Welcome to Ian’s auto Brakes/Oil changes/Tires. Where friends send friends!

 

Ranked Number One in Coquitlam for Automotive service

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About us!

Experienced Mechanics

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Our mechanics are simply the best at what they do and treat you like family.  Our mechanics are happy to invite you in to see what we are working on anytime.

Dedicated Service Advisors

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Whether you're coming in for a routine inspection or a repair service, our advisors always have you and your vehicle's  best interest at heart. We  promise that you will be completely satisfied with our work.  

Our Quality Promise

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We're committed to providing a stress-free experience to both new and returning customers. We strive to ensure your vehicle is repaired professionally and quickly to get you back on the road. 

from minivans to race cars we haven't met a car we can't fix!

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services we offer

Oil Lube and Filter

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 We perform oil changes quickly and professionally with regular, semi synthetic and full synthetic oils. Castrol, Motul and Mobil 1 are some of the brands we offer. 

All work is manufacturer warranty approved  

Tires

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 Whether you want a terrific all-season tire, high performance summer tire for your sports car, or an all terrain  tire for  your truck or 4x4 we carry all brands, and will balance and install them for you.

Insurance deductibles are about the same price as new tires. Stop sooner and be safe!

Tune ups

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Keeping your investment running right not only saves you money but increases the resale value of your car. 

 The Environmental Protection Agency states that regular engine tune-ups—especially in regard to spark plugs—can increase fuel economy by up to 20% and will also reduce air pollution.   

Cabin Air Filter

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 What is a cabin air filter?

The primary purpose of cabin air filters is keeping the air inside your vehicle’s cabin clean.

 Its job is to filter all of the air that comes through the car’s HVAC system to prevent pollutants, such as dust, pollen, smog and mold spores from entering. The filters can also catch rodent droppings, leaves and other unwanted debris. They are usually replaced every year or when manufacturers specify.

Pressure Test and Radiator Flush

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    Radiator Flush 

Keep your car running cool by maintaining your coolant system and having your radiator hoses checked regularly.   

 A flush can help your car's cooling system operate more effectively by removing all of the old anti-freeze, rust and scale from your cooling system .The additives and anti- corrosive properties in the new coolant will help lubricate the vehicle's water pump, (old antifreeze eventually turns acidic and will not lubricate as well, possibly resulting in seal and bearing failures).

We will perform a complete inspection of your cooling system before we do a radiator flush including pressure tests to check for leaks in the system. 

  1. https://www.carid.com/articles/antifreeze-explained.html

Transmission Fluid Change or Flush?

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    Transmission Fluid Flush

The rule of thumb is approximately every 50,000 Km - but this depends on the model and make of your car. Some manufacturers recommend changing it more often and some are “lifetime” fluids. We can check your owner’s manual  for specific information on the particular make and model's recommended maintenance schedule. If your car has higher mileage, over 150,000 Km, we recommend going to a transmission shop for further care. Flushes are inexpensive, transmissions are not !!!  

Check out this video.  It's very informative !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o690DovjDAc&feature=youtu.be

More stuff we do!

Batteries

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We carry a wide range of charged batteries ready to go. Typically car batteries last approximately 7 years in  warmer climates like Vancouver. We can load test your battery and clean your terminals to ensure you won't end up on the end of tow truck!

Flat Repairs

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If you have a flat, we will find the source of the leak and either repair it or replace the tire if the damage is too severe. 

Pre Purchase Inspections

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Our technicians will give your vehicle a thorough inspection to determine its cosmetic, mechanical and safety condition. We will pinpoint any existing conditions and highlight potential issues that could arise in the future. A complete inspection will typically take an hour and we will provide you with a detailed report to help you decide if the vehicle is the right one for you!    

BC Z registry Z Club

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Ian is the go to guy for Datsuns on the West Coast, he has been restoring and modifying Datsuns for 30 Years! I.A.R.  hosts the BC Registry Datsun Club meetings at the shop.  Click here to see some of the best Datsuns in the country  http://www.bczregistry.com/#

Air Conditioning

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Let us get your A/C working to keep you cool in the summer and defrosted properly in the Winter!

Flywheel machining

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We can machine flywheels and rotors for wholesale clients as well, ask us for details. 

Contact Us

Have a question or need a quote?

Call us to book an appointment 

I.A.R

2760 Aberdeen Ave., Coquitlam, BC V3B 1B9, CA

(604) 941-1611

Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed