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Welcome to Matt's Caddy Shack,
your car service in El Cajon, CA!

The Right Auto Repair Shop in East County!

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

Here at Matt's Caddy Shack 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 El Cajon 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 El Cajon, we are totally confident that Matt's Caddy Shack is the best option in town!

Matt’s Caddy Shack’s Promise

Does your heart sink a bit when you hear a new rattle, squeak, clank or buzz coming from your car, truck, van or diesel pickup? Of course, it does. It happens to all of us. We depend on our cars, vans and pick up trucks to keep our lives on track. Repairs can be expensive and disrupt your everyday life. That’s why Matt’s Caddy Shack’s first priority is to keep your car truck, van or diesel pickup in great shape. And when something does go wrong we’ll get you back on the road as quickly as possible. Don’t stress. Just come see our expert automotive and diesel mechanics today.

Matt’s Caddy Shack started as Cadillac Experts in 1999, but since then Matt and his team have repaired thousands of cars from dozens of automotive manufactures. From Cadillac to Toyota, Matt’s Caddy Shack has the knowledge and expertise to repair any vehicle that comes into the shop.

Our Services
Complete Automotive Care
Top-Quality Auto Maintenance And Repair By Our Experienced Team

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About Matt's Caddy Shack El Cajon, CA

We’re proud to have been providing the best automotive, truck and diesel pickup truck services to the El Cajon and San Diego County communities for over 28 years. We’ve performed thousands of oil changes, brake repairs, engine rebuilds and all types of automotive repairs for families just like yours to keep their cars, trucks, and vans on the road and performing at their best. Matt’s Caddy Shack is stocked with state-of-the-art equipment and diagnostic tools operated by a well-trained team of mechanics. We are experienced in comprehensive diesel servicing and repairs for all models of cars, trucks & vans.

We treat our customers like we would want to be treated. That means you’ll always receive a through, accurate quote and the best pricing possible. Schedule an appointment to see for yourself why Matt’s is the Best Auto Shop in El Cajon.

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

Meet the Team

MATT F.
Shop Owner

Matt’s Caddy Shack began in 1999 by Matt Ford. Matt is a master mechanic with expertise in diesel trucks as well as Cadillac’s.

ROGER
Mechanic Worker

Roger is Matt’s right-hand man and a master mechanic in repairing all models of diesel pickup trucks.

JOHN
Mechanic Worker

John has been at Matt’s Caddy Shack for a while. He is a certified mechanic in all areas of automotive repair specialized at Matt’s.

STEVE
Mechanic Worker

Steve is a certified master mechanic as well. Steve has been at Matt’s Caddy Shack for a while.

The Absolute Best Car Service in El Cajon, CA

What sets Matt's Caddy Shack apart from all of the others in El Cajon, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in El Cajon, 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 Matt's Caddy Shack, 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 El Cajon auto repair table.

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

2006 Dodge Sprinter

Dodge Sprinter

Mileage
56,529
Service Date
11/19/2020
Services Performed
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Perform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
  • OIL CHANGE ON ONAN GENERATOR
  • REMOVE TURBO HEATSHIELDING TO REPLACE AIR FILTER
  • REPLACE FUEL FILTER
  • VEHICLE INSPECTION
 
Debbie M. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/19/2020

2005 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
191,250
Service Date
11/17/2020
Services Performed
  • DIAGNOSE NO START
  • DIFFERENTIAL PINION SEAL – Remove & Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Full Floating Axle – [DOES NOT include R&R Collapsible Spacer.]
  • INJECTION CONTROL PRESSURE SENSOR – Remove & Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty
  • INSTALL PIG TAIL
  • Install pinion bearings and side bearings
 
Steve S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/17/2020

2008 Cadillac Escalade

Cadillac Escalade

Mileage
88,570
Service Date
11/16/2020
Services Performed
  • ALTERNATOR DRIVE BELT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Serpentine and V-Belt type Belt(s).]
  • Inspect fluid system for leaks. Check brake fluid for moisture and contamination. Inspect all hydraulic line and hoses. Inspect calipers and wheel cylinders (where applicable). Inspect master cylinder and cap. Flush entire brake system including master cylinder, calipers, wheel cylinders (where applicable) until clean. Road test vehicle after service performed.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Perform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
  • Our technicians use powerful cleaner to dissolve gum & varnish in your car's power steering unit. Next, we will flush out old, worn out, contaminated fluid and install fresh new fluid fortified with special antioxidants and anti-wear ingredients to prevent expensive mechanical failure.
  • RT FRONT OUTSIDE HANDLE LOOSE- install
 
Gina S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/16/2020

2012 Kia Soul

Kia Soul

Mileage
12
Service Date
11/12/2020
Services Performed
  • No starter engaugement
 
Heidi R. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/12/2020

2012 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX

Mileage
150
Service Date
11/4/2020
Services Performed
  • install battery
 
sandy G. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/5/2020

2017 GMC Sierra 1500

GMC Sierra 1500

Mileage
26,150
Service Date
10/29/2020
Services Performed
  • Inspect fluid system for leaks. Check brake fluid for moisture and contamination. Inspect all hydraulic line and hoses. Inspect calipers and wheel cylinders (where applicable). Inspect master cylinder and cap. Flush entire brake system including master cylinder, calipers, wheel cylinders (where applicable) until clean. Road test vehicle after service performed.
  • Install air filter
  • Service rear differential
  • Using specialized equipment, our technicians will quickly & effectively clean fuel injectors, intake manifold, ports intake valves and combustion chamber. This service will restore lost power/performance and reduce harmful emissions.
 
Tara P. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/29/2020

2006 Ford E450 Super Duty

Ford E450 Super Duty

Mileage
134,151
Service Date
10/29/2020
Services Performed
  • Diagnose back lighting
  • Ins[ect brake sytem
  • SMOG INSPECTION – 2000 Newer Car/Light Truck
 
John C. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/29/2020

2007 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX

Mileage
86,566
Service Date
10/28/2020
Services Performed
  • ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION MOUNT – Remove & Replace – V6 Engine,Front,Both – [Includes: Recover, Evacuate and Recharge Air Conditioning System.]
  • SES light on afte timing chains see matt
  • TIMING CHAIN – Remove & Replace – 3.6L Eng Secondary Chain,Left Side – [Includes: R&I Camshaft Sprocket and adjust ignition timing (where applicable).]
 
Chris R. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/28/2020

2010 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX

Mileage
150
Service Date
10/21/2020
Services Performed
  • Fan wont tun off
  • Install num 3 fan relay
 
Tim W. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/22/2020

2007 Cadillac DTS

Cadillac DTS

Mileage
150
Service Date
9/22/2020
Services Performed
  • ENGINE MOUNT – Remove & Replace – One,Front – [Includes: R&I Subframe. DOES NOT include wheel alignment.]
  • Install motor mount
 
Todd B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/11/2020

2011 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
114,741
Service Date
10/9/2020
Services Performed
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Perform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
Tosca F. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/9/2020

2007 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Mileage
214,890
Service Date
10/8/2020
Services Performed
  • aligh front end
  • CONTROL ARM – Remove & Replace – Lower,Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • frt ends shake down
  • Install bulbs
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Perform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
  • STEERING GEAR (COMPLETE) – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Adjust toe-in on Rack and Pinion type Steering Gears. NOTE: Deduct .4 if alignment is also performed. DOES NOT include transfer of components.]
 
Eddie S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2020