Mechanical and automotive maintenance
How to Verify if my Battery Is In Good Condition?
- Extreme conditions
- Battery dead
You are late for an appointment. You rush out and jump into your car, turn the key but all you hear is a “click”. Your car won’t start. Is the battery dead? The battery is a car component that plays a really crucial function: it produces the electricity to start the car engine. It must be charged at 75% of its capacity or more for problem-free starts. The battery also powers the vehicle electrical systems and accessories such as the...
Three good reasons to change over to winter tires before the legal date
- winter tires
- first snow
- first frost
- Tire change
Fall foliage has started to appear, heavy coats are taken out of storage and home heating is about to be turned on, unmistakable signs that winter is just around the corner. An autumn yard clean up and taking out your warm garments is surely one...
When to Get Vehicle Anti-Rust Protection ?
Rust is an oxidation process that attacks metals and ruins the appearance of our vehicles. Unfortunately, no vehicle can escape this natural phenomenon, especially in winter when you factor in road salt, high humidity, along with rain,...
There’s Hot Weather Coming: Check your Car’s Air Conditioning!
- air conditioning
For certain people, air conditioning has become a necessity both at home and in the car. During the periods of high heat that can occur during the summer months, your vehicle’s air conditioning system must be functional and safe. Neglecting...
11 Auto Maintenance Tips to Consider Before Leaving For Vacation
11 Auto Maintenance Tips to Consider Before Leaving For Vacation !The summer holidays have started for most of us, and the weather is perfect for being on the road. For many of us the summer months mean vacations, long drives, and a lot of...
Car dealers may leave you under the impression that you are required to visit an authorized dealer to maintain the integrity of your car warranty.What you should knowIn each Canadian province, all vehicle maintenance professionals, at...
Getting your car ready for winter
- winter tires
When winter approaches, it is important to ensure that your car is well prepared. For starters, check out your tire wear. A little trick to check your tires for wear is to take a 25 cents coin and insert it into one of the tread grooves of the...