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Welcome to A1 Auto Mechanics & Smog,
your car service in Costa Mesa, CA!

Serving Newport Beach, Irvine, Santa Ana, Huntington Beach, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Anaheim, Laguna Beach, San Clemente

If you’re looking for auto repair in Costa Mesa, CA, you’ve found us. Here at A1 Auto Mechanics & Smog we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Costa Mesa car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at A1 Auto Mechanics & Smog 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 Costa Mesa 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 Costa Mesa, we are totally confident that A1 Auto Mechanics & Smog is the best option in town!

Serving Newport Beach, Irvine, Santa Ana, Huntington Beach, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Anaheim, Laguna Beach, San Clemente

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About A1 Auto Mechanics & Smog Costa Mesa, CA

A1 Auto Mechanics & Smog services all makes and models from oil changes to complicated diagnostic and repairs, we do it all! In addition to providing the highest quality automotive repair service on your vehicle, our top priority is customer satisfaction. We strive to make every customer experience your best auto shop experience ever.

Suspension Service • Brake Services • Brake Repairs • Brake Replacement • A/C Compressor Service • A/C Service and more…
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We are located at

2945 Randolph Ave Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Conveniently located near the 405, 55 and 73 freeways.

We are your dealership alternative shop without the dealership prices.

The A1 Auto Mechanics & Smog team has over 25 years of combined experience in the automotive industry. There is no bigger thrill to us than the opportunity to work on the cars we love!

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

The Absolute Best Car Service in Costa Mesa, CA

What sets A1 Auto Mechanics & Smog apart from all of the others in Costa Mesa, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Costa Mesa, 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 A1 Auto Mechanics & Smog, 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 Costa Mesa auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Costa Mesa, 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 Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan Pathfinder

Mileage
123,985
Service Date
10/29/2022
Services Performed
  • Technician performed multipoint visual inspection ,checked fluids, Belt, Battery condition and charging system, tire pressure , A/C and heating system, brakes and oil. Tech removed and replaced rear brake pads and rotors, removed and replaced driver door hinge stopper. test drove the vehicle, no problem now
  • INSPECTION DISCOUNT
  • REMOVE & REPLACE-includes: clean, lube &/or replace brake hardware as necessary, adjust brakes, Repack wheels bearings
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE FRONT DOOR HINGE
 
JONATHAN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/29/2022

2016 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
36,254
Service Date
10/4/2022
Services Performed
  • Technician performed multipoint visual inspection ,checked fluids, Belt, Battery condition and charging system, tire pressure , A/C and heating system, brakes and oil. Tech removed and replaced Front & Rear brake ROTORS & PADS as they were metal on metal. Tech also changed oil and filter, removed and replaced CABIN AIR FILTER. test drove the truck, no problem now.
  • INSPECTION DISCOUNT
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter, Reset the service / maintenance light-if applicable- , Check air filter and breather filter. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle , No problem at this time.
  • Oil Disposal
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE
  • Replace front brake pad linings. Check front brake disc rotor condition. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Check and fill brake fluid. Bleed air from system. Road test vehicle.
  • Replace rear brake pad linings. Check rear brake disc rotor condition. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Check and fill brake fluid. Bleed air from system. Road test vehicle.
 
BAJIS I. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/4/2022

2016 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
36,254
Service Date
10/4/2022
Services Performed
  • Technician performed multipoint visual inspection ,checked fluids, Belt, Battery condition and charging system, tire pressure , A/C and heating system, brakes and oil. Tech removed and replaced Front & Rear brake ROTORS & PADS as they were metal on metal. Tech also changed oil and filter, removed and replaced CABIN AIR FILTER. test drove the truck, no problem now.
  • INSPECTION DISCOUNT
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter, Reset the service / maintenance light-if applicable- , Check air filter and breather filter. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle , No problem at this time.
  • Oil Disposal
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE
  • Replace front brake pad linings. Check front brake disc rotor condition. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Check and fill brake fluid. Bleed air from system. Road test vehicle.
  • Replace rear brake pad linings. Check rear brake disc rotor condition. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Check and fill brake fluid. Bleed air from system. Road test vehicle.
 
BAJIS I. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/4/2022

2015 Chevrolet Cruze

Chevrolet Cruze

Mileage
82,588
Service Date
9/30/2022
Services Performed
  • Technician performed multipoint visual inspection ,checked fluids, Belt, Battery condition and charging system, tire pressure , A/C and heating system, brakes and oil.
  • INSPECTION DISCOUNT
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE- FRONT RIGHT
 
Deidra R. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/1/2022

2020 Chevrolet Camaro

Chevrolet Camaro

Mileage
49,219
Service Date
9/28/2022
Services Performed
  • MEHDI'S DISCOUNT
  • Technicians removed and re installed or replaced both front head lamps and with diligence and care concocted to monitors to print the schematics of the head light, rewired, as the new headlights customer provided ( no warranty on them ) are HID BUT his old headlight are not HID. so for this reason it took a lot of time to cut the connections from the old one for the new ones. tremendous amount of labor since we want to make sure the result would be excellent.
 
JOHN K. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/28/2022

2007 Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion

Mileage
109,776
Service Date
9/12/2022
Services Performed
  • Technician performed multipoint visual inspection ,checked fluids, Belt, Battery condition and charging system, tire pressure , A/C and heating system, brakes and oil. Tech vaccuumed and recharged the a/c system, retested , it cooling now, no problem
  • INSPECTION DISCOUNT
  • Service air conditioner. Check condition of all belts and lines. Evacuate and recharge with reclaimed R-134. Test system performance.
 
ERICKA P. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/12/2022

2015 Mercedes-Benz S550

Mercedes-Benz S550

Mileage
45,994
Service Date
8/3/2022
Services Performed
  • Technician performed multipoint visual inspection ,checked fluids, Belt, brakes and oil. BOTH FRON AND REAR BARE PADS AND ROTORS AND SENSORS NEED TO BE CHANGED AND WOREN OUT. CUSTOMER DECLINED
 
CATHY L. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/5/2022

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS550

Mercedes-Benz CLS550

Mileage
63,344
Service Date
7/5/2022
Services Performed
  • Technician performed multipoint visual inspection ,checked fluids, Belt, Battery condition and charging system, tire pressure , A/C and heating system, brakes and oil. Front Break condition is at 80%. Rear brake condition is 40%. No alignment is need it at this time.
  • DEALER DISCOUNT
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter, Reset the service / maintenance light-if applicable- , Check air filter and breather filter. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle , No problem at this time.
  • Oil Disposal
 
MERSAD M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/6/2022

2019 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

Mileage
24,689
Service Date
6/11/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK TIRES, FLUIDS, IF ANY LEAKS, CHARGING STARTING SYSTEM, FULL ODBII SCAN, LIGHTS AND ACCESSORIES. Technician performed multipoint visual inspection ,checked fluids, Belt, Battery condition and charging system, tire pressure , A/C and heating system, brakes and oil. Front brake condition is at 80% Rear brake condition is at 75%. No alignment is need it at this time. No visible leaks. Oil service is not due. Front tires are suggested to be replace soon. Over all vehicle is in good driving condition as of today.
 
PATRICIA N. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/11/2022

2014 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
202,217
Service Date
6/8/2022
Services Performed
  • Technician performed multipoint visual inspection and diagnose and found the multiple codes, and found code P00AF, meaning the turbo charger module A performance is incorrect. Upon inspection of hoses and vacuum leaks no obvious damage was found. Reset system and the code P00AF and P2563 turbo boost position sensor kept coming back, at this point found turbo charger defective and needs a new one. (car has over 200K miles). Oil service is also need it. After completion on below approved mention repairs, vehicle was taken for road test drive and as of today vehicle is in good driving condition.
  • INSPECTION DIAGNOSE DISCOUNT
  • ENGINE PERFORMANCE – Analyze – 1.8L Eng – [Includes: Check Ignition System performance and Emission Control Systems using analyzer.]
  • TECHNICIAN PERFORMED THE REMOVE AND REPLACE OF THE TURBOCHARGER 1.8 L
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter, Reset the service / maintenance light-if applicable- , Check air filter and breather filter. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle , No problem at this time.
  • Oil Disposal
 
DANA P. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/8/2022

2019 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
53,564
Service Date
4/12/2022
Services Performed
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Test.]
  • Diagnose No Start/Hard Start
 
PATRICIA N. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/18/2022

2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
78,598
Service Date
4/13/2022
Services Performed
  • Technician performed multipoint visual inspection ,checked fluids, Belt, Battery condition and charging system, tire pressure , A/C and heating system, brakes and oil. Technician foun the turbo charger needs replacement. Labor takes about 9-10 hr. $2590 + tax for replacement, Customer DECLINE REPAIR at this time, considering to take it to dealer under warranty. No inspection charge as a regular customer courtesy.
 
RIZA A. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/13/2022