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What are the Symptoms of Failing Brakes?

What are the Symptoms of Failing Brakes?

You rely on your vehicles brakes to slow or stop your car when you press down on the brake pedal.  Over time, you get to know how your vehicle runs and you'll understand how much time you need to come to a complete stop according to how much pressure you apply to the brake pedal.  However, if you begin to notice that your vehicle starts taking longer to brake, or that there is an annoying squealing sound when braking, these are symptoms not to ignore.   Finding yourself on the road without working brakes can be scary, and is definitely not a situation that most ever think they'll have to experience - and we don't want you to, either!  The best way to keep your brakes healthy is with regular maintenance and inspections.  There are a number of brake system components that will wear down over time that will need to be replaced, and getting them taken care of before they cause you any major issues will keep you safe on the road. &nb ... read more

When should I change my tires from winter to summer

When should I change my tires from winter to summer

WHEN SHOULD YOU SWITCH TO SUMMER TIRES?    Spring is a season that can be very unpredictable – repeatedly showing its nice side and then just as easily disappearing. For Prairie Drivers in SaskatchewaN, planning when to change from winter to summer tires can be quite the guessing game. Plus 7 DEGREES CELSIUS is temperature when winter tires should not be driven long distances ON DRY PAVEMENT When temperatures begin to hit  seven degrees Celsius and higher, it’s a good time to consider switching from winter to summer tires. Summer tires begin to lose some of their grip as the temperature drops below this point, while winter tires begin to wear out and offer less response as the thermometer rises above seven degrees. BEWARE OF A LATE SNOWFALL this time of year, as it is bound to happen  It’s safe to say that a winter tire on dry pavement is better than a ... read more

Fix your vehicle and protect the environment

Fix your vehicle and protect the environment

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 recommend that you fix your vehicle and protect the environment.     Fix your vehicle and protect the environment: every little bit counts! As we go about our daily routines, many of us consciously make small decisions that we know make a big difference to our environment, like recycling or turning off lights when we leave the room. Every little bit counts but did you know this is especially true when it comes to our vehicles, which emit greenhouse gases when burning fuel? According to Environment Canada, passenger cars and ligh ... 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 Tips for Driving Safely In the Rain

Glenwood Tips for Driving Safely In the Rain

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 Driving in the rain is the subject!      Driving safely in wet weather requires both the vehicle and the driver to be prepared!     Now that the winter season has finally (dare we say it?) moved on, we can expect our precipitation to fall in liquid form rather than solid. Driving safely in wet weather requires both the vehicle and the driver to be prepared. Vehicle tips Tires:? These are critical, yet are easily the most underrated safety feature on your vehicle. Your tires should have plenty of tread depth to evac ... read more

Glenwood Auto Service Saskatoon Shares Reasons To Buy a Diesel Truck

Glenwood Auto Service Saskatoon Shares Reasons To Buy a Diesel Truck

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 discuss some reasons to buy a diesel truck. Three Reasons To Buy a Diesel Truck When people think of diesel's, images of jacked up trucks "rolling coal" may come to mind - but diesel trucks have a lot more to offer than this stereotypical view. Over the past few years, several technological enhancements have helped make diesel engines as efficient (if not more efficient) than gas engines. In addition to efficiency, several other factors make diesel trucks better than gas.    1. Diesel's Are More Powerful&nb ... 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 Information on Maintaining Your Vehicle Warranty

Glenwood Auto Service Information on Maintaining Your Vehicle Warranty

Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair & Tire Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. In our latest auto blog, we discuss choosing where your car is maintained while under warranty. You Have the Right to Choose Where Your Car is Maintained...EVEN Under Warranty As the owner of a new car, or new to you, you certainly want to make all the right decisions about properly maintain­ing your new vehicle in its early years to ensure that it serves you well throughout its life. And you certainly don’t want to do anything to compromise your vehicle’s warranty. What you may not know—most cons ... read more

Glenwood Auto tip on how to jump start your vehicle

Glenwood Auto tip on how to jump start your vehicle

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 teach you how to jump-start your vehicle. Learning how to jump-start your vehicles battery isn't difficult, but it can definitely be intimidating for first-timers. Here are some of the reasons why your battery might have died and some tips for jumping starting your battery that will help you get back on the road in no time. Why Did My Vehicle Battery Die?   The most common cause of a dead battery is leaving your lights on all night long, but that’s not necessarily the only way to drain your battery. Other culprits can include an interior light ... read more

Glenwood Auto 12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS CONTEST On Facebook

Glenwood Auto 12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS CONTEST On Facebook

  12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS There will be three days of giving every week for three weeks. Days of giving winners will be announced once a week. The deserving individual or family of the grand prize of certificates will be announced after the 12 days of giving are over.   To ENTER Simply: -Visit our Facebook Page here: www.facebook.com/glenwoodautoservice/ LIKE each giveaway day post -SHARE post -TAG and comment with an individual or family that deserves a little extra cheer this holiday season.   " Rob  at Glenwood Auto has been giving back to his community every day. He is a good example of a community driven local business right here in Saskatoon. "  Manage ... read more

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