Car Care Tips

Tire Tread Depth for Alberta, Okotoks Drivers

Monday 24th of January 2022
  Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.Consumer Reports recommends tire replacement when tread reaches 4/32 i

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Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

Tuesday 18th of January 2022
If you've ever been driving around Alberta and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distract

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Your Vehicle is Talking to YOU (Service Warning Signs)

Monday 10th of January 2022
Your vehicle may be like that famous battery bunny, the one that just keeps going and going.  But while it may seem sometimes like you never need to take your vehicle in to be worked on, there are some things you should keep your eye

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Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

Monday 3rd of January 2022
If you've ever been driving around Alberta and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distract

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What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

Monday 3rd of January 2022
  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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No Strain, No Gain (The Basics of Oil Filters)

Monday 27th of December 2021
Ever wonder what one of the best things is to ever happen to your vehicle's engine?  It's the little thing that usually looks like a can, the oil filter. Just like your kitchen sink strainer filters out errant particles of food from clogging your drain, the oil filter cleans out small particles

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Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Alberta

Monday 13th of December 2021
Night driving in Alberta is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based o

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Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Alberta Motorists

Wednesday 8th of December 2021
Alberta residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of

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