Wheel Bearings

Your wheel bearings may be something to which you've never given a thought while driving around Calgary AB. Wheel bearings are what enable your wheels to spin freely. Since they bear the entire weight of the vehicle, they have to be tough. Wheel bearings can last well over 160,000 [...]

March 29th, 2019|Auto Maintenance|

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure

Under-inflated tires waste fuel. Think how hard it is to walk in sand, you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don’t have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more fuel to get from one destination to [...]

March 4th, 2019|Auto Maintenance|

Fuel Saving Tip Myths

Dec 2nd, 2018 With high fuel prices comes a lot of fuel saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on, is really great. Some you hear other places is myth. And some is just designed to prey on Calgary drivers desperate to improve fuel economy and save some cash. When [...]

December 18th, 2018|Auto Maintenance|

Cooling System Service

Drivers often ask questions about the cooling system – the system that cools your vehicle 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 up the cooling system. The coolant is the mix of water [...]

November 19th, 2018|Auto Maintenance|

Your Vehicle’s Suspension

After many years and tens of thousands of kilometers, your vehicle suspension system components do wear out, but how long that takes depends a lot on how you drive. As you can imagine, if most of your driving is on smooth highways, your shock absorbers will last a lot longer than if [...]

November 12th, 2018|Auto Maintenance|