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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

2005 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
138,418
Service Date
4/5/2021
Services Performed
  • EGR VALVE – Remove & Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,Diesel
  • GOES INTO LIMP MODE WHILE TOWING UPHILL/Please diagnose and report
 
Kyle Y. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/5/2021

2014 Cadillac ATS

Cadillac ATS

Mileage
49,150
Service Date
4/2/2021
Services Performed
  • HEADLAMP BULB – Remove & Replace – Both Sides – [Includes: R&I Front Bumper Cover. Includes: R&I Headlamp Assemblies.]
 
Brian M. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/3/2021

2015 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox

Mileage
60,935
Service Date
3/29/2021
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.
 
Richard S. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/30/2021

2012 Kia Soul

Kia Soul

Mileage
117,674
Service Date
3/29/2021
Services Performed
  • EXHAUST MANIFOLD &/OR GASKET – Remove & Replace – 1.6L Eng
 
DENISE f. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/29/2021

2015 Cadillac CTS

Cadillac CTS

Mileage
13,831
Service Date
3/5/2021
Services Performed
  • FUEL INJECTOR – Remove & Replace – V8 All
  • Install PCM–Re- PROGRAM
  • LONG BLOCK – Remove & Replace – V8,Automatic Trans – [DOES NOT include wheel alignment.] – [Consists of a Cylinder Block fitted with Pistons, Rings, Connecting Rods, Crankshaft and all Bearings, Cylinder Head(s), Camshaft(s), Timing Chain or Belt and Spro
  • LOUD KNOCK//please diagnose
  • RE- tune
 
Anthony L. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/5/2021

2015 Nissan Frontier

Nissan Frontier

Mileage
87,610
Service Date
2/22/2021
Services Performed
  • REPLACE BODY MOUNT
 
Bob W. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/23/2021

2009 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
101,707
Service Date
2/19/2021
Services Performed
  • A/C COMPRESSOR DRIVE BELT – Remove & Replace – 2500 HD,3500 HD,Diesel – [Includes: Serpentine and V-Belt type Belt(s).]
  • 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.
 
Chris M. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/19/2021

2014 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
97,273
Service Date
2/18/2021
Services Performed
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
  • FUEL FILTER – Remove & Replace – Gas External
  • Install glove box latch
  • 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.
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – 2.5L Eng
 
This vehicle's owner gave our service a 5 star review on 2/19/2021

2008 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
144,880
Service Date
2/10/2021
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.
  • rotate tires
 
Jynx B. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/10/2021

2016 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Ford F-350 Super Duty

Mileage
49,617
Service Date
1/29/2021
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.
 
Greg C. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/2/2021

2005 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
156,152
Service Date
1/19/2021
Services Performed
  • Align front end
  • AXLE SHAFT – Remove & Replace – One Side – [Independent Suspension. NOTE: For Independent Suspension Type Axles, this operation consists of removal and installation, dissassembly and reassembly of the Axle Shaft Assembly and replacement of the Axle Shaft.
  • BALL JOINT – Remove & Replace – 2500 HD,4WD Lower,Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • BALL JOINT – Remove & Replace – 2500 HD,RWD Upper,One Side – [Serviced with Control Arm.] – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • Inspect front end and coolant issues
  • POWER STEERING HOSE – Remove & Replace – Pressure,w/Hydraulic Brake Booster,Both – [Includes: R&I Fender Liner.] – [Includes: Bleed System.]
  • TIE ROD &/OR END – Remove & Replace – 2500 HD,3500 Outer,Both – [Includes: Adjust toe-in only. NOTE: Deduct .4 if alignment is also performed. NOTE: Manufacturer recommends removal of Rack and Pinion Steering Gear when replacing Inner Tie Rod End(s) on so
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace – V8,Diesel – [Includes: R&I Starter Assembly.]
  • WINDOW REGULATOR – Remove & Replace – Electric,Front or Rear,Each
 
Brian H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/21/2021

2012 RAM Pickup

RAM Pickup

Mileage
132,087
Service Date
1/14/2021
Services Performed
  • CRANKS NO START
  • FUEL PUMP – Remove & Replace – 1500 w/Skid Plate
  • Rewire and install external relay
 
MARK B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/15/2021