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Signs of a Bad Car Starter

Signs of a Bad Car Starter

Are you facing issues in starting your car? If your car is failing to start when you engage the ignition switch, Maybe the problem lies within the starter of your vehicle. A starter failure is one of the most common reasons to create problems in starting your car. It...

Spring Car Care from the Edmonton Auto Repair Experts

Spring Car Care from the Edmonton Auto Repair Experts

Spring is almost here. You’re bagging leftover leaves, opening the windows, thinking about that deck. What about your car? After months of driving under harsh conditions, adding ‘car care’ to your spring to-do list will help keep your car on the road and out of an...

How Your Car Can Benefit from an Engine Flush

How Your Car Can Benefit from an Engine Flush

It’s a simple fact that a vehicle can’t run without an engine. So, if you want to keep your car in peak running condition, the engine should receive the utmost care. A major part of this care is an engine flush. Engines perform lots of tasks, and all of this work...

Why Routine Maintenance is Crucial for Your Car

Why Routine Maintenance is Crucial for Your Car

Car troubles can be inconvenient and frustrating, but also avoidable. Routine maintenance will keep your car running well while helping you avoid unexpected breakdowns and costly repairs. In fact, it’s essential for keeping your car in peak condition and safe on the...

Signs Your Vehicle’s Air Conditioner Needs to be Repaired

Signs Your Vehicle’s Air Conditioner Needs to be Repaired

A vehicle’s air conditioning system is much like a residential system; it’s made up of a compressor, condenser and evaporator. The compressor draws in and compresses the refrigerant before forcing it through the condenser. The condenser acts as a radiator, radiating...

Signs Your Wheel Alignment is Out

Signs Your Wheel Alignment is Out

Wheel alignment is a major component of vehicle safety. Misalignment can cause loose steering, pulling, an off-centre wheel and abnormal tire wear. However, if you don’t know what signs to look for, you could be unaware that your wheel is out of alignment. It’s an...

Fall Vehicle Maintenance

Fall Vehicle Maintenance

Winters in Edmonton can be long, cold and harsh, which can be hard on a vehicle. Prepare your vehicle for the winter ahead by getting some fall maintenance performed at a trusted shop, like Computerized AutoPro. Fall maintenance will help keep your vehicle running...

Choosing the Right Winter Tires for Your Vehicle

Choosing the Right Winter Tires for Your Vehicle

There’s no debate, Canadian winters can be harsh. Weather conditions that bring lots of ice and snow can make everything challenging, but especially driving. When it’s more difficult to navigate the roads, just a short drive across town can be stressful and even...

Why Should You Detail Your Car in the Winter?

Why Should You Detail Your Car in the Winter?

So, why invest time and energy getting your car ready for winter when you can’t stop the accumulation of salt and muck? The answer is actually quite simple: economics. Taking care of your car now means that it will last longer and hold its trade-in value. That being...

Winter Car Care Tips Every Driver Should Know

Winter Car Care Tips Every Driver Should Know

With winter on the way, now is the time to ensure your car is in tip-top shape. Your car should be able to handle snowy conditions, icy roads, freezing temperatures and even salted streets. The only way to ensure this is to have maintenance performed on the most...

Choosing the Best Tires for Your Vehicle

Choosing the Best Tires for Your Vehicle

Finding the best tires for your vehicle isn’t always straightforward, and most people don’t know how to choose the correct tires. The wrong tires can hinder your vehicle’s performance and make it nearly impossible to drive in what can be treacherous winter weather....

Why You Should Get Your Car Professionally Detailed in the Spring

Why You Should Get Your Car Professionally Detailed in the Spring

Spring is a time for renewal, and this can extend to all things, including your vehicle. Just like your home, your car could benefit from some spring cleaning. In fact, springtime is perhaps the best time to freshen your car up with some detailing. Below are a few...

What You Need to Know About Tire Maintenance

What You Need to Know About Tire Maintenance

Maintenance is a major part of vehicle ownership, and it includes taking care of your engine, transmission and tires – all essential to top vehicle performance. Many people, however, aren’t aware of just how important their tires are and that proper maintenance can...

Potholes and Your Tires

Potholes and Your Tires

Potholes are shallow or deep cavities in the roadway caused by the erosion of asphalt. These cavities can be large or small. But, no matter the size, driving over a pothole could be potentially disastrous. They can cause damage to you tires and other parts of your...

All-Season Versus Summer Tires

All-Season Versus Summer Tires

All-season and summer tires are markedly different. Obviously, one is designed for one season while the other is designed for all seasons. Choosing between the two depends on your vehicle, preferences and weather conditions. Although summer tires may work best in the...

Buying Used Tires: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

Buying Used Tires: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

Buying used tires is not uncommon for vehicle owners on a budget. New tires are an expense, and one which may not have been planned if replacement is unexpected. Although this is an option, buying used tires to save money could be a mistake. Because they’re used, you...

If You Drive an Older Vehicle, Regular Maintenance is Key

If You Drive an Older Vehicle, Regular Maintenance is Key

Wear and tear can take its toll as a vehicle ages, especially if that vehicle isn’t properly cared for. Older vehicles need more maintenance than newer ones to run well and remain in peak condition. Routine maintenance is the key. It’s beneficial to your vehicle in...

Signs Your Transmission May Be Failing

Signs Your Transmission May Be Failing

An ailing transmission can be one of the most alarming issues for a vehicle owner; in the majority of cases, it requires a replacement, and transmission replacements can be expensive.  The sooner you notice the signs, the less damage it causes and the faster your...

Engine Noises You Don’t Want to Ignore

Engine Noises You Don’t Want to Ignore

Engine noises can put any vehicle owner on high alert – and for good reason. Noises from your vehicle’s engine can indicate a serious problem and should not be ignored. Here are a few of the noises you should be aware of, including a description of the noises you can...

Tips for buying Winter Tires

Tips for buying Winter Tires

Canadian winters are harsh on vehicles, and especially their tires, which is why winter tires were designed to guard against the cold, icy, snowy roads. Depending on the manufacturer, they are available in winter/snow, ice and snow or performance winter/snow and ice....

Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Driving

Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Driving

It’s no secret that the winter is harsh on vehicles, which is why many vehicle owners want to prepare their cars, trucks and minivans for winter driving.  How to go about preparing a vehicle, however, isn’t something that everyone knows how to do. Check out the tips...

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

For drivers, there’s little more important than winter vehicle safety. Winter weather poses unique challenges to a car’s condition, including ice, snow, and freezing cold roads. These challenges are especially pronounced in Canada, which is why Canadian drivers must...

Common Winter Car Problems

Common Winter Car Problems

Winter weather can wreak havoc on vehicles. Icy or snowy roads greatly enhance the risk of accidents and cold conditions can enhance the risk of vehicle damage. Staying on the lookout for common winter car problems could help mitigate damage and improve road safety....

Common Vehicle Repairs

Common Vehicle Repairs

No matter the amount of maintenance you do on your vehicle, some auto repairs are unavoidable. Although excellent maintenance can help car owners avoid large, expensive repairs, some issues are common for all vehicles. The most common issues include: Tire damage or...

Now’s the Time for Spring Car Maintenance

Now’s the Time for Spring Car Maintenance

Winter weather is particularly harsh on vehicles. In fact, icy roads and cold temperatures are top facilitators of vehicle damage and wear and tear. Consistently harsh winters makes this even worse for Canadian car owners. To minimize damages and properly address wear...

How to Handle Potholes

How to Handle Potholes

Potholes can be a thorn in any driver’s side. They’re not only dangerous and cause vehicle damage, but they can even cause accidents. Every year, potholes force drivers and Canadian municipalities to pay for costly repairs. While drivers are tasked with repairing...

when to schedule an oil change

when to schedule an oil change

Oil changes are an important aspect of preventive maintenance for your vehicle. Having your oil replaced regularly prevents dirt and grime from building up in your engine and other components, and ultimately keeps your car running well. Yet, there seems to be some...

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