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519 Ellice Street
Victoria, BC
V8T 2G8
 250-382-1113

(250) 382-1113 Mon-Fri 8am - 5PM

Your Guide to Tire Balancing

Balanced tires are an important part of safe, efficient driving. Here is what you need to know before heading to the shop for your next tire balancing.

Reasons for Head Gasket Failure

The head gasket seals the engine's cylinder head from the block. Here is why that gasket may fail - it is a serious issue, so it's good to know what's going on.

Building Your Toolbox

Here are a few must-have pieces for your automotive toolbox. Every DIYer knows that the right tools not only make the job easier, but improve the results too.

Shift Into Spring

If you haven't yet, it's time for winter tires to come off! Here are some other top-tips to help you prepare your car for busy summer driving. Pro tips are here.

5 Ways to Make Your Car Smile

Many of us consider our cars to be part of the family. Here are 5 simple ways you can put a smile on your car's face, and keep the good times rolling.

In-Warranty Vehicle Maintenance

Alert! You don't have to get your car serviced at the dealership to maintain your warranty. Here is how to keep your warranty safe at Parkside Motors.

Are Fuel Additives Worth It?

With the recent rise in gas prices, many people are considering using fuel additives to get the most out of every tank. Here's what to expect from additives.

Spring Car Care

Winter is tough on our cars. Here is a great checklist to make sure your vehicle is ready to run reliably, efficiently, and consistently this spring.

Our Pro Tips for Buying a Used Car

These days, buying a pre-owned vehicle doesn't have to be a leap of faith. Here is how you can make sure that your next used car is not a lemon.

Should You Go to a Bodyshop?

Deciding between a bodyshop or a touch-up job can seem mysterious, but there are a few good rules of thumb to follow. Learn the rules, right here.

Windshield Repair: Next Steps

After a windshield repair, there are a couple of things you need to attend to. Your windshield is an important vehicle safety component, so don't skip these tips.

Are Recall Repairs Worth Doing?

Recalls happen for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes, it is a minor issue that you wouldn't even notice. Other times, it's something that should be taken care of ASAP.
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