,855
Service Date
8/23/2019
Services Performed
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Synthetic Service Includes: Change the oil with up to five quarts of oil and replace oil filter (additional charge for specialty filter). Check basic fluids. Lubricate chassis where applicable. Perform 56 Point Vehicle Inspection. Reset Maintenace Indicator when applicable.
 
Nancy C. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/23/2019

2006 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Mileage
61,057
Service Date
8/6/2019
Services Performed
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Standard Service Includes: Change the oil with up to five quarts of oil and replace oil filter (additional charge for specialty filter). Check basic fluids. Lubricate chassis where applicable. Perform 56 Point Vehicle Inspection. Reset Maintenace Indicator when applicable.
  • Rotate Tires. Visually inspect tires/brakes.
 
Charles B. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/7/2019

2006 Nissan Xterra

Nissan Xterra

Mileage
164,217
Service Date
8/3/2019
Services Performed
  • Place vehicle in the air. Check all suspension components for wear/damage/or other issues. Found:
  • Found:
  • PROPELLER SHAFT – Removal and Installation – 4WD Front
  • (Combination) – UNIVERSAL JOINT – Remove and Replace Each
  • (Combination) – UNIVERSAL JOINT – Remove and Replace Each
 
Eric P. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/5/2019

2007 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
91,419
Service Date
7/17/2019
Services Performed
  • Inspect radiator and coolant hoses. Pressure test system for fluid leaks. Check fluid level. Perform necessary tests. Found: Water Pump is leaking. Recommend replacement of water pump and thermostat assembly.
  • Found:
 
Hans H. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/19/2019

2005 Nissan Maxima

Nissan Maxima

Mileage
95,474
Service Date
6/21/2019
Services Performed
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Standard Service Includes: Change the oil with up to five quarts of oil and replace oil filter (additional charge for specialty filter). Check basic fluids. Lubricate chassis where applicable. Perform 56 Point Vehicle Inspection. Reset Maintenace Indicator when applicable.
 
Beth M. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/21/2019

2007 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
145,699
Service Date
5/27/2019
Services Performed
  • Check Alternator ouput, Check Starter Draw, Load test battery for current condition. Note Actual CCA or CA specification. Note test results. Attach results print out if needed. Found:
  • Disconnect battery hold down and battery cables. Remove battery. Clean connections if required. Install new battery, attach cables, torque hold down.
 
Chris S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/30/2019

2004 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
169,608
Service Date
5/27/2019
Services Performed
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Standard Service Includes: Change the oil with up to five quarts of oil and replace oil filter (additional charge for specialty filter). Check basic fluids. Lubricate chassis where applicable. Perform 56 Point Vehicle Inspection. Reset Maintenace Indicator when applicable.
  • Remove damaged/worn wiper blades. Install new blades.
  • Remove damaged/worn wiper blade. Install new blade.
  • Inspect radiator and coolant hoses. Pressure test system for fluid leaks. Check fluid level. Perform necessary tests. Found:
  • Right Rear Brake Bulb
  • Remove battery cables, wire brush and clean connections and replace terminals. Reassemble and torque to spec. Apply terminal protectant.
  • Flush out old coolant and replace with required coolant type and amount.
  • THERMOSTAT and /OR OUTLET – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
 
Steve K. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/28/2019

2010 Lincoln MKX

Lincoln MKX

Mileage
174,203
Service Date
3/13/2019
Services Performed
  • WIPER ARM and /OR BLADES – Remove and Replace – Rear
 
David H. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/14/2019