Archive for July 2015

Is Your Towing Ruining Your Transmission?

  Now that the weather is warm and kids are out of school, more Canadians are strapping up their boats and trailers and hitting the open road. While you may not think much of it, towing, even for short distances, can do significant damage to your vehicle’s transmission. Not all towing has to be detrimental,…

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Summer Long Weekends Travel Safety

  Summer is here and that means holiday travel. Whether it’s the mid-summer celebration of British Columbia Day or the end of summer with Labour Day, many people use the long weekend to make short trips out of town to visit their cottage in one of the province’s beautiful, scenic areas or enjoy the company…

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Benefits of Frequent Air Conditioner Checks

  Hot weather puts extreme demands on your vehicle, especially the air conditioning system. Instead of having to drive across town with no air conditioning and wait in line for repairs, you can have your system checked and adjusted so that you can prevent a breakdown altogether. In fact, regular maintenance can reduce the risk…

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A Well-Tuned Engine Delivers Maximum Performance

Keeping your car’s engine tuned is not only recommended by the manufacturer, but it can lower your risk for major engine failures in the future. Tuning your engine requires a variety of tasks to be done; from changing the oil on schedule to replacing air filters, etc. All of these tasks can be completed by…

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Major Vehicle Manufacturer Settling Oil Change Lawsuit

Did you know that a manufacturer cannot void your new car warranty just because you get your vehicle’s oil changed somewhere other than the dealership? As a result of a recent lawsuit that the Federal Trade Commission filed against a vehicle manufacturer, more consumers are finally becoming aware of this fact. What Happened—Get in the…

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