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The Importance Of An Oil Change

The Importance Of An Oil Change

    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 the importance of an oil change.     Importance of Oil Changes    As part of its efforts to educate motorists about the importance of preventative vehicle maintenance, the Car Care Council released the video above “It’s Time for an Oil Change.” Why – Oil lubricates the moving parts of the engine and changing the oil keeps the engine clean. When – The video suggests checking the vehicle’s owner’s man ... read more

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Starting Diesel Engines in Saskatchewan Winters

Starting Diesel Engines in Saskatchewan Winters

  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 starting your diesel engine in Saskatchewan winters!  How bad is it to cold-start a diesel engine when it's -20c, and why?   Starting diesel engines during cold weather can be frustrating if engines are not properly prepared for lower temperatures. Batteries that are weak may not crank the starter motor fast enough or long enough to start a cold engine. As the temperature goes down, so does battery capacity. A battery that has all of its power available at 80 degrees F will have only about 46% available power at -20 degrees C. Plus, the engine will be 2.5 times ... read more

Glenwood Auto shares the best diesel cars of 2018

Glenwood Auto shares the best diesel cars of 2018

    The best diesel cars of 2018 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 about diesel cars. Diesel isn't evil! The best diesel cars on the market do it right

Dan Baker/Digital Trends Diesel-powered engines became public enemy number one the minute Volkswagen Group admitted to programming illegal software into many of its TDI engines. The so-called defeat device turned off the car’s emissions control equipment (such as the urea injection system) under normal driving conditions, and turned them back on only when the car was undergoing an
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Get a pre purchase inspection from Glenwood before buying a used vehicle in Saskatoon

Get a pre purchase inspection from Glenwood before buying a used vehicle in 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 getting a pre-purchase inspection before buying a used vehicle. Finding the used car that’s right for you takes time, and when you finally find ‘the one,’ it can be tempting to rush through the buying process to get into the driver’s seat as soon as possible. Before you fully commit, there’s one more important step to take – and that’s a pre-purchase inspection (PPI). What is a used car pre-purchase inspe ... read more

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

Thinking about buying a diesel vehicle?

Thinking about buying a diesel 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 talk about diesel vehicles. WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT BUYING A DIESEL VEHICLE   Most people in North America drive cars powered by gasoline, but that’s not your only option for fuel these days. There are also hybrids, electrics, and diesel, each of which offers benefits and drawbacks. Although hybrids and electrics are new, diesels have been around for a while. You might think this makes them more well-understood, but the reverse is true. A lot has changed over the years, and the diesel you buy today is very different from the diesel your parents bought years ago. Here’s what you ... 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 - Engine Cooling

Glenwood Auto Service Vehicle Systems Overview - Engine Cooling

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 engine cooling system in your vehicle. Vehicle Systems Overview - Engine Cooling WHAT IS IT? The engine cooling system affects your car’s overall dependability and your engine’s longevity. Cooling systems have advanced over the years with new coolant formulations and new radiator designs and materials. If you suspect a problem with your cooling system, you should have it checked immediately. WHAT DOES IT DO? A water-cooled engine block and cylinder head have interconnected coolant channels running ... read more

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

Glenwood Auto Service Vehicle Systems Overview - Emission System

Glenwood Auto Service Vehicle Systems Overview - Emission 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 emissions system in your vehicle. Vehicle Systems Overview - Emissions System WHAT IS IT? Your car’s emission system keeps the engine running cleanly and efficiently in all sorts of operating conditions. A steady or flashing warning light on your vehicle dashboard indicates a problem that is currently happening and may require immediate attention. Failure to do so can reduce your fuel efficiency and cause your vehicle to pollute. WHAT DOES IT DO? Your car’s emission system controls the emissions of exhaust and pollutants (including gasoline vap ... read more

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