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519 Ellice Street
Victoria, BC
V8T 2G8

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

How To Get Your Driving Record

Your driving record (aka "driving abstract") is required as an official record of your driving history. Here, we explain what it is and how to get yours.

Car Seat Installation 101

Vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death and grievous injury for young children. A properly-installed car seat is the best way to keep your child safe.

Welcome, 2023!

From all of us at Parkside Motors, Happy New Year! We hope you had a great celebration, and wish you happiness and health for the new year.

Driving Habits to Change for 2023

These habits increase the stress on your vehicle, meaning you'll ultimately spend more time in the shop. Here's to 2023, and resolutions for change!

Do You Need Windshield Repair?

Does your windshield look like the one in the picture? Windshields are an important safety feature, so it's worth getting it repaired ASAP. Here's more info...

Is Your Tire Blowing Bubbles?

Your tires' integrity are arguably one of the most important safety features of your car. Here is our latest tire tip...

Windshield Defrost Hack

It's starting to get cold in Victoria! A few of us around the shop have noticed frosty windows in the morning, here's a good trick we'd like to share.

Is Your Car Backfiring?

If your car is sounding like a rifle than an automobile, you probably have a backfire (or maybe a misfire). Here's what you need to know about backfires.

The TL;DR on Tires

If you are planning on hitting the Malahat any time soon, make sure you have the right tires! Here is a great primer about all the different types of tires.

Are Your Defrosters Broken?

The perfect time to fix your defrosters is before winter settles in. Defrosters have many possible failure points, so it's a good idea to get an expert diagnosis.

Battery Tests for Winter

Winter is on its way, and batteries hate cold weather. We perform quick battery tests to make sure your car's battery is ready to keep you going all winter long.
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