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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31Jul

5 Simple Car Maintenance Jobs

By Parkside Motors / July 31, 2018 / Articles / No Comments

Getting to know a few simple maintenance procedures mean your car will run better, for longer. Being able to do some of these jobs yourself will also save you money.

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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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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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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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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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10Apr

Pothole Season: How to Protect Yourself

By Parkside Motors / April 10, 2018 / Articles / No Comments

Potholes are an inevitability of driving, especially in areas that experience significant temperature fluctuations throughout the year. Here are a few tips that should help you and your car make it through the next ‘pothole season’ unscathed.

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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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27Mar

Common Causes of Coolant Leaks

The cooling system in your car is vital to the proper functioning of the car’s engine and a malfunctioning or damaged coolant system may toy with your car's efficiency and effectiveness. Read on to learn more about coolant leaks.

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