Car Care Tips

Hey Alberta Drivers, How Many Miles Are on Your Car?

Sunday 24th of October 2021
Nowadays, Alberta drivers are paying more at Okotoks gas pumps. For some families it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. That's got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reaso

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Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Monday 11th of October 2021
  Bad air quality while you're driving around Alberta is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks

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What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

Monday 20th of September 2021
  With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Alberta, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Alberta drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandable that it's not something on the top of Alberta

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Keep Your Alberta Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

Monday 13th of September 2021
  Hey Alberta - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter

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The Economy of Maintenance for Alberta Drivers

Tuesday 7th of September 2021
Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Alberta drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choos

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Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Monday 30th of August 2021
  Bad air quality while you're driving around Alberta is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks

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The Maintenance Free Myth

Tuesday 24th of August 2021
  Sometimes we hear people in Alberta say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials

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I NEED All Wheel Drive (Pros and Cons of AWD)

Tuesday 17th of August 2021
So winter has arrived and you don't feel confident in how your 2-wheel drive vehicle does in the snow and ice.  You envy all those people with all-wheel-drive (AWD) and 4-wheel-drive (4WD) cars, trucks and SUVs.  You start thinking, "I need one of th

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