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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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  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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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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I bet right now after a few weeks inside during COVID-19 have you dreaming about your next unforgettable drive. Here are three lesser-known routes in British Columbia that are perfect for a road trip. The southern leg of Yellowhead Highway 5 The southern stretch of Yellowhead Highway 5 connects Kamloops with Tête Jaune Cache, an…

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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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A big part of staying safe on the road is ensuring your vehicle is in good shape. Taking it to a trusted auto service centre for a regular tune-up is a must, but there are also a number of checks you should be doing yourself on a regular basis. Tire pressure A quick visual check…

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Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres is proud to announce for the 14th year in a row that we have received the Consumer Choice Award for auto repair. We wouldn’t be here without our customers and we look forward to many more years of caring for your vehicles. The Consumer Choice Award recognizes businesses in the…

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For 43 years, Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres 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…

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Regular maintenance is a key component of keeping your vehicle in good condition. However, there’s a good chance you may overlook one or more essential details. Here are five commonly forgotten car maintenance tasks that you shouldn’t ignore. Checking the fluid levels. You probably schedule regular oil changes and top up your washer fluid as…

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