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519 Ellice Street
Victoria, BC
V8T 2G8
 250-382-1113

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

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.

Do You Need New Struts?

Struts are a vital part of your vehicle’s suspension. When struts aren’t working properly, it will feel like your car is losing its balance. Here’s how we can help.

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.

Wiper Blades 101

October is here, and it won’t be long until the classic Victoria rainy weather sets in. Here is an ultimate primer on wiper blades, so you aren’t left in the dark.

Vehicle Maintenance to Save You Money

When it’s time for car maintenance, most of us think of the cost. Here are some wise words about how proper maintenance will actually save you money.

What Are Transponder Keys?

Transponder keys can be finicky, but ultimately they are an important part of your vehicle’s overall security system. Here is the deal with transponder keys.

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.

Signs of Power Steering Gone Bad

Your power steering system makes driving easier and safer. Here are the signs and symptoms that something is starting to go awry with your system.
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