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Staying In Line: Wheel Alignment for Your Vehicle

June 27, 2016

Your wheels are one of the most important parts of your vehicle. They keep you in contact with the ground and help you maintain control of your vehicle with grip and traction. With so much wear and tear though, it is not surprising that wheels can become inefficient and unsafe without proper attention over time. Wheel alignment is one of the most common issues drivers…

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Giving Back to the Maple Ridge Community

June 27, 2016

Each Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres location has a unique connection to the surrounding community. With 18 locations across BC and Alberta, it is not surprising that each has been able to leave its mark and give back to their area in unique ways. The Maple Ridge auto repair location is no exception, and is happy to announce a new initiative that supports the Garibaldi…

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Looking to Explore and Discover the Magic of Richmond, BC? Visit the Largest Night Market in North America!

May 16, 2016

Whether you have lived in Richmond your whole life, are stopping by on vacation, or have recently moved to the area, the area offers something for everyone. The city is a vibrant part of British Columbia and has lots to offer people of all ages. Are you looking for a fun way to kick-off the summer season, a unique event to make your visit memorable,…

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Getting Warm and Staying Cool: Getting to Know Your Vehicle’s Heating and Air Conditioning Systems

April 21, 2016

Heating and air conditioning systems help make driving comfortable for you and your passengers year-round. These systems have made such a difference in the comfort of your vehicle that it’s hard to imagine driving around with any of these not functioning properly. From sweltering summers to blistering winters, it is difficult to even think about getting into a vehicle that is not equipped with a…

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Maintaining Your Vehicle: Taking Care of Transmission Fluid

April 19, 2016

Everyone remembers to refill their windshield washer fluid when it runs low. Oil, lube, and filters all stay top of mind when we think about vehicle maintenance and keeping our cars and trucks running smoothly. But one fluid always seems to be forgotten, regardless of the important role it plays in helping your vehicle work its best: transmission fluid! Transmission fluid can be trickier to…

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Knowing Your Vehicle: Electronic Auto Repairs

April 6, 2016

There is a lot going on under the hood of your vehicle. Many people take their cars and trucks for granted, relying on them to get them from point A to point B and only really paying attention when something goes wrong. Paying a bit more attention and understanding more about the working parts and electrical wiring that goes into making your vehicle operational can…

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Exploring BC? Here Are a Few Places to Consider First

March 30, 2016

Are you planning on touring the beautiful landscapes of British Columbia? There are so many exciting places to visit and if you plan to do a road trip, you can plan the perfect route and squeeze in numerous attractions, historical landmarks, and more. Some Popular Neighbourhoods to Explore in BC The Vancouver and Victoria neighbourhoods are architecturally breathtaking, historical and the perfect place to drive,…

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3 Reasons to Book a Vehicle Tune-Up Before Easter

March 15, 2016

The long Easter weekend is an exciting time. Chocolates, egg hunts, parades and family gatherings mean a lot of joy and good times are ahead. It also means a lot of driving is done as people return home or meet at loved ones’ homes to celebrate. Before you get on the road for your Easter celebrations, make sure your vehicle is working its best. The…

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3 Signs Your Automobile May Have Exhaust Issues

March 8, 2016

There are certain tasks we all forget to do, even though we know they are important. Washing behind your ears, unplugging the iron, flossing every day, checking our vehicle’s exhaust system—all of these come to mind. Don’t let that last one slip by you this year. Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres can help you ensure your muffler is working its best to keep you safe…

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March Break: Get a Tune-Up Before Your Spring Break Road Trip

March 1, 2016

After a tough winter season, your car is probably in need of a little TLC. Harsh weather conditions, salt, and limited traction can do quite a number on your vehicle. For that reason, spring is the perfect time to schedule your regular vehicle maintenance appointment. 4 Reasons to Schedule Your Auto Repair Appointment Before Spring Break The birds are singing, the snow is melting, and…

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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.