Approved Auto Repair Services (2024)

A network of nearly 350 locations

Our network includes reliable and skilled providers across Quebec. Approved dealers, body shops, and specialists have to meet stringent criteria and offer nothing less than excellence!

Call 418-624-2226or 1-844-522-0866to speak with one of our advisors.

Elsewhere in Canada or in the U.S.

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    From March 25 to May 15, 2024, simply show your CAA-Quebec card when making a transaction at one of our Approved Auto Repair Services for a chance to win one of 5 prizes totalling $830!

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CAA-Quebec Authorized Vehicle Inspection Centres

Whether you are headed out on vacation or buying a car, seek the objective advice of a specialist at a CAA-Quebec Authorized Inspection Centre.

Repair shops that specialize
in leisure vehicles

Have your motorcycle, quad, or snowmobile repaired at a CAA-Quebec approved location specializing in leisure vehicles.

Repair shops that specialize
in electric vehicles (EVs)

At these approved locations, your vehicle will be entrusted to a technician with special training in the preventive maintenance and repair of hybrid and electric vehicles.

Why choose an Approved Auto Repair Services Location?

For peace of mind! Each location meets CAA’s strict standards for customer satisfaction, service quality, employee qualifications, compliant facilities and equipment, eco-friendly practices, and more. And CAA-Quebec members enjoy exclusive benefits!

3% back in CAA Dollars

On any purchase or maintenance or repair service1

Conciliation service

In the event of a dispute with an approved location

Warranties that exceed the legal minimum*

  • 1 year or 20,000 km on labour and new or used parts2
  • 2 years or 40,000 on used LKQ parts or new NAPA parts, including labour
  • 2 months, unlimited mileage, on motorcycles

Extended warranty for CAA Premier members

24 months or 40,000km, on labour only, upon installation of a new part.

A range of specialties

Mechanical garage for routine maintenance, workshop for tires, mufflers, brakes and even car windows, detailing or rustproofing treatments.

Compliant equipment

Safety and adaptability to different customer needs, from a wheel alignment to a tire change (winter or summer tires) or any other maintenance or repair.

Quality service

To ensure members receive quality service, a satisfaction survey is sent out after each transaction with a CAA‑Quebec card. Mystery customers also carry out visits to assess staff competence.

For body work repairs

Accident or fender bender? You can trust one of CAA-Quebec’s Approved Auto Body Shops across the province to handle your auto body repairs.

Eco-friendly practices

All approved locations comply with the Clé Verte program for managing hazardous and other waste.

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CAA-Quebec always gives you more!

The CAA battery

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A top quality performer, the CAA battery is covered by one of the beset warranties in North America. Plus, members get 3% back in CAA Dollars. Does your battery seem on its last legs? Have it tested at an approved auto repair service location.

Advice from our experts

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Available exclusively to CAA-Quebec members, Mobility Advisory Services are there to answer even your your most specific questions. Got something you want to ask about your car or a vehicle you’re looking to buy? Take advantage of their experience. There’s no limit on how many times you can call.

Satisfied customers

To earn membership in our network of excellence, every Approved Auto Repair Services Location must observe strict standards including, of course, customer satisfaction. Have feedback to share about a recent visit? Call us at 1-800-686-9243.

Become an Approved Auto Repair Service Location!

Are you an auto mechanic with your own garage? Add another tool to your kit by joining our network of CAA-Quebec Approved Auto Repair Service Locations. Reach out and we’ll send you all the information you need.

Learn more

Your request has been sent and will be handled by a CAA-Quebec team member within a maximum of 48 business hours.

If this is an emergency, you can contact us at any time by calling 1-800-222-4357.

In order to provide you with products and services that fulfill your expectations, we need to collect certain personal information.

In full transparency, the following explains how we use your personal information. We guarantee that we will handle such information with care, in compliance with our privacy policy and with the law


*Under the Consumer Protection Act (c. P-40.1), the minimum legal warranty for repairs, including parts and labour, is 3 months or 5,000 kilometres for cars and 1 month for motorcycles.

1. To take advantage of this offer, CAA-Quebec members must buy and have parts installed at the same establishment and show their valid CAA-Quebec membership card when they pay the bill. It is the member’s responsibility to present their membership card before the end of a transaction in order to earn CAADollars, failing which they will not be able to earn CAADollars later on.

  • This offer does not apply to commercial vehicles, maintenance and repairs paid for by an insurer deductible, or purchases made on the websites of Approved Auto Repair Service locations.
  • This rebate is not available at Metropolitan Rustproofing locations, which offer a member discount instead.

2. Repairs come with a 1 year or 20,000 km warranty, whichever comes first. The warranty comes into effect when the customer takes possession of the vehicle.

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What are two advantages to choosing an AAA approved auto repair facility? ›

Exclusive AAA member benefits
  • Member discount. 10% (up to $75) off regularly priced parts and labor1
  • Repair warranty. Repairs come with a parts and labor guarantee from the facility.
  • Free vehicle inspection. Get a no-cost maintenance inspection when requested with a paid service.
  • Peace of mind.

Does AAA do code reading? ›

The best course of action when the CEL comes on is to get your vehicle to your AAA Car Care Center where they have the experience, expertise and equipment to check your code and help you determine the next step to repair the issue.

Who regulates auto repair shops in Michigan? ›

If you have any questions, contact the Department of State at the telephone number given in this brochure. The department licenses and regulates mechanics and auto repair facilities, informs customers and investigates complaints.

How to shop around for car repairs? ›

There's no single clue to what makes a good repair shop, but here are some things you should look for:
  1. Find a shop for your brand of car. ...
  2. Ask your family and friends. ...
  3. Search the Internet. ...
  4. Check for certification. ...
  5. Check the Better Business Bureau. ...
  6. Give the shop a tryout. ...
  7. Ask about warranties. ...
  8. Make sure the shop is convenient.
May 9, 2017

What is the downside of the AAA? ›

Downsides of AAA

If you're an infrequent driver who doesn't take advantage of roadside assistance, emergency services, or travel discounts, you're essentially paying for the opportunity to get benefits rather than the benefits themselves.

What companies are better than AAA? ›

State Farm, Geico, and Progressive are better than AAA, based on factors like average premiums, number of discounts available, and customer service record. Of the 10 largest car insurance companies, only Geico is cheaper than AAA, on average.

How much does AAA charge for car diagnostics? ›

The service will consist of a 50-minute check by an AAA technician using a specially equipped $40,000 AAA van that will travel to selected sites in the metropolitan area to conduct tests of cars. The cost for the service check will be $30 ($25 for AAA members).

Can Triple A diagnose car problems? ›

If your check engine light is on, call Triple A Automotive and take a breath knowing that our team can retrieve the diagnostic code and accurately diagnose the problem for you.

Can triple a fix check engine light? ›

Check Engine Light

At Triple A Automotive, we can pull the code and diagnose the problem for you. Give us a call at 559-299-9300 or stop by the shop for our expert assistance.

What is the Michigan auto repair Act? ›

Act 300 of 1974

AN ACT to regulate the practice of servicing and repairing motor vehicles; to proscribe unfair and deceptive practices; to provide for training and certification of mechanics; to provide for the registration of motor vehicle repair facilities; to provide for enforcement; and to prescribe penalties.

What if a mechanic never gave me an estimate? ›

If your mechanic fails to give you an estimate of the work or fails to honor the estimate, you may want to call a lawyer.

Does Michigan DHS help with car repairs? ›

The amount paid by MDHHS may not exceed $900 including any repairs done in the previous 12 months by MDHHS/MI Works. The repair is expected to make the vehicle safe and roadworthy (verification will be required). The cost of the vehicle repairs will not exceed the vehicle's retail value.

Are local repair shops cheaper than dealerships? ›

Generally, it is cheaper to repair your car at an auto repair shop than a dealership shop. For the period your car has a warranty, it is definitely cheaper to take it to a dealership as it will be repaired for free. But afterwards, it will be cheaper to shift to an auto repair shop as long as you find a good one.

How do you tell if you're a good mechanic? ›

Being Able To Explain In Layman's Terms

A good mechanic will be able to prioritize the list when asked, explain why the service is recommended at a level the listener can understand, and won't take offence when something is declined.

Can you negotiate price with a mechanic? ›

Negotiating Your Repairs

Never shy away from discussing your concerns with your mechanic or service center. Open a conversation about potential discounts or any promotional offers that might be running. Some service centers even provide flexible payment plans to help spread out the cost.

What are the benefits of using AAA? ›

  • 24-Hour Emergency Roadside Service. Here's the benefit most people know they get when they join AAA, and likely the reason you signed up in the first place. ...
  • Locked Key Retrieval. ...
  • Affordable Annual Costs. ...
  • Financial Services. ...
  • Travel Planning. ...
  • Driver Education. ...
  • Discounts and Savings. ...
  • Services Connected to the Member.

Why choose AAA? ›

AAA is known for providing Roadside Assistance to drivers, but you may not realize being a AAA member also includes benefits like access to travel advisors, car buying services, identity theft protection, everyday discounts, and more.

What is an advantage of an independent repair facility? ›

The biggest and probably most well-known benefit is the cost savings. Independent repair facilities usually have less overhead than dealerships and use aftermarket parts, so their parts and labor tend to cost less.

What is the main benefit of an automotive repair shop? ›

Maintenance Prevents Breakdowns

One of the benefits of visiting an auto repair shop regularly, even when your car's issue doesn't seem acute, is that you can ensure that your car is well maintained and running properly. If you ignore an issue with your car, that issue will gradually become exacerbated as you ignore it.

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