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Welcome to Loyola Marina Auto Care,
your car service in Los Angeles, CA!

Serving Westchester, Playa del Rey, Marina del Rey and Playa Vista

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

Here at Loyola Marina Auto Care 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles, we are totally confident that Loyola Marina Auto Care is the best option in town!

24 month / 24,000 mile nationwide warranty available

Serving Westchester, Playa del Rey, Marina del Rey and Playa Vista.

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About Loyola Marina Auto Care Los Angeles, CA

For years Loyola Marina Auto Care has been there for the people of Los Angeles. We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are dedicated to our customers, and that’s why they stick with us—the best auto repair Los Angeles has to offer.

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

Loyola Marina Auto Care 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 Loyola Marina Auto Care the best car service in Los Angeles!

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

The Absolute Best Car Service in Los Angeles, CA

What sets Loyola Marina Auto Care apart from all of the others in Los Angeles, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Los Angeles, CA, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At Loyola Marina Auto Care, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Los Angeles auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Los Angeles, CA, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Mileage
116,441
Service Date
6/9/2022
Services Performed
  • PERFORMED INSPECTION AND FOUND THAT WATER PUMP HAD FAILED AND LEAKING COOLANT. RECOMMEND TO REPLACE WATER PUMP AS WELL AS ASSOCIATED PARTS. VERIFIED OTHER MAINTENANCE ITEMS RECOMMENDED BY DEALER AND REPLACED AS RECOMMENDED.
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace – Normally Aspirated
  • THERMOSTAT &/OR GASKET – Remove & Replace – Normally Aspirated
  • COOLANT RESERVOIR – Remove & Replace
  • Road test for power steering operation. Inspect system for leaks. Remove fluid from power steering lines, pump, rack and pinion, and or gear box. Install new power steering fluid. Install power steering additive to revitalize seals and . Road test vehicle.
  • Check brake fluid for moisture and contamination. Inspect all hydraulic line and hoses. Inspect calipers and wheel cylinders. Inspect master cylinder and cap. Remove fluid from master cylinder. Fill with fresh fluid. Power bleed system at each caliper with fresh fluidentire brake system including master cylinder, calipers, wheel cylinders until clean.
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
  • TIRE REPLACEMENT, MOUNT AND BALANCE
  • Road test vehicle. Check all suspension and steering parts for wear. Check tire pressure and condition. Check riding height. Check alignment of all four wheels. Adjust caster, camber, toe-in, and thrust angle as needed on all four wheels. Center steering wheel.
 
SETH B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/15/2022

2012 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
142,239
Service Date
5/31/2022
Services Performed
  • PERFORMED INSPECTION, FOUND TICKING NOISE COMING FROM THE BOTTOM ROTATING ASSEMBLY. ADVISED CUSTOMER, THIS WOULD ENTAIL REBUILDING / REPLACING THE ENGINE ASSEMBLY. CUSTOMER WILL PICK UP VEHICLE AS IS, NO CHARGE AS A COURTESY TO CUSTOMER.
 
CHRISTINA L. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/14/2022

2015 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
36,603
Service Date
6/1/2022
Services Performed
  • PERFORMED ROAD TEST IN ATTEMPT TO CONFIRM CUSTOMER CONCERN, UNABLE TO DUPLICATE RATTLE NOISE. VEHICLE WAS PUT ON A LIFT AND SAW SHIELD WAS SECURED IN THE FRONT WITH PLASTIC PUSH PINS, AND THEN REMAINDER WAS SECURED WITH NORMAL PHILLIPS HEAD SCREWS. SHOWED ISSUE TO CUSTOMER, AND CUSTOMER REQUESTED SHIELD TO BE REINSTALLED USING OUR UPGRADED HARDWARE.
  • PERMANENTLY INSTALL CAT SECURITY SHIELD
 
JOYCE C. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/10/2022

2016 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
32,434
Service Date
6/1/2022
Services Performed
  • Change engine oil and replace oil filter. Check air filter. Check readily accessible fluid levels and top off as needed. Check tire pressures and set to correct specification. Reset oil life & maintenance reminder light. Includes maintenance inspection, all noted maintenance items requiring attention will be noted on work order. Maintenance inspection does not include diagnosis for any sounds, warning lights, or other issues that are not readily visible or apparent.
  • RESET VEHICLE MAINTENANCE REMINDER
  • REPLACE LUBE STICKER AND ENGINE COVERS
 
LILY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/7/2022

2007 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox

Mileage
116,359
Service Date
6/6/2022
Services Performed
  • Change engine oil and replace oil filter. Check air filter. Check readily accessible fluid levels and top off as needed. Check tire pressures and set to correct specification. Reset oil life & maintenance reminder light. Includes maintenance inspection, all noted maintenance items requiring attention will be noted on work order. Maintenance inspection does not include diagnosis for any sounds, warning lights, or other issues that are not readily visible or apparent.
  • RESET VEHICLE MAINTENANCE REMINDER
  • REPLACE LUBE STICKER AND ENGINE COVERS
 
BRIAN C. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/7/2022

2008 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
146,288
Service Date
5/23/2022
Services Performed
  • Check brake fluid for moisture and contamination. Inspect all hydraulic line and hoses. Inspect calipers and wheel cylinders. Inspect master cylinder and cap. Remove fluid from master cylinder. Fill with fresh fluid. Power bleed system at each caliper with fresh fluidentire brake system including master cylinder, calipers, wheel cylinders until clean.
 
RUSSELL W. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/24/2022

2007 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
58,888
Service Date
5/13/2022
Services Performed
  • PERMANENTLY INSTALL CAT SECURITY SHIELD
 
ANGEL O. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/23/2022

2014 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
40,554
Service Date
5/3/2022
Services Performed
  • SMOG CHECK INSPECTION
 
KEVIN C. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/20/2022

2018 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
58,872
Service Date
5/11/2022
Services Performed
  • PERFORMED DIAGNOSTIC INSPECTION, CONFIRMED CUSTOMER CONCERN, HOOD IS UNABLE TO RELEASED. REMOVED ALL NECESSARY SHIELDS TO INSPECT COMPONENTS, HOWEVER, ONCE ACCESS WAS GAINED FOUND HOOD LATCH IS SEIZED ONTO HOOD. IN AN ATTEMPT TO REMOVE SEIZED LATCH ALL BOLTS WERE REMOVED FROM LATCH HOWEVER LATCH BODY IS TOO BIG TO COME OUT WITHOUT SEPARATING FROM HOOD. INFORMED CUSTOMER HOOD WOULD NEED TO BE CUT IN ORDER TO REMOVE LATCH FROM VEHICLE. CUSTOMER DECLINED REPAIRS AND CHOSE TO REASSEMBLE AND PICK UP VEHICLE AS IS.
 
ABEL G. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/17/2022

2012 Mercedes-Benz C250

Mercedes-Benz C250

Mileage
102,611
Service Date
5/4/2022
Services Performed
  • Change engine oil and replace oil filter. Check air filter. Check readily accessible fluid levels and top off as needed. Check tire pressures and set to correct specification. Reset oil life & maintenance reminder light. Includes maintenance inspection, all noted maintenance items requiring attention will be noted on work order. Maintenance inspection does not include diagnosis for any sounds, warning lights, or other issues that are not readily visible or apparent.
  • Check over for maintenance needs and service needs visually. Top off washer fluid and additional fluids that are accessible. Visually inspect brakes: Front Brakes (MM) Rear Brakes (MM)
  • RESET VEHICLE MAINTENANCE REMINDER
  • REPLACE LUBE STICKER AND ENGINE COVERS
  • Perform tire repair. Check all tire pressures. UNLESS SPECIFIED IN ADVANCE, TIRE PRESSURES WILL BE ADJUSTED TO SPECIFICATIONS ON VEHICLE. – TIRE REPAIR WITH PATCH AND/OR PLUG $44.95 EACH – TIRE / WHEEL REPAIR – BEAD RESEAL, INCLUDES CLEANING ALL CORROSION $59.95 EACH – MINIMUM SERVICE CHARGE TO CHECK TIRE(S) FOR PUNCTURE OR LEAK INCLUDING IF NO PUNCTURE OR LEAK FOUND $25.00 ESTIMATE WILL START AT $44.95 AND WILL BE LOWERED IF NOTHING IS FOUND.
  • CUSTOMER STATES THE LEFT FRONT HEADLIGHT AND RIGHT FRONT SIDEMARKER LIGHTS ARE OUT. WILL PERFORM BULB CHECK AND ADVISE
  • CUSTOMER REQUESTS QUOTE TO REPLACE LEFT REAR TAIL LIGHT. WILL SOURCE AND GENERATE A QUOTE AND ADVISE
  • Check brake fluid for moisture and contamination. Inspect all hydraulic line and hoses. Inspect calipers and wheel cylinders. Inspect master cylinder and cap. Remove fluid from master cylinder. Fill with fresh fluid. Power bleed system at each caliper with fresh fluidentire brake system including master cylinder, calipers, wheel cylinders until clean.
  • TRANSMISSION OIL PAN GASKET &/OR FILTER – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Additional time for use of scan tool to perform this procedure.]
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE LEFT REAR TAIL LIGHT BULB
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE RIGHT FRONT SIDE MARKER
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE LEFT FRONT HEADLIGHT BULB
 
MATTHEW**** S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/17/2022

2005 Infiniti G35

Infiniti G35

Mileage
178,679
Service Date
5/13/2022
Services Performed
  • PERFORMED DIAGNOSTIC INSPECTION, CONFIRMED CUSTOMER CONCERN, INTERMITTENTLY, VEHICLE WILL NOT START. UPON FURTHER INSPECTION, CONFIRMED PROPER POWER, GROUND AND SIGNAL GOING TO THE STARTER, HOWEVER, INTERMITTENTLY STARTER DOES NOT ENGAGE THE FLYWHEEL. RECOMMEND TO REMOVE STARTER, INSPECT FLYWHEEL FOR DAMAGE, AND REPLACE DEFECTIVE STARTER. ONCE STARTER WAS REMOVED, SAW FLYWHEEL APPEARED TO BE IN OKAY CONDITION, NOT DAMAGED, REPLACED STARTER AND VEHICLE IS STARTING PROPERLY AT THIS TIME.
  • (COMBINED) STATER ASSEMBLY – REMOVE, INSPECT FLYWHEEL FOR DAMAGE, AND REPLACE STARTER ASSEMBLY WITH NEW
  • ONCE STARTING ISSUE WAS RESOLVED, BEGAN DIAGNOSTIC TESTING ON LACK OF POWER / OPERATION OF TRANSMISSION. CONFIRMED CUSTOMER CONCERN, VEHICLE SEEMS SLUGGISH AND DELAYED WHEN ATTEMPTING TO APPLY POWER. UPON FURTHER INSPECTION, FOUND THERE WAS A COMMUNICATION ISSUE WITH THE ECM AND TCM. FOUND TCM IS NOT PROGRAMMED WITH THE CORRECT SOFTWARE. TCM COMES WITH THE VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY AND IS UNABLE TO BE REPROGRAMMED. SAW TCM HAS FILE# 31020-CD405 INSTALLED, CORRECT FILE# IS 31020-AC70B. RECOMMEND TO REPLACE VALVE BODY / TCM AND PROGRAM WITH CORRECT SOFTWARE FILE. ADVISED CUSTOMER WE CAN ATTEMPT EDIT TCM FILE BY INPUTTING FACTORY FILE NUMBER, AND ATTEMPT PROGRAMMING WITH THE CORRECT FILE TO SEE IF IT WILL BE ACCEPTED. ADVISED CUSTOMER IF FILE IS NOT ACCEPTED AND WE ARE UNABLE TO PROGRAM THE TCM, IT WILL NEED TO HAVE THE VALVE BODY AND TCM REPLACED WITH NEW. CUSTOMER OPTED TO TRY REPROGRAMMING FIRST.
  • DOWNLOADED CORRECT SOFTWARE FOR TCM, ATTEMPTED REPROGRAMMING, HOWEVER, FILE IS NOT BEING ACCEPTED. WILL NEED TO REPLACE VALVE BODY / TCM ASSEMBLY AND PERFORM PROGRAMMING ONCE INSTALLED. AS A COURTESY TO CUSTOMER, WE ARE REDUCING THE CHARGE FOR THE PROGRAMMING ATTEMPT AND ONLY CHARGING FOR THE COST OF THE FILE PURCHASED WHICH IS $180.00.
 
COLTON S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/13/2022

2014 Kia Optima

Kia Optima

Mileage
66,634
Service Date
4/29/2022
Services Performed
  • PERFORMED INSPECTION TO VERIFY SYSTEM IS CHARGING PROPERLY. PERFORMED BATTERY TEST TO CHECK STATE OF BATTERY AND FOUND BATTERY IS TESTING BAD, RECOMMEND TO REPLACE WITH NEW. CONFIRMED BELTS ARE IN MARGINAL CONDITION, MEANING NOT GOOD, BUT NOT BAD, RECOMMEND TO PLAN TO REPLACE SERPENTINE BELT WITH NEW. SHUT VEHICLE OFF AND MONITORED FOR PARASITIC DRAIN AND FOUND TO BE WITHIN SPECIFICATIONS.
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE BATTERY WITH NEW, APPLY ANTI-CORROSIVE SPRAY TO TERMINALS AND POSTS
 
KEVIN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/7/2022