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Are Winter Tires Worth the Investment?

At Precise Car Service we feel Winter Tires are worth the Investment. In fact read on and we’ll show you how they can save you money.

On a snowy road, a vehicle with winter tires has a 38 per cent less chance of being involved in a collision than a vehicle with all-season tires. The fact that the winter tire’s stopping distance is 38 per cent shorter than an all-season tire under the same conditions.

Temperature, ice and snow all have an ...

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December Car Service Tip

December is a busy month but also a good opportunity to have your car serviced during the holidays. Many people have vacation leading up to Christmas and also have time off between Christmas and New Year’s. This is a good time to have your car serviced for the winter or to take care of those car maintenance or repairs you have been putting off because you are too busy.

Precise Car Service is open between Christmas and New Year’s so why ...

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Oil Spray vs. Electromagnetic Rust Inhibitor – Which is best?

When Precise opened 30 years ago Electromagnetic Rust Inhibitors never existed. Our best rust protection for the undercarriage of your vehicle was an annual coating of oil each fall.

Oil Spray Protection

The theory behind oil spray protection was applying a petroleum based layer to form a barrier between your vehicles metal and the elements on a Canadian Road during winter. Things like salt, snow, grit and the mighty trinity all three clumped together in stuck to your undercarriage or in the ...

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Improving Your Vision with Headlight Restoration

Headlight Restoration is to your car what getting prescription glasses is to your vision.

Anyone who wears glasses can attest to the Ah Ha moment when you get your first pair of glasses and everything appears clear again. All those days and nights of struggle to see clearly are reversed the moment you put your glasses on and everything appears clear like it once was. No more squinting or straining to see clearly.

 

Well the same thing happens when your headlights deteriorate ...

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Why Do A Transmission Fluid Flush?

If you are changing your transmission fluid as per your vehicles service manual schedule without  a synthetic transmission flush you are following instructions but you  probably aren’t doing a complete and thorough job.

Simply draining existing transmission fluid and replacing it with new fluid does provide an improvement to warn out  transmission fluid which is necessary but if you don’t do a thorough flush with a full flush with synthetic transmission fluid you aren’t cleaning away all of the old fluid ...
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Oil Stabilizer Anti Aging Your Engine

Adding an oil stabilizer to your oil maximizes the efficiency and the life of your engine.

Over 20 years ago while attending a trade show I was drawn into a booth for a demonstration on oil additives. I have to say I was a skeptic no actually a non believer. My eyes glazed over as I politely watched the demonstration. We compared the wear and tear of two parts working together in 2 scenarios one with straight motor oil and the ...

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Distracted Driving

 

Precise Car Service wants to keep our customers safe and we recommend you watch these videos on Distracted Driving.  AAA has assembled a compilation of teen driver vehicle crashes caused by driver distraction.

 

In Canada the OPP have reported that distracted driving is the number one killer on the roads, killing more people in motor vehicle accidents than impaired driving and speed related fatalities.  People who text while driving are 23 times more likely to be ...

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Everyone Needs a Winter Emergency Kit

Winter seems to comes earlier every year and stay longer which means having a Winter Emergency Kit in your vehicle is essential. Since we live in Southern Ontario and around the Great Lakes we’ve come to expect frequent, heavy intense snow storms throughout the winter.

In out last article we discussed how to get your vehicle ready from a mechanical perspective which is essential. Just as essential in cold weather is the need to be prepared for bad weather and driving ...

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Winter Driving Vehicle Checklist

Winter Driving Vehicle Checklist

This Winter Vehicle Driving Checklist is designed to help you get you vehicle ready for Winter in Southern Ontario. One thing that is guaranteed in Southern Ontario is winter will be cold, wet and slippery and driving is always stressful and treacherous.  An improperly prepared vehicle will add to that stress and will make driving more dangerous.
The Car Care Council reports that 70% of drivers do not properly prepare their vehicle for winter. At Precise Car ...
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