When Should I Use My Parking Brake?

ASK A MASTER MECHANIC: WHEN SHOULD I USE MY PARKING BRAKE?

A parking brake is in every car, but that doesn’t mean that every driver knows how–or when–to use it. Your emergency or parking brake…

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Master Mechanic: Does Tesla Have A Million-Mile Battery on the Way?

While automakers explore moving towards electric vehicles, they face one inevitable hurdle: eventually, all car batteries stop discharging and recharging energy as well as…

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Master Mechanic: A Peek Inside Canada’s Largest Car Collection

Cars are something a lot of people are passionate about, and at Master Mechanic, we can relate! Few Canadians are more passionate than Calgary…

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Ask A Master Mechanic: My Car Heater Is Blowing Cold Air

With winter months quickly approaching, the need for a functioning car heater is imperative. At Master Mechanic, as the temperature starts to cool, we…

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Master Mechanic High Park: Updating Our Animal Rights Laws

We are thrilled to share that after unanimously passing through the House of Commons in May, Bill C-84 passed its final Senate vote in…

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Ask A Master Mechanic: Why Winter Tires Are Important

Like it or not, winter is right around the corner. At Master Mechanic, that means questions about winter tires. We’ll start by saying that…

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Honda’s New Airbags Could Save More Lives

Master Mechanic: A New Airbag That Could Save More Lives

Honda’s New Airbags Could Save More Lives In 2017, the number of motor vehicle fatalities in Canada totaled 1,841, down 2.8% from 2016. Still,…

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Using Jumper Cables on Your Car Battery

Master Mechanic: Using Jumper Cables on Your Car Battery

Murphy’s Law states, “anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” While that may sound a little bleak, any Master Mechanic will tell you…

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Common Car Myths

Ask A Master Mechanic: Common Car Myths

Most Canadian adults over the age of 18 can drive, and many of us even own a car, but that doesn’t mean we understand…

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How to Maintain the Value of Your Car

Master Mechanic: How to Maintain the Value of Your Car

At Master Mechanic, we know buying a new car is an exciting event. Although it’s not something you probably want to think about when…

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