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For business, for family carpools and for pleasure, your car is essential. Regular maintenance and dependable auto repairs keep your vehicle running efficiently and ensure the safety of your passengers. At Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres, we know how much you depend on your vehicle to get you from point A to point B. That’s why our team of highly trained mechanics strives to provide fast, affordable and reliable car maintenance and repairs. You can trust us to keep your vehicle running efficiently, and with 15 locations across British Columbia and Alberta, you’re never far from one of our auto centres. Contact us today or use our store locator to find a location near you.

Types of Auto Repair Services

Our business has offered honest auto repair services to Canadians for the past 46 years. As we’ve expanded and refined our services, our highly qualified technicians have been better able to provide fast, affordable service while our clients relax, wait, or shop at their leisure. We are your One Stop Auto Repair Centre. Here’s an overview of some of our key offerings:

Brake Repairs

Your car’s braking system keeps you and other road users safe and should not be taken for granted. At Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres, our technicians are trained to inspect and repair all types of braking systems. Whether you require a simple brake adjustment or a major repair, our professional service team can help. We take brake safety very seriously and provide all our customers with a limited lifetime defect warranty on brake pads and shoes for as long as they own the vehicle.

Steering and suspension repairs

In order to maintain control on the road, proper steering and suspension are a must. Fortunately, our team is equipped to repair steering and suspension systems to ensure you can continue to safely steer, stop and stabilize your car. Our mechanics can also replace any related parts if necessary, including shocks, ball joints, struts, idler arms, sway bar links, pitman arms and tie rod ends. We have over 46 years of experience in the industry and use only trusted name-brand parts.

Engine and transmission repairs

It’s important to get your engine and transmission inspected and serviced regularly to prevent wear and tear. Thankfully, we have the equipment and expertise required to accurately diagnose and repair engine and transmission problems. Our mechanics can tackle all types of issues from minor adjustments to complete engine and transmission overhauls. Plus, we use original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) replacement parts to get you back on the road with confidence.

Oil Change & Tune-Ups

We also offer an oil and filter change and maintenance package. This full-service program includes a routine inspection of your car’s front and rear brake systems, shock absorbers, struts, steering components, exhaust system, electrical system, tires, cooling system, belts and fluids. Furthermore, our service team will diagnose any problems and promptly take care of any repairs. When you bring your car to a Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centre, you can rest assured you’re in good hands.

Check Engine Diagnostics

We have fully qualified Technicians and up-to-date diagnostic equipment that can assess the cause(s) of the Check Engine warning light, and provide you with recommendations on resolving this issue, whether it be a simple sensor replacement, or a more complicated engine performance issue.

Pre-purchase and Safety Inspections

Whether you are buying a used car, or are registering and Out of Province vehicle in B.C., Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres have the trained and qualified staff to complete a detailed inspection on your vehicle. All pre-purchase inspections receive a detailed 140 point safety check, along with a report outlining any repair requirements or defect issues. Out of Province Inspections are conducted by BC certified Inspectors and in compliance with CVSE standards. You can trust Minit-Tune & Brake to provide a comprehensive inspection of your vehicle.

Tire and Tire Repairs

If you are looking to replace tires on your vehicle, Minit-Tune & Brake can provide you with options that meet your driving needs, and your budget constraints, whether it be all season, winter, or all weather tires.

Batteries, Starters and Alternators

Having a starting issue? Bring your vehicle into Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centre. We have the expertise and equipment to diagnose this issue. Whether it be a battery, starter or alternator, we will provide you with parts that meet or exceed OEM specifications and get you back on the road.

Heating, Cooling and Air Conditioning

Minit-Tune & Brake mechanics have the expertise to diagnose any issues related to a vehicle’s HVAC system, whether it be a coolant leak, malfunctioning water pumps, AC compressors, or diminished level of refrigerant. Trust Minit-Tune & Brake to provide the necessary repairs, and get your vehicle safely back on the road.

Exhaust System

An exhaust leak or mal-functioning Catalytic converter? Minit-Tune & Brake can investigate, and provide repair/replacement options.

Fluid Replacement

All vehicles require fluid replacement at manufacturers’ recommended intervals, whether it be engine oil, transmission fluid, engine coolant, brake fluid, or power steering fluid. Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres carry all these fluids, that meet or exceed OEM specifications. We can easily replace these fluids and get you safely back on the road.


Service You Can Count On

At Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres, customer satisfaction is our top priority. We offer high-quality repair services that are backed by a one-year or 15,000-kilometre parts and labour warranty. Our technicians and Franchisees stand behind the work they do and we’re committed to providing you the best value for your money.


Consumer Choice Award Winner For Vancouver Auto Repairs And Maintenance

Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres has won the Consumer Choice Award every year since 2007. Here are just some of the reasons why our customers throughout British Columbia and Alberta trust in our auto repair services:

  • Brand name parts. We use brand-name parts that meet or exceed Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications for safety and efficiency.
  • Upfront prices. We’re transparent about our pricing and display our package pricing in all our waiting rooms, so you always know what to expect.
  • Warrantied service. Our warranty program ensures you get the highest possible value for their money.

We’re proud to be a trusted name in Canada’s auto repair and maintenance industry.


Franchising Opportunities

We provide customers and entrepreneurs with the opportunity to open their own Minit-Tune & Brake franchise in their area. Our business is 100% Canadian-owned and offers proprietors and staff a way to provide quality repair services at affordable prices.


See Us Today To Get Your Car Back On The Road

At Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres, we pride ourselves on being automotive experts who offer a full range of auto repair services. From electrical system and tire repair to auto tune-ups and everything in between, our qualified technicians provide quick and dependable service. Contact us today to book an appointment or stop in at one of our 15 locations across Western Canada.