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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

2009 Mercedes-Benz ML350

Mercedes-Benz ML350

Mileage
120,709
Service Date
10/23/2020
Services Performed
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Drain and Refill transmission.
  • Flush out old coolant and replace with required coolant type and amount.
  • Found:
  • INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKET – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Remove the needed shields and covers to gain access as needed to the front differential cover bolts and cover. Clean the gasket sealing surfaces and cover. Clean out the front differential and reassemble with new heavy duty sealer and/or gasket. Fill with
  • RIGHT LOW BEAM HEADLIGHT BULB REPLACEMENT – Remove & Replace Light Bulb
  • Service transfer case per OEM requirements
  • Synthetic Service Includes: Change the oil with up to five quarts of oil and replace oil filter (additional charge for specialty filter and/or additional oil). Check basic fluids. Lubricate chassis where applicable. Perform 56 Point Vehicle Inspection. Reset Maintenance Indicator (if applicable)
  • THERMOSTAT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
 
Rick B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/26/2020

2017 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
36,887
Service Date
10/21/2020
Services Performed
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Clean Hardware, Lube Slide Points, and Adjust Brake Shoes Clearance to Drums
  • Found:
  • Remove battery cables, wire brush and clean connections and replace terminals. Reassemble and torque to spec. Apply terminal protectant.
  • Rotate Tires. Visually inspect tires/brakes.
  • Synthetic Service Includes: Change the oil with up to five quarts of oil and replace oil filter (additional charge for specialty filter and/or additional oil). Check basic fluids. Lubricate chassis where applicable. Perform 56 Point Vehicle Inspection. Reset Maintenance Indicator (if applicable)
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
 
Steven F. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/21/2020

2012 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
86,481
Service Date
10/13/2020
Services Performed
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Flush out old coolant and replace with required coolant type and amount.
  • Found:
  • Fuel System Service helps restore power and performance by using advanced detergents to thoroughly clean the system and remove deposits, grease, dirt and sludge. Deposits in your fuel system can cause blockages that lead to lost acceleration, rough idling and hesitation.
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Standard Service Includes: Change the oil with up to five quarts of oil and replace oil filter (additional charge for specialty filter and/or additional oil). Check basic fluids. Lubricate chassis where applicable. Perform 56 Point Vehicle Inspection. Reset Maintenance Indicator (if applicable)
  • THERMOSTAT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
 
Tom H. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/13/2020

2018 Nissan NV1500

Nissan NV1500

Mileage
38,380
Service Date
10/7/2020
Services Performed
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Clean Hardware, Lube Slide Points, and Adjust Brake Shoes Clearance to Drums
  • Clean the master cylinder cap area and remove the old fluid from the reservoir. Fill with fresh fluid and flush with power brake flush machine by pressurizing brake master cylinder and vacuuming old fluid out of each brake bleeder until the fluid is clean
  • Found:
  • Measure and resurface rotors if applicable. Clean and lubricate caliper slides. Install new brake pads.
  • Remove battery cables, wire brush and clean connections and terminals. Reassemble and torque to spec. Apply terminal protectant.
  • Standard Service Includes: Change the oil with up to five quarts of oil and replace oil filter (additional charge for specialty filter and/or additional oil). Check basic fluids. Lubricate chassis where applicable. Perform 56 Point Vehicle Inspection. Reset Maintenance Indicator (if applicable)
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
 
Shawn O. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2020

2016 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

Mileage
84,490
Service Date
9/22/2020
Services Performed
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Clean the master cylinder cap area and remove the old fluid from the reservoir. Fill with fresh fluid and flush with power brake flush machine by pressurizing brake master cylinder and vacuuming old fluid out of each brake bleeder until the fluid is clean
  • Disconnect battery hold down and battery cables. Remove battery. Clean connections if required. Install new battery, attach cables, torque hold down.
  • Found:
  • Measure and resurface rotors if applicable. Clean and lubricate caliper slides. Install new brake pads.
  • Remove battery cables, wire brush and clean connections and replace terminals. Reassemble and torque to spec. Apply terminal protectant.
  • Synthetic Service Includes: Change the oil with up to five quarts of oil and replace oil filter (additional charge for specialty filter and/or additional oil). Check basic fluids. Lubricate chassis where applicable. Perform 56 Point Vehicle Inspection. Reset Maintenance Indicator (if applicable)
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee
 
Ashley G. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/23/2020

2011 Audi A3

Audi A3

Mileage
128,360
Service Date
9/9/2020
Services Performed
  • Check and Adjust tire pressure to specifications. Reset Tire Pressure Monitoring System (if applicable)
  • Found:
  • Found: P0300 Random or Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected P0301 Cylinder #1 Misfire Detected – Intermittent P0304 Cylinder #4 Misfire Detected P130A Cylinder Disabling Using diagnostic scans tool, found misfire coming from cylinder 4. Swapped ignition coils 2 & 4, misfire followed. Replace cylinder 4 ignition coil. Recommendation Replace cylinder 4 ignition coil.
  • FUEL FILTER – Remove & Replace – Gas
  • Fuel System Service helps restore power and performance by using advanced detergents to thoroughly clean the system and remove deposits, grease, dirt and sludge. Deposits in your fuel system can cause blockages that lead to lost acceleration, rough idling and hesitation.
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – Gas All
 
Roy W. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/9/2020