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Your dealership alternative! maintenance, repair, diagnostics, & smog

Serving Encinitas since 1981...

COVID-19 Update!

Concierge Vehicle Delivery Service Available!

We are open and we are here for you! It’s our priority to keep things clean and safe for not only you, but our team members as well. 

For those practicing "social distancing" in order to avoid catching and spreading the virus, Furgerson's Garage would like to offer Concierge Vehicle Delivery Services during this tough time. In short, if you need work done on your car (repair and/or maintenance services), we can make arrangements to pick up your vehicle and return it to you after the work is done (location must be within reason, local deliveries only) . Payment can be taken over the phone in order to avoid hand contact. 

Our trained staff will take care in sanitizing the vehicle before and after in order to keep both parties safe 😷

If this is something that interests you, please give us a call to discuss a game plan. We're here to help!

Tel: (760) 436-3337
Email: furgersonsgarage@gmail.com

Text: (760) 472-5249


Leading the Industry in Diagnostic & Repair!

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Family-Owned & Operated for over 35 Years

 Furgerson's Garage is a AAA-Approved, family-owned and operated state-of-the-art auto repair, smog station in Encinitas, that services nearly all models of cars, SUVs, and light trucks, including hybrids. We also staff knowledgeable service writers and employ only the highest certified technicians that demonstrate expertise in every automotive service. The American Automobile Association has awarded Furgerson's Garage in Encinitas the 100% Customer Satisfaction rating multiple years in a row. Furgerson's has built a reputation based on high-quality and affordable work, as well as a commitment to providing excellent customer service. We are confident in our work and are pleased to offer our extended 24 month/24,000 mile warranty to prove it. We are a full-service auto repair shop that offers an extensive  list of services. See our "Services" section for more details.

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California-licensed STAR Smog Test and Repair Station

 Furgerson's Garage is a California-licensed STAR Smog Test and Repair Station. We've attained this status by meeting high performance standards established by the Bureau of Automotive Repair and we are dedicated to continuing California's efforts to further improve the quality of Air Californians breathe. By being a STAR Test and Repair station, we can service all vehicles - any make, model, and/or year. 

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ASE-Master Certified Technicians

Furgerson's Garage staffs ASE-Master Certified Technicians that specialize in the maintenance and repair of Gasoline, Alternate Fuel Vehicles, such as hybrids, CNG (compressed natural gas) and LPG (liquefied petroleum gas), and Electric Drive vehicles.  For the last decade, Furgerson's Garage has been recognized by the ASE Blue Shield of Excellence prescribed by the National Institute for Automotive Excellence (ASE), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of vehicle repair and service by means of voluntary testing and certification for automotive repair and service professionals. 


State Brake & Lamp Adjusting Station

 Furgerson's Garage  is proud to be an Official California State Licensed Certified Class A Brake and Lamp Adjusting Station! If you are in need of a brake and lamp inspection our local, customer-focused auto repair shop is the place to come. Our expert mechanics have the experience, training and necessary technology to handle all of your car’s brake and lamp inspection, adjusting and repair needs to help you get back on the road smoothly and safely. We can certify any and all vehicles on the road!

1000 5-Star Reviews on Sure Critic!

"Honest, professional, excellent car repair!"

" The team at Furgerson's Garage makes taking your car in a very pleasant experience. They kept me informed of the cost and timing of the repairs. Very professional! I highly recommend Furgerson's Garage for your car repair needs."  Liz. S

furgerson's garage is making waves!

Furgerson's ASE Master Techs go Digital with Vehicle Inspections!

Announcing North County's Newest Smog Technician Training Program!!

Announcing North County's Newest Smog Technician Training Program!!

Rich Stratford using computers to diagnose drivability issues.

Furgerson's Garage goes digital with All New ASE Certified Master Technician Digital Vehicle Inspections. 

Get real time vehicle inspections emailed or texted straight to you. 

For your convenience, we've also added images of your car so you can see what we see. 

Call (760) 436-3337 to schedule an appointment! 

Let us take care of your car so your car can take care of you. 

Announcing North County's Newest Smog Technician Training Program!!

Announcing North County's Newest Smog Technician Training Program!!

Announcing North County's Newest Smog Technician Training Program!!

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Furgerson's Automotive & Smog Training (F.A.S.T.) is the place to get the best smog technician training in San Diego. We are offering Level 1, Level 2, BAR Specified, Update and Citation classes to automotive professionals wishing to obtain their Smog Inspector/Repair licenses through the Bureau of Automotive Repair. 

We aim to provide the highest level of education and it's our goal to be instrumental in training new and existing technicians on the principles of inspection and repair of state required smog inspections. 

Classroom is located at Furgerson's Garage in Encinitas, CA.

Learn from the Best in the Industry - Bryan Perrin & Rich Stratford

Classes Offered for all Skill Levels including Entry Level Technicians

Classes Offered for all Skill Levels including Entry Level Technicians

Bryan Perrin and Rich Stratford - instructors for FAST Smog Training

Bryan Perrin

BAR Certified Smog Training Instructor, ASE Master Certified Technician 

Bryan Perrin has been in the automotive repair business for 35 years. Over the course of his automotive career, Bryan became ASE certified in 24 different areas including Master certification in both Automotive and Medium/Heavy Duty. Since 2010 Bryan has been working full time as diagnostic technician and BAR certified instructor.  

Rich Stratford

BAR Certified Smog Training Instructor, ASE Master Certified Technician 

  Richard Stratford has been in the automotive repair industry for over 30 years. He is an ASE Certified Master Technician and also holds A9, F1, G1, X1 certifications. Rich is also a state certified A-Brake and Lamp Inspector and leads the industry in performing diagnostics on European, Asian and domestic vehicles.

Classes Offered for all Skill Levels including Entry Level Technicians

Classes Offered for all Skill Levels including Entry Level Technicians

Classes Offered for all Skill Levels including Entry Level Technicians

Teaching at Furgersons Automotive and Smog Repair

L1 Inspector Training:  The engine and emission control training is intended to provide students with little to no experience fundamental knowledge of engine and emission control theory, design and operation. 

L2 Inspector Training:  Intended to provide students the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform Smog Check inspections.  

BAR Update:  Smog Check Repair Technicians are required to complete 16 hours of automotive technology update training every two years for license renewal. 

BAR Specified:  Intended to provide students a high level of competency in the diagnosis and repair of Smog Check failures. 

Citation:  Provide remedial training to licensed Smog Check Inspectors who have received a citation by the bureau and mandated to complete corrective training.  

Contact Us

See Us in Person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

 If you wish to text us, please text to (760) 472-5249. 

Email: furgersonsgarage@gmail.com

Furgerson's Garage

807 2nd St, Encinitas, California 92024, United States

(760) 436-3337


Open today

07:00 am – 05:00 pm

Early Bird and After Hours drop off available. Simply park on our lot, fill out the night drop envelope, insert your keys and slip the envelope through the mail slot in the office door. Please lock your vehicle.

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Now Two Convenient Locations to Serve you Better!

Visit our sister property, escondido Auto tech

Since 1988, Escondido Auto Tech has been Escondido's go to full service auto repair shop. You can expect the same great customer service and quality repairs. We're located at 255 N. Ivy Street, just off Valley Ave. 


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