December 3, 2016
With winter rapidly approaching, make sure your brakes are operating properly Over the past two months, care and maintenance of your vehicle’s fuel system and transmission have been discussed. In this issue, we will be reviewing the brake system and its maintenance. With winter weather rapidly approaching, you should ensure your vehicle’s brakes are in top condition to withstand the rigors of extreme cold and winter road conditions. What moves must eventually stop. The brake system uses friction to
August 19, 2016
Check now or pay later The summer driving season is nearly over and stores are full of back to school merchandise. Now that you’ve stocked up on new pencils and notebooks, make sure you don’t miss the bus with your vehicle. Your car has worked hard in the summer heat, so give it a head start on the new school year by ensuring all regular maintenance is up to date. Review the basics – If you’ve been putting off
April 8, 2016
Car Care: Get the Good Stuff Don’t settle for knock off versions Over the last few years counterfeit auto parts have been flooding the market. They can fool even the most experienced eyes because they often carry trademarks and packaging of trusted brands. Instead of meeting an automaker’s official standards, counterfeit parts are often dangerously inferior. One example of the problem occurred in July of 2012 when the Timken Company of Mississauga was contact by the RCMP about counterfeit bearings.