8 Simple Tips to Driving on Wet Roads

 

Driving on wet roads can be treacherous, but with some simple precautions and driving techniques, you can significantly improve your safety. Here are eight simple yet effective tips to help you cope with wet roads and seasonal storms:

Here are 8 simple but effective tips for driving on wet roads.

1.) Check Tires: Ensure that your tires have sufficient tread depth and are properly inflated. Adequate tread depth and proper inflation provide better traction and manoeuvrability on wet ...

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Don’t Skip Scheduled Oil Changes

This commercial from 1972 has stood the test of time: the message “don’t skip scheduled oil changes” is as true today as it was almost 50 years ago.

At our car service business, we believe in the timeless wisdom of a commercial from 1972 that still holds true today: “Don’t skip scheduled oil changes.” Over the past almost half century, the ...

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The Cold Engine Starts Myth

Warming up your car is not necessary, so don’t be fooled

For years, starting our cars and letting them warm up before hitting the road on cold winter mornings has been a common practice. It’s something our parents did, and their parents before them, so naturally, we continue to do it. However, it’s important to know that warming up your car is not necessary and can actually be more harmful to your engine than you might think.

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10 Car Service Resolutions We Should Make

Have you made your car service resolution for this year? It’s time to think about your vehicle’s well-being and make a commitment to its maintenance. At Precise Car Service, we understand the importance of resolutions and how they can positively impact your life. So, this year, we present you with these 10 Car Service Resolutions to keep your vehicle in top shape:

1.) Schedule Regular Vehicle Maintenance

Make it a habit to have your car checked twice a ...

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December Car Service Tip

Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter:  Is Your Antifreeze Winter Ready?

As winter approaches and temperatures begin to drop, it’s crucial to ensure that your vehicle is ready to handle freezing temperatures. One of the key components to check is your vehicle’s antifreeze. Antifreeze plays a critical role in your engine’s performance, both in cold and hot temperatures. It prevents the fluids in your engine from freezing during frigid winter conditions, while also safeguarding against engine overheating.

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Is Your Antifreeze Winter Ready?


As winter approaches and temperatures are dropping make sure your vehicle is up for the challenge of freezing temperatures by checking your vehicle’s antifreeze.

Antifreeze plays a critical role in your engine in both cold and hot temperatures. It makes sure the fluids in your engine can stand up to very cold temperatures without freezing, while also preventing the engine from overheating. Precise Car Service recommends their clients have their antifreeze tested annually so if you haven’t done this ...

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Are Seasonal/Winter Tires Worth the Investment?

The Value of Winter Tires: Why They’re Worth the Investment

At Precise Car Service, we firmly believe that investing in seasonal or winter tires is a smart choice. In fact, we’ll show you how they can actually save you money in the long run.

When it comes to driving on snowy roads, vehicles equipped with winter tires have a 38% lower chance of being involved in a collision compared to those with all-season tires. Additionally, winter tires have ...

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Summer Driving Safety Tips

Summer Driving Safety Tips: Prepare Your Vehicle for a Worry-Free Journey

As we gear up for road trips and vacations this summer, it’s important to refresh ourselves on essential tips for safe summer driving. At Precise Car Service, we fully endorse the Canada Safety Council’s first tip: “Prepare Your Vehicle.”

There’s nothing worse than a breakdown or mechanical failure that jeopardizes your safety and dampens your summer adventure. While your vehicle may be in good working order, it’s ...

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Spring Tune Up

Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring: Schedule a Spring Tune-Up at Precise Car Service

As the snow melts and the temperature rises consistently into double digits (Celsius), it’s time to bid farewell to winter and welcome the arrival of spring. I recently switched from my snow tires to all-season summer tires, signaling the changing seasons. With spring in full swing, it’s crucial to consider a spring tune-up for your vehicle.

After enduring a cold, snowy, and salty winter, ...

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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.
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