Complete Automotive Service & Repair

Shop Profile


Dan Guy
Owner and Operator

Dan Guy owner and operator has over 35 years experience in the automotive repair industry. After graduating from Esperanza High School and then Arizona Automotive Institute Dan earned his first ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) certification in 1979. Dan specialized on Japanese vehicles from 1980 to 1999. Dan has earned his Accredited Automotive Manager Degree from AMI (Automotive Management Institute) Dan lives in Placentia with his wife Tweety and three kids. Dan is current board member and past president of ASCCA Chapter 48 (Automotive Service Councils of California, North Orange Chapter 48).


Chris Parker
Professional Automotive Technician

Chris aka “Parker” joined the Yorba Linda Auto in 2010. He is a Universal Technical Institute graduate with honors.He is an “ASE certified L1 master auto technician with smog license”.

Chris has been a great addition to the YLAS family. In his spare time you can find Chris riding his bike at the Fullerton loop, or in Carbon Canyon. Chris continues his pursuit of automotive knowledge by attending automotive seminars and training classes. Chris is also the resident YLAS alignment specialist.

Craig Watkins
Professional Automotive Technician

Craig is a graduate of Los Alamitos High School and studied at Cypress College. He has over 15 years of experience in automotive repair and is ASE certified.

Craig is happily married to his wife Kristen.  They have been together for 10 years.  Craig and Kristen currently live in Placentia and have three boys.  Outside of work, Craig is “King of the Grill”. Craig also collects vintage and historic tools.

Travis Guy
Service Adviser

Travis joined the YLAS family after earning his degree in sports journalism at Northern Arizona University. He then worked as a sports journalist in Cottonwood, Arizona. Travis has been working at Yorba Linda Auto Service since high school, when he would clean the shop to earn money. When he is not working, Travis enjoys watching and attending Angels, Arizona Cardinals, and Oregon Ducks games (depending on the season). After work Travis also likes to participate in kickboxing and grappling, or cooking something delicious at home.

Tim Guy
Service Adviser

Tim has worked in the hospitality industry for over 10 years. Along with being a service writer, Tim also does our marketing and community outreach. Tim is continually working on his service writing skills by taking service writing classes in his spare time. On the weekends Tim enjoys hiking the Azusa Mountains, riding his motorcycle, and golfing. He also likes to go to the desert for target shooting and off-roading in his jeep.

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801 S. Lakeview Ave, Unit G.,
Placentia, CA 92870
Phone: (714)-970-8774

About Us

At Yorba Linda Auto Service, we strive to make quality our primary goal. No matter what the problem with your vehicle is, our skilled technicians will diagnose and repair it at a fair cost. We have been providing quality auto repair in Placentia, California and surrounding areas since 2001.