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Why tire pressure is critical for your vehicle

When it comes to safety, your tires are one of the most important components of your vehicle. However, even high-quality tires can be unsafe if they’re improperly inflated. Although often ignored, tire pressure plays a vital role in car safety. Here are two reasons why vehicle tire pressure is so important. Overinflated and underinflated tires…

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Consumers Choice Award winner 16 years straight

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Minit-Tune Brake & Auto Centres is proud to announce that we’ve received the 2022 Consumer Choice for Auto Repair in Vancouver! It’s the 16th year in a row that we’ve earned this prestigious title, and it’s a testament to the outstanding service we provide to every customer who visits our auto centres. For more than…

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9 Steps To Replace A Flat Tire

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Many drivers will need to deal with a flat tire at some point in their lifetime. It may seem daunting, but changing a flat tire is a relatively simple process. Follow these nine steps to get moving again quickly. 1. Pull over If you suspect you have a flat tire, slow down and find an…

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Summer Tires Versus All-Season Tires

The tires you choose will impact the way your vehicle handles and how safe it is to drive. Though getting all-season tires may seem like a good idea, are they better than summer tires? Here’s what you should know about summer and all-season tires. Summer tires These tires are designed to provide superior traction in…

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4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Let Your Tire Pressure Get Low

Driving on tires with inadequate air pressure can be dangerous and expensive. Here are four reasons why you should never let your tire pressure get too low.   1.It causes undue wear on the tires Low tire pressure can distort your tire’s footprint, which is likely to increase tire wear on its inner and outer…

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New Tech for Your Next Road Trip

Being stuck at home during COVID-19 means you have lots of time on your hands browse the bounty of new technology emerging in the automotive accessory sector. With so much to choose from, it can be hard to get good recommendations. Here are a few new standout products that you may appreciate having for your…

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Different Tires for Different Trips

Using all-season tires on your car 365 days a year isn’t a good idea. Instead, you should factor in the type of terrain and weather conditions you’ll be subjecting your vehicle to. Here’s how to choose tires that will lead to smoother, safer driving.   Snow and Ice When it comes to driving in cold,…

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How to Check Your Tires for Wear

Worn tires can make driving in inclement weather dangerous, as braking on wet or snow-covered roads will be much less effective. Additionally, they’re susceptible to blowouts as they can be more easily punctured. In order to continue driving safely, it’s important that you know when and how to check your tires for wear.   When…

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What Items Should You Always Carry in Your Car?

You pack up your vehicle with extra materials for road trips, but what do you leave in your vehicle for the everyday drive to and from Point A to Point B? Surprisingly, most motorists neglect stocking essential items in their vehicle, and find themselves ill-prepared when experiencing a breakdown on the side of the road,…

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