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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

Tires and Road Noise - what to know

Tires and Road Noise - what to know

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 information about Tires and Road Noise.  Tires and Road Noise Explained Tires may be noisy for some cars but quiet on others, so how can you tell if the tire noise you’re experiencing is good or bad? It’s important to know  that tire noise can just be an annoyance rather than an indicator that something bigger is wrong with your car. However, the constant humming could also be a sign that some other part of your car needs attention. Why Does a Tire Make Noise? When tires rotate, th ... 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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Glenwood Auto Service - May is Car Care Month in Canada

Glenwood Auto Service - May is Car Care Month in Canada

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 car care maintenance tips.    CARE FOR YOUR CAR With winter firmly in the rearview mirror, it's time to make sure your vehicle is ready for the summer roads ahead because chances are your car is feeling a bit sluggish. Every May is Car Care Mo ... read more

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 Tips on Keeping Your Vehicle Running Longer

Glenwood Auto Tips on Keeping Your Vehicle Running Longer

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 info on how to keep your vehicle running well for as long as possible. Preventive maintenance is the key to keeping repairs under control. The more you learn about your vehicle the more you will likely save money on repairs. If you just rely on a mechanic to do all the thinking and you ignore maintenance, be prepared to pay extremely high repair bills. The following auto tips may help keep your car running indefinitely  Reduce Your Driving By cutting down on the amount of miles you drive on a weekly basis ... read more

Prepare Your Car for Fall: 3 Quick Tips from Glenwood Auto Saskatoon

Prepare Your Car for Fall: 3 Quick Tips from Glenwood Auto 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 we share info on keeping your car in good working order this fall. Autumn means shorter days, colourful foliage, football season, and with the change in seasons come changes in driving conditions – temperatures are dropping, and soon we will start to see an increase in rain, ice on the roads, and even a bit of snow. Here are three ways to make sure that your car is ready for the fall. Fall Car Maintenance Tips   Check your wiper blades Check and freshen fluids Check tire tread and balance Check your wiper blades. It ... read more

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Glenwood Auto Saskatoon Discusses Benefits of Regular Tire Rotation

Glenwood Auto Saskatoon Discusses Benefits of Regular Tire Rotation

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 benefits of regular tire rotation. Tire Rotation Tire rotation is the process of moving the tires from one position to another. Tire rotation is a necessary process when you want to get the most possible life possible from your tires. There are several benefits to having this service performed regularly. Not only can you get more life on the tread, but you’ll also experience better vehicle handling and increased gas mileage, helping to save quite a bit of money over the long-term. 1. Extended Tire Tread Life Tires have a tendency to wear unevenly due to many different factor ... read more

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