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"My catalytic converter was cut away and stolen during the night. (apparently a rash of thefts on the NW side of the city - police had four reports before mine at" 10 AM). I called
after checking availability of another regular place and then seeing them on this list. After a short conversation wherein it was mentioned that they could fit the pipe by adaptation on-site and making appropriate changes to plans due to repair necessity, I went to
. They are a very busy shop but I was advised that by waiting just 20 - 30 min, they could get the car on a lift to see the extent of the work. Approximately 20 minutes later my car was on the lift, they showed me the cut away section, said they would test exhaust and muffler for leaks after replacing pipe section and converter. Time estimate to repair: 30 min. Completed in fewer than 30. Total time from arrival to departure: just over an hour. The work was immediate and well within estimated time. The treatment as a customer was prompt, accurate and professional. The shop is really worth having as a main source on your list of repair shops. If there is a caveat (and this is a caveat not in any way a complaint) is that the parts price may have been slightly on the high side of availability with time to shop around. However, it was more than worth any extra to get in and car repaired without notice or even need to leave the car - as I would have expected. I paid $190 for parts. A later quick, net
shows converters for my car selling on the net for 95 - 155. However, getting a partial pipe replacement cannot be priced directly and I heard estimates for two who shopped for a discount converter to have it installed at $100 (I paid 90 for labour.) So, all-in-all, this was a very reasonable price. I'm quite happy with the result and recommend
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-Terrence B.

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have been incredible in diagnosing and repair. Fast return and very fair pricing. I would recommend them! I trust their service.

-Paula N.

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Muffler Repair reviews in Carlsbad

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It didn't end up being repaired. They actually diagnosed the problem. They told me it was fine to not deal with it right at this moment and we went on from there. They're very friendly. I feel like they give me honest information. They're not pushy. They're honest about where the leak in the muffler is that's making the noise and why it's okay not to do that right at the moment. The muffler was damaged earlier. They gave me the parameter. If the engine light goes on, I need to definitely get the car back to check it out. They understand if you don't need the money to get it done. I've been using them for about three years now.
- Caryn M.
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It went great. My son had just purchased a used truck to get back home. The muffler on it was shot. He's in the
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and was leaving the next morning. They not only got him in at the last min but we're more than reasonable with the cost of the item and labor. I will be taking my vehicle there from now on out. Great people great service, great value.
- john P.
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Good service. I was able to drop truck off on the way to work using drop box. Also able to pay over the phone so I could pick my truck up when I was able to get a ride. Work looks good.
- Glenn S.
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They do mufflers, and not much else but they're very good at what they do and incredibly cheap and fast. The waiting area is like most cheaper repair shops, nothing to talk about. What's great is that they roll you right into the service bays and can weld up/fix something ASAP. They'll fix a LOT of smaller issues for a flat $20.
- JOHN G.
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I called on Thursday thought he was open on Friday. I made a confirmation phone call but no answer and his answering machine was full up. I went anyway, and he was closed with no explanation. I almost gave up but called today and talked to the shop person (they don't have a receptionist and if their phone messages are full, that's it). I gave it some thought and considered that lots of people call and leave messages and there was even a hand-written note taped to the door to call if the shop opens up. He's popular and rated 5 star on another rating service too.
On a verbal OK, I agreed to the price, took a walk and within the hour the job was done.
This is definitely not a fancy place and it may put you off at first, but it seems on the up and up. Bring your own coffee or sit in the coffee shop a short walk south on 15th Ave--or better yet, in the fancy brand-name shop down the street!
- Saul S.
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I was having issues with a rattling sound in my Mustang. I took it to the dealership to see if they could fix it, and have it covered under warranty. It turned out to be a hanger issue, and the dealership quoted me a price of $250 to weld the hanger back on to the exhaust.
I called
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, spoke with
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and explained the problem I was having. I brought the car to his shop where he was able to give me a reasonable price. Not only was he able to cut the dealership's price in half, he also added 2 new hangers to each side of the car for additional support. The rattling noise is gone and my car is back to sounding the way it was intended.
I'll definitely refer friends having car problems to
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at
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. Not only was he friendly and personable, but he did a great job going above and beyond to have my car sounding just right.
- Kalinah S.
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I would highly recommend these gentlemen. What a great company. How often will someone fix something
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and not charge you anymore. These guys are great. They explained everything to me and the car runs wonderful again. I would go back again if I ever had something that they could do. I would highly recommend them.
- John S.
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On 12/10/11
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installed a new muffler and tail pipes on my 2006 F150. It cost $608.34. I was told it had a lifetime warranty. On 6/13/2015 I was doing an oil change and noticed that the exhaust is rotting out. I went to
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on 6/16/2015.
Carlsbad Muffler Shops Provider Name Locked
was at the desk. He looked at my paperwork and said it was covered by warranty. He said his
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was broke down, so he would call me when it was fixed. On 6/25/2015 he called me at 11am and said the
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was fixed. We made an appointment for 6/27/2015 to put on a new exhaust. He called me back at 1pm and said that when he went to order the parts he found out that they were not warranted for life but only one year. So I would have to pay for the new exhaust. But he would give me a break and only charge me $564. I told him forget it I was not going to pay $500 - $600 every 3.5 years for a new exhaust. At
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you pay premium prices and get cheap parts.
- Allen G.

Muffler Shops in Carlsbad, CA

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A & A Japanese Car Specialists

9555 Black Mountain Rd
San Diego

A-1 Auto Care

3193 Tyler St
Carlsbad

Ace Muffler Shop

2260 National Ave
San Diego

All German Auto

1327 Simpson Way
Escondido

Alpine Auto Repair

2417 Alpine Blvd
Alpine

Arce Enterprises

215 Denny Way
El Cajon

Army Mechanics Inc

1175 Industrial Ave
Escondido

Auto Innovations

146 N Vinewood St
Escondido

AUTO TECHNIQUE

141 N ANDREASEN DR
Escondido

AutoPartsNerd.com

(no pick-up)

Bob Bowen's Auto Service

7191 Alvarado Rd
La Mesa

BRITISH AUTO PARTS & REPAIR

3770 HANCOCK ST
San Diego

British Independent Service

1060 Auto Center Court
Carlsbad

Burger Auto Group LLC

8355 Hercules St
La Mesa

California Automotive Solutions

4035 Oceanside Blvd
Oceanside

California Pacific/JBugs Inc

2040 Oceanside Blvd
Oceanside

CARLSBAD MUFFLERS & BRAKES

1060 AUTO CENTER CT K-L
Carlsbad

Complete Car Care

318A N El Camino Real
Encinitas

Conover Tires Wheels & Service

2405 Oceanside Blvd
Oceanside

Danny's Garage

8863 Balboa Ave
San Diego

Dave's Auto Truck RV

310 13th St
Ramona

Diverse Kreations

1914 W. Mission Road, Suite A
Escondido

Dose Inc

215 Denny Way
El Cajon

Dualtone Muffler Brake & Alignment

4745 Mission Bay Dr
San Diego

EAST COUNTY ALIGNMENT

10741 WOODSIDE AVE
Santee

Ed Hanson's Muffler Service

3916 N Barcelona St
Spring Valley

Elmer Sweetwood and Sons

151 South Sunshine Avenue
El Cajon

Escondido Auto Pros

1179 North Escondido Blvd
Escondido

Escondido German Auto

1554 E Grand Ave # A
Escondido

EXTREME MOTORS INC.

7926 RAYTHEON RD
San Diego

Ferrari of San Diego

7514 Girard Ave
La Jolla

FURGERSON'S GARAGE

807 2ND ST
Encinitas

Horsman Automotive

8891 Railroad Ave
Santee

Import Auto Specialists

7171 Ronson Road
San Diego

Jack Muffler And Repair

2135 University Ave
San Diego

Jason's Auto Garage

7643 University Ave
La Mesa

JBA PERFORMANCE CENTER

5675 Kearny Villa Rd
San Diego

JCG Automotive

505 Oak Ave
Carlsbad

JCG Automotive

505 Oak Ave
Carlsbad

JMC Automotive Concepts LLC

538 Olive Ave
Vista

KIRK'S RADIATOR & AUTO AIR CONDITIONING

1754 N MAGNOLIA AVE
El Cajon

KLINE VOLKSWAGEN REPAIR

8522 Winter Gardens Blvd.
Lakeside

Kwon's Auto Repair

6690 Miramar Rd
San Diego

LA MESA AUTO & TIRE CENTER

2210 FLETCHER PKWY
El Cajon

la mesa college auto repair inc

7501 University Ave
La Mesa

MIDAS AUTO SVC EXPERTS

328 N EL CAMINO REAL
Encinitas

Midas San Diego

1805 Garnet Ave
San Diego

Mira Mesa Automotive Repair Inc

9513 Black Mountain Rd
San Diego

Miramar 76 Service Center

5726 Miramar Rd
San Diego

MIRAMAR AUTOMOTIVE

9499 Kearny Villa Rd
San Diego

Mission Hills Automotive

308 W Washington St
San Diego

MOBILE MECHANIX

935 BROADWAY
Chula Vista

Moonlight Motors

215 Melrose Ave
Encinitas

Oceanside Tire And Service Center

499 College Blvd
Oceanside

One Stop Auto Service Center

7490 Beagle Street
San Diego

Precision Tune Auto Care

3425 Midway Dr.
San Diego

Precision Tune Auto Care

1191 E Main St
El Cajon

PREDATOR MOTORSPORTS

1250 DISTRIBUTION WAY
Vista

PREMIER AUTO SERVICE

868 W SAN MARCOS BLVD
San Marcos

PRESTON'S TIRE & WHEEL

8300 CENTER DRIVE
La Mesa

Pro Auto Care Center Transmission & RV

1181 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido

San Diego Performance European

5640 Kearny Mesa Rd Ste D
San Diego

SAN DIEGO TRUX

8494 Commerce Ave
San Diego

SE Autobody & Collision

2175 Hancock St
San Diego

Service Pros

1600 Grand Ave.
San Marcos

Ski's Mobile Welding & Repair

4200 Adams Ave.
San Diego

Smitty's Service

3441 Adams Ave
San Diego

SoCal Suspension

275 N. Marshall Ave
El Cajon

Speedy Auto Repair & Smog

2950 Kurtz Street
San Diego

SWEDISH MECHANIC INC

8767 Irvine Center Dr
Irvine

Swedishautotech. LLC

7633 El Cajon Blvd #217

THE TRUCK SHOP

8660 MIRAMAR RD
San Diego

TIM TERRY'S AUTO SERVICE

151 N ROSE ST
Escondido

TLC Auto Repair Inc.

7845 Raytheon Rd
San Diego

TOYOTA CARLSBAD

5424 PASEO DEL NORTE
Carlsbad

Toyota Carlsbad Parts & Service

6020 Avenida Encinas
Carlsbad

TOYOTA OF ESCONDIDO

231 LINCOLN PARKWAY
San Marcos

Toyota of Poway

13631 Poway Rd
Poway

True Line Auto Center

5680 Kearny Villa Rd
San Diego

University City Service Center

3901 GOVERNOR DR
San Diego

Vista German Auto Inc.

1334 N Melrose Dr #F
Vista

West Escondido Automotive & Transmission

2200 Auto Park Way
Escondido

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