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519 Ellice Street
Victoria, BC
V8T 2G8

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

Does Your Battery Keep Dying?

If you've been home-bound or wearing out your jumper cables due to a fickle battery, then this article is for you. Here's what you can do about a dead battery.

Should You DIY Auto Repair?

Here at Parkside, we love the driveway-mechanic. Here is a guide to help you decide whether your next task is a good candidate for at-home auto repair.

When To Use “Low” in an Auto

Are you towing anything this summer? If so, you might want to take a look at this article! Here is when you should manually shift your auto-trans vehicle.

Do You Need New Plugs?

If your vehicle has been running a little rough, but it's hard to put your finger on exactly what's going on, it might be your spark plugs. Learn more here.

5 Tips to Save on Gas

With gas prices on Vancouver Island hovering around $2/L, every tip to save at the pump is a valuable commodity. Click here for our 5 best tips.

When Should You Not Buy a Car?

It turns out that the used car market has predictable fluctuations throughout the year. In this article, we've identified the worst times to buy.

Are Your Tires Out of Balance?

If your tires are seriously out of balance, your car will not operate safely or efficiently. Here are the three major signs of imbalance, and what you should do.

Road-Trip Ready (With Mechanic)

The sun is out and it's road trip season. The most important part of getting ready for a road trip is making sure your vehicle is road-worthy.

Road-Trip Ready (No Mechanic Needed)

It's no secret that BC-ers love road trips. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your next trip and have a great time traveling our magnificent Province.

How Do Run-Flats Work?

Run-flat tires are getting very popular, especially in the summer. That said, they aren't for everybody. Here's what you need to know about run-flats

Go Green With Auto Maintenance

Keeping your vehicle operating efficiently and keeping it on the road for as long as possible is actually one of the greenest things you can do.
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