7May

Unlocking the Secrets of Transponder Keys

Even though "transponder" sounds like something out of Star Trek, they are an important piece of kit you need to know a few things about. Learn what you need to know, right here.

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1Apr

Vehicle Recalls: How to Stay Informed

In this guide we walk you through the three steps to getting all of your vehicle recalls repaired for free, and how to register your safety equipment to get recall information before it fails.

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25Mar

Springtime DIY Vs Shop Service

Spring is here, which brings with it a need to do a once-over on our vehicles to ensure winter didn’t damage anything important. Depending on the make and model of your vehicle, there are some money-saving DIY items you can do yourself, from home.

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11Mar

Name That Leak

What do you see? How does it feel? What does it smell like? We help you use your senses to save you maintenance costs and keep your vehicle safe for you and your family.

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11Feb

Vehicle History Reports

By Parkside Motors / February 11, 2019 / Articles, Need To Know / No Comments

When you are buying a used car there are two steps to take before sealing the deal. Number 1 is to look into the vehicle history reports, and number 2 is have a pre-purchase inspection.

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20Jan

Most Common Car Repairs

By Parkside Motors / January 20, 2019 / Articles, Need To Know / No Comments

Ever wonder what the most common car repairs are and how much they cost? This survey found some interesting results, and how to prevent unnecessary repairs.

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16Dec

Are My Tires Out Of Balance?

By Parkside Motors / December 16, 2018 / Articles, Need To Know / No Comments

Imbalanced tires will affect your ability to drive efficiently and safely control your vehicle. Be on the lookout for these four main signs of imbalanced tires.

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27Nov

Stay Safe After Winter Weather Accident

By Parkside Motors / November 27, 2018 / Articles, Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

When involved in an accident, there are steps you should take to maintain of everyone involved. In the winter, there are a few extra factors to keep in mind. Read on to stay safe.

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20Nov

The Different Types of Tires

By Parkside Motors / November 20, 2018 / Articles, Need To Know / No Comments

The first step to getting the perfect set of tires for your vehicle is understanding the different types. Check out this article in which we break down what you need to know about the most popular tires on the market.

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13Nov

The Pros and Cons of Run Flat Tires

By Parkside Motors / November 13, 2018 / Articles, Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Flat tires are one of those things that only happen at the most inconvenient of times. Calling roadside assistance can leave you stranded for up to an hour, changing the spare is a dirty job that you might not be completely confident with, or maybe you don’t have a spare tire at all.

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16Oct

When is Collision Coverage Worth It?

By Parkside Motors / October 16, 2018 / Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Damage from a collision could range from a few minor dings or scratches all the way up to irreparably crumpled body panels. Collision coverage will help you get the damage repaired or even replaced if necessary.

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18Sep

Why Are My Tires So Loud? (Part 2)

By Parkside Motors / September 18, 2018 / Articles, Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Here is part 2 of the three-part series “Why Are My Tires So Loud?” This article focuses on uncommon or abnormal reasons why your tires may be making more noise than usual.

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11Sep

Why Are My Tires So Loud? (Part 1)

In this three-part blog series, we will explore the normal reasons for loud tires, the abnormal reasons, and the solutions to this annoying and potentially dangerous problem.

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4Sep

How Do Run Flat Tires Work?

By Parkside Motors / September 4, 2018 / Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Run flats are gaining popularity. Read here to learn how these tires work, and whether or not they are right for you.

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28Aug

Should You DIY Auto Repair?

By Parkside Motors / August 28, 2018 / Articles, Need To Know / No Comments

Here at Parkside Motors, we like to see people taking things into their own hands, but there are times when repairs are best left to professionals. The trick is knowing when you can tackle something yourself, and when it’s best to bring it in.

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21Aug

Everything to Know About Wipers

By Parkside Motors / August 21, 2018 / Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Fall and winter bring with it rain, slush, frost, and snow that will settle on our windshields and wreak havoc on our visibility. Make sure your wipers are ready.

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