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519 Ellice Street
Victoria, BC
V8T 2G8

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

Is It Time For Summer Tires?

Just because the snow is gone doesn't mean it's time for summer tires. Here is what you need to know about making the switch back to sticky summer rubber.

Budgeting for Car Repairs

The most accurate predictor of general car maintenance costs is by looking at what you've spent in the past. Here is how we help our customers budget.

Fixing a Rogue Car Alarm

Does your car alarm have a mind of its own? Here are a few solutions that can help you get it under control. Try these out, and then book an appointment at Parkside.

Exhaust Smoke Part 3: White

Here is the final part of our series on exhaust smoke. In this post, we address white smoke: why it might be happening and what you can do about it.

Exhaust Smoke Part 2: Black

This week's article is a continuation of last week's post about exhaust smoke. Here, we discuss what are the possible reasons behind black smoke.

Exhaust Smoke Part 1: Blue

This is Pat 1 of a 3-part blog series about exhaust pipe smoke. Here's what blue exhaust smoke tells you about your engine, and why you should pay attention.

Should I Break-In New Tires?

If you're like us, you like to baby new tires. Here is everything you need to know to make sure your tires treat you right and last as long as possible.

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!
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