Timing Chain Replacement:

Are Timing Chains Still Causing Headaches?

Are Timing Chains Still Causing Headaches? What a loaded question. The answer varies greatly depending on whom you ask. It also varies, depending on what OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) the question might be referring to.

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Why Your Car Might Need An Oil Change

Why Your Car Might Need An Oil Change - Les Dobos Auto Centre Calgary

An oil change is an important part of car maintenance that helps to ensure the long-term health of your vehicle. It is recommended that you change your oil every 5,000 to 7,500 miles, or every
six months, whichever comes first.

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Winter Tire Advantage

Winter Tire Advantage - Les Dobos Auto Centre Calgary

Winter Tire Advantage – Canadians have more winter tire choices than most drivers around the world. With vast Canadian landscape, winter driving means different things in the snowy Maritimes, cold urban roads of Quebec and Ontario

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When To Install Winter Tires

When To Install Winter Tires - Les Dobos Auto Centre Calgary

As soon as the temperature consistently dips below 7°C drivers should change over to winter tires to benefit from the increased traction, braking and handling in all winter conditions, including snowy, icy, and cold and dry pavement.

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Fall Driving Tips

Fall Driving Tips

When fall arrives, the new season brings many factors that drivers need to be aware of. Commuters and drivers battle with increased sun glare with the sun lower on the horizon. And the changing sunrise and sunset times in the fall change the light conditions for drivers – particularly during rush hour.

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Summer Driving Tips

Summer Driving Tips

For many of us, summertime usually means vacations and summer road trips. Now is a good time to review these summer driving safety tips. A little planning and some safety checks might spare you from dealing with the consequences of a breakdown — or worse, a highway crash.

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Spring Driving

Spring Driving

Summer or all-season tires are made of a hard rubber compound, which is designed for heat on the roads and asphalt.
Waiting too long to remove your winter tires can be damaging to your wheels

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