Trusted TDI Mechanics/Shops in the Vancouver (GVRD) Area

Schwimmwagen

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Sep 27, 2002
Location
Kelowna, BC
TDI
2003 Jetta TDI Variant, 2010 Passat Wagon TSI
Just noticed this thread and thought I would suggest Europro Auto Haus in Kelowna. Kevin Delaney is the owner and he is already on the trusted mechanics thread, just that now he has a big shop by Parkinson Rec Centre. Ed, I've heard a lot of bad things about Auto West and once dealt with owner over the phone and I found him very rude to put it nicely....
 
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tdivan

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Joined
Aug 12, 2014
Location
Vancouver
TDI
2002 Jetta ALH + DigiZ
MAPLE RIDGE, British Columbia

I can suggest my friend in Maple Ridge, BC. He has plenty of experience working for dealership shops and has several diesels himself. He is my person to go for any thing regarding my jetta including timing belt, bypass oil filter, suspension...
Any tools - he has it, even VW obd scanner.
Can share the contacts in PM
 
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geodug

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Jun 22, 2011
Location
Vancouver, BC, Canada
TDI
2011 Golf Wagon TDI 6MT
Thanks Ed for the recommendation but my address has changed.Customers can call me at my cell :604-401-2130 to set an appointment,because I am doing part time TDI work only .Located in Richmond near Lansdowne Mall.
Cheers
Tony
VW Petrolero
It was time for an oil change, oil filter and fuel filter so I thought I would give Tony a try. I caught him at the right time as he spends winters between November and April in South America.

Tony is a very professional guy and did a great job. Everything was done well and he even included dropping the intercooler hose and found a small amount of gunk in it. This should be a regular maintenance item in a CR140 but it is not mentioned in VW manuals.

He does not have any courtesy cars but the mall is only a block away with lots of food places all around. I would definitely have Tony do my next change if he is not on his winter break.

Tony has been working on VWs for many years and is now semi-retired.
 

VW Petrolero

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Aug 9, 2002
Location
Vancouver.BC
TDI
2018 Golf SW 1.8 TSI
Andes Auto Service back in Service

After my winter Holidays am back in Richmond BC ready to Service my loyal customers and TDI Club members that need some work done in their loved TDIs.
I have a new cell:604-401-2137
 

aydn

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Joined
Apr 29, 2010
Location
Vancouver
TDI
99.5 MKIV ALH
After my winter Holidays am back in Richmond BC ready to Service my loyal customers and TDI Club members that need some work done in their loved TDIs.
I have a new cell:604-401-2137
Hey there, tried your cell and gave you a PM a few days back - still available?

Looking for help on the mother in law's 06 TDI in yvr :)
-132K dsg fluid, fuel filter and oil change
 
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N_J

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Sep 29, 2005
Location
Vancouver, BC
TDI
VW 2002 Golf 5 speed TDI Indigo Blue Pearl
Hi Tony,
I'm trying to get a hold of you too.
Thanks.

Hey there, tried your cell and gave you a PM a few days back - still available?

Looking for help on the mother in law's 06 TDI in yvr :)
-132K dsg fluid, fuel filter and oil change
 

geodug

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Joined
Jun 22, 2011
Location
Vancouver, BC, Canada
TDI
2011 Golf Wagon TDI 6MT
Hey Tony,

I have called a few times but the recording says "not available". I hope you are OK but maybe you are still on vacation.
 

ZenT

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Joined
Mar 16, 2010
Location
CA
TDI
2003 Jetta
Recent I took my 2003 Jetta TDI from California to Prince Rupert for a 6k miles loop in June. I was in Vancouver and called one of the contacts in this Forum for service. The contact was over booked and referred me to Rudy and Peter at 2nd and Main. Thomas at R & P did an excellent job for me. I just want to post my appreciation for a job well done and the extra mile Thomas walked to ensure me that I had no safety issue with my TDI.
 

DerekYVR

Member
Joined
May 21, 2014
Location
Vancouver, BC
TDI
2006 VW Jetta TDI Wagon
Trusted TDI Mechanics in the Vancouver area

does anyone have any feedback on the quality / reputation of Peter and Rudy's in Vancouver?
 

turbovan+tdi

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Joined
Mar 23, 2014
Location
Abbotsford, BC.
TDI
2003 TDI 2.0L ALH, auto, silver wagon, lowered, Colt stage 2 cam, ported head,205 injectors, 1756 turbo, Malone 2.0, 3" exhaust, 18" BBS RC GLI rims. 2004 blue GSW TDI, 5 speed, lowered, GLI BBS wheels painted black, Malone stage 2, Aerotur

rice rocketeer

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Joined
Jan 6, 2003
Location
Richmond B.C. Canada
TDI
2002 Golf 2dr 1 owner/driver car (only options is Cruz and A/C) 2014 Passat Highline
I just got my 02 Golf back from VND Motorsport in Surrey a few days ago. (border of Langley) They did a partial head rebuild, turbo, clutch, CV, injectors, nozzles, Malone stage 4 tune etc etc and everything else that goes with it. (very long list) Very satisfied! Car even came back to me with a detailed engine bay. Looked like the day I bought it in 2001! Shawn and Raymond kept me posted at all times of what's going on.
 

turbovan+tdi

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Joined
Mar 23, 2014
Location
Abbotsford, BC.
TDI
2003 TDI 2.0L ALH, auto, silver wagon, lowered, Colt stage 2 cam, ported head,205 injectors, 1756 turbo, Malone 2.0, 3" exhaust, 18" BBS RC GLI rims. 2004 blue GSW TDI, 5 speed, lowered, GLI BBS wheels painted black, Malone stage 2, Aerotur
I just got my 02 Golf back from VND Motorsport in Surrey a few days ago. (border of Langley) They did a partial head rebuild, turbo, clutch, CV, injectors, nozzles, Malone stage 4 tune etc etc and everything else that goes with it. (very long list) Very satisfied! Car even came back to me with a detailed engine bay. Looked like the day I bought it in 2001! Shawn and Raymond kept me posted at all times of what's going on.
Yeah, he's ok, :rolleyes: :eek: :cool:
 

turbovan+tdi

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Joined
Mar 23, 2014
Location
Abbotsford, BC.
TDI
2003 TDI 2.0L ALH, auto, silver wagon, lowered, Colt stage 2 cam, ported head,205 injectors, 1756 turbo, Malone 2.0, 3" exhaust, 18" BBS RC GLI rims. 2004 blue GSW TDI, 5 speed, lowered, GLI BBS wheels painted black, Malone stage 2, Aerotur

Chef2380

Member
Joined
Oct 17, 2015
Location
Vancouver B.C.
TDI
MK4 Jetta
I just got my timing belt done at JSP in Abbotsford. They did a great job! The mechanic told me he rung a liter of oil out of the old timing belt, he showed me the pics. Needless to say they replaced a bunch of seals while they were at it.

I will definitely be back. Thanks guys.
 

halcyon

Member
Joined
Aug 6, 2014
Location
Port coquitlam
TDI
2000 jetta
Norwescan motors on Palm ave. in Burnaby, Victoria and her crew have always done a great job of keeping our TDI's humming.
604-433-8863
 

Sailor

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Joined
Nov 21, 2016
Location
Vancouver
TDI
2004 Jetta Wagon
Rudy & Peters, Vancouver

I've been taking my 2004 Jetta TDI Wagon to Rudy & Peters for about 5 years, located at 2nd and Main in Vancouver. The owner, Dirk, has always provided fast and effective repairs, and knowledgabe info, at a fair price. They've been in business as VW specialists for over 50 years, and I believe Dirk's been there for about 25 years.

I've never had any complaints or problems. And they are conveniently located close to transit, including Skytrain station at Main and Terminal.

I know others rave about service providers in Abbotsford and Surrey, but that's a long ways to go if you live in Vancouver's westside. Especially if you only need some basic maintenance such as oil and filters.

http://www.rudyandpetermotors.com

Hope that helps.:)
 

Andy C

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Joined
Mar 25, 2018
Location
Kamloops
TDI
2004 Jetta Wagon PD BEW
RE: Trusted TDI Mechanics

Hello all my first post recently purchased a 2004 TDI wagon BEW with 199k...searched for possible TB change at all local repair shops and dealerships but unsuccessful. Are there any recommended shops in or around the Kamloops area. Cheers thanks in advance.
 

CDB

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Joined
Feb 11, 2019
Location
Duncan, BC,
TDI
2011 Golf Sportwagen
TDI Mechanic Needed on Vancouver Island

Looking for a TDI Mechanic on the island, I'm in the Cowichan Valley between Nanaimo and Victoria, wondering if there were any other Island Folk on this thread with recommendations.

2011 Sportwagen TDI
 

Ed's TDI

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Joined
Jan 30, 2001
Location
Victoria, BC, Canada
TDI
'01 Bora and '97 A4 1.8T Quattro (future TDI conversion maybe?)
Looking for a TDI Mechanic on the island, I'm in the Cowichan Valley between Nanaimo and Victoria, wondering if there were any other Island Folk on this thread with recommendations.
2011 Sportwagen TDI
If you're not against driving into Victoria, Jason at Ellice Automotive is a VW tech with 30+ years experience, training at VW until he left there recently to work at Ellice. I've know Jay since high school,and he knows his stuff.
 

mk4deezil

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Joined
Jun 14, 2017
Location
Bellingham WA
TDI
2003 VW Jetta TDI wagon
Gordons vw?

Anyone have any insight about Gordons VW in Langley?
as well as A Plus automotive in North Van?
Thank you looking into timing belt maintenance for 03 ALH wagon
 

JELLOWSUBMARINE

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Joined
Mar 3, 2014
Location
yes
TDI
2011 JSW 2008 E350 6.0
Id like to find a local VW spacific experianced repair shop or mechanic that knows his way around the VCDS. I live in the central valley in Ca., north of Turlock. Id like to find a knowlegeable tech or shop local, any input is greatly appreciated.
 

VicGuy

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Dec 31, 2019
Location
Victoria BC
TDI
2012 JSW Golf Wagon, 97 Golf Turbo Diesel
If you're not against driving into Victoria, Jason at Ellice Automotive is a VW tech with 30+ years experience, training at VW until he left there recently to work at Ellice. I've know Jay since high school,and he knows his stuff.
Another vote from me for Neil and the crew at Ellice.
I've been taking my '97 Golf TD to them for 20 yrs, and they will be working on my 'new' 2012 Golf Wagon TDI as well. I had them change the springs to raise the wagon, last week.
 

Ed's TDI

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Joined
Jan 30, 2001
Location
Victoria, BC, Canada
TDI
'01 Bora and '97 A4 1.8T Quattro (future TDI conversion maybe?)
Id like to find a local VW spacific experianced repair shop or mechanic that knows his way around the VCDS. I live in the central valley in Ca., north of Turlock. Id like to find a knowlegeable tech or shop local, any input is greatly appreciated.

You would probably have better luck getting responses if you started your own thread, instead of posting in this post as this is specific to the Greater Vancouver Mainland area. Good luck with your search.
 

JELLOWSUBMARINE

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yes
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2011 JSW 2008 E350 6.0
If you're not against driving into Victoria, Jason at Ellice Automotive is a VW tech with 30+ years experience, training at VW until he left there recently to work at Ellice. I've know Jay since high school,and he knows his stuff.
Gotcha, I guess I didn't pay attention to the thread title, just the west coast forum. Fact is west coast U.S. in general the TDI is uncommon, especially in comi-fornia.
 
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