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  • Spring Clean your Vehicle

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    Here are our Top 10 tips for getting your car ready for the spring. Some will help your vehicle look (and smell) better, but most are designed to help it perform more efficiently and get better gas mileage. 1. Clean Your Undercarriage. Winter road salt can be a real problem by eating away at its undercarriage, not to mention the chunks of road debris that collects underneath your vehicle during the winter months. Head to the car wash and choose the undercarriage cleaning option, alternatively... read more

    Tuesday 27 March 2018
  • The Answers to all your Tire Questions!

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    How often should I get my tires rotated? As a general rule, you should get your tires rotated when you get an oil service performed.  (about every 6-8k miles or every 6-12 months) Changing the location of the tires on your vehicle allow them to wear evenly and will give them a longer life. What is a tire “balance”? During tire installation services, tires are fitted to wheels and then are measured on a balancing machine and correction weights... read more

    Friday 01 December 2017
  • How to Change a Flat Tire

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    When your vehicle gets a flat tire while you are driving, remain calm and follow these instructions: Don’t panic! You don’t have to stop your vehicle immediately.  The most important thing to do is to keep the car under your control by slowing down, and then pull over to the side of the road away from traffic to a safe spot. For female drivers who are alone – be very vigilant about your surroundings and watchful for thugs who cause accidents to get their victims to pull... read more

    Tuesday 07 November 2017
  • "That Pothole I just hit won't cause any damage to my vehicle, right?"

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    Potholes can wreak havoc on your tires, rims, alignment and shocks & struts.  If you hit a particularly nasty one, beware of these warning signs that could be exacerbated if you ignore them: Vehicle is pulling to one side (alignment or steering system issue) A particularly bouncy or loose ride (shock & strut damage) Your tire air pressure light illuminates Visible bulge in tire sidewall (indicates that there is an internal tear) Rim damage that may indicate hidden tire damage... read more

    Wednesday 03 May 2017
  • How much does it cost to get my car fixed? Can you PLEASE give me a price NOW over the phone!

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    We get this call all the time. Everyone is in a hurry and everyone these days, including myself, we just want to get the information, make the best decision, get it done and move on with their lives. I need brakes on my car, how much will it cost, asked the caller. Hmmm…Well that depends….. All cars are different and all drivers drive their cars differently. Need and cost can vary greatly depending our customers’ actual needs and what their expectations are. There is no way... read more

    Tuesday 25 April 2017
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