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Experienced Auto Repair & Maintenance in Sidney & the Saanich Peninsula

Since 1951, we have been providing our customers with a wide range of auto repair services so that you don’t have to look for multiple places for your auto maintenance needs. All of our work is performed by licenced and experienced technicians equipped with the latest tools and technology. All repairs come with a minimum 1-year/20,000 km warranty on new parts and labour. Some parts even include warranties that are more than one year. We can sometimes even provide an option for quality lightly used parts that come with a 90-day parts warranty.

Our Services

Full-service auto repair

At Clair Downey Service, we provide complete automotive repairs on most makes and models. We are fully equipped to diagnose and repair your vehicle to get you safely back on the road.

Designated inspection facility

Clair Downey Service is a designated inspection facility licenced by the province of B.C. to perform inspections in compliance with the CVSE program. Our licenced inspectors inspect cars, trucks, buses, trailers, and motorhomes up to 8200 kgs.

Buying and selling used vehicles

If you’re planning to buy or sell a used vehicle, we can provide a pre-purchase or pre-sale inspection for your peace of mind. The inspection takes about one hour and covers all the key aspects.

Brake inspection

Are your brakes making a grinding or squealing noise? We provide brake inspection services to ensure all your brake components are acting as they should.

Computerized diagnostics

The complexity of today’s automobiles requires skilled technicians and modern equipment for diagnosing problems in your vehicle. We are equipped to perform Electronic Control Unit (ECU) Reprogramming.

Vehicle maintenance

We provide warranty-approved maintenance services for your vehicle. Our skilled technicians will always follow the manufacturer’s maintenance and service schedule so that your vehicle always gives you reliable and optimum performance.

Motorhome chassis repair and service

Our large truck and motorhome bay is equipped with a hoist capable of lifting up to 30ft motorhomes, camper vans, sprinters, cube vans, and full-size trucks. This is a huge advantage and time-saver when performing chassis repairs.

Tire sales and service

We carry a wide selection of competitively-priced tires to fit your budget. We handle sales, installation, balancing, repairs, rotations, pressure monitoring and winterization. Our staff help you find the correct tires for your vehicle, budget, and specific driving needs.

Storage Compound

Need somewhere to store your vehicle? Our outdoor facility is perfect to house RVs, boats, cars, trucks, and trailers. With your own key, you have 24/7 access to your vehicle stored inside our fully-fenced compound. Our units can accommodate vehicles up to 8 meters in length. Call us for availability.

Warranty-Backed Services for Your Vehicle

We take pride in our work and are 100% confident in the quality of our services.

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