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Driving on BC’s hilly roads, in damp weather conditions and heavy urban traffic can be challenging for your car – Minit- Tune & Brake can help extend the life of your engine. Regular vehicle inspection, maintenance, and oil change services will protect your investment in your vehicle. For affordable, quick, and convenient oil change services in Vancouver, as well as across Alberta and BC areas, such as SurreyLangley, and Kelowna, among others, drivers know that they’ll find superior service and substantial savings at their nearby Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centre garage.


Time for an Oil and Filter Change?

A regular schedule of oil and filter changes is one of the simplest things you can do to keep your car in good condition. The conventional wisdom of an oil change every 5,000 km has changed somewhat with greater concern for the environment and advances in both engine design and engine oil formulation.

Today’s engines can be maintained with oil changes at longer intervals, up to 8,000 km by utilizing full synthetic oil, and depending on the make and model of your vehicle and the kind of driving you do. For stop-and-start highway driving, for instance, or cold weather extremes, you might need more frequent oil changes to protect your engine. Drive in to any Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres location and ask our trained mechanics about the right type of oil and an appropriate schedule for your vehicle’s oil change.


Your Vehicle Will Tell You When It Needs an Oil Change

Forgotten the date of your last oil change? It might be time to bring your car in if you can’t remember the last time you had an oil change done. Don’t ignore the other signs you should be on the lookout for, including:

  • Engine noise
  • Check engine light
  • Black oil when you check oil levels
  • Oily leaks under your vehicle


Regular Multi-Point Maintenance Inspection

When you bring your vehicle to Minit-Tune & Brake Auto Centres, our mechanics will also do a thorough visual inspection of your vehicle. Our inspection includes:

  • Brakes – front and rear brake systems
  • Front-End – shock absorbers, struts and steering components
  • Exhaust System – catalytic converter, muffler, exhaust pipes, manifold and gaskets
  • Electrical System – battery, lights, horn and wipers
  • Tires – tread depth, rotate tires and adjust tire pressure
  • Cooling System – hoses, clamps, water pump and radiator
  • Belts – alternator, power steering and air conditioning belts
  • Fluids – level and quality of all critical fluid levels


Drive in to one of our 15 Vancouver, BC, and Alberta locations – you’re likely within 20 minutes of the most reliable car mechanics in your area. We have busy shops in Richmond, New Westminster, and more! When you drive out of your local Minit-Tune Brake, you will have the peace of mind of knowing that your car and your passengers are safe on the road.

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