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Serving San Diego County for Over 70 Years

Foreign & Domestic Cars, Trucks, 4x4s & Motor Homes

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San Diego's Best Value for Scheduled Car Maintenance & Tune-ups

The #1 Way to Avoid Major Repairs & Extend the Life of Your Vehicle

Vehicle Tune Ups & Oil Changes
  • Comprehensive 30k, 60k, 90k Services
  • Affordable & Reliable Intermediate Maintenance & Tune-Ups
  • Decades of Experience
  • 1,000s of Satisfied Clients
  • Same-Day Service
  • No Appointment Necessary

Scheduled Maintenance/Tune-Ups & Preventative Care

For modern cars, which mostly rely on OBD2 or CAN computer systems, a tune up consists primarily of servicing and/or replacing filters, spark plugs, and other high wear items in the fuel and ignition system. This is usually done as part of the car's regularly scheduled maintenance, which can also include inspections, filter changes, flushes, and replacing timing belts. In contrast, preventative care for older vehicles (primarily those made before the late 1970s and all classic cars) requires a more in-depth tune-up process, such as replacing distributor caps and points, manually adjusting fuel mixtures, and more. No matter the age, make, or model of your car, Budget Muffler Brake & Automotive will ensure you get the right preventative care and scheduled maintenance to maximize your vehicle's performance and lifespan and catch small problems before they turn into major repairs.

At Budget Muffler Brake & Automotive, we have more than 75 years of experience performing preventative care services on a full range of vehicles, including foreign and domestic vehicles, sports cars, classic cars, and low riders. Our expert scheduled and periodic maintenance services will not only keep your car running smoothly, but also help maintain your car's resale value. We customize each of our maintenance services to our customers' unique needs and will happily provide maintenance recommendations and schedules. Additionally, if you've already noticed a problem with your vehicle, we will accurately assess it and offer you a cost-effective solution. Our highly experienced, ASE-certified technicians stay up-to-date with the industry's leading service techniques, use state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and tools, and have access to one of the largest inventories of high-quality, brand name parts, ensuring faster service and longer-lasting, reliable results.

Walk-in or call Budget Muffler Brake & Automotive today for automotive scheduled maintenance and tune-ups. Our San Diego County customers can trust us to always make preventative care easy, affordable, timely, and convenient. Our hours are 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, and 8 am to 4 pm on Saturdays.

Our Maintenance Services Include:

  • 30,000 mile service
  • 60,000 mile service
  • 90,000 mile service
  • Tune ups and oil changes
  • Oil leak repair
  • Windshield wiper blade replacement
  • Cabin/fuel/air filter replacement
  • Coolant services
  • Transmission service
  • 3-stage fuel system cleaning
  • Intermediate service
  • Brake service
  • Tire rotation and balancing


Don't let the location or overall appearance of this place fool you. If you car is no longer under warranty, this is the place you should have all maintenance performed at. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and friendly, their prices are reasonable, they will provide you a list of recommended repairs before you leave, along with how soon you should have them done and their approximate cost. These guys have been here for decades and decades, and most importantly? This is a company you can trust.

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