Buying a Pre-Owned Vehicle? Pause! Get a Pre-Purchase Inspection Done First

Minit-Tune & Brake
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Are you thinking of purchasing a pre-owned vehicle? Do you have adequate information about the vehicle that you plan to spend your hard earned dollars on? There is a simple solution to help you finalize your purchase decision. Book a Pre-Purchase Inspection (PPI) to get a detailed report on the vehicle’s aesthetic, mechanical and safety conditions. Rely on certified professionals at Minit-Tune ..

Vehicle First Aid Kit – Essential Supplies to be Ready for Emergencies

Minit-Tune & Brake
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Emergencies are always unexpected and unforeseen; and any road journey comes with its own set of risks. You may drive with the utmost safety and caution, but your ride may still be interrupted due to harsh weather or a negligent driver or pedestrian. The emergency may cause a range of concerns, from minor bruising, cuts and scrapes, to broken bones, or more serious life-altering injuries. A we ..

Your Vehicle’s Lifeline: Fluids that Matter

Minit-Tune & Brake
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
It may seem like a peculiar comparison, but you and your vehicle have a few things in common. Just like your body need fluids to survive, your vehicle too cannot do without them. Fluids are its lifeline! Furthermore, you require routine check-ups, preventive care and timely treatments to live a long and healthy life. Your vehicle too needs regular servicing and repairs to optimize its performa ..

Tune Up Your Vehicle for Spring Driving in B.C.

Minit-Tune & Brake
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
After months of cold, harsh Canadian winters, you are ready to stow away your warm jackets and boots and bring out your favourite spring and summer clothes. Just like your wardrobe gets a makeover from one season to another, your vehicle too needs an overhaul to be spring and summer ready. Long days of frigid temperatures along with ice, hail, sleet, and road salt often causes premat ..

What to See and Do in Richmond, British Columbia

Minit-Tune & Brake
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
After March Break, you and your family may have just settled back into your daily routine. However, spring has only just begun and the weather is still warming up. In the weeks ahead, you will be planning your next family outing. If you are considering a short weekend getaway, check out the culturally rich city of Richmond, just a 20-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. With unique  ..

Simple Ways to Keep Your Car in Working Condition

Minit-Tune & Brake
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Your car has many parts. The malfunction of just one can lead to issues. Regular maintenance service by your auto repair technician can help ensure all systems are working efficiently as well as enhance vehicle life. Then it’s up to you to care for the interior and exterior. Here are valuable car maintenance tips to help you stay safe while driving, enhance service lifespan and fetch you a goo ..

Get Your Car Ready for March and April Events in New Westminster

Minit-Tune & Brake
Thursday, April 05, 2018
As the warmer weather arrives, it is time to get your car ready for all those community events and holiday trips that you and your family look forward to. Before you set off, remember to get a seasonal inspection and tune-up to prevent small issues from turning into major repairs. A reliable car allows you to enjoy all the exciting New Westminster events held in March and April in the Greater  ..

7 Tips to Do Before and During Your Road Trip to Enjoy a Safe Journey

Minit-Tune & Brake
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Planning on hitting the road this weekend? Whether you are driving long distance in Vancouver or taking a short trip to the surrounding cities, make sure that both you and your vehicle are ready for the adventure. Performing basic car maintenance and timely auto repair helps ensure you reach your destination safely. An overheated engine, for instance, could bring your trip to a completely halt ..

When is the Best Time to Change Your Car’s Air Filter?

Minit-Tune & Brake
Thursday, April 05, 2018
The air filter is designed to prevent harmful debris, dirt and contaminants from entering your car’s engine. Dirty air filters prevent the required amount of clean air from reaching the engine, causing it to work harder. The emission control system of the vehicle is also affected. Generally, it is recommended that you replace air filters every 12 months or 12,000 to 15,000 miles. How ..

Easy Ways to be a Responsible Driver and Reduce Carbon Footprint

Minit-Tune & Brake
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Studies show that transportation is one of the largest sources of air pollution in Canada. In a bid to protect the environment, the federal government has introduced the most stringent air pollutant emissions standards for new cars, vans, SUVs and trucks. It is hoped that by 2030, new vehicles will have 80% lower smog pollutant emissions when compared to the current standards. A Pemb ..