Can I put any type of coolant in my car?

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September 18th, 2015

Years ago, when full service gas stations were common place, the attendant had only one option for topping up coolant in your car, it was green. Today we have multiple choices of coolant, each which their own specific concoction to more

The Surprising Ways Dealers Make The Most Profit Off You

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August 31st, 2015

As much as people obsess about negotiating the lowest possible price for a new car, that’s not where car dealerships make the most money. That would be the Service and Parts Department, where you’re probably not going to be able to more

Top 7 Tips To Take Good Care of Your Car

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August 24th, 2015

Regularly scheduled maintenance and lubrication using the manufacturers recommended type and formulation of oil, grease and liquids is what will do the trick. Replacing normal wear-and-tear parts such as timing belts before they break is also a good path to more

Tips on how to maintain the value of your vehicle

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August 21st, 2015

Most car owners never worry about the resale value of their vehicle until it comes time to sell it. The value of your car can be maintained throughout the years you own it by following a few simple rules. How more

Tips for safe motorcycling

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July 30th, 2015

Riding a motorcycle is a great recreational past time. Motorcycling is also a great way to cut fuel consumption, avoid heavy congestion or lack of available parking issues. Many owners enjoy performing basic maintenance on their motorcycle. Before you perform any more

Do I really need to rotate my tires?

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July 16th, 2015

The answer is yes, but let us examine why it is pertinent to your particular vehicle. Each vehicle wears tires differently. Front wheel, rear wheel, all wheel drive or part time 4x4, they all have different wear patterns, advantages and more

The truth underneath the hood

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July 6th, 2015

I spent the day today “googling” this topic. It seems like every garage from the fly by nights to the well-established dealerships offer what they claim to be “convenient service”. Most service centres offer anything from an 18-30 minute turn-over more

How to read your V.I.N.

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June 30th, 2015

Every vehicle has a unique V.I.N. (vehicle identification number). The V.I.N. is stamped onto a small metal plate and is attached to the driver’s side of the dash board where it meets the windshield. The V.I.N. is a 17 digit more