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Contact Auto Body & Paint Center 609 S Marshall Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020
Family Owned & Operated Since 1959

San Diego and East County's Best Value
in Auto Body Paint and Collision Repair Since 1959

Santee, CA's Best Choice for Auto Body Services, Vehicle Painting, Collision Repairs, Commercial Auto Body Work, Automotive Restorations, & More

Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint is Santee's best choice for auto body and painting services. We excel in auto body repairs, auto body painting services, collision repairs, bumper repairs, and car restorations. From the latest models to classic cars, we work on all types of cars, both foreign and domestic, and are confident that you'll be completely satisfied with the results. Having served the Santee community and surrounding cities for over 50 years, our family-owned and -operated auto shop has an excellent reputation for quality work, fair prices, timely service, honest business practices, and superior customer service.

At Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint, we stay at the forefront of the auto body industry by participating in ongoing training from the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR), Spies Hecker, and leading manufacturers. We've also cultivated I-CAR certified experts in auto body and vehicle painting, many of whom have been with us for over ten years. With their dedication, experience, and skill, we are able to provide our Santee customers with auto body and painting services that are unmatched when it comes to quality. For this reason, we have earned tens of thousands of satisfied customers across San Diego and East County, maintain an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB), and consistently receive 5-star ratings on Yelp.

Call licensed, bonded, and insured Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint today. We offer free preliminary collision repair estimates and are approved for direct repairs by major insurance companies.

More Reasons Why We Are Santee, CA's Premier Choice for Auto Body & Painting Services

  • We treat our customers in Santee as if they were family.
  • We gladly assist customers with insurance claims, rental car coordination, and tow truck referrals.
  • We offer a written warranty on our collision repair work.
  • We use quality automotive paints that are backed by a lifetime warranty.
  • We cover excess rental charges if caused a late delivery of your vehicle.
  • We offer convenient pick-up and delivery service.
  • We welcome requests for after-hours vehicle drop-offs.
  • We offer free shuttle service throughout Santee and surrounding areas.
  • We provide courtesy car washes prior to vehicle delivery.

Our Auto Body & Paint Services - Santee, CA

Auto Body Services for Santee, CA: Mechanical Repair, Auto Body Painting, Parts Replacement & More

Over the years, Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint has earned a reputation as one of the premier provider of auto body services to Santee. That's because we offer competitive prices, use superior-quality auto body parts (which are pretested to ensure a precision fit), and always double-check our work. Even our owner, a car restoration expert with over 50 years of experience, ensures that each and every customer is satisfied with the quality of our work. We are able to achieve flawless results by using the industry's latest techniques and tools, such as our computerized measuring system that enables us to achieve maximum accuracy on frame pulls and auto body parts replacements. Additionally, we make sure our auto body repair process is as stress-free as possible by helping with pick-up and drop-off, shuttles, and rental car coordination. We also perform thorough safety inspections and provide a free car wash prior to releasing each vehicle. Call us today to learn more about our professional auto body services for Santee customers.

Car Painting Services for Santee, CA: Spot Correction, Custom Painting, Computerized Color Matching

At Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint, we deliver exceptional quality paint work at a great value. Santee customers can trust us for beautiful, eye-catching results on every car we paint, as well as reasonable rates, extensive warranties, and outstanding customer service. We also take part in continuing education from Spies Hecker, a leader in the automotive paint industry, and are skilled at all stages of vehicle painting, including substrate preparation, rust correction, refinishing, color matching, spraying, polishing, and more. From fixing paint scratches to preparing a show car for an event, you can always count on us for stellar results. Call us today to learn more about our car painting services for Santee.

Collision Repair Services for Santee, CA: Unibody Frame Work, Wheel Alignment, Parts Replacement, Glass Repair, Windshield Replacement, Repainting and More

In business for more than 50 years, we have provided thousands of clients in Santee and beyond with superior-quality collision repairs. We work are approved for direct repair by most major insurance companies, but also frequently work with individuals paying out of pocket. Our free preliminary estimates are thorough and we always provide honest recommendations based upon our years of experience and expertise. We repair collision damage on cars of all makes and models, and can be trusted to correct dings, dents, scratches, and bent frames, as well as repair broken windshields, damaged upholstery, mechanical issues, wheel and tire issues, and more. Call today to learn more about our expert collision repairs for Santee, or click here to read about our 12-step collision repair process.

Car Bumper Repairs for Santee, CA: Dent Repair, Front/Rear Bumper Replacement, Scratch Removal

Call Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint for all of your bumper repair needs in Santee. Whether you are paying out of pocket or following up with an insurance claim, we will work with you to minimize costs and reduce inconvenience, as well as provide you with Santee's highest quality bumper repair and painting services. You'll enjoy free preliminary estimates during which we will check to see if your car's bumper is salvageable, or whether additional parts will be required. If necessary, our I-CAR-certified technicians will also perform a second inspection of your car's frame, wheels, brakes, alignment, trunk, hood, shocks, and other vehicle parts. In this way, we can be sure that we not only repair your bumper's exterior, but also address any safety and other related issues.

Car Restorations for Santee: Detailing, Gel Coating, Painting, Parts Replacement, Auto Body Repairs

At Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint, we excel at all levels of car restoration. Santee clients can rely on us to custom-paint their vehicles prior to race events, film shoots, and car shows, as well as to restore vintage and classic cars for Concours d'Elegance events. Our car restoration process is very detailed and we can be trusted to repair, replace, and/or upgrade any vehicle parts, including vehicle trim, headlights, side skirts, doors, bumpers, wheels, spoilers, mirrors, glass, upholstery, stereos, dashboards, and more. And, because we treat every car as a work of art, many of our restored cars have gone on to win very prestigious distinctions and awards. So give us a call today and learn more about our car restoration services for Santee car enthusiasts and collectors.

Gene Townsend Auto Body and Paint Santee - 92071, 92072, California
Area code (619, 858)
Trusted Auto Body Shop BBB Certified Auto Body Company

Other Services

  • Plastic / dash repair
  • Stereo replacement or repair
  • Upholstery repair
  • Exhaust replacement or repair
  • Tire and wheel replacement
  • Glass & windshield replacement
  • Mechanical repairs

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"I just want to thank Gene and David for the care and workmanship that was given to my family on our '85 El Camino! It's the little things that count most. This car has been in our family for 25 years and will be handed down to my sons. Again, thanks to all who took part.

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