- July 15, 2019
- By Elaine Lysons
- In Air Conditioning, Belts, Brakes, Filters, Oils, Tires, Vehicle Inspection
We are in the thick of road trip season and that means we are performing many vehicle inspections and to have the oil changed… preparing to put on some long miles! It makes sense right? Who wants to end up stranded by the side of the road near some foreign town or worse yet, in
Some of you may already be aware that Lacombe Auto Service Centre recently became an AMA Approved Auto Repair Service (AARS) shop. For our customers that are members, this is great news! For starters it means some savings on their bill when they visit our shop and produce their AMA card when paying us. Everyone
For those who are not aware, I am not on Facebook. I find it a bit presumptuous to think anyone would care what I am eating, how many pounds I’ve lost (gained?), or how old my pet is. Call me old fashioned but for the most part, this does not interest me. So, instead of
When I was a child, I remember my Dad telling me: “When a vehicle has 100,000 miles (160,000km) on her, trade her off because she has reached the end of her life!”. I am not sure why he always referred to his vehicles in the feminine form; but for my Dad, the truck was always a “she”. I look back on his comment now with amusement because I don’t even consider a vehicle to be “used” until it has at least 300,000 km on it and occasionally see vehicles with 500,000 km on the odometer. Better manufacturing, better materials, better roads, and especially better oils have resulted in vehicles lasting longer than ever before.