25Sep

Why Are My Tires So Loud? (PART 3)

By Parkside Motors / September 25, 2018 / Articles, From The Mailbag, Tips / No Comments

Here is part 3 of the three-part series “Why Are My Tires So Loud?” This article discusses the solutions to your tire noise. Learn what you can expect from your tires right here.

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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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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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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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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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17Jul

How to Avoid Distracted Driving

By Parkside Motors / July 17, 2018 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

Driving in heavy traffic, or long distances on the highway, can get monotonous and it can be easy to lose one's focus. ICBC found that a quarter of all fatal road accidents are caused by distracted driving. Here are a few ideas to help you become a safer, more attentive driver.

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10Jul

Teen Driver Safety

By Parkside Motors / July 10, 2018 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

Most of us started as teens, and many of today’s teens have a difficult time getting behind the wheel. Our first drive can be overwhelming, but everyone can learn and become safe drivers. Click here for some tips.

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3Jul

Should I Tow My Car or Drive It?

By Parkside Motors / July 3, 2018 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

After an accident, once everyone is safely accounted for and information is exchanged there is always an awkward decision: should I drive my car home, or have it towed? Click here to learn when to drive and when to tow.

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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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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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17Apr

How to Maintain Your Vehicle in Warranty

Many consumers think that the only option for a vehicle under warranty is to have it serviced by the dealership, however, this is not the case. You are still able to enjoy the convenience and trust you have with your independent garage during the car’s warranty.

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3Apr

When Should I Use A Fuel Additive?

While many of us are vaguely aware of the potential benefits of fuel additives, it can be confusing to figure out whether or not they are appropriate for your car, and if so which ones to use. Read more to learn which, if any, fuel additives could improve your car's performance.

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20Mar

4 Signs of Faulty Tie Rods

By Parkside Motors / March 20, 2018 / Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Tie rod ends can go bad, fast. As a critical part of the steering linkage, it’s important to recognize the early signs of tie rod ends going bad before driving becomes dangerous or the issue causes damage to other parts.

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28Nov

Why is white smoke coming from my exhaust pipe?

By Parkside Motors / November 28, 2017 / Articles, Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

This short blog series is going to be about the causes and remedies of white, blue, and black smoke from your engine exhaust. Today we take a look at white smoke, what causes it, and how to fix it.

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24Oct

Car Selling: Step by Step

By Parkside Motors / October 24, 2017 / Articles, Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Are you thinking about selling your vehicle yourself and aren’t sure where to start? We’ve broken it down into four simple steps from preparing your car or truck for sale, what paperwork you require to sell, marketing your vehicle and finally- closing the sale.

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