Wheel Alignment Service

Wheel Alignment Service

When all of your vehicle’s wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard in Calgary or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in AB can cause...

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Importance of Maintenance Schedules

Importance of Maintenance Schedules

Your vehicle isn’t the only aspect of Calgary life with recommended intervals: you have dental cleanings, physical exams, laundry, mowing the lawn and paying the bills. What would happen if you didn’t follow these intervals? Well, you’d get more cavities....

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How do disc breaks work and when do you need maintenance?

How do disc breaks work and when do you need maintenance?

Your brakes are extremely important as you drive around Calgary, AB. Having good brakes just keeps you out of trouble. You'll want to carefully maintain your brakes. With disc brakes, brake pads rub on a disc or rotor to slow the wheels. The...

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Did You Know: All About Axles

Did You Know: All About Axles

The main job of your axles is to transfer power from your engine to the drive wheels. If you hear a strange noise coming from your axles, or if your axle seal is leaking or your CV boot is...

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Did You Know About Alignment

Did You Know About Alignment

Wheels are aligned with specific settings for toe-in and toe-out, positive and negative camber, and positive and negative castor. Each vehicle model can have different settings. Poor alignment affects your handling and causes your tires to wear very quickly....

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Your Vehicle’s “Differential”

Your Vehicle’s “Differential”

With front-wheel drive being so common these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service at Precision Alignment & Brake Ltd, so most Calgary drivers don’t even have to think about it. And most rear-wheel...

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Did you know about radiator safety?

Did you know about radiator safety?

You should never open your radiator pressure cap or coolant overflow bottle when your engine is hot. Hot coolant and steam can cause severe burns. Check your owner's manual, or ask you service advisor about when you should have...

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Pre-Trip Inspections

Pre-Trip Inspections

A lot of Calgary drivers wonder about how to prepare their vehicle for a trip. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas so you may be anxious to know...

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