Beat the BC Heat with a Well-Maintained A/C

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
We spend more time in our cars than most of us realize. Whether it’s your commute to and from work, or you plan on enjoying summer travel, the hours spent in your vehicle are more bearable with a working air conditioner. Last August, Vancouver citizens experienced their hottest month in 50 years (https://604now.com/vancouver-weather-may-hottest-city/). This year promises to be no different, an ..

Windshield Wipers—More Important than You Think!

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
Have you ever been driving along, going through the motions, when suddenly you get hit with that torrential downpour? Out of nowhere, your visibility is gone, and the highway can turn into a treacherous place. Fortunately, your windshield wipers can save the day and beat back the rain to help you safely navigate the road. But, what happens if they don’t work? All too often, drivers n ..

Tips to Green Your Car—Starting with Regular Service

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
As the sun makes an appearance and temperatures start to creep up, more drivers take to the road—free of snow and ice and ready to enjoy much needed vacations. With this increase in traffic comes an increase in carbon emissions and a need to green our cars. The process of making your vehicle more environmentally friendly doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive, and it all starts with ..

Your Guide to the Ultimate BC Road Trip

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
The weather is changing, the sun is shining, and it’s almost time for the long-anticipated vacation season. That time when we get to hit the pause button on the stress in our lives and enjoy something that defies our normal routine. While some vacationers live for the destination, others choose to embrace the journey—paving the way for the ultimate BC road trip. Even Canadia ..

6 Signs that You Need Your Brakes Checked

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
Your vehicle was built to safely and quickly transport you to your destination. Common sense dictates that if you can’t stop then you shouldn’t drive. In fact, the brake system ranks right up there with steering and engine function. You wouldn’t willingly get into a vehicle knowing that there was even a chance of brake failure. This is why it’s so surprising that the vast majority of drivers  ..

Are Vehicle Safety Features Making You a Complacent Driver?

Minit-Tune & Brake
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Isn’t it both exciting and intriguing that technological advancements are making our vehicles increasingly intelligent? Electric cars are already here; and the days of driverless vehicles are not too far behind. In the meanwhile, most auto brands will continue to launch newer models with creative solutions to keep you safe on the road. While the sensor-based functionalities are maki ..

3 Easy Ways to Schedule Vehicle Tune-Up and Auto Repair in BC

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Your vehicle is your biggest support system in many ways. Whether it is your daily commute, errands, special appointments or a road trip, you rely on your automobile to get you to your destination safely, on time. But your vehicle’s life and performance are dependent on regular maintenance. This is where Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres comes in. A one-stop-shop for all auto repairs in Van ..

Check Out the ABCs of Camping in Alberta & BC for an Exciting Summer Getaway

Minit-Tune & Brake
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Even before the last of the snow is over, it is common to find Canadians planning their precious summer getaways with family and friends. Nature lovers long for the camp sites to open up and schools to be out for the summer. If you are a seasoned camping enthusiast, you will have no difficulty in loading your vehicle with all the necessities before you hit the road. But if you are a novice to ..

Special Offers on Auto Repairs in Vancouver and Surrounding Cities

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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
An automobile that is in top shape will always make your ride safer and more efficient. But in order to optimize your vehicle’s performance, periodic repairs and maintenance is an absolute necessity. Certain basic checks and fluid top-ups are easy to manage on your own. But for other complex services, you need a reliable auto repair shop at a convenient location, matched with quality service a ..