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A Reliable Mechanic is Everything

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  A Reliable Mechanic is Everything. As a car owner, finding a reliable mechanic is crucial for the maintenance and repair of your vehicle. Trust, honesty, and integrity are vital pillars of any industry, and the mechanical industry is no exception. In fact, in an industry where safety, reliability, and...

Say Goodbye to Winter; Make the Switch to Spring Tires

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As winter comes to an end and spring begins, it's time to start thinking about swapping out your winter tires for spring tire, summer or 3-season tires.  While some drivers may think that they can get away with using their winters all year round, this is not recommended. Here are...

Winter Driving Tips

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3 Winter Driving Tips Winter driving can be challenging, especially in areas with colder temperatures and more snow and ice. It's important to take extra precautions to ensure the safety of yourself and others on the road. Here are three safety tips for winter driving in Spruce Grove: 1. Keep...

Grove Rotary Ribfest Car Show Sponsored by EconoLube

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Econolube is proud to partner with the Rotary Club of Spruce Grove by sponsoring the Ribfest Car Show From 10-4 on Saturday the 23rd, check out some really cool choppers and hot rods. While you're there come visit our tent at the car show and enter to win our awesome...

Summer Ready in Spruce Grove

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From oil stained driveways to old stained couches- we all have those nagging tasks that pop up like a groundhog in the spring. - You already have a trailer loaded up and you're ready to head to the dump. - Maybe you've pulled out the pressure washer to clear your...

What to Look for When Replacing a Car Battery

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When motorists call for help, one of the most common problem is a dead battery. This problem can strike year round, but it’s especially common during Canadian winters when extreme temperatures take their toll on car batteries. If you don’t want to be one of those people stuck waiting for...

The Ultimate Guide to Winter Car Care

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In a city like Edmonton that’s famous for its winters, winterizing your car isn’t just an optional procedure; it’s a must if you want to ensure a long and healthy life for your vehicle. And although there are some costs associated with preparing your car for winter driving, this small...

7 Smart Driving Tips to Keep You Safe This Winter

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As Canadians, we all tend to think that we have winter driving down. But just because you drive in icy and snowy conditions all the time, that doesn’t mean you can throw caution to the wind. In fact, overconfidence is one of the major causes of accidents in poor weather...

4 Reasons Why You Need Good Winter Tires

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Proper winter tires will help with traction on snow and ice.

As winter approaches, you may be wondering about some of the differences between winter, all-weather, and all-season tires. All-season tires, contrary to what their name indicates, are really only designed to be driven in spring, summer and fall conditions. All-weather tires, on the other hand, are designed to handle some...

10 Keys to a Successful Fleet Maintenance Program

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Saving on vehicle maintenance costs is no easy task, especially when it comes to fleet vehicles. According to the Canadian Automobile Association’s (CAA) most recent report, it costs Canadians an average of 3.27 cents per kilometer to maintain a new compact car. Add fuel and tires to the equation and...

Comparing Synthetic Oils: Which Oil Is Right for You?

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Choosing the best synthetic oil to pour into your vehicle

When it comes to motor oil, there’s no shortage of choices–not only between synthetic and conventional oils, but also between different types of oils within those two categories. Because those choices can often be overwhelming, we’ve broken down the options for you in this synthetic oil comparison chart. Before getting...

The Ultimate Road Trip Checklist

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There’s nothing like the open road to let you really enjoy the freedom of summer. Along with freedom, though, comes responsibility, especially if you want your road trip to be enjoyable and stress free. When it comes to road trips, packing the right materials can mean the difference between a grand...

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