Port Coquitlam

“I want our customers to be comfortable with me and our techs, build a relationship of trust.”

– John Sinkie

Kristine Sweder
Kristine S.
John is simply a fantastic guy! We have been loyal to his shop for over 20 years now and always will be. John is very honest and treats customer like family. It is a pleasure for us to write this review because this team is the BEST! We highly recommend John and his team.read more
Jerry Story
Jerry S.
After 25 years of dealing directly with an auto manufacturer, John and his shop were recommended to me. There cannot be a more competent, accommodating, knowledgeable and just outright happy person in this business than John is. Don't take my word for it! If you need some work done to your auto, get a quote somewhere else like I did, come to John without showing it to him and he will become your auto repair contact for the rest of your life! The group working there have all been infected with his wonderful service, can-do attitude, and a feeling of how important you are to the success of his shop. A terrific place to get your auto needs taken care of. Thanks John!read more
David Black
David B.
Cant say enough about this garage - honest and truthful about what must be done and how much. Will recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a trustworthy repair garage. If there were 10 stars I would definitely give them. Will come back again. further to previous - have come back again and I cannot say enough about John and his crew - recently bought a car and found that the work that was supposed to have been done by previous owners garage was poorly done. John fixed all plus other items that needed repair and was completely open about what needed to be done and what was not. It is so hard to find an honest garage these days - one that will not oversell or overcharge it is incredible to have this association with John.read more
Sandrine Pace
Sandrine P.
I used to visit the dealership for my VW, and I needed something done quickly and John at Budget got me in RIGHT AWAY!!! I have never looked back , it’s always a great experience!! Alyssa is super friendly and John, Mark and Bobby always make sure to take good care of my car. John Sinkie (the owner) is the biggest reason I get my car dealt with in his shop. Honest, fair and gets the job done quickly!! They do treat you like family there.. highly recommend!!!Well they did it again!! Wish I could give more than 5 stars ⭐️.. Went in for my oil change and get some other work done... what can I say except thank you so much for everything you do for me 😊 There is no other shop I would trust with my car!! Thank you John!!!read more
Kindone 4You
Kindone 4.
You deserve a 10* John and your staff! I called John this morning in fear as I was told I needed rear brakes and more than likely rotors as well on my 2015 Chev Equinox. I was told by another place on May 25, 2019 my rear brakes needed to be replaced immediately. I was so stressed thinking I should not drive my vehicle because of what another place told me. They were so adamant that I did it right then and there but something told me not too. I am glad I followed my own intuition.It turns out I do NOT need rear brakes at all. So I guess the other place saw a woman and decided lets make some money off of her.Thank you John for going the extra mile to come and pick my vehicle up at work today. Your honesty, professionalism and integrity is by far the best! I highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a very honest person. John is not out to take advantage of people. He truly cares about his customers and reputation.Thank you very very much John! I cannot say enough great things about John and his staff.👌😊read more
Kindone 4You
Kindone 4.
You deserve a 10* John and your staff! I called John this morning in fear as I was told I needed rear brakes and more than likely rotors as well on my 2015 Chev Equinox. I was told by another place on May 25, 2019 my rear brakes needed to be replaced immediately. I was so stressed thinking I should not drive my vehicle because of what another place told me. They were so adamant that I did it right then and there but something told me not too. I am glad I followed my own intuition.It turns out I do NOT need rear brakes at all. So I guess the the other place saw a women and decided lets make some money off of her.Thank you John for going the extra mile to come and pick my vehicle up at work today. Your honesty, professionalism and integrity is by far the best! I highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a very honest person. John is not out to take advantage of people. He truly cares about his customers and reputation.Thank you very very much John! I cannot say enough great things about John and his staff.👌😊read more
Edward Keating
Edward K.
Fantastic customer service. Really friendly and trust worthy people. They go the extra mile to make their customers happy. Highly recommend!read more
John Roberts
John R.
Been coming to John for years!John and the guys are top notch!!They really go out of there way to explain /help Make you understand the work and what’s required.They make a point to show you all the old parts,And go over them with you.The cost for labour is very reasonable!Parts cost relatively the same every ware!The guys are very knowledgeable and take pride in there work!The only place I will go, highly recommend!read more
Kelly Bevan-Pritchard
Kelly B.
John & his team are amazing. They really know their stuff and they absolutely exceeded my expectations with my break job, throwing in extras like an oil change and shiny new hubcaps! Highly recommend! Thank you John & your team for going above & beyond!!read more
Hedy Krause
Hedy K.
I have found my new mechanic! Budget Brake & Muffler Auto Centre on Westwood in Port Coquitlam. I went in to replace the motor of my windshield washer fluid and they said it was going to take 2 hours and about $150 as it's in a difficult spot and they need to remove the tire and stuff. I went outside to think about it and when I came back to tell him go ahead they said we have good news it's just a leak in the hose, we can get it fixed in 5 minutes. When I went to pay he say "put that away" Isn't that amazing?Follow up review: I've been going to John and his team for at least 7 years and have appreciated the honesty and friendliness. I've had to move out of town and have missed them dearly, still trying to find a worthy replacement in my new town but let's face the facts they have big shoes to fill.read more
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“I want our customers to be comfortable with me and our techs, build a relationship of trust.”

– John Sinkie

Kristine Sweder
Kristine S.
John is simply a fantastic guy! We have been loyal to his shop for over 20 years now and always will be. John is very honest and treats customer like family. It is a pleasure for us to write this review because this team is the BEST! We highly recommend John and his team.read more
Jerry Story
Jerry S.
After 25 years of dealing directly with an auto manufacturer, John and his shop were recommended to me. There cannot be a more competent, accommodating, knowledgeable and just outright happy person in this business than John is. Don't take my word for it! If you need some work done to your auto, get a quote somewhere else like I did, come to John without showing it to him and he will become your auto repair contact for the rest of your life! The group working there have all been infected with his wonderful service, can-do attitude, and a feeling of how important you are to the success of his shop. A terrific place to get your auto needs taken care of. Thanks John!read more
David Black
David B.
Cant say enough about this garage - honest and truthful about what must be done and how much. Will recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a trustworthy repair garage. If there were 10 stars I would definitely give them. Will come back again. further to previous - have come back again and I cannot say enough about John and his crew - recently bought a car and found that the work that was supposed to have been done by previous owners garage was poorly done. John fixed all plus other items that needed repair and was completely open about what needed to be done and what was not. It is so hard to find an honest garage these days - one that will not oversell or overcharge it is incredible to have this association with John.read more
Sandrine Pace
Sandrine P.
I used to visit the dealership for my VW, and I needed something done quickly and John at Budget got me in RIGHT AWAY!!! I have never looked back , it’s always a great experience!! Alyssa is super friendly and John, Mark and Bobby always make sure to take good care of my car. John Sinkie (the owner) is the biggest reason I get my car dealt with in his shop. Honest, fair and gets the job done quickly!! They do treat you like family there.. highly recommend!!!Well they did it again!! Wish I could give more than 5 stars ⭐️.. Went in for my oil change and get some other work done... what can I say except thank you so much for everything you do for me 😊 There is no other shop I would trust with my car!! Thank you John!!!read more
Kindone 4You
Kindone 4.
You deserve a 10* John and your staff! I called John this morning in fear as I was told I needed rear brakes and more than likely rotors as well on my 2015 Chev Equinox. I was told by another place on May 25, 2019 my rear brakes needed to be replaced immediately. I was so stressed thinking I should not drive my vehicle because of what another place told me. They were so adamant that I did it right then and there but something told me not too. I am glad I followed my own intuition.It turns out I do NOT need rear brakes at all. So I guess the other place saw a woman and decided lets make some money off of her.Thank you John for going the extra mile to come and pick my vehicle up at work today. Your honesty, professionalism and integrity is by far the best! I highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a very honest person. John is not out to take advantage of people. He truly cares about his customers and reputation.Thank you very very much John! I cannot say enough great things about John and his staff.👌😊read more
Kindone 4You
Kindone 4.
You deserve a 10* John and your staff! I called John this morning in fear as I was told I needed rear brakes and more than likely rotors as well on my 2015 Chev Equinox. I was told by another place on May 25, 2019 my rear brakes needed to be replaced immediately. I was so stressed thinking I should not drive my vehicle because of what another place told me. They were so adamant that I did it right then and there but something told me not too. I am glad I followed my own intuition.It turns out I do NOT need rear brakes at all. So I guess the the other place saw a women and decided lets make some money off of her.Thank you John for going the extra mile to come and pick my vehicle up at work today. Your honesty, professionalism and integrity is by far the best! I highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a very honest person. John is not out to take advantage of people. He truly cares about his customers and reputation.Thank you very very much John! I cannot say enough great things about John and his staff.👌😊read more
Edward Keating
Edward K.
Fantastic customer service. Really friendly and trust worthy people. They go the extra mile to make their customers happy. Highly recommend!read more
John Roberts
John R.
Been coming to John for years!John and the guys are top notch!!They really go out of there way to explain /help Make you understand the work and what’s required.They make a point to show you all the old parts,And go over them with you.The cost for labour is very reasonable!Parts cost relatively the same every ware!The guys are very knowledgeable and take pride in there work!The only place I will go, highly recommend!read more
Kelly Bevan-Pritchard
Kelly B.
John & his team are amazing. They really know their stuff and they absolutely exceeded my expectations with my break job, throwing in extras like an oil change and shiny new hubcaps! Highly recommend! Thank you John & your team for going above & beyond!!read more
Hedy Krause
Hedy K.
I have found my new mechanic! Budget Brake & Muffler Auto Centre on Westwood in Port Coquitlam. I went in to replace the motor of my windshield washer fluid and they said it was going to take 2 hours and about $150 as it's in a difficult spot and they need to remove the tire and stuff. I went outside to think about it and when I came back to tell him go ahead they said we have good news it's just a leak in the hose, we can get it fixed in 5 minutes. When I went to pay he say "put that away" Isn't that amazing?Follow up review: I've been going to John and his team for at least 7 years and have appreciated the honesty and friendliness. I've had to move out of town and have missed them dearly, still trying to find a worthy replacement in my new town but let's face the facts they have big shoes to fill.read more
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Port Coquitlam

Contact Details

Address:
1006 Westwood Street, Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 3L5
Fax:

Hours:

Monday – Saturday:
8:30AM – 5:00PM

Sunday:
Closed

John Sinkie, Jr. is the guy who knows cars in Port Coquitlam

John loves hockey – both playing and supporting minor hockey as well he’s a proud supporter of the local Lacrosse team. Proud to be a second generation operator of his Budget Brake and Muffler Auto Centre location, John enjoys getting to know customers and making friends. It’s why people keep coming back and telling their friends about Budget Brake and Muffler Auto Centres.

Range of Services

  • ABS
  • Belts & Hoses
  • Brakes
  • Charging Systems
  • Computer Diagnostics
  • Cooling Systems
  • Electrical
  • Fluid Flushes
  • Fuel Injection
  • Fuel System Cleaning
  • Mufflers & Exhaust
  • Oil and Filter
  • Shocks & Struts
  • Steering
  • Suspension
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Balancing
  • Tires
  • Transmission Fluid Service
  • Tune-Ups