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Ray’s Auto Center

"Keeping Lakewood Moving Since 1954"

About Us

Ray’s Auto Center has been around since 1954. We have built our reputation as a premier auto repair shop in Lakewood, WA, and we service all makes and models at our fully-equipped facility. Our team is ASE-Certified, and we specialize in full-service brake work and engine repair or replacement. Our staff will take the time to explain your vehicle's problems to you so that you understand what is going on with your car, truck, or SUV and can make an informed decision about what needs to be done. We're looking forward to partnering with University Place, Steilacoom, Tacoma, and the surrounding areas to continue providing the community with quality workmanship and customer service that is unmatched by other auto repair shops. We'd like to personally invite you to stop by and experience the difference, today!

Our Story

Ray’s Auto Center has been keeping Lakewood moving since 1954. Our current owner, Steve George, acquired the business from his father Ray and has carried on the family legacy servicing the Lakewood and greater Pierce County area. With over 65 years of trusted business experience, you can be sure our talented mechanics will get the job done right.

Our clients can expect prompt service from our friendly team that has the experience and knowledge to tackle every job thrown our way. We welcome new challenges and learning opportunities, so we work on all vehicles of all makes and models.

Our team of technicians specializes in full service brake work. We are ASE Certified and provide services to repair and replace engines and transmissions. Suspension and brake work is also available, which also includes routine maintenance and repairs.

Ray’s Auto Group prioritizes our commitment to our community and customer service with each job. Our honest team members will answer your questions and finish projects quickly and efficiently to get your vehicle up and running in no time.

If you’re interested in getting your questions answered, learning more about our services, or scheduling an appointment for routine maintenance, brake work, or more, give us a call at (253) 582-3900 or stop by at 5445 Steilacoom Blvd SW in Lakewood, WA.

Areas Served

Lakewood, WA | Steilacoom, WA | Tacoma, WA | University Place, WA | DuPont, WA | Joint Base Lewis–McChord, WA | Fircrest, WA

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On 5/23/2024 Paul Spinosa had this to say:
I took my Jeep in this morning for an oil change and I was very pleased with the service I received and with the quality of the work. I was also thankful for their willingness to answer some of my questions. Finding people you can trust is a precious thing these days. Thank you Ray's Auto!

On 5/23/2024 George Berthiaume had this to say:
Quality service at a reasonable price. 👌 …

On 4/22/2024 Chris Kaempfer had this to say:
Always done right. Every single time. Pricey, but worth it.

On 4/12/2024 Penny Cormier had this to say:
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On 4/7/2024 lnu102 had this to say:
You guys have saved me thousands when I was falsely misled by another auto place you guys stated it was merely a new battery. Thank you so much. You guys are excellent. But now! I need to book for Monday for a check up and an oil change. Thank you once again!

Contact Us

Ray’s Auto Center
5445 Steilacoom Blvd SW Lakewood, WA 98499
Phone: (253) 582-3900

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Our Hours

Holiday Hours May Vary. Please Call For Details.

Monday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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