Posts in Maintenance

Maintenance Tips to Help Keep Cool this August

  • Posted 3 years ago
  • by Justin Pritchard

August is right around the corner, and your mechanic is expecting you.

Is your ride up to date on its maintenance? After all, it’s hot as heck, and your mechanic is preparing for another August spent working on countless broken air conditioner components and overheating engines. After all, the added heat of summer travel means additional strain on vital components during towing, hauling and long family trips. Read more →

The Super-Important Circle Check

  • Posted 3 years ago
  • by Justin Pritchard

A pre-drive circle check could prevent a serious accident

A circle check of your car, truck or SUV takes about 9 seconds, and can reveal a whole world of potential problems with your ride before you set off– including a flat tire. Read more →

Springtime Safety Checks

  • Posted 4 years ago
  • by Justin Pritchard

Safety First! Springtime is beautiful and promising—but it can be one of the most dangerous seasons for motorists, thanks to fluctuating weather and temperatures, awakening wildlife, unpredictable road conditions, and more. Thankfully, the majority of springtime driving hazards can be defended against by ensuring maximum performance of your ride in 3 key areas: traction, visibility and braking. Read more →

Timing Belt Maintenance

  • Posted 4 years ago
  • by Justin Pritchard

Not to cause any undue alarm, but your vehicle could have a ticking time-bomb lying in wait underneath its hood. It’s called the timing belt: and neglecting timing belt maintenance can cause very big problems.

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Winter Maintenance for Your Convertible Top

  • Posted 4 years ago
  • by Chris Blackwell

Buying a convertible is hardly a good investment if it stays in the garage for half of the year. Countless Canadians are catching onto this, and demanding convertible vehicles that can be used all year round. To some, using a drop-top in winter is blasphemy— though it’s now more common than ever to see a convertible Camaro, 200, A5, MX-5, Bentley or Mini driving around in the winter months, covered in snow and salt. Read more →