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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Lube Town Advice: Don't Overlook These 6 Automotive Services

Sunday 21st of February 2021
Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Okotoks. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Alberta residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write “o

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Should Alberta Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

Monday 12th of August 2019
So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Lube Town tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that “severe service” schedule and see some of the followin

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Easy Miles ? Do Alberta Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

Monday 16th of October 2017
Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called “severe service” maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more at a constant rate of 65 miles per hour (105 kilometers per hour) in 75°F (24°C) weather with only passengers on board. Change any one of those parameters and you are adding stress to your engine. Change them significantly and you are driving under severe condi

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Deciphering the Lube Town Menu Board

Wednesday 4th of October 2017
Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Alberta, Okotoks, service centers like Lube Town have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what t

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Recommended Service Intervals at Lube Town

Tuesday 4th of July 2017
Most people in the Alberta area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and compone

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