Same Great Service at All Locations!

Mon - Fri: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

La Mesa Location

(619) 403-9426

7447 University Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942

Mon - Fri: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Sat & Sun: Closed

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El Cajon Location

(619) 404-5645

10813 Airport Dr., El Cajon, CA 92020

Mon - Fri: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Sat & Sun: Closed

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ASE Service Consultant

Bryan's genuine concern for others helped him fit right in to our family back in 2010. He comes from an extensive automotive background starting in the early ‘90s! He is ASE certified as a service consultant as well as in Suspension, making him a true asset to the JAC team. Bryan is married to his beautiful wife Charlene, and they have 5 children, Andrew, Bryan, Nicole, Tyler and Matthew. You can find Bryan out fishing or coaching soccer when he is not at the shop.



ASE Certified Automobile Technician & Master Automobile Technician

As one of our ASE-Certified Automotive Technicians, Jason has been with us since the beginning of 2003. His career in the automotive repair field started back in the late ‘90s. When he started with us, he was relatively new to our industry and had just finished school at Cuyamaca College. Jason met his beautiful wife, Melissa, while they were both working at JAC. They have two daughters, Sidnee and Brooklyn.



Master Automobile Technician & Undercar Specialist

John opened up JAC in April 1998 and was the only employee for the first 3 years. His career in the automotive field started when he turned 16, and he has been working full time ever since 1983. John is an ASE Certified Master Technician, and has been since 1999. When not at the shop, his love for sports takes him from the soccer fields to the OTL courts at Fiesta island. Collecting baseball cards and working with his favorite non profits like The Boys and Girls Clubs of East County and The Automotive Service Councils of California.



Our Customer Service Specialist Jeff can be seen driving around town in our courtesy shuttle. He has been a part of the JAC family since 2015. Whether it's from the shop to work or home, you can always count on him to get you there without a hassle! He also helps to keep things organized and running smoothly throughout the shop. When he is not shuttling customers around town, Jeff finds time to enjoy a little fishing and playing tennis. He is a single dad and has a beautiful daughter named Summer.

laurie | John's Automotive Care


Laurie has been with us since early 2014. Her positive energy and care and compassion for our customers have made her an excellent addition to our automotive family. And speaking of family, Laurie has been married to her wonderful husband, Larry, for over 25 years! Larry and Laurie have three children who happen to be triplets, Jessica, Cameron, and Lindsey!



Ben is working hard to become our next ASE Master Technician. He is an expert with brakes, suspension, inspections, and alignments and is working to become an expert in every area of automotive repair. Ben’s non-stop energy and positive outlook make him an outstanding member of our automotive family. In his spare time, he enjoys going to car meets and riding his sports bike.



Mike is one of our Master Automotive Technicians and has been ASE-certified for 27 years! He’s been serving in the automotive industry since 1980, which is nothing short of impressive. He and his wife, Ann, have two children, Richie and Nicholas, and two grandchildren, Richie and Hunter. When Mike is not working, he enjoys fishing and hunting. ​



Joseph has been in the automotive industry since 1973 but has been in the JAC family since 2011. Joseph has various degrees and diplomas in automotive and diesel repair, Science, automotive technology and American business. Josephs favorite activities outside of work include gardening, fishing, and most of all.. Enjoying his time at his favorite place… Disneyland with his life partner Linda.​



David joined JAC on November 16 and has been doing excellent work since then. His main hobby is working in cars, so to him, there’s never a day he hates working on them. He’s been in the automotive industry since about 2015. David has a daughter, and she is a beautiful little girl, and he loves to spend time with her. David has certifications in breaks and a/c.​



Cameron is new to the automotive industry but is eager to learn new things. Cameron's been with us since March of 2022 and is picking up on many things quickly. He has a certification in CompTIA A+. When Cameron's not at work, he likes to fix broken computers and work on cars.​



Matt began working at JAC in 2020, working behind the scene until 2021 when he started to be a shop helper learning new things everyday to become a tech. Matt enjoys fishing, watching football, traveling and hanging out with his friends when he isn’t working on cars!​



Arron started his automotive journey here at JAC in 2021. His passion continues to grow every single day and takes pride in leaving a great impression on each person who walks in the building. Arron’s hobbies outside of work include being a pianist, organist, enjoys going to music/sport events, skiing in the winter, and spent his early career helping and creating start up companies, and worked on films!​



Rick joined JAC in April of 2022 and has been very beneficial to the JAC team. Rick is married to his wife, Stacey, and they have four kids together, Jordyn, Rodney, Kaelyn, & Jacksyn. Rick also has four grandchildren, a grandson Easton, a granddaughter Mackenzie, and the twins Briggs and Stetson. When Rick isn’t at work, you can most likely find him spending time with his family or eating good food.​



Dave has been apart of the JAC family since 2015, but his love for the automotive industry started back in 1994. Dave is also a Certified ASE service advisor meaning he takes pride in making sure he leaves his customers with a smile on their face and gets them back on the road safely. He is supported by his wife Nicole, and his two kids Jonathan and Kayla. When not at work he enjoys playing video games, rebuilding engines, family adventures and food!​



Neil started at JAC early 2023 but has been In the automotive field since 2019, he attended automotive classes at Miramar Community college. His enthusiastic and trustworthy personality will leave everyone knowing they are in the right hands. If Neil isn’t at work, you'll catch him either Mountain biking, Drifting, or at music festivals!​

Jose | John's Automotive Care


Jose joined the JAC family and the automotive industry in early October of 2021. He is going to school to get certifications to be a more experienced and better all-around mechanic. Jose Is a great guy to have around the shop and is very helpful no matter the situation, No matter what Jose will drop whatever he is doing to help anyone out.​​

Robert | John's Automotive Care


Robert has been working in the automotive industry since 1985. He joined the JAC family in late 2022 and since than he has been running the Fairmount shop. Robert is married to his beautiful wife, Janet. When Robert isn't at work, you can find him going target shooting and enjoying yard/home improvement.

Ardath | John's Automotive Care


Ardath joined the Jac family in March of 2020 she's been in the automotive field since 2007 so she’s not new to the automotive industry. Ardath has three amazing children Cheyenne, Madison, and Sasha when Ardath gets the chance, she loves to go to the beach with them. When Ardath gets time to herself she loves to listen to old records and sing along to them.

Kayla | John's Automotive Care


Kayla joined the JAC family in 2022, new to the automotive field but extremely eager to learn every day, working behind the scene down the street at the Fairmount shop. When Kayla isn’t at work, she's enjoying herself by playing video games, any outside activities with friends, athletics and taking care of her siblings Christian and Alyssa.​

Beth | John's Automotive Care


Beth’s started her career with JAC in 2023 after spending 20 years in the auto insurance industry. Beth is apart of the admin team over at the Fairmount shop alongside the other ladies. Her previous experience has been a welcomed addition to the team. Outside of work Beth enjoys golfing, traveling, running and cooking alongside her husband Dan and her beautiful daughter Alex.​

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