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Getting Your Truck Ready for Summer towing

Getting Your Truck Ready for Summer towing

  Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. In our latest  Saskatoon auto tip we share tips on getting your truck ready for lake life!    Get Your Truck Ready For Summer Towing It’s been a long cold winter here in Saskatoon, but with the arrival of warm spring weather, the minds of many truck owners goes to trips pulling the boat out to the lake.  After lake season your truck may have gone for a long winter’s nap as you switch to a smaller more fuel efficient vehicle or y ... read more

Spring Driving tips watching out for wildlife on Saskatchewan roads

Spring Driving tips watching out for wildlife on Saskatchewan roads

  Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. In our latest  Saskatoon Auto Tip, we share some Spring driving tips on watching out for wildlife as we drive on Saskatchewan roads.    It’s amazing the effect warmer weather has on everyone! It lures motorists, cyclists and pedestrians onto the roads with an almost magnetic force. And we are not the only “creatures” that feel the pull. As the weather warms up, more and more animals will be on the move as well. Foxes and skunks will be coming out of hibernation and looking for food. Deer and moose will be moving from their winter fe ... read more

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Turbo use and Maintenance By Tim Dawson at Glenwood Auto Service Saskatoon

Turbo use and Maintenance By Tim Dawson at Glenwood Auto Service Saskatoon

  Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. In our latest  Saskatoon Auto Tip Tim Dawson shares some turbo tips. Even if your Turbo equipped vehicle is your daily driver or your weekend warrior, your care and maintenance of this mechanical marvel remain the same.  Proper fluid use, with both engine oil and coolant, is even more important than with naturally aspirated engines.    We all know and have had it pounded into us by advertising that Synthetic fluids are better for our vehicles, but this rings even more so for Turbo equipped vehicles.  Synthetic engine oils deal with heat much b ... read more

Cost of Car maintenance compare to the cost of a crash

Cost of Car maintenance compare to the cost of a crash

Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. In our latest  Saskatoon Auto Tip we share the cost of a crash vs the cost of car maintenance.   Cost of Car maintenance vs Cost of a Crash With the myriad of expenses that we face every day, you may be tempted to put off vehicle maintenance to save a few bucks – and you certainly wouldn’t be alone – but is saving a few bucks worth risking your life? On average, five people die on Canada’s roads each day. Though many of these collisions can be attributed  ... read more

Glenwood Auto shares 10 driving tips to help your vehicle last longer

Glenwood Auto shares 10 driving tips to help your vehicle last longer

  10 daily driving tips that will save you money Have you ever noticed some older vehicles look new while other ones of the same age are falling apart? While maintenance has something to do with it, daily driving habits also have a huge influence. Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. In our latest article, we share ten daily driving tips to help you keep your car in good shape and save money maintenance-wise at the same time. 1. Avoid potholes This may seem like a no-brainer, but it is still surprising the number of people I see drive right through potholes even though there is plenty of space to go around them. These, when deep, can not only damage the tire and the wheel, but the impact can also have adverse effects on the suspensi ... read more

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Glenwood Auto Saskatoon Discusses Caring for Your Car in Summer

Glenwood Auto Saskatoon Discusses Caring for Your Car in Summer

Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. In our latest auto blog, we discuss taking care of your car in summer. Caring for Your Car in Summer Summer is the prime time for road trips. Before hitting the road this summer, you can take several simple precautions to keep your family safe and save money at the pump. Extreme heat and long drives can be tough on cars. Cracked hoses, leaky radiators, under-inflated tires and dirty filters can significantly lower your fuel efficiency, or worse, lead to a total breakdown. Check the following vehicle components periodically during summer to help avoid breakdowns and car problems: Check the electrical system to make sure it is char ... read more

Glenwood Auto Service Vehicle Systems Overview - Brake System

Glenwood Auto Service Vehicle Systems Overview - Brake System

Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. In our latest auto blog, we discuss the brake system in your vehicle. Vehicle Systems Overview - Brake System   WHAT IS IT? Responsible for slowing your car down, your car’s brake system is one of the most critical safety systems and should be checked immediately if you suspect any problems. A properly operating brake system helps ensure safe vehicle control and operation under a wide variety of conditions. WHAT DOES IT DO? When you push the brake pedal, the force generates hydraulic pressure in the master cylinder. This pressure flows through the hydraulic lines and hoses to the whee ... read more

Glenwood Auto Saskatoon Tips on Preparing for a Vehicle Breakdown

Glenwood Auto Saskatoon Tips on Preparing for a Vehicle Breakdown

Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. In our latest auto blog, we discuss preparing for a vehicle breakdown. Preparing for a Vehicle Breakdown A vehicle breakdown is something we all experience at some point, and can, unfortunately, happen anywhere. Preparing for a vehicle breakdown will help alleviate anxiety in a stressful situation and can help keep you safe. Here are some things you can do to prepare for potential car troubles. Pack an emergency kit A well-packed emergency kit ensures you have the tools on-hand to assist you in getting help, alerts other drivers to the presence of your vehicle and enables you to cope with basic chall ... read more

Glenwood Auto Service share 2018 Vehicles with the Lowest Maintenance Costs

Glenwood Auto Service share 2018 Vehicles with the Lowest Maintenance Costs

Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. In our latest auto blog, we talk about the latest award-winning vehicles with the lowest maintenance costs. Hyundai Accent Gets Top Marks for Maintenance Costs Kelley Blue Book announced the winners of its seventh annual 5-Year Cost to Own Awards where Hyundai took the win on the lowest maintenance costs and repair side of things, followed by Acura. The 2018 Hyundai Accent came out on top for maintenance and repair costs. Over the course of 5 years, customers would pay $3,002 to take care of th ... read more

Glenwood Auto Service Vehicle Systems Overview - Belts and Hoses

Glenwood Auto Service Vehicle Systems Overview - Belts and Hoses

Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. In our latest auto blog, we discuss the role of belts and hoses in your vehicle. Vehicle Systems Overview - Belts and Hoses What are the belt and hoses? A vehicle’s belts and hoses are essential elements of the cooling, air conditioning and charging systems of the engine.  When a belt or hose breaks down it can leave you stranded, so it is important to meet the set replacement intervals recommended in your owner’s manual. What do belts and hoses do?Timing Belt The timing belt is a notched rubber belt that allows the crankshaft to turn the camshaft. A timing belt is sometimes call ... read more

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