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Archive for December 2019

Consumer Choice Awards Winner 14 Years Running

Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres is proud to announce for the 14th year in a row that we have received the Consumer Choice Award for auto repair. We wouldn’t be here without our customers and we look forward to many more years of caring for your vehicles. The Consumer Choice Award recognizes businesses in the…

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Meet Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres’ 2019 Franchisee of the Year

For 43 years, Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres has been honouring the outstanding dedication and consistent hard work of our Minit-Tune and Brake Auto Centre franchisees. Each year, a Franchisee of the Year is awarded recognition, praise, and the annual trophy. The annual trophy is the same original award, first presented to our winner in…

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5 Automotive Maintenance Tasks You Shouldn’t Ignore

Regular maintenance is a key component of keeping your vehicle in good condition. However, there’s a good chance you may overlook one or more essential details. Here are five commonly forgotten car maintenance tasks that you shouldn’t ignore. Checking the fluid levels. You probably schedule regular oil changes and top up your washer fluid as…

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The Best Oil For Your Vehicle

You probably know that your car needs motor oil in order to keep running. However, with the wide range of synthetic and conventional oils out there, it can be hard to know which is best for your vehicle.   Motor oil is made of oil (either petroleum-based, synthetic or a blend) and additives that contribute…

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Winter Tire Rules in BC

Winter is nearly here, and that means that winter tire requirements are about to go into effect. Here’s everything you need to know about the rules that are in place and how to keep safe on the road this winter. What Are the Rules? People traveling on most routes in British Columbia are required to…

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Driving

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Driving in the snow and on icy roads can be dangerous. That’s why it’s important to take the time to prepare your car. Here are five steps you should take to get your vehicle ready for the winter driving conditions that lie ahead. Change your wiper blades. Windshield wiper blades made for winter are stronger…

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