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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

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 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

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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