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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Your Vehicle’s Cooling System

Your Vehicle’s Cooling System

We're often asked questions in Calgary, AB about the cooling system – the system that cools your engine and keeps it at the proper operating temperature. Let's examine the topic in two areas: first the coolant itself and, second, the parts that make...

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Alternator Replacement

Alternator Replacement

Many Calgary drivers have probably noticed a bunch of warning lights on their dash when they start their engine. They flash on to test the circuits and then go off if everything’s OK. One of the warning lights looks...

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Your Cabin Air Filter

Your Cabin Air Filter

The air inside your vehicle may actually be more polluted than the air outside. Pollen, mold, dust, etc. can be trapped inside your vehicle. The cabin air filter stops these pollutants before they even get inside and filters out...

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Your Vehicle’s Fuel System

Your Vehicle’s Fuel System

I'd like to give our friends in Calgary a quick overview of the fuel system. It starts with the fuel pump. The fuel pump is located inside the tank and pumps fuel out to the engine. Somewhere along the way is...

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