Car Care Tips

Exhaust Service at Lube Town: Passing the Smell Test

Monday 13th of January 2020
The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Alberta residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Okotoks folks know a properly function

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Alberta Exhaust and Emissions Service

Tuesday 28th of May 2019
Many Alberta residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Lube Town is really a lot more comprehensive these days.For example, in the U.S., th

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Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Lube Town

Monday 10th of September 2018
Hello Alberta! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Okotoks vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to regulate harmful emissions as well as to improve performance in the country's vehicles.The PCV valve, as you can probably guess, is located on the crankcase. The crankcase is the lowest part of a vehicle's engine. It houses the c

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PCV Valve: What Is It?

Monday 5th of February 2018
Most Alberta drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs

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