Rafi Autotech

3817 Sepulveda Blvd
Culver City, CA 90230 US
5 Reviews
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Specializing in BMW.

We are open! Regular business hours. We are here for you!

Established in 1987 same ownership. We specialize in BMW repair in Culver City, CA. We are members of the Independent BMW Tech Group and Independent Mercedes Benz Technical system. We are ASE and Bosch Certified and members with LMVIND and IATN. State of California official smog, brake and light inspection, certified and repair facility.

Factory Trained in Germany on BMW and Mercedes before moving to the U.S.A. We have the latest tools, equipment and electronic library, to perform the needed diagnosis and repair on the latest BMW models. Our repair is only with factory parts and all our work is guaranteed.

TRP License

Rafi Automotive: Congratulations! Your NASTF Vehicle Security Professional (VSP) Registry License application has been approved.

Rafi Autotech is L.S.I.D licensed to purchase all TRP Theft Relevant You do not have to take your vehicle to the dealer for TRP part.

  • Keys electronic and (also green and orange programming keys)
  • Electronic Ignition Switch EZL
  • Infrared Control Unit, Drive Authorization Module DAS
  • Locks and Lock Cylinders mechanical and electronic
  • Electronic Selector / Shift Lever Modules (electronic shifter assembly)
  • Transmission gear control unit (Electronic Valve Body on 722.9
  • Engine Control Module
  • Flash ware or repair Cds (software programming updates)
  • Certain Airbag / SRS Supplemental Restraint System cables etc.
  • Body Shell, certain body panels and components.

Rafi Autotech developed method for repairing and reprogramming the complete Mercedes 722.9 valve body transmission control unit used in the Automatic Transmission and SCN coding. Our work is backed by a full 1 year Warranty.

Busy location near the 405 Freeway. 100% customer satisfaction awarded by AAA. State of California official smog, brake and light inspection, certified and repair facility. Our facility has 8 bays, large parking, large inventory, and used factory parts.

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  • Courtesy Car Wash
  • Shuttle Service


  • Just a quick note to tell you how much I appreciate your service. I always know when I take my BMW to you I get the best service at the best price. You always take the time to call and let me know what you have found, if it is different in cost from what I expected, and if there is additional maintenance that should be performed "while you are in there." This is very important to me, especially. I know when you performed the work, I don't have to worry about any transportation. Believe me, there are enough things to worry about in college without worrying about my BMW ! You have repeatedly demonstrated both your deep knowledge of your craft and your personal honesty in delivering it to the public. Thank you

    Satisfied Customer
  • BMW Mini Repair did some minor repairs on my car. Once they were done, they gave me a run through, to let me know what I was paying for. Overall, it was a good experience.

    Arnold G. Los Angeles, CA on January 25, 2013
  • I was impressed with BMW Mini Repair from the start when I first called inquiring about their services. They were courteous, helpful, and above the norm with excellent service. They are perfectionists, and their pristine shop is the first indication of that. I took my Mini Clubman to them for what seemed a minor problem, but was in fact not. It was diagnosed and repaired in a timely manner, and the price was more than fair. I am so pleased I found BMW Mini Repair as I am confident my Mini is in good hands.

    Linda W. Los Angeles, CA on January 26, 2013
  • Service department was top notch! The process was painless and extremely efficient! I can't think of one little thing that needed improvement. I truly appreciate the professional yet personal care that I experienced. Thank you

    Mindy W. Los Angeles, CA on January 31, 2013
  • Great place for Mercedes repair and service, they do a good job.

    Merlene F. Los Angeles, CA on February 1, 2013
  • Honest mechanics. Fine work. Very pleased with the service. I am a very satisfied customer.

    Paula A. Los Angeles, CA on February 3, 2013
  • I have been bringing my car to these guys for several years now and recommend them to everyone. Besides being some of the most competent mechanics, their ethical and customer service orientation is like having an brother in the business.

    Allen S. Venice, CA on January 25, 2013
  • A true pleasure to do business with. Clean, prompt and courteous. Could not expect or receive better service. Highly recommended!

    Joel S. Los Angeles, CA on January 29, 2013
  • We're been taking our cars to Ronnie for at least 15 years. He has always done right by us and kept our "classic" older cars in great shape. He always tells me what I have to do now and what can wait. No matter when I take the car in, he seems to be able to work on it quickly. The price is fair.

    Janis A. Santa Monica, CA on January 29, 2013
  • My BMW was serviced a few times at my request. I am happy customer. I can testify that the service and price was better than the Beverly Hills Dealer.

    Malka L. Beverly Hills, CA on January 29, 2013

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5 Reviews

  • Travis Huang
    Travis Huang7 years ago

    I've been using Rafi Autotech to service my 2011 F10. Rafi and his technicians are very knowledgeable and have been able to diagnose all of my high mileage vehicle's issues quickly and accurately. They also provide very detailed and well explained maintenance tips to prevent a lot of issues from coming up in the future. They are a certified repair shop, so they are able to pull and diagnose every code, even if the car's system do not say there is an issue within the infotainment system. You may be put off by some of the Yelp reviews, but I'd caution to say that the cause of some of those negative reviews are caused by poor expectations. I've always had fair estimates for work given to me and while the labor costs may be on the high side, it's nothing compared to taking it to BMW stealerships. Anyways if you're like me and got your car used, make sure to spare no expense purchasing a third party extended warranty contract!

    2011 BMW 535i
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  • Julián
    Julián11 years ago

    Rafi Autotech, the BMW specialist you can trust! Fantastic service, excellent mechanics, & they take really good care of their clients. They work fast and their work is flawless. Price: Awesome! Ask for Marvin or Bob.

    2007 BMW 328i
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    Ronny Benor10 years ago

    Hello Julian, we want to say thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback. Our main concern is to keep you and your car safe. Remember by giving us your car and the opportunity and confidence to fix your car correctly for you,

    Doing all the service, diagnose inspection and repair which we are taking very seriously and pride.BMW / MINI COOPER cars are very complex with superb advanced engineering with safety and computerized technical system; we just want to make sure that any repair will fix your car problem. As long as it has been taken care of we are very happy for you. Again, thank you for allowing us to service your vehicle need for you, we do apologize for any inconvenience we may have caused you. Your car maintenance reminder program is to keep your vehicle running smoothly. We also offer a 24 month 24,000 mile warranty, which is twice as long as most shops. The reason we are able to offer such an outstanding warranty is due to our original factory quality parts and repairs, which is reflected in our pricing. If there is ever anything we can help you in the future please feel free to let us know. Cheers.

  • Debra Hoskins
    Debra Hoskins11 years ago

    Today i took my BMWX3 2005 to Rafi Autotech and had a great experience, they use BMW parts. Tony who is the owner was very polite I didn't feel as if he tried to rip me off. I needed my brakes repaired he gave me a list of what he did and what he recommends no underlined cost and did I tell you a shuttle was provided? Goodbye Beverly Hills-Santa Monica BMW service shop . Rafi Autotech gets the job done, oh yeah! They also washed my car better than both those fancy service shops. I will recommend this BMW repair shop to friends and family! Wonderful experience and great work.

    BMW X3
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  • juicetin
    juicetin14 years ago

    I have taken my 2002 745i to Rafi Autotech since I bought the car for all regular maintenance. Their knowledge and professionalism is outstanding. Any time I have had a problem Ronny has been quick to offer suggestions and gone out of his way to provide superior service. I have the utmost trust in their work and will continue to use them in the future. I drop my car off and right away and had it examined. They told me EVERYTHING the car needed. How great right? A FREE overall inspection. They showed me what the problem was and everything else I needed to keep my running for the next 20 years. They explained what needed to be done. They gave me an estimate with a complete breakdown for each part and labor, which was a very reasonable amount. My experience was overall very positive. Plus they accept all major credit cards and they are open on Saturday.

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  • Simona
    Simona14 years ago

    I had great help, My BMW wouldn't start and I called Rafi Autotech for help, the technician asked if I have another key, I said yes, the tech said try the second key and call back, The second key did work and the car start and run fine now, I did call back to thank Rafi Autotech and asked what is my charge, the answer was nothing, have a nice day. I did bring my car in for oil change the service was easy, the shop is very clean and professional. No surprise. I will tell any one with BMW to visit that place..

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