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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

Why Antifreeze is Important, Especially in the Saskatoon Winter

Why Antifreeze is Important, Especially in the Saskatoon Winter

Fantastic service IS the discount at Glenwood! Most of us rely very heavily on our vehicles in our day to day lives. When you do have an unexpected mechanical problem, it does more than inconvenience you - it can bring your schedule to a complete stop! When this happens, you NEED a professional to get you rolling again, but what you WANT is to be dealt with honestly. You want to know what is wrong with the vehicle, what needs to be done and what it will cost. "YOUR ONE STOP AUTO CARE SHOP" Glenwood are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair & Service specialists Why Antifreeze is Important, Even in the Winter We’ve said this before and can say it all over again, it is extremely important to make sure your car is running in pristine condition in our Canadian winter. Antifreeze, which consists of a mixture of glycol and water, is ... read more

Glenwood Auto Tip: Clean Air Filters Help Gas Mileage

Glenwood Auto Tip: Clean Air Filters Help Gas Mileage

Fantastic service IS the discount at Glenwood! Most of us rely very heavily on our vehicles in our day to day lives. When you do have an unexpected mechanical problem, it does more than inconvenience you - it can bring your schedule to a complete stop! When this happens, you NEED a professional to get you rolling again, but what you WANT is to be dealt with honestly. You want to know what is wrong with the vehicle, what needs to be done and what it will cost. "YOUR ONE STOP AUTO CARE SHOP" Glenwood are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair & Service specialists Clean Air Filters Help Gas Mileage   The good news is that gasoline prices are stabilizing. The bad news is that the market can suddenly change. The up and down activity of gasoline prices make it important to get as many miles per gallon (MPG) as possible out of the engine. It may come as a surprise but clean air filters help with fuel efficiency ... read more

Importance of Wheel Alignment Saskatoon

Importance of Wheel Alignment Saskatoon

Importance of Wheel Alignment A lot of things go into maintaining your vehicle so it performs safely and at its best. Proper wheel alignment is one thing that plays an important role. Wheel alignment affects fuel efficiency, tire wear, tire performance, vehicle handling and maneuverability. Wheel alignment is a big factor in a vehicle's steering response. This leads many to the most frequently asked question about tire alignment, "When should I get an alignment?" There is no absolute answer to the question since all vehicles have different service requirements. A service technician at Glenwood Auto Service will be able to do an alignment check to determine if alignment if necessary. He or she can also give you advice about how often you need to have alignments done ... read more

Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), how it works and why it is so important.

Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), how it works and why it is so important.

Most of us rely very heavily on our vehicles in our day to day lives. When you do have an unexpected mechanical problem, it does more than inconvenience you - it can bring your schedule to a complete stop! When this happens, you NEED a professional to get you rolling again, but what you WANT is to be dealt with honestly. You want to know what is wrong with the vehicle, what needs to be done and what it will cost. At Glenwood Auto Service, we are committed to providing you exactly that. Be assured, your vehicle will be professionally diagnosed and top quality parts will be installed by technicians with years of experience that you can trust. Follow the link to our promise!  Glenwood are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair & Service specialists Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) The Antilock Braking System or ABS helps the driver maintain the st ... read more

Glenwood Auto Service tip on how to Check Engine Oil

Glenwood Auto Service tip on how to Check Engine Oil

How to check engine oil Most of us rely very heavily on our vehicles in our day to day lives. When you do have an unexpected mechanical problem, it does more than inconvenience you - it can bring your schedule to a complete stop! When this happens, you NEED a professional to get you rolling again, but what you WANT is to be dealt with honestly. You want to know what is wrong with the vehicle, what needs to be done and what it will cost. At Glenwood Auto Service, we are committed to providing you exactly that. Be assured, your vehicle will be professionally diagnosed and top quality parts will be installed by technicians with years of experience that you can trust. Follow the link to our promise!  Glenwood are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair & Service specialistsHow to Check engine oil Check engine oil reg ... read more

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