18Feb

Why Won’t My Car Start?

Most of the damage from an accident is pretty obvious. That being said, there are often small issues that can go unnoticed. If your car won’t start, check for the following problems.

Read More
27Jan

Driving Habits that Hurt Your Car

By Parkside Motors / January 27, 2019 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

Unfortunately, there are several daily driving habits that most people don’t know about that can damage our vehicles. Next time you go for a drive, keep these tips in mind to keep your car performing optimally.

Read More
20Jan

Most Common Car Repairs

By Parkside Motors / January 20, 2019 / Articles, Need To Know / No Comments

Ever wonder what the most common car repairs are and how much they cost? This survey found some interesting results, and how to prevent unnecessary repairs.

Read More
14Jan

Tip: How to Budget for Repairs

By Parkside Motors / January 14, 2019 / Articles, Tips / 1 Comment

The best and most accurate way to do so is to base the amounts you use on similar expenses from the past. Here is how we help our customers budget at Parkside Motors.

Read More
6Jan

What to Do When Tires Are out of Balance

By Parkside Motors / January 6, 2019 / Articles, Tips / 1 Comment

Tire balancing is as much of an art as it is a science. Mechanics use highly specialized tools and their own intuition to fix balanced tires and keep you safe.

Read More
16Dec

Are My Tires Out Of Balance?

By Parkside Motors / December 16, 2018 / Articles, Need To Know / No Comments

Imbalanced tires will affect your ability to drive efficiently and safely control your vehicle. Be on the lookout for these four main signs of imbalanced tires.

Read More
3Dec

How To Get Your Driving Record

By Parkside Motors / December 3, 2018 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

Your driving record, also called a driver's abstract, is a record of your driving history. There are times when you will need an official record of your driving history, so in this article we outline how to get it when you need it most.

Read More
16Oct

When is Collision Coverage Worth It?

By Parkside Motors / October 16, 2018 / Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Damage from a collision could range from a few minor dings or scratches all the way up to irreparably crumpled body panels. Collision coverage will help you get the damage repaired or even replaced if necessary.

Read More
9Oct

Round Up: Noisy Tires

By Parkside Motors / October 9, 2018 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

Last month we wrote 3 articles discussing various sources and solutions for tire noise. If you are being deafened by your tires, click through this post to help you figure out why it is happening and how to fix it.

Read More
2Oct

Accidents and Warranties

By Parkside Motors / October 2, 2018 / Services, Tips / No Comments

Warranties are tricky business: some warranties are comprehensive, while others are specific, and some come with strict requirements that are easily voided, while others are bulletproof. Learn the difference.

Read More
25Sep

Why Are My Tires So Loud? (PART 3)

By Parkside Motors / September 25, 2018 / Articles, From The Mailbag, Tips / No Comments

Here is part 3 of the three-part series “Why Are My Tires So Loud?” This article discusses the solutions to your tire noise. Learn what you can expect from your tires right here.

Read More
18Sep

Why Are My Tires So Loud? (Part 2)

By Parkside Motors / September 18, 2018 / Articles, Need To Know, Tips / No Comments

Here is part 2 of the three-part series “Why Are My Tires So Loud?” This article focuses on uncommon or abnormal reasons why your tires may be making more noise than usual.

Read More
14Aug

Avoid Serious Damage, Repair Rock Chips!

By Parkside Motors / August 14, 2018 / Articles, Need To Know / No Comments

Many people put off getting small chips and cracks repaired, thinking that it doesn’t matter if they get the damage repaired today, next week, or next month. However, even for the smallest chips, it is important to get the damage repaired as soon as possible.

Read More
7Aug

What To Do After Windshield Repair

Your windshield is a critical part of your vehicle’s overall safety. Here are a few things that you can do to help ensure that the glass stays in good condition for years down the road.

Read More
31Jul

5 Simple Car Maintenance Jobs

By Parkside Motors / July 31, 2018 / Articles / No Comments

Getting to know a few simple maintenance procedures mean your car will run better, for longer. Being able to do some of these jobs yourself will also save you money.

Read More
17Jul

How to Avoid Distracted Driving

By Parkside Motors / July 17, 2018 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

Driving in heavy traffic, or long distances on the highway, can get monotonous and it can be easy to lose one's focus. ICBC found that a quarter of all fatal road accidents are caused by distracted driving. Here are a few ideas to help you become a safer, more attentive driver.

Read More