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Auto Repair Emergency Kit: What Are the Essential Tools?

May 1, 2024

  British Columbia is famous for its breathtaking landscapes, ranging from towering mountains to scenic coastal highways. However, even the most picturesque drives can take an unexpected turn. That’s why it’s vital to be prepared for emergencies on the road. At Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres in Langley, Surrey and our other centres in BC, we prioritize the safety of our BC communities on the…

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Jumpstarting 101: Keep Your Car Running

May 1, 2024

A dead car battery in the middle of nowhere can be a frustrating experience, especially when you’re enjoying the natural beauty of British Columbia. However, before calling for a tow truck, there’s a solution that many drivers can handle themselves: a jump start! At Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres, we believe in empowering BC drivers with car knowledge. So, let’s dive into the world of…

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Demystifying Motor Oil: Your Guide to Keeping Your Car Happy

April 26, 2024

Have you ever wondered what that dark, mysterious fluid swirling under your car’s hood actually does? It’s motor oil, which is the lifeblood of your engine! At Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres, we specialize in keeping countless vehicles in top shape across Vancouver, Richmond, New Westminster, Langley, Surrey, Coquitlam, North Vancouver, Salmon Arm, and Burnaby. Understanding the different types of motor oil is crucial for…

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Don’t Ignore That Squeak! What That Squeaking Noice Could Mean for Your Car

April 26, 2024

Living in beautiful British Columbia, we all understand the significance of having a reliable car. Our vehicles endure a lot, from navigating mountain highways to navigating city streets. However, what happens when your car starts making noises that sound like squeaks and squeals? Although it may seem harmless, it is crucial to pay attention to these sounds since they may indicate a minor or major…

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Conquer Potholes Like A Pro: Your Guide to Smooth Driving with Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres

March 23, 2024

Welcome to the unpredictable world of Canadian roads, where potholes can be found lurking like mischievous gremlins, ready to ruin your morning coffee and give you an unexpected jolt. It’s a busy morning, and you have finally hit the road, cruising down the street, enjoying your favourite tunes, when suddenly, BAM! Your coffee spills, your stomach lurches, and the kids in the backseat scream in…

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Enhance Your Ride: Innovations for Safety and Performance | Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres

March 23, 2024

Fellow four-wheel enthusiasts! Buckle up because we’re about to take a thrilling ride through the ever-evolving landscape of the auto repair industry. Here at Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres, with our 15 showrooms conveniently across BC and AB, we’re always on the pulse of the latest trends in the automotive world. So, grab your gearshift and let’s dive into the exciting developments shaping the future…

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Your Roadmap to Buying a Used Car: Expert Tips from Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres

March 23, 2024

Are you ready to hit the open road with your wheels? Rev up your engine drivers! Because buying a used vehicle is not as easy as it sounds. For our first-timers, it can be hard to know what you’re getting into, and for an experienced one, you understand very well what I mean, and I know you’re already grateful for what will unfold ahead. Minit-Tune…

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Decoding Transmission Signals with Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres

March 23, 2024

Attention all four-wheel enthusiasts! Today, we’ll explore the world of vehicle transmissions – those unsung heroes that keep you shifting smoothly down the road. But what should you do if your transmission starts sending distress signals? At Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres, we have 15 auto repair service locations conveniently across BC and AB, and we’re here to help decode those signs and get your…

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How Often Should I Schedule A Wheel Alignment For My Vehicle?

March 15, 2024

Maintaining your vehicle ensures its longevity and safety, and one of the essential things you should never overlook is wheel alignment. Incorrect wheel alignment can lead to a bumpy ride, excessive tire wear, increased fuel consumption and potentially dangerous conditions for you and your passengers. Here’s what you need to know. What’s a wheel alignment? A wheel alignment is a procedure that ensures your vehicle’s…

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How Road Salt Can Affect The Undercarriage Of Your Car

March 15, 2024

Salt can help melt dangerous ice on the roads, but it can also wreak havoc on your vehicle’s undercarriage. When road salt accumulates on the underside of your car, it can cause rust spots and damage various mechanical parts. Here’s what you need to know to protect your vehicle. 5 winter car maintenance tips Here are five steps you can take to limit salt buildup…

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Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres Address Common Issues

Here at Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres in British Columbia, we’re always pleased to help our customers get the most out of their cars and trucks. To that end, we’ll add a relevant blog topic from time to time to keep you up to date and getting the most out of your vehicle.

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