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Guide for safe winter driving in Alberta
The cold winter months are almost upon us in Canada. Car maintenance in winter is required to keep you safe on the road. The good news is that you don’t need to spend much money to get your vehicle ready for winter. Follow this easy guide and ensure you extend your car's longevity. 1. […]
3 Vehicles to consider for the perfect Mountain Trip!
No matter the time of year, it's always a good time for a trip to the mountains, with exquisite views and exciting trails. You need a car with impressive off-road capabilities to tackle those gravel roads and hills through the summer heat and winter chills. Today we review the top three vehicles for mountain driving. […]
Best type of Vehicle to buy in Alberta
When you think about buying a vehicle, one thing comes to your mind; what's the best car to buy in Alberta? How much should I spend on it? Which is the best vehicle to buy when going for your summer mountain road trips? These are all questions you should ask before deciding on which vehicle […]
How to setup an electric charging station at home in alberta canada?
Electric vehicle owners can bring the electric-charging system to their homes by using a standard wall socket or an EV charging station. The time it may take to recharge depends on the type of charging system. New Inventory Used Inventory Get Pre-Approved! Types of Charging Modes There are two levels of charging […]
How does the cold weather affect car batteries?
Cars batteries contain energy cells and a chemical solution of lead-acid. Together, these two elements give your car a boost of energy, getting it moving immediately after turning on the ignition. The battery converts chemical energy into electrical energy. Without it, the engine and electronics of your car will not run. Influence of Cold […]
Cars and Trucks Cost Less: 4 Maintenance Factors To Consider With Electric Cars
Owning an electric car is a great investment due to the many benefits it offers. You have excellent fuel efficiency, and an electric car does make a positive contribution to the environment by reducing emissions. However, when you own an electric car, you need to remember the factors that go into keeping it maintained. Let's […]
WHAT HAPPENS IF MY CAR RUNS OUT OF BRAKE FLUID?
When owning used cars in Wetaskiwin, you may become concerned if you notice your brake fluid runs low or runs completely out. What will happen if that occurs, and what should you do next? Let's take a look at the importance of brake fluid. The Importance of Brake Fluid Brake fluid is extremely […]
What to do if your car is pulling to one side
TL;DR: Identify the Issue. Check Your Tires for Pressure and Wear. Check Your Car's Service History. Book a Brake Inspection Immediately A well-maintained car that's performing correctly should keep moving in a straight line, unless you turn the steering wheel or the car hits an obstacle on the road. However, as cars age, they […]
The Best Oil in Winter
Amid all the advanced engineering wizardry found in a modern car, it's one of the most humble and everyday components that could be the most important of them all. The oil in your car is essential to protect all the moving parts, keeping them from damage and extending the life of the vehicle, while also […]
What is the Manual Transmission Fluid All About?
Whether you're driving a new or used car, keeping it in great condition is essential for a long life of trouble-free travel. For cars with a manual transmission, one of the most important servicing requirements is to check and replace the manual transmission fluid to keep the gearbox and related components running smoothly. Here's why […]