The Friendliest Garage in Fairbanks, AK
ASE Certified Auto Mechanic Services
Auto RepairUtilizing the most advanced equipment in the industry, we diagnose any issue and complete repairs using original equipment parts (OEM).
Oil ChangeMetropolitan Garage in Fairbanks, AK, is proud to be your local, family-owned shop for comprehensive oil change service.
Brake RepairBrakes are the most important safety feature on your car. We carefully evaluate brake wear prior to repair. As with every repair, we replace only the necessary parts.
Alternator RepairVehicle electric system failures can cause problems ranging from dim lights to "won't start" problems. Our mechanics maintain advanced tools and techniques so they can quickly resolve these typically challenging issues.
Transmission RepairFrom hard shifts to sluggish acceleration, transmission replacement cost is high. We diagnose all transaxle and drivetrain problems accurately, which means repair more often than replace.
A/C & Heater RepairA heater fan problem is a crisis in Alaska, which is why we are experts at keeping you warm. The blower motor (fan) doubles as the Air Conditioning system, so repair and diagnosis is a system wide fix.
TiresThe most convenient tire shop in town, at METRO, we sell Nokian, Toyo and Yokohama tires at prices competitive with Costco. Why go anywhere else?
Clutch RepairClutch problems range from simple pedal adjustments to full pressure plate and disc replacement. Accurate diagnosis of this complex system ensures economic repairs.
ASE Certified Master TechniciansOur technicians are experienced, educated, and caring individuals who also happen to be rugged, mechanically-minded Alaskans!
We Use Original Equipment PartsWe use Stock Original Equipment parts because they are high quality and perform best in an Arctic environment.
36 Mo./36k Mile Nationwide Warranty For Most PartsPeace of mind through reliable nationwide support. Our materials and workmanship are covered at all participating facilities in the US.
We have repaired nearly 2000 Subaru head gaskets at our auto shop in Fairbanks.
Between 90,000-120,000 miles, a Subaru enters its standard maintenance interval which includes replacement of the timing belt, water pump, and other worn parts. We help customers get another 100,000 worry-free miles out of their Subaru.
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Alaska is special and so are our maintenance intervals.
Alaska is special and so are our vehicle maintenance intervals. At METRO, we have created a data-base of intervals specific to Arctic conditions. Through text and email reminders, our team ensures that each vehicle is maintained on schedule. We use only performance parts designed for the cold. We also combine overlapping repairs that save you time and money.
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Ensure that your vehicle is safe and reliable.
Next to brakes, struts are one of the most crucial safety concerns for vehicles in Alaska. Struts help mitigate frost heaves and give your car the ability to dodge obstacles like a moose in the road. Our tough climate prematurely wears the rubber seals on your struts, causing failure and alignment issues, making regular vehicle suspension inspection essential.
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Subaru • Honda • Toyota SpecialistsThough we work on nearly all makes and models of cars or trucks, our team specializes in expert service for these Japanese makes. Whether your Subaru needs a new head gasket or your timing belt is scheduled for replacement, no one matches our team's expertise with these vehicles.
Auto Shop in Fairbanks
Serving Surrounding AreasOur expertise comes from over 20 years of caring for vehicles in Fairbanks’ demanding climate. Our staff maintains certifications and continuous training because we are a team of scientists who enjoy the process of accurate and confident repair. We love staying informed and sharp because it allows us to serve customers with economy and clarity. We have worked through all that Alaska can dish out. Our longevity in the repair market and our attention to detail have made us The Fairbanks Auto Specialists.
Family Owned for 20 Years
We Love Fairbanks!Metropolitan Garage began on a hillside in Goldstream Valley as an unfinished single-bay shop, attached to an unfinished house. It was really a modest garage with kids, ducks and chickens inside! As the shop grew, so did our staff, and as our family has matured, they have become an integral part of our expert team.
Few can match our experience and skills in the automotive maintenance and repair industry. We serve our customers with efficiency, professionalism and friendly cheer. As a result, we love what we do because we know how to do great work and make people happy!
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Contact Our Certified Auto ShopWhether you need routine maintenance or the expertise of a Subaru head gasket specialist, our team is here to help. Our primary goals are to ensure customer satisfaction and a safe driving experience, at an honest price.
Call us or fill out a contact form to find out why Fairbanks has trusted us for over 20 years to keep their vehicles in top shape and ready to tackle the demands of Interior Alaska!