Preventative Maintenance’ Category Archive

oil changes

The Importance of Oil Changes

I was told to have oil changes every 5,000 kilometres, is this correct? Typically you should have your engine oil changed every 5,000 kilometres….

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preventative maintenance

‘Moms Know Best’ Car Maintenance Tip 2: Routine Maintenance

Have you ever had this happen to you? You’re driving along and you notice a new noise or worse your vehicle starts to run poorly and it seems like it might even stall, leaving you stranded on the side of the road!! Situations like these are stressful for any vehicle owner and are 99% avoidable, here’s how…

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tire pressure check

‘Moms Know Best’ Car Maintenance Tip 3: Tire Pressure

Has your vehicle ever drifted left or right when you wanted it to go straight? Or maybe fuel economy has dropped but your vehicle seems to be running fine. There could be one of the simple answer….tire pressure.

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tire damage

‘Mom Knows Best’ Car Maintenance Tip 4: Tire Damage

A flat or blown tire is every mom’s worst nightmare – especially when their children are in the car. This article will discuss what…

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check engine light

‘Mom Knows Best’ Car Maintenance Tip 5: Engine Light

This article discusses the top five (common) reasons why an engine light may come on, including catalytic converter replacement, the gas cap being loose,…

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regular servicing car

Importance of Regular Car Servicing

Why is it important to schedule regular car maintenance services? Automobiles are complex, as every type and brand of car is compiled of different…

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used or aftermarket tires

Should I Buy Used or Aftermarket Tires?

Is it okay to buy used tires or aftermarket tires for my vehicle? Quality tires are important for your vehicle, without them your vehicle won’t…

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brake service

How To Extend The Life of Brakes

How can I extend the life of my brakes? The brakes in your car are integral to the safety of your vehicle, which is…

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car friend repair

5 Reasons Not To Let Your Friend Repair Your Car

Why shouldn’t I have my friend repair my car for me? We all have that one friend who is great with cars, lawnmowers, boats,…

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