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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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Man in business suit with hands on steering wheel

Most people don’t think about the power steering in their car until it starts to break down. If your steering wheel is hard to turn, makes loud noises or feels jerky, it’s likely caused by one of the following power steering problems. 1. Low power steering fluid Your power steering system uses a special fluid…

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warranty -approved auto repair

One of the advantages of buying a new car from a dealership is that it will come with a manufacturer’s warranty. This means the cost of repairs for a certain number of years or kilometres driven will be covered. However, in order to ensure you’re protected, you must make sure you don’t unintentionally void your…

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Reviewing a car inspection checklist with owner

When you purchase a vehicle outside of British Columbia and bring it into the province, or move to British Columbia from another province, it may have to undergo an out-of-province inspection. It’s important to understand in advance that these inspections are pretty strict, and have to be in compliance with Commercial Vehicle Inspection Standards. In…

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Car interior with dashboard warning lights

Do you know what the different lights on your dashboard mean? It’s a good idea to be familiar with the most important ones so you know what to do if they come on. Here are five key dashboard warning lights and their meanings.   Check engine warning light This yellow or orange engine-shaped icon indicates…

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Cars lined up outdoors at a drive-in movie theatre

As a result of social distancing, a classic pastime has made a comeback. Drive-in theatres have started popping up across the country as people look for fun ways to gather safely. Here’s a look at what you should know about attending a drive-in movie.   Why are drive-ins suddenly so popular? In the spring of…

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Automotive brakes with tire off disc style

  What are you waiting for? Fix those squealing brakes now! Save $50 on front and rear brake service. Are your brakes feeling soft or spongy? You may need to flush the lines to rid them of any air. We have a coupon for that too!   Voted Best in Customer Service for auto repair…

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