• Do You Know What all Your Vehicle Dashboard Warning Indicators Mean?

    Whether you’re driving around Calgary in a brand new car or your trusty old pickup truck, your dashboard indicators are your vehicle’s way of telling you when it needs repair. But those little lights aren’t very effective if you don’t know what they mean or if you simply ignore them. Keep reading to learn more so your car or truck will be in good repair all year round.

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  • Do You Have Water in Your Car’s Transmission?

    When water gets into a vehicle transmission, it spells trouble. There is a very small window of time to remove it before it does catastrophic damage. Once water is in there, it’s tricky getting it out because as soon as you start the car, the water will be drawn up into the transmission. This can quickly lead to rust buildup, expanding, adhesive loss on the clutch, and dangerous vapors.

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  • Winterizing Tips to Prevent Costly Vehicle Repair in Calgary

    Summer is quickly coming to an end, which means the fall season is around the corner. Before you know it, winter will be here and many of you may be scrambling to prepare your vehicle for the cold Albertan weather ahead. Freezing temperatures can cause certain parts of your car to wear more quickly and make driving more difficult.

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  • Automotive Repair Industry Trends – What’s Driving Car Maintenance and Repair?

    According to a recent study conducted by Canada Post regarding Canadian automotive trends, more Canadians are opting to keep their vehicle longer rather than frequently purchasing a brand new car. This has led to a surge in vehicle repair and maintenance services over the last few years.

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  • How to Prepare Your Vehicle for a Summer Road Trip

    The Griswold family’s adventure in National Lampoon’s Vacation wouldn’t be quite so hilarious (or catastrophic) if they had a GPS system and DVD player built into their station wagon. With today's modern vehicle designs and gadgets, a long road trip is definitely not the undertaking it used to be. But, all the entertainment and mapping systems in the world are no good if you end up sitting at the roadside with the hood open and your engine smoking.

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  • Converting an Automatic Transmission to Manual: Can It Be Done?

    Your vehicle has an automatic transmission but you crave the power and fun of a manual transmission. So here is a piece of good news for you—it is possible to convert an automatic transmission into a manual transmission. However, it is a complex task that should always be left to a trained technician at an established auto and transmission service shop.

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  • 4 Tips to Make the Switch from Automatic to Manual Transmission

    Want to switch gears and start driving a manual transmission car? Whether you’re a relatively new driver or you’ve already clocked countless miles, it can take some getting used to when it comes learning to navigate a stick. Here are four tips that can make the transition from driving an automatic transmission to driving a manual easier.

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  • 5 Essential Preventative Maintenance Tips for Cars and Trucks

    Whether you drive an 18-wheeler or a little hatchback, regularly servicing your vehicle will help ensure you get the best possible performance over the duration of your car or truck’s lifetime. Follow these servicing protocols and always adhere to your owner’s manual for optimum results.

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  • Vehicle Drivetrain Arrangements: Understanding the Differences

    It can be confusing and challenging to keep up with different types of vehicle drivetrain arrangements, especially with so much changing in vehicle technology in recent years. There are pros and cons to each of the systems. Read on to learn more and find the vehicle drivetrain arrangement that suits your needs.

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