Oceanside (760) 231-1354
San Diego (858) 397-2492


Services 2022-10-21T17:28:57+00:00

At Ruffner Transmission, you and your confidence are the most important piece of the puzzle. We provide a wide range of automotive repair services for your convenience. And remember, we want to keep you in our loyal customer family. If you don’t see the service you’re looking for, just ask!

We believe our over 38 years of experience in the industry has provided us the knowledge to take care of all of your transmission needs. Our team is dedicated to providing complete and top-quality transmission repairs and service. We back all our services with a reputation for honesty, and integrity, that our customers have come to rely on. If you’re currently experiencing transmission trouble, in San Diego County, please stop by one of our shops in Oceanside or San Diego, or give us a call for a free estimate. We are happy to help in any way we can and look forward to working with you soon.

Our certified shop offers basic auto services from oil changes and differentials to tune-ups and minor repair on vehicles of all makes and models and both foreign and domestic cars.

Transmission Services

At Ruffner Transmission, we offer excellent transmission service provided by highly qualified technicians. Having your transmission serviced could help extend the life of your vehicle and save you money in the long run.

  • Transmission Rebuilds
  • Transmission Repairs
  • Automatic/Standard Transmission
  • AWD/4WD
  • Diagnostic Service
  • CV Joints & Axles
  • Repair & Overhaul
  • Maintenance and Service
  • Other
  • Clutches
  • Fly Wheels

Catalytic Converter Replacement Services

Ruffner Transmission has a large inventory of aftermarket brand name catalytic converters for your convenience. We proudly service the catalytic converter replacement needs of customers in San Diego County and surrounding areas. Our experienced team will replace your catalytic converter and provide you the best option for your vehicle and needs.

Converter Options

Option 1: We can use basic parts that your vehicle comes with so that you may be able to tow large recreational vehicles.

Option 2: We can find and install higher-end billet converters that provide your vehicle to tow heavy-duty vehicles.

Standard maintenance auto services

It’s a fact: regular, quality maintenance extends the life of your vehicle. It also gives you the peace of mind you need. Whether you’re looking for the basics like factory scheduled maintenance or 30k/60k/90k/120k mile services, or something more specific like computer diagnostics or safety and emissions inspections, we’ve got you covered. Brake repair, shocks, struts, suspension and steering are all part of our standard maintenance auto service. When it comes to maintenance and auto service in Oceanside, we want to be your number one choice.

  • Factory Scheduled Maintenance
  • 30k/60k/90k/120k Mile Services
  • Computer Diagnostics
  • Oil Changes
  • Tune Ups
  • Filter Replacements
  • Safety & Emissions Inspections
  • Windshield Wiper Blades
  • Fluid Services
  • Trip Inspections
  • Maintenance Inspections
  • Check Engine Light Diagnostics & Repair
  • Brake Service
  • Shocks & Struts Repair
  • Chassis & Suspension Repair
  • Suspension & Steering Repair
  • Other

Engine auto services

When that check engine light comes on, it’s hard not to feel annoyed or even worried. We know how you feel, and we are here to help! At Ruffner Transmission we offer a thorough engine performance check, as well as engine repair and engine replacement services. We do our best to save you money and time with Oceanside automotive repair services like drivability diagnostics and fuel injection repair and service. Our skilled professionals got into this business because they love vehicles: they want your car to be running like new and our engine auto services will make it happen.

  • Engine Repair
  • Engine Replacement
  • Engine Performance Check
  • Belt Replacement
  • Hose Replacement
  • Cooling System Repair
  • Radiator Repair & Replacement
  • Water Pump Repair & Replacement
  • Drivability Diagnostics & Repair
  • Fuel Injection Repair & Service
  • Fuel System Repair & Maintenance
  • Ignition System Repair & Maintenance
  • Other

Heating and Air Conditioner Repairs

For the best cooling and heating auto repair service in Oceanside, trust Ruffner Transmission. We offer a full range of heating and cooling system diagnostics, as well as heating system and air conditioning repair and service. Our trained technicians are also masters of belt, compressor, and evaporator repair and replacement.

  • Heating & Cooling System Diagnostics
  • Auto Air Conditioning Repair & Service
  • Heating System Repair & Service
  • Belt Repair & Replacement
  • Compressor Repair & Replacement
  • Other

Auto Electrical Services

Ruffner Transmission provides the best electrical auto service in Oceanside, hands down. Whether you’ve lost the “power” in your power steering or your vehicle is ready for power lock repair, we want to be your top choice. From alternators to windows and everything in between, trust Ruffner Transmission to provide your Oceanside automotive repair services.

  • Electrical System Diagnostics & Repair
  • Alternator Repair & Replacement
  • Starter Repair & Replacement
  • Windshield Wiper Repair
  • Power Lock Repair
  • Power Antenna Repair
  • Power Steering Repair
  • Power Window Repair
  • Light Repair & Bulb Replacements
  • Other

Exhaust Services

If you’re concerned about passing emissions or you already know your exhaust system isn’t what it should be, visit Ruffner Transmission in Oceanside. We offer exhaust repair and replacement, muffler repair and replacement, and tailpipe repair and replacement.

  • Exhaust Repair & Replacement
  • Muffler Repair & Replacement
  • Tailpipe Repair & Replacement

Alignment Services

A vehicle alignment service helps your tires last longer, can improve gas mileage, and will improve vehicle handling to give you and your passengers a smoother ride. Ruffner Transmission will provide you with the best alignment service so you can keep your vehicle on the road longer.

  • Alignment Service
  • Struts, Shocks & Suspension Repair & Service
  • Other

Tire Services

Ruffner Transmission is the tire services experts you need! We sell new tires for vehicles of all makes and models. We also offer a variety of brand tires, from Bridgestone to Michelin, to import brands such as Sumitomo we have what you seek. We provide free lifetime rotation and alignment for the life of the tires when you buy from Ruffner Transmission. Stop by either of our shops in Oceanside or San Diego, give us a call today for complete tire services.

  • Rotation
  • Tire Replacement
  • Front End Repair
  • Suspension Service
  • Shock Absorbers
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Balancing
  • Clutch Replacement
  • Clutch Repair
  • Differential Service & Repair

Complete Auto Service in Oceanside

Don’t see your vehicle’s issue here yet? Don’t worry. Our experienced technicians can definitely handle your vehicle’s problem. Contact us via phone, email or in person for more information about the kinds of auto service in Oceanside that we offer. Contact us today!


  • 30k/60k/90k Maintenance Service
  • Tune-Ups
  • Oil Change
  • Filter Changes
  • Fuel Injections
  • Transmission Flush
  • Multi-Point Inspection
  • Computerized Diagnostics
  • CV Joints
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  • Brakes
  • Belts & Hoses
  • Fluid Check
  • Front & Rear Differential Services
  • Serpentine Belt
  • Timing Belts & Chains
  • Battery Check
  • Alternator & Starter
  • Clutches
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Oceanside Location:

Ruffner Transmission
3510 Mission Ave
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 231-1354


San Diego Location:

Ruffner Transmission
9720 Carroll Center Rd.
San Diego, CA 92126
(858) 397-2492