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Why Choose Andy's

Full service auto repair

Licensed mechanics

Government inspections

Affordable service packages

Service includes a complimentary wash & vacuum.



Andy's Team


Blair Thomasen

Automotive Technician/Service Advisor -  Red Seal Certification



I.T.A. Automotive Service Technician Red Seal

Queensland management Level V

Bosch Diagnostics

Automotive Engineering



Blair was born in Taupo, New Zealand.  He started his automotive career very young with his Father at the Family Owned automotive repair facility.  Blair is experienced in all makes and models of vehicles as well as Shop Management.  Blair moved to Cairns, Australia where he lived and worked for 10 years before meeting his Canadian wife, Laura who was from the Comox Valley.  They moved back to the Comox Valley in January of 2014. Blair completed the exam to recognise overseas trade qualification and earned his Canadian Red Seal Certification for Automotive Repair in February of 2014.

Blair joined the team at Andy's Auto Center in January of 2015 where his skills in metal fabrication as well as automotive repair, attention to detail, outstanding ability to think outside the box and reliability have proven to be a true asset.

During his leisure hours, Blair enjoys outdoor activities:  mountain biking, hiking, canoeing and fishing.  A great deal of his time is also spent with his Rhodesian Ridgebacks.  Blair finds the dynamics of  large "pups" in training to be entertaining and eventful !



The Team

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