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519 Ellice Street
Victoria, BC
V8T 2G8

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

Happy Birthday Parkside Motors

Today, Parkside Motors turns 45! This has been an incredible journey, and today we take a look back at all of the milestones that lead us here.

3 Categories of Coolant Leaks

Have you been noticing a puddle of green or orange liquid under your car? Is your vehicle overheating? You may have a coolant leak. Here is some info.

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.

How to Sell Your Car

Here is a simple 4-step guide to selling your car: how to prepare your vehicle for sale, paperwork you need, marketing advice, and closing the deal.

What Does TPMS Do?

TPMS is an under-rated feature of modern vehicles. A properly functioning TPMS system will keep you safe and save you money. Here's how it works.

What Are “Faulty Tie Rods”?

In this article, we explain 4 key signs of faulty tie rods. As a critical component of your steering linkage, you need to be able to recognize when they're bad.

5 DIY Maintenance Tasks

Being able to take care of a few basic automotive maintenance tasks will save you money, and you might even have a bit of fun. Here are five good ones to start with.

Is Your Old Car Rattling?

At Parkside, we are huge fans of old cars staying on the road. However, as any classic car owner will know, it can be maddening to track down rattles and noises.

Is it OK to Buy Generic Tires?

Tire selection can be one of the most mind-boggling parts of car ownership. Are OE tires worth it, or is it okay to go with a different set of rubber?

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.

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.

Why Your Headlights Flicker

Headlights are a critical safety device, especially as fall approaches. Here are the reasons for flickering headlights and what you can do to fix the problem.
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