Checking Your Vehicle Before Your Next Road Trip

Minit-Tune & Brake
Friday, October 27, 2017
You are ready to hit the road for the holiday or an extended weekend. You have packed your suitcase, changed your voicemail, delegated work, and asked the neighbours to keep an eye on things at the house. Before you venture out, what have you checked in your vehicle? A long road trip is not the same as your average here-and-there drive around town. Your vehicle needs to be in tip-top shape ..

Start Fall with a Memorable Road Trip

Minit-Tune & Brake
Thursday, October 19, 2017
British Columbia has something to offer year-round, but if you are a fan of fall like our team here at Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres, then you want to soak up the season. From the crisp, cool air, wonderful temperatures, and the extraordinary colours of fall, taking a road trip is the perfect way to experience it all. Pick up your car keys and prepare for a day trip or weekend  ..

How to Avoid Back Pain While Driving

Minit-Tune & Brake
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Whether you are stuck in everyday traffic or headed out on a drive that will take several hours, you might notice a twinge form in your back and continue to worsen as you continue driving. Eventually, the back pain becomes unbearable, and you might find the last few hours or minutes of your drive to be pure torture. The human body is not designed to sit in the same position for sever ..

Ready to Jump Start Your Car? Make Sure You Do It Right!

Minit-Tune & Brake
Friday, October 06, 2017
A proper emergency roadside kit comes with jumper cables. While they are there for when you need them, it is important you know how to use them. After all, when your battery dies and you need a jump start, you will be dealing with voltage and electricity – which means a risk of electrocution if done improperly. For the most part, jumping a battery is safe. However, you must ensure ..