Burnaby Auto Repair.
Burnaby's Oldest Auto Repair Shop
We are a four generation family of Tremblays who have been serving vehicle owners in the Burnaby and Vancouver area since 1934! The Garage was established in 1984 by Ron Tremblay, in partnership with his father Fred as the second location of Tremblay family service providers. Ron’s brother Steve shared the leadership for over a decade and today two of Ron’s fourth generation sons have proudly taken the lead in the new facility in Burnaby.
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Location and Directions
How to Find us
Directions to the Garage from Vancouver
Take Kingsway ave east past Metrotown mall. Turn right on MacPhearsons ave, then a left on Beresford st. You'll see the big sign out front. You can't miss it.
Directions to the Garage from New West
Coming from east Burnaby or New Westminster, follow Kingsway ave west to turn left on MacPhearsons Ave, then a left on Beresford. You'll see our big orange TheGarage sign out front. You can't miss it.
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Call: 604 733 1312
Toll Free: 1877-733-1312
5707 Beresford Street, Burnaby, BC, V5J 1J6, Canada
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm
What cars do we service?
At theGarage Burnaby we've seen our fair share of vehicle brands and models over the years.
We work on new cars still under warranty, all popular middle aged vehicles, and classic cars too! Classics and older vehicles are our bread and butter. From Mustangs and Jags, to Chevis and Porsches.. you name it, we've fixed it.
Acura, Alfa-Romeo, Aston-Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Bugatti, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Citroen, Dodge, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, Geely, Genesis, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Koenigsegg, Lamborghini, Lancia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Maserati, Maybach, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Opel, Pagani, Peugeot, Pontiac, Porsche, Ram, Renault, Skoda, Smart, Subaru, Suzuki, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, & Volvo
Have a brand new vehicle still under warranty? We work on these cars too. Even if you are under warranty, we can service your vehicle and help you maintain it. Check out our Warranty Options
What do we service?
Service / Tune-up
Vehicle Warranty Options
The Garage Auto Shop FAQs
Our shop is located on Beresford st in Burnaby. About 15 minutes from Vancouver, right next door to Metrotown, and a short spin from New Westminster.
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At TheGarage we can do a preliminary visual inspection on your vehicle to figure out what the problem is. The only way to get started is to connect a diagnostics scanning tool and run some preliminary tests. Often times, we might have to get under the hood to properly investigate what's going on.
Once we need to get under the hood, we'll have to charge for our time. Our technicians take a look, we'll do our investigations and our service manager with give you a call with an update.
With the check engine light, there are thousands of diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs), and we can only investigate so much in our initial testing.
We often get asked do we charge for diagnostics. Like most auto shops, when you come in with your engine light on we can run preliminary diagnostics, but that often doesn't tell the real story. It could any one of a dozen problems for that specific area of the engine.
It's important to accurately diagnose a problem before jumping to conclusions. That why we do charge for our time to properly and thoroughly investigate warning lights. In reality, paying for an accurate diagnosis can be the best way you will get to the root cause faster and save money.
We offer a full range of auto repair services including;
- Vehicle Maintenance & Tune-ups
- Fuel injector maintenance
- Alternator Repair & replacement
- Transmission service
- Engine inspection and Diagnostics
- Tire Swap Service
- Engine Rebuilding and Repair
- Diesel Engine Repair
- Brakes Replacement
- Classic Car Repair
- Electric and Hybrid
- Warranty options
- General upkeep: Smaller services like: tire fitting, wheel alignment, oil change, AC fixing, Fluid services
Yes we do!
Many auto shops stay away from Diesel engines because they are more complex systems that require additional training for mechanics. But not us. We've been working on them for years.
Learn more about our diesel engine repair service.
If your vehicle experiences issues following your visit, bring it back into us and we'll get working on it right away!
Our number 1 goal is to get you happy and smiling, and back out there on the road as soon as possible.
Have a listen to some of our customers giving testimonials
Auto Repair Services in Burnaby BC
In the province of British Columbia there are approx 3,171 auto repairs and maintenance shops in BC, according to statistics Canada. In the city of Burnaby we're looking at around 25 according to Yelp
Wow.. that's a lot!
Over the years many auto shops have come and gone, but few have last built a legacy. TheGarage NAPA AutoPro was first established in 1934, serving vehicles owners in the Vancouver area and is now a thriving 4th generation auto repair shop.
The City of Burnaby
Burnaby is home to the famous Swanguard stadium located in Central Park. As well as parks, Burnaby has a few very popular lakes with trails for walking; Burnaby Lake and Deer Lake, the later being a popular outdoor music venue.
Burnaby neighbours Vancouver from the East, New Westminster from the South, Coquitlam from the West and on the north side, once you cross the Ironworkers bridge on highway #1 you enter North Vancouver.
Driving in Burnaby
Like any busy city, rush hour is a nightmare. Try and avoid the office hours rush and travel on off-peak times.
Many people commute from the Tri-cities to downtown Vancouver through Burnaby, either along Kingsway ave, the Loughheed highway, or alternatively these drivers will jump off highway #1 at onto 1st ave and make their way to through North Burnaby to Vancouver that way.
Driving to Burnaby and Visiting the Garage
Burnaby is easily accessible from all directions. If you are coming along highway #1 from Hope and the Fraser Valley area you can take exit 33 onto Kensington Avenue, jumping onto Canada way and then finding Gilley Avenue.
For those coming from South Vancouver and Vancouver westside, the best route is to take 41st or 49th avenue and it nearly takes you all the way there.
If you're travelling from the Airport, or Richmond, the best way is to turn onto south marine drive and head east and turn up boundary road.
If you're travelling from New Westminster head up 12th and then onto Kingsway and turn left on Macpherson and another left on Beresford ave.
What vehicle repair and maintenance services can we help with?
1. Vehicle Maintenance & Tune-ups
2. Fuel injector maintenance
3. Alternator Repair & replacement
4. Transmission service
5. Engine inspection and Diagnostics
6. Tire Swap Service
7. Engine Rebuilding and Repair
8. Diesel Engine Repair
9. Brakes Replacement
10. Classic Car Repair
11. Electric and Hybrid - lots of hybrids
12. General upkeep: Smaller services like: tire fitting, wheel alignment, oil change, AC fixing, Fluid services
Learn more about our full range of vehicle repair and maintenance services
So what makes the Garage different?
The Garage Guarantee
We want the best for your vehicle and that starts with learning about your vehicles history.
We explain the nuts and bolts... in plain english, and why we need to investigate specific areas.
We find a solution
We won't stop until we find a solution to get you smiling and back out on the road again!
Let's get to know each other over an oil change!
Come to Burnaby and meet us. We're very close to Metrotown and the Skytrain; you'll find us very approachable, and you're sure to get some very helpful information about the condition of your vehicle, even on your first visit. Call us on 604-733-1312.
We've got your back!
From the moment you first contact us, we have your best interests at heart. We want you to get the best from your vehicle, for as long as you want to keep it, in a way that suits your lifestyle and budget.
Top notch service, knowledge, and tooling. These passionate people make it their mission to keep the love of your car alive. They provide good education and great maintenance packages to keep your vehicle running strong long term. They've shown me it's more economical as well as environmentally friendly to buy what you love and keep it in good shape, which is completely the opposite of a dealership's mentality of replacing the whole car when it breaks. They also like to fix things right the first time, which is a refreshing experience to say the least. I seriously recommend checking them out and finding out why for yourself!
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Located at 5707 Beresford Street, Burnaby