Blog 2018-03-05T14:07:13+00:00

Differential Service

What is a differential and why do Calgary drivers need to have it serviced? First of all – your vehicle does have a differential. If it’s a rear wheel drive, your differential is on the back. If it’s front wheel drive, your differential is built into your transaxle (transmission). Drivers [...]

May 14th, 2018|Auto Maintenance|

Axle Service

Drivers should know that the axles are the last link in transferring power from the engine to the wheels. They’re strong parts that last a long time but they can run into trouble. Axles just wear out over time and need to be replaced. And sometimes axle seals leak, causing the axle to wear [...]

May 8th, 2018|Auto Maintenance|

Auto Repair Ethics

We’re going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. Unfortunately, every profession has some bad actors that hurt the reputation of everyone else. In our automotive world, including our local automotive community, industry associations, and professional licensing organizations we are very committed to high ethical standards. Yet some drivers [...]

April 30th, 2018|Auto Repair|

Automotive Tips: Oil Filter

As your engine runs, dirt gets into the oil. Oil sludge can also start to build up. Fortunately, motor oil contains detergents that clean the engine and gather up contaminates. The oil circulates through the oil filter where clumps of dirt and harmful sludge are captured. An oil filter can [...]

April 23rd, 2018|Auto Maintenance|

Tire Replacement

New tire choices can be overwhelming for drivers. Suppose you have an SUV and are trying to decide between all season tires or some that are also rated for off-highway. How much do you drive off-road? How important are looks as you drive on Calgary roadways? Let’s suppose you have [...]

April 16th, 2018|Auto Maintenance|

Maintaining your Steering

Steering is one of the things we take for granted in our vehicles. Let's break it down into two areas: first, the power assist and second the actual parts that steer the vehicle. Power Assist Most people who are under 40 have never driven a vehicle without power steering. Most vehicles in AB today [...]

April 10th, 2018|Auto Maintenance|