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Oil lubricates your vehicle’s engine, preventing corrosion and reducing the amount of wear and tear sustained by the moving parts. An oil leak can cause serious problems, which means it’s important that you’re able to recognize if there’s an issue with this fluid. Indeed, the ability to identify the signs of a leak will ensure…

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To keep your ride in peak condition, regular tune-ups provided by an auto repair specialist are a must. Preventive maintenance involves changing various fluids and replacing spark plugs, ignition coils, wires, filters and other worn-out parts as needed. If you’re wondering if you should get a mechanic to tune up your car, here are five…

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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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For nearly 45 years, Minit-Tune International 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 1977. We…

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The alternator is a crucial part of your car’s electrical system. It powers most of the vehicle’s electrical components when the engine is running, including the headlights, windshield wipers, dashboard instruments, power steering and radio. The alternator is also what keeps the battery charged so that your car turns on whenever you need it. If…

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  Do you need a change of scenery? Fortunately, you don’t have to go far to experience a relaxing winter getaway. Here are five destinations for every type of vacationer — all within driving distance of Kelowna.   1. Big White Ski Resort Just an hour outside of the city is a winter wonderland the…

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Your car’s suspension is the system that connects the vehicle chassis to the wheels. Made up of a number of interconnected parts, including shock absorbers, struts, stabilizer bar links, axles and springs, it allows your car to absorb bumps on the road and to accelerate and brake smoothly. It also helps to keep your tires…

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