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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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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4Mar

Prevent Collisions With Cyclists

By Parkside Motors / March 4, 2019 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, all the new bike lanes in downtown Victoria mean that more and more people are cycling to get around. What can we as drivers do to make the roads safer for everyone?

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25Feb

Should I Warm Up My Car in the Winter?

This particular question felt more relevant to Victoria than usual this week. Learn once and for all whether it's right to idle your car before taking off in the morning.

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18Feb

Why Won’t My Car Start?

Most of the damage from an accident is pretty obvious. That being said, there are often small issues that can go unnoticed. If your car won’t start, check for the following problems.

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3Feb

Windshield Safety

By Parkside Motors / February 3, 2019 / Articles, Services / No Comments

The windshield is more than something to look through. Learn about windshield safety, maintenance, and repair right here.

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27Jan

Driving Habits that Hurt Your Car

By Parkside Motors / January 27, 2019 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

Unfortunately, there are several daily driving habits that most people don’t know about that can damage our vehicles. Next time you go for a drive, keep these tips in mind to keep your car performing optimally.

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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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14Jan

Tip: How to Budget for Repairs

By Parkside Motors / January 14, 2019 / Articles, Tips / 1 Comment

The best and most accurate way to do so is to base the amounts you use on similar expenses from the past. Here is how we help our customers budget at Parkside Motors.

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6Jan

What to Do When Tires Are out of Balance

By Parkside Motors / January 6, 2019 / Articles, Tips / 1 Comment

Tire balancing is as much of an art as it is a science. Mechanics use highly specialized tools and their own intuition to fix balanced tires and keep you safe.

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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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9Dec

Tread Pattern Noise

By Parkside Motors / December 9, 2018 / Articles / No Comments

Understanding what causes tire noise will help you maximize traction and minimize noise. Learn more right here.

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3Dec

How To Get Your Driving Record

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

Your driving record, also called a driver's abstract, is a record of your driving history. There are times when you will need an official record of your driving history, so in this article we outline how to get it when you need it most.

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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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23Oct

Bigger or Smaller, Which is Safer?

By Parkside Motors / October 23, 2018 / Articles, Fact or Myth?, Tips / No Comments

Everyone hates an accident; it’s stress-inducing, car-wrecking, and budget-breaking. But to really focus on what’s most important, we need to pay attention to safety. How does vehicle size affect safety?

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