Automotive Tips: Continuously Variable Transmission

Automotive Tips: Continuously Variable Transmission

Traditional automatic transmissions have a number of gears or “speeds”. As you accelerate, the transmission starts in first gear and runs up through the gears. You hear the engine speed rise and fall as you progress through the gears....

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Why does your vehicle need an oil change?

Why does your vehicle need an oil change?

An oil change at your local Calgary auto repair shop: Sounds simple, but there's some pretty important things to know about preventing oil sludge.Oil eventually starts to turn into jelly. Literally – petroleum jelly. Sludge clogs up oil passages...

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Transfer Case Service for 4 Wheel Drive Vehicles

Transfer Case Service for 4 Wheel Drive Vehicles

Most people in the Calgary area may not know much about transfer cases, but if you have a 4-wheel drive vehicle, you've got one. It makes sure you have power available for both the front and rear axles.For example,...

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Do You Know About Disc Brakes

Do You Know About Disc Brakes

Racing legend Richard Petty once said, "If you've got good brakes you can stay out of a lot of trouble." If you're hearing unusual sounds when you brake or if your brake pedal is feeling squishy or too hard,...

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Servicing Your Drum Brakes

Servicing Your Drum Brakes

Brakes that work properly are essential to the safety of Calgary drivers. You want to carefully maintain your brakes. In vehicles equipped with drum brakes, the brake components are housed inside a drum that rotates with the wheel. When you...

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Engine Air Filter

Engine Air Filter

Today we want to talk about your engine air filter.That's the filter that cleans the air before it's burned in your engine. Many people in Calgary wonder how often they should change their engine air filter. The simple answer is 'when...

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Your Vehicle Suspension

Your Vehicle Suspension

Let's talk about your suspension - you know, the system that connects your wheels to your vehicle, controls your handling and delivers a good ride as you cruise around Calgary AB. Your suspension is critical for proper steering, stopping...

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Can your car scent make you safer?

Can your car scent make you safer?

Here’s an interesting tip that we bet you didn’t know, and it might keep you safer:• The average American commuter spends two and a half hours daily in their car. Canadian commuters are not far behind.• The U.S. government says 100,000 auto...

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