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Debunking 4 Car Maintenance Myths

Are you throwing away hard-earned dollars on car maintenance you don’t need? There are many myths about car maintenance that people still believe. Knowing the truth can help you make better decisions about how to properly care for your vehicle. Here are four common car maintenance myths. 1. You must change the oil every 5,000…

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The Difference Between Synthetic and Conventional Oil

What’s the difference between synthetic and conventional oil? Is one better than the other? It’s not unusual for car owners to have these and other questions about their engine oil. Here’s what you should know. Synthetic versus conventional oil Conventional motor oils come from crude oil that’s extracted and refined, while synthetic oils are manufactured…

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Don’t Wait Any Longer for an Oil Change

  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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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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How Temperature Affects Oil Performance

Most drivers know that oil changes are an important part of routine vehicular maintenance. However, a lot more goes into maintaining good oil performance than just replenishing it every few months. Temperature’s also a big factor and here’s how it affects your car’s oil.   Temperature & Viscosity When oil experiences extreme spikes or drops…

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Sure Signs It’s Time for an Oil Change

Your car’s oil is one of the most important fluids for the overall health of your vehicle. While gasoline may be the lifeblood of any car, oil is what ultimately keeps the engine lubricated and keeps everything running as it should. If the oil gets too dirty or the level is too low, you can…

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