On July 1st 2016, Ontario’s new light duty vehicle safety inspection standards will take effect. It is the first significant overhaul in almost 50 years. Continue reading
Important changes are coming to Ontario’s annual commercial safety inspections.
We are now a certified Drive Clean Test and Repair facility for light-duty gas and diesel cars and trucks! Continue reading
A good rule of thumb is to change over to your winter tires when the average daily temperature is below 10°C.Snow tires are made of special rubber and have tread designs suited to cold weather. Continue reading
We are often asked what precautions should be taken when buying used vehicles. We strongly recommend having your own inspection done before purchasing any used vehicle, whether it is being sold as certified or as is. Continue reading
Regular preventative maintenance saves money! It ensures best gas mileage, fewer unexpected break downs, and better re-sale value for your vehicle. Manufacturers publish detailed service recommendations for every make and model. Continue reading
The timing belt is a sturdy belt made of nitrile rubber with fiberglass mesh re-enforcement. It has lateral ribs or cogs on the inside surface that engage with various sprockets. It is very strong and resistant to heat, chemicals and oil.
During an alignment, various steering and suspension angles are measured and adjusted for optimal vehicle handling. The main angles are called caster, camber and toe.
Sadly, the term “All Season” doesn’t apply to Ontario winters, when traction matters most. Continue reading