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Welcome to Oren's Automotive,
your car service in Santa Barbara, CA!

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

Here at Oren's Automotive 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 Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara, we are totally confident that Oren's Automotive is the best option in town!

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About Oren's Automotive Santa Barbara, CA

For years Oren's Automotive has been there for the people of Santa Barbara, CA. 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 Santa Barbara has to offer.

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

Oren's Automotive 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 Oren's Automotive the best car service in Santa Barbara, CA!

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

The Absolute Best Car Service in Santa Barbara, CA

What sets Oren's Automotive apart from all of the others in Santa Barbara, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Santa Barbara, 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 Oren's Automotive, 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 Santa Barbara auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Santa Barbara, 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

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe

Chevrolet Tahoe

Mileage
116,678
Service Date
1/18/2024
Services Performed
  • Includes: Change engine oil and filter. Check transmission fluid level and adjust as needed. Check coolant condition and pressure check system. Check brake fluid level and condition. Check power steering fluid level and condition. Check belts; coolant, fuel, and vacuum hoses for damage/degradation. Check antenna operation (if applicable). Lube all doors and latches. Tighten door brake fasteners. Lube hood hinges and latch. Check differential fluid level. Check axle boots, CV joints, and/or U-Joints for damage. Check wheel bearings for play. Check parking brake operation. Check for fluid leaks. Check interior and exterior lights. Check wiper and washer jet operation. Check tire wear and condition. Set tire pressures to specification. Vacuum cowl. Check intake and cabin air filters. Test drive vehicle.
  • Customer states tail light bulb is out. Check and replace any failed bulbs.
 
CAROL W. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/19/2024

2019 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
55,034
Service Date
1/11/2024
Services Performed
  • Includes: Change engine oil and filter. Check transmission fluid level and adjust as needed. Check coolant condition and pressure check system. Check brake fluid level and condition. Check power steering fluid level and condition. Check belts; coolant, fuel, and vacuum hoses for damage/degradation. Check antenna operation (if applicable). Lube all doors and latches. Tighten door brake fasteners. Lube hood hinges and latch. Check differential fluid level. Check axle boots, CV joints, and/or U-Joints for damage. Check wheel bearings for play. Check parking brake operation. Check for fluid leaks. Check interior and exterior lights. Check wiper and washer jet operation. Check tire wear and condition. Set tire pressures to specification. Vacuum cowl. Check intake and cabin air filters. Test drive vehicle.
  • Found one key fob inoperative. Replaced battery and tested key operation, OK.
 
JILL G. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/12/2024

2018 MINI Cooper

MINI Cooper

Mileage
26,184
Service Date
1/11/2024
Services Performed
  • Includes: Change engine oil and filter. Check transmission fluid level and adjust as needed. Check coolant condition and pressure check system. Check brake fluid level and condition. Check power steering fluid level and condition. Check belts; coolant, fuel, and vacuum hoses for damage/degradation. Check antenna operation (if applicable). Lube all doors and latches. Tighten door brake fasteners. Lube hood hinges and latch. Check differential fluid level. Check axle boots, CV joints, and/or U-Joints for damage. Check wheel bearings for play. Check parking brake operation. Check for fluid leaks. Check interior and exterior lights. Check wiper and washer jet operation. Check tire wear and condition. Set tire pressures to specification. Vacuum cowl. Check intake and cabin air filters. Test drive vehicle.
 
David B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/11/2024

2012 Audi A3

Audi A3

Mileage
78,498
Service Date
1/8/2024
Services Performed
  • Perform visual inspection and smog test
  • State Issued Smog Certificate
  • State fee for electronic submission of smog inspection results.
 
Ross H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/9/2024

2010 Lexus RX 350

Lexus RX 350

Mileage
178,816
Service Date
11/9/2023
Services Performed
  • Test drove vehicle and confirmed customer concern. Raised vehicle on lift to check for source of noise. Drive belt and engine components ok. Ran vehicle in air and found noise originating from driver front wheel bearing. Recommend replacement of wheel bearing to correct issue.
  • Removed front wheel and brake components. Disconnected axle retainer and pressed axle from hub. Disconnected lower ball joint and lowered control arm. Removed tie rod end and strut mount from spindle. Pressed hub assembly from spindle. Pressed on new hub and bearing. Reinstalled spindle to vehicle. Reconnected strut, tie rod end, and ball joint on lower control arm. Reinstalled axle to hub and retorqued axle nut. Reinstalled brakes and wheel. Test drove vehicle. No further whirring noise present from hub.
 
Barbara R. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/12/2023

2017 Jaguar F-Pace

Jaguar F-Pace

Mileage
86,532
Service Date
11/1/2023
Services Performed
  • Includes: Change engine oil and filter. Check transmission fluid level and adjust as needed. Check coolant condition and pressure check system. Check brake fluid level and condition. Check power steering fluid level and condition. Check belts; coolant, fuel, and vacuum hoses for damage/degradation. Check antenna operation (if applicable). Lube all doors and latches. Tighten door brake fasteners. Lube hood hinges and latch. Check differential fluid level. Check axle boots, CV joints, and/or U-Joints for damage. Check wheel bearings for play. Check parking brake operation. Check for fluid leaks. Check interior and exterior lights. Check wiper and washer jet operation. Check tire wear and condition. Set tire pressures to specification. Vacuum cowl. Check intake and cabin air filters. Test drive vehicle.
  • Replace engine air filter.
  • Replace cabin filter element. Reassemble filter housing and access panels.
  • Removed engine covers and intake piping to access ignition components. Disconnected wiring and removed ignition coils. Removed spark plugs from engine. Cleaned spark plug tubes of any debris or oil residue. Installed new spark plugs and torqued to spec. Reinstalled ignition coils and wiring. After completion of service, reinstalled intake piping and test started engine. Engine running normally at this time.
  • Replace rear brake pads. Clean mounting surfaces. Replace wear sensor as required. Replace brake rotors. Lubricate caliper slides. Adjust parking brake mechanism. Road test vehicle.
  • Steam clean vehicle to remove rodent residue and debris build up.
 
John K. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/1/2023

2019 Hyundai Ioniq

Hyundai Ioniq

Mileage
24,584
Service Date
9/29/2023
Services Performed
  • Includes: Change engine oil and filter. Check transmission fluid level and adjust as needed. Check coolant condition and pressure check system. Check brake fluid level and condition. Check power steering fluid level and condition. Check belts; coolant, fuel, and vacuum hoses for damage/degradation. Check antenna operation (if applicable). Lube all doors and latches. Tighten door brake fasteners. Lube hood hinges and latch. Check differential fluid level. Check axle boots, CV joints, and/or U-Joints for damage. Check wheel bearings for play. Check parking brake operation. Check for fluid leaks. Check interior and exterior lights. Check wiper and washer jet operation. Check tire wear and condition. Set tire pressures to specification. Vacuum cowl. Check intake and cabin air filters. Test drive vehicle.
  • Replace cabin filter element. Reassemble filter housing and access panel.
 
Benjie A. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/6/2023

2017 BMW 330i GT xDrive

BMW 330i GT xDrive

Mileage
78,150
Service Date
9/29/2023
Services Performed
  • Removed engine covers and splash shields. Drained cooling system. Disconnected cooling lines to reservoir and radiator. Removed radiator fan assembly and associated wiring. Removed upper radiator crossmember and mounting hardware. Removed radiator assembly from vehicle. Installed new radiator assembly. Reinstalled mount and crossmember hardware. Reinstalled fan assembly. Connected radiator hoses and wiring. Reinstalled intake piping. Filled and bled cooling system. Cleared error codes and test drove vehicle. Cooling system working properly, level is steady. No leaks present at this time. Reinstalled covers and splash shields.
 
GREG P. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/2/2023

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe

Chevrolet Tahoe

Mileage
29,105
Service Date
9/7/2023
Services Performed
  • Perform visual inspection and smog test
  • State Issued Smog Certificate
  • State fee for electronic submission of smog inspection results.
 
Trisha S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/8/2023

2005 Acura TL

Acura TL

Mileage
151,583
Service Date
8/11/2023
Services Performed
  • Test drove vehicle with customer to confirm and identify noise. Raised vehicle on lift to check tires for anything stuck in tread causing clicking noise. Found a large bolt in front right tire. Other 3 tires are worn and have age cracking started. Recommend replacement of all tires to correct issue.
  • Remove wheels from vehicle. Inspect brakes. Remove tires. Install new tires and valve stems(if required). Computer spin balance. Reinstall wheels to vehicle and torque lug nuts to manufacturer's specifications.
  • State tire tax per tire.
  • Tire disposal fee per tire.
  • Includes: Change engine oil and filter. Check transmission fluid level and adjust as needed. Check coolant condition and pressure check system. Check brake fluid level and condition. Check power steering fluid level and condition. Check belts; coolant, fuel, and vacuum hoses for damage/degradation. Check antenna operation (if applicable). Lube all doors and latches. Tighten door brake fasteners. Lube hood hinges and latch. Check differential fluid level. Check axle boots, CV joints, and/or U-Joints for damage. Check wheel bearings for play. Check parking brake operation. Check for fluid leaks. Check interior and exterior lights. Check wiper and washer jet operation. Check tire wear and condition. Set tire pressures to specification. Vacuum cowl. Check intake and cabin air filters. Test drive vehicle.
  • Replace engine air filter.
  • Replace cabin filter element. Reassemble filter housing and access panels.
  • Road test and verify engine performance, transmission operation, and shift patterns. Drain transmission fluid which includes: flushing of transmission cooler, cooler lines, and transmission body. Flush all contaminated fluid out and replace with new fluid as per vehicle specs.
  • Install new battery. Clean cable ends. Perform battery adaptation to vehicle as needed.
 
LINDA T. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/12/2023

2018 Volvo S90

Volvo S90

Mileage
20,147
Service Date
8/9/2023
Services Performed
  • Replace front brake pad linings and replace front brake disc rotors. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Check and fill brake fluid. Bleed air from system. Road test vehicle.
  • Replace rear brake pads. Clean mounting surfaces. Replace wear sensor as required. Replace brake rotors. Lubricate caliper slides. Adjust parking brake mechanism. Road test vehicle.
 
Ira L. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/10/2023

2005 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
166,247
Service Date
8/7/2023
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle for no start condition. Checked for power and signal at starter, OK. Jumped starter solenoid power and still no starter engagement. Recommend new starter before further diagnosis. Removed splash shields and engine covers. Disconnected wiring to starter and battery. Removed starter assembly from engine. Installed new starter and reconnected wiring. Test started vehicle. Engine now starting properly. Reinstalled engine covers and splash shields. Test drove vehicle. Engine restated multiple times without issue.
 
MELISSA E. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/7/2023