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

When it comes to rust protection for your vehicle, there are two popular options: oil spray and electronic rust inhibitors. At Precise Car Service, we have been providing rust protection services since 1985, when electromagnetic rust inhibitors didn’t even exist. Let’s explore the benefits and differences between these two methods.

Oil Spray Protection:

Oil spray protection involves applying a petroleum-based layer to create a barrier between your vehicle’s metal and the harsh elements of Canadian winter roads, such ...

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Improving Your Vision with Headlight Restoration

Headlight restoration is like getting prescription glasses for your car.

Just as glasses can enhance your vision and make everything appear clear, restoring your headlights can significantly improve your visibility on the road.

Over time, the lenses of your headlights can deteriorate. They become foggy, discoloured, and may develop a yellowish tint. The beams of light they emit start to scatter and lose focus, reducing their reach and effectiveness. When you look at your headlights, ...

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Why Do A Transmission Fluid Flush?

If you’re simply following your vehicle’s service manual schedule for changing transmission fluid without considering a synthetic transmission flush, you may not be doing a thorough job. While draining and replacing the fluid provides some improvement, it doesn’t completely clean out all the old fluid, dirt, and grit from your transmission. This leftover contamination can compromise the effectiveness of the new fluid, leading to premature wear and tear on your transmission’s moving parts.

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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.

Maximizing the efficiency and lifespan of your engine is a top priority at our car service business. That’s why we highly recommend adding Lucas Heavy Duty Oil Stabilizer to your oil. Over 20 years ago, our skepticism was turned upside down when we witnessed a remarkable demonstration at a trade show comparing the performance of two parts—one using regular motor oil and the ...

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Precise Car Service Celebrates 39 Years

Since June 1st, 1985, Precise Car Service has been a trusted name in professional vehicle maintenance and exceptional customer service. As we celebrate nearly 40 years in business, we reflect on the journey that has brought us here and the values that have remained constant throughout the years.

Location: Our roots are firmly planted at 885 Highway #8, where our service facility has grown alongside our loyal customer base. While the physical space has expanded to a ...

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Distracted Driving

 

At Precise Car Service, we prioritize the safety of our customers above all else. That’s why we want to bring your attention to the critical issue of distracted driving. We highly recommend taking the time to watch these informative videos on Distracted Driving, compiled by AAA, showcasing the devastating consequences of driver distraction, particularly among teen drivers.

In Canada, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reports that distracted driving has surpassed impaired driving and speed-related fatalities as the ...

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Everyone Needs a Winter Emergency Kit

Be Prepared for Any Situation

As winter arrives earlier and lasts longer each year, it becomes crucial for every vehicle owner to have a Winter Emergency Kit on hand. Living in Southern Ontario, where heavy snowstorms are frequent around the Great Lakes, it’s essential to be prepared for challenging driving conditions and unexpected emergencies.

In our previous article, we discussed the mechanical preparations needed for winter. Equally important is having a Winter Emergency Kit, and we highly recommend ...

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