Mechanical

Features and TipsShould You Put Nitrogen in Your Tires?
We’ll say it again: improperly inflated tires can have a significant impact on your driving, your safety, and your fuel consumption, not to mention the resulting premature wear. In Canada, an estimated 25% of all road vehicles have at least one tire with a pressure that’s too low by 20% …
Features and TipsHow Useful Is the Start-Stop Technology?
Technologies are everywhere in modern vehicles, but they were not all created equal. Some are far more useful than others and can have a big impact on performance and handling. The device we will focus on today is the idle start-stop, a system designed to reduce fuel consumption. With the …
Features and TipsWhat Maintenance Work Is Required After 100,000 km?
Many people wonder if they should sell their car or maintain it to make it last longer, and it’s understandable given the significant increase in used cars' values since the pandemic. With more and more people working from home and the high fuel prices, we don’t use our vehicles the …
Features and Tips5 Advantages of Buying OEM Parts
Maintaining your vehicle, whether it’s used or brand-new, is an important thing to do. But in these times of inflation and high fuel prices, many owners are tempted to take shortcuts and skip a few visits to the garage. Others decide to buy cheaper replacement parts, hoping they will last …
Features and TipsHow Dangerous is it to Use Regular Instead of Premium Fuel?
Gas prices being what they currently are, many motorists are wondering just how useful filling up with premium fuel really is. This is normal. Other people are questioning the potentially harmful effects of low-octane gas. So, let’s try to address the issue described in this article’s title with the three …
Features and TipsAll-Wheel Drive: Do You Really Need It?
Whether you’re looking for a pre-owned or a brand-new vehicle, you might be wondering if an all-wheel drive is relevant for you or not. While some think it’s a staple nowadays, others can easily live without it. Of course, these systems drive the price up and add to the vehicle’s …
Mechanical5 Ways to Prevent Your Engine From Overheating
A vehicle’s engine can be affected by heat at any time when it operates in difficult conditions, during a heat wave for example. The engine bay can quickly become like an oven, and if you keep driving while your engine is overheating, permanent damage could occur. In a recent article, …
Features and TipsUnreliable Powertrains You Should Avoid
Engine performance and reliability are factors that buyers should consider when shopping for a used vehicle. No one wants to constantly go to the garage for costly repairs or be frustrated while driving because the engine is acting up or just plain disappointing. To help you in your search, this …
Features and TipsCar Battery: Precautions to Take this Summer
Before you hit the road this summer to drive around the province or even the country, you must make sure your vehicle operates properly and is not about to break down. Among the many things to check before you go on an adventure, have you thought about your battery? It’s …
MechanicalHow Do Removable Doors Work On the Jeep Wrangler?
Nature is calling you? There’s nothing like a Jeep Wrangler to go on an adventure. But the legendary American 4x4 can be quite expensive and because of that, many people choose to turn to a pre-owned model. The Wrangler is one of the vehicles that maintain the highest resale value …
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