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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14Aug

Avoid Serious Damage, Repair Rock Chips!

By Parkside Motors / August 14, 2018 / Articles, Need To Know / No Comments

Many people put off getting small chips and cracks repaired, thinking that it doesn’t matter if they get the damage repaired today, next week, or next month. However, even for the smallest chips, it is important to get the damage repaired as soon as possible.

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7Aug

What To Do After Windshield Repair

Your windshield is a critical part of your vehicle’s overall safety. Here are a few things that you can do to help ensure that the glass stays in good condition for years down the road.

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24Jul

Replace or Repair Your Windshield?

Knowing whether your windshield can be repaired, or if you need a full replacement can be tricky. Repairing your windshield can save you money, but at a certain point, a replacement is necessary. Learn some simple rules of thumb to help you decide what needs to be done.

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26Jun

Avoid Mirror Damage

Most damage to our vehicles is preventable. That being said, the orientation of our side mirrors makes them particularly vulnerable to damage. Here are a few tips that we hope will help you keep your vehicle looking beautiful.

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19Jun

Habits of Successful Car Owners

Whether you are a novice driver with your first vehicle, or a motoring veteran with 30 years of experience, it is important to stay up to date on proper vehicle maintenance. Here are 5 habits that will help you get the most out of your car.

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12Jun

Understanding Inspections

By Parkside Motors / June 12, 2018 / Need To Know / No Comments

An important thing to consider when visiting your preferred service provider, or while you are looking for a new one, is how that particular shop conducts inspections. Read more to learn what you need to know about vehicle inspections.

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22May

Go Green with Vehicle Maintenance

All of the little things we do throughout the day - turning the lights off, recycling, turning down the thermostat - add up to a big difference in reducing our carbon footprint. However, many of us are unaware of steps we can take to make our vehicles more efficient and emit fewer greenhouse gases while they run. Read on to learn how to boost your car's efficiency and save money at the pump.

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1May

Vehicle Maintenance & Saving Money

Your manufacturer provides a recommended maintenance schedule for a good reason. Following this schedule will ensure that your vehicle operates smoothly and efficiently for years to come.

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24Apr

Spring Car Maintenance in Victoria

Across Canada, winter is finally coming to a close and the sun is peeking out from behind the clouds. For many of us, this means its time for adventures and play in the great outdoors. Whichever activity you are most looking forward to, chances are that it involves some sort of driving. Are you confident that your vehicle’s condition is sound enough to get you there and back?

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