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May is Canadian Car Care Month

May is Canadian Car Care Month

Be Car Care Aware! Celebrate May - Canadian Car Care Month by bringing your vehicle into Mark's Auto Service Today! Book your appointment online! Learn more a www.carcarecanada.ca.

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Spring car care should involve more than just a quick shampoo

Canada’s long, harsh winters not only add stress to our lives, but also to the systems that keep our vehicles safe and reliable and that means a spring makeover should include more than just cosmetics. While your immediate focus will likely be on restoring your car, van, SUV or truck’s exterior and interior to pristine condition, make sure you also give its mechanical systems a careful once-over to ensure they’re ready to deal with the hot summer weather ahead, particularly if its an older or high mileage vehicle. You can have your service technician do this for you – and many service shops offer spring service special deals - but by following some basic procedures you can spot potential problem areas yourself and then have them dealt with if necessary by a pro. You should have been keeping your vehicle washed regularly to help keep rust at bay, but if you haven’t you need to do so before checking it over as it will be easier to s ... read more

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May is Canadian Car Care Month

Be Car Care Aware! Celebrate May - Canadian Car Care Month by bringing your vehicle into Mark's Auto Service Today! Book your appointment online! Learn more a www.carcarecanada.ca.

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Be Car Care Aware - CAR CARE MINUTE #7

Spring Into Vehicle Maintenance Spring is the perfect time of year to make sure your vehicle is ready for the upcoming travel season. Click here to view the Spring Into Vehicle Maintenance Video! Scroll down to Car Care Minute #7 and select Video to view live on the web

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Fuel Saving Tips As Gas Prices Soar

Record Gas Prices Make it Perfect Time to "Be Car Care Aware" With gas prices reaching close to a dollar a litre in some pats of the country, Car Care Canada is offering gas saving maintenance and driving tips that really work. "Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of gasoline is wasted every day by motorists, because simple and inexpensive vehicle maintenance is neglected," says Car Care Canada’s Marc Brazeau. "Loose or missing gas caps, under-inflated tires, worn spark plugs and dirty air filters all contribute to poor fuel economy." Car Care Canada offers these fuel-saving tips: Vehicle gas caps – In Canada, the provinces with emissions testing programs suggest that this is a common cause for failing an emissions test – yet it is simple and inexpensive to fix. According to US studies, about 17 percent of the vehicles on the roads have gas caps that are either damaged, loose or are missing altogether. Under inflated tires ... read more

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DID YOU KNOW? May is Car Care Month!

The goal of Car Care Month is to build awareness and knowledge to prepare motorists to make sensible decisions about their vehicles. Reversing unperformed maintenance will conserve energy, improve highway safety and benefit the environment. Tips on Preparing for Summer Car Care Canada offers tips to prepare for summer, to keep your vehicle dependable and safe, to protect the environment and to enhance and maintain your vehicle investment. Conduct regular maintenance – follow a scheduled maintenance plan. Replace worn out parts, such as belts and hoses, before they break. Be sure to check all of the fluids (Brake, Coolant /Anti-Freeze, Power Steering, Transmission, Washer fluid) in your car, not just the oil and gas. Hot weather is the true culprit behind car-battery trouble – it actually shortens battery life. Summer is the season for major car-battery problems. Hot summer weather can be tough on a vehicle, even if you ... read more

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