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Major Vehicle Manufacturer Settling Oil Change Lawsuit

July 2, 2015

Did you know that a manufacturer cannot void your new car warranty just because you get your vehicle’s oil changed somewhere other than the dealership? As a result of a recent lawsuit that the Federal Trade Commission filed against a vehicle manufacturer, more consumers are finally becoming aware of this fact. What Happened—Get in the Know Before Your Next Oil Change in Vancouver The manufacturer…

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Benefits and Importance of Wheel Alignment

June 24, 2015

Tires that are aligned properly offer benefits to your car and save you money through better performance and enhanced safety. Most car owners, however, overlook the importance of wheel alignment and do not consider it a part of their routine auto maintenance. Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres offers wheel alignment and other essential auto repair and maintenance services in Vancouver to keep your vehicle at…

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Keep Your Car from Overheating this Summer

June 15, 2015

Every summer, you’ll see at least one or two of them on the side of the road – cars that have pulled off to the side, their hood open and steam pouring out. What most drivers don’t realize is that an overheated vehicle is often preventable. From loose hoses to low coolant, most of the reasons a car overheats are caught during routine maintenance. If…

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Things to Do in Salmon Arm While You Wait for an Oil Change

June 4, 2015

Salmon Arm is located on the shores of Shuswap Lake and is the perfect location for outdoor activities. From swimming to hiking and just checking out the natural sights, there are plenty of things to do here. Top Picks for Activities in Salmon Arm Whether you are visiting the area or waiting for your auto repair in Salmon Arm to be completed, check out these…

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Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres is Proud to Announce a New Location in Salmon Arm

May 29, 2015

At Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres, we operate like a family. That is why we are proud to announce that our family is growing and we are now open in Salmon Arm. The owners of our new Salmon Arm location are not new to Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres. In fact, owner, Roy Edwards used to own our Maple Ridge location for many years. About…

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Time for Spring Cleaning! Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring Vacations

May 8, 2015

Spring is almost here and with the warmer temperature comes time for spring cleaning. While you are focusing on the interior and exterior of your home, do not forget your vehicle. Just like your home, your vehicle needs a little extra spring cleaning care too. Not just on the outside but under the hood as well. That way, it is ready for you to drive…

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Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centre Announces 2014 Franchisee of the Year

April 29, 2015

Since 1976, Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centre has made a tradition out of honoring the exceptional work and dedication of our Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centre team. The winning Franchisee of the Year not only gets our exceptional praise, but carries the annual trophy – which is the original trophy used from our first 1976 winner. For 2014, we are proud to announce our Coquitlam…

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Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centre Wins the Consumer Choice Award for the 9th Consecutive Year

April 20, 2015

Each year, the Consumer Choice Award committee gathers to collect the opinions and expectations from thousands of customers and businesses throughout Canada. It is then that they select service providers for offering exceptional service within their particular industry. Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centre is proud to announce that we have won, for the 9th consecutive year, a Consumer Choice Award for 2015. How Businesses are…

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When Is It Time to Change from Winter Tires to All-Season Tires?

April 8, 2015

Your winter tires take on a lot during the harsh winter driving conditions. Once the warmer weather is here, however, you want to make sure those tires are replaced with all-season tires in a timely manner. This will help keep the treads on your winter tires in good shape for next year. When is the right time for a tire change in Vancouver? Experts say…

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Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centre Proudly Supports the CKNW Orphan’s Fund

March 29, 2015

Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centre is constantly looking for new opportunities to support our community. We strongly believe that giving back to the programs and activities in our neighbourhood is what drives growth and ensures everyone has an equal opportunity. That is why we are proud to support the CKNW Orphan’s Fund. Each October and November, Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centre donates a portion of…

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Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres Address Common Issues

Here at Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres in British Columbia, we’re always pleased to help our customers get the most out of their cars and trucks. To that end, we’ll add a relevant blog topic from time to time to keep you up to date and getting the most out of your vehicle.