Monthly Archives: February 2013

VEHICLE MYTH: The only fluids I need to worry about are oil and gas

VEHICLE MYTH: The only fluids I need to worry about are oil and gas

Everyone knows that without gas your vehicle won’t run. Most people also know that oil is important. Engine oil lubricates, cleans, and cools critical parts of the engine. The oil's additives also help to suspend dirt, where it can be drained at the next oil change. The life-blood of your engine, engine oil consists of various weight mineral or synthetic oils combined with additives for engine protection. Oils may come in single or multi-grades and meet various oil performance standards. Multi-grade oils usually start out as single-grade base oils, such as SAE 10W. Then viscosity-index improvers are added to modify viscosity. The end result is an SAE 10W-30 oil capable of flowing like a 10W oil at cold temperatures and a 30W oil at higher temperatures. Check your owner’s manual to ensure you are using the proper grade of oil for your vehicle. Most people neglect the other fluids in their vehicle, these include: ... read more

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February Charity: Canadian Red Cross - Oakville

February Charity: Canadian Red Cross - Oakville

Our February Charity of the Month is the Canadian Red Cross - OakvilleMark's Auto Service will donate $4.00 to the Canadian Red Cross - Oakville for every online appointment scheduled this month. Schedule your Online Appointment Here. When booking an appointment online, please select the charity you want to donate to from the Charity Drop-Down Box. Thank you for helping Mark's Auto Service support the Canadian Red Cross - Oakville! Learn more about this charity on their website at www.redcross.ca

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