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519 Ellice Street
Victoria, BC
V8T 2G8

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

What You Need To Know About SUV Sway

SUVs are more popular than ever, and their popularity is still increasing. If your SUV is swaying side-to-side, you might want to get in touch with your shop.

A “Knock” At The Door

Musicians aren't the only professionals who have to "use their ear" while working. Here are a few things you can learn about your car, just by listening.

Should You DIY Auto Repair?

Here at Parkside, we love the driveway-mechanic. Here is a guide to help you decide whether your next task is a good candidate for at-home auto repair.

Do You Need New Plugs?

If your vehicle has been running a little rough, but it's hard to put your finger on exactly what's going on, it might be your spark plugs. Learn more here.

Do You Need a Body Shop?

The line between a touch-up paint job and a full-blown body shop can seem mysterious. Here are some rules of thumb to help you decide.

5 Tips to Save on Gas

With gas prices on Vancouver Island hovering around $2/L, every tip to save at the pump is a valuable commodity. Click here for our 5 best tips.

Are Your Tires Out of Balance?

If your tires are seriously out of balance, your car will not operate safely or efficiently. Here are the three major signs of imbalance, and what you should do.

Road-Trip Ready (With Mechanic)

The sun is out and it's road trip season. The most important part of getting ready for a road trip is making sure your vehicle is road-worthy.

Go Green With Auto Maintenance

Keeping your vehicle operating efficiently and keeping it on the road for as long as possible is actually one of the greenest things you can do.

What is “Blowing a Gasket”?

You've undoubtedly heard the phrase "blowing a gasket", but what does it actually mean? This article is a good primer on the world of gaskets; check it out!

Is Your Car Giving False Alarms?

Is your car alarm going-off for no apparent reason? Here is a list of things to check that can help you trouble-shoot a rogue car alarm.
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