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Demystifying Motor Oil: Your Guide to Keeping Your Car Happy

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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.…

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Do I Need A Coolant Drain Or Flush For My Car?


Coolant, also known as antifreeze, helps regulate the temperature of your car’s engine and prevents it from overheating. However, over time, coolant can become contaminated, which can make it less effective, so maintaining your vehicle’s cooling system is crucial for optimal performance. Here’s what you need to know about coolant. What’s a coolant flush? A…

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Don’t Wait Any Longer for an Oil Change

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  Maybe you haven’t been driving as much lately. Maybe you lost your window sticker to remind you. Maybe your mind has just been on other things!   Don’t wait any longer for oil change service from Minit-Tune & Brake. Your car (and your wallet) will thank you for it. With 18 locations across BC…

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Why is a Regular Oil Change So Important for Your Vehicle?

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Maintaining your vehicle is your best line of defense against breakdowns and costly repairs. One of the most important maintenance tasks you could do, for a relatively low price, is that of an oil change. Your vehicle is comprised of numerous moving parts, and those parts need lubrication. The oil in your car is what…

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Major Vehicle Manufacturer Settling Oil Change Lawsuit

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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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