What Are Emergency Must Haves For Your Car

August 24th, 2021 by

When it comes to planning for an emergency in your car, you have two ways to prepare. The first is by choosing a carwith features that will help protect you and your family. The second is by carrying an emergency car kit with you. This article will take a look at both, so you can…

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Winter Tires 101

November 13th, 2020 by
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Fact: Winter Tires Save Money and Lives Despite the apparent advantages, many Canadian drivers still resist the idea of using winter tires. Many perceive them as an unnecessary expense. Some believe that winter tires have a higher rolling resistance coefficient and, as a consequence, offer less fuel economy. And there are those who do not…

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Car Care: Winter Driving

October 7th, 2016 by

Be prepared for winter driving There may not be cold and snow everywhere, but winter driving conditions can be unpredictable. That makes it important to be prepared, so an unexpected situation doesn’t turn into big trouble. Even without freezing temperatures and lots of precipitation, packing a vehicular survival kit is a good idea. You don’t…

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Car Care: Back to School Maintenance

September 5th, 2016 by

Routine maintenance will help your vehicle run smoothly for the entire school year Whether you’re ferrying a brood to preschool or sending an older child off to college this fall, it’s a great time of year to check out your vehicles maintenance. The last thing you need in the middle of the term is the…

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Back to School Car Care

August 30th, 2016 by

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…

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Car Care: What Do Warning Lights Mean?

May 1st, 2016 by

The more you know, the better off you’ll be Modern cars and trucks are pretty smart. If something goes wrong, they can often tell you what the problem is. Vehicle gauges and warning lights can mean a variety of things, however, ranging from minor to very serious and potentially costly, so it’s a good idea…

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Car Care: Wheel Alignment and Tire Rotation

February 27th, 2016 by

Now’s the time Your vehicle’s wheels and tires work hard and take a lot of abuse, especially during winter months. Spring is when everyone cleans away the signs of winter, and it’s a good time to give your tires and alignment some attention, too. If you use dedicated winter tires, the changeover to your regular…

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