Santa Barbara’s Oldest Auto Repair Shop

Established in 1946, Motor Brake & Wheel Services has been servicing Santa Barbara's vehicles for over 70 years! Before working in the auto repair industry, Barry channeled his love for nature and the outdoors to become a forest ranger. But his mechanical aptitude led him to switch gears and earn a living at working on cars starting at Sears in the 1980s. At night, he took courses to become ASE certified, becoming a master mechanic and fully trained automotive technician.

He left the corporate world of Sears to work for Motor Brake & Wheel Services. After working and managing the shop since 1985, he fulfilled his dream of becoming a shop owner in February 2014. The shop now has three technicians and a service advisor. Kim Hoffert retired from teaching to handle the marketing and books and help customers at the front desk. Now they are truly a Mom and Pop shop, and offer the personalized service customers love! Come see why we are truly a destination shop, call us at 805-965-6122.

Motor Brake & Wheel Services Auto Repair Shop


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