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Stay Comfortable in Your Vehicle with Air Conditioning

August 9, 2016

Warmer temperatures are finally upon us! You probably spent the chilly winter days wishing for sunshine and warm weather. Now that it is here, though, it can be nice to have some respite from the heat! Heating and air conditioning systems in today’s vehicles do wonders to keep us comfortable on the road all year long. Like most parts of your car, they require regular…

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Top Overlooked Car Problems Caused by Winter Driving

August 3, 2016

You drove your vehicle all winter long, and from what you can tell, it seems to be running just fine. However, what you may not be seeing are minor wear and tear problems that are slowly (and sneakily) turning into costly repairs. Your vehicle has suffered the effects of winter road conditions. So, while you are spring cleaning your house, take some time to give…

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Spring Driving: Get Your Vehicle Ready for the Road

August 3, 2016

Spring driving offers the perfect teaser before summer. Spring weekends are a great opportunity to take the family on a road trip vacation. Before you pack up the vehicle and head out on the road, you will want to ensure your brakes and other auto components are in perfect working order. There is nothing worse than getting stuck with a breakdown or having brake issues…

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Keep it Running: All About Vehicle Driving Belts

July 27, 2016

Your engine is crucial to keep your vehicle moving. It is the heartbeat and energy source that gets you from point A to point B. There are a lot of parts that make up your engine and if something goes wrong with one of them, you could be dealing with an engine that just won’t work. The drive belt combines the function of all the…

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Ways to Keep Your Car Cool this Summer

July 26, 2016

As a driver, if you don’t have air conditioning in your vehicle, then you understand the frustrations and anxieties of getting into a scorching hot car in the summer months. Particularly during a heat warning advisory, the interior of your car can overheat quickly, causing unsafe temperature levels and the potential risk of heat stroke. There are, however, a number of precautions you can take…

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Free Entertainment for Families at Vancouver’s Biggest Event

July 21, 2016

One of the world’s longest running offshore fireworks competitions returns for its 26th year, with an estimated attendance of over 1.4 million people. The Honda Celebration of Light, a free musical fireworks competition in Vancouver, BC, Canada, is a much anticipated and well-known event that takes place at English Bay each year. Three international contenders, each represented by a fireworks production company from their own…

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A Guide to Vancouver Pride Week

July 21, 2016

On July 31, 2016, Vancouver will host one of the largest, highly spirited and most successful arts and cultural celebrations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride. The Vancouver Pride Parade, now in its 38th year, celebrates the LGTBQ2+ community, positive social change and individual uniqueness. In 2013, the parade was granted civic status, and today is a renowned event attracting thousands of people from…

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Save on Auto Repairs with Our Coupons and Discounts

July 19, 2016

Everyone likes to save money. Car troubles can lead to unexpected costs. Just when you want to go shopping for a string of approaching birthdays in the family, you have an auto repair expense on your hands. We understand how frustrating that can be. Regularly scheduled service and maintenance appointments will keep such nasty surprises at bay. In addition, when you do need to take…

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Waiting for Your Vehicle Service in Surrey? Pass the Time with these Fun Activities

July 12, 2016

Being without your vehicle, even for a short period of time, can be inconvenient. If you need a vehicle inspection, battery change, or auto repair in Surrey or surrounding cities, don’t let boredom set in! Pass the time by checking out one of the many exciting events the city has to offer. There is a lot going on this summer season. Now is the perfect…

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Listening to Your Vehicle: Identifying Strange Sounds

July 5, 2016

It may happen out on the road or you may notice it upon starting your ignition. No matter where you are when it happens, unusual noises coming from your vehicle can be concerning. If the noise is loud, persistent, or is accompanied by other unusual circumstances, you should contact a trained mechanic as soon as possible to identify the cause. Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres…

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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.