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FALL VEHICLE CARE

LET US GET YOUR VEHICLE PREPARED

With the warm summer months now behind us, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your vehicle for the colder months and harsher road conditions.

 

Why Nott drive without worry?

Here are some great tips to ensure that your vehicle is in top notch condition this fall and winter season.

CHANGE OIL AND FILTER

Changing your oil and filter at the proper intervals that have been recommended by the vehicles manufacturer is one of the best ways to keep your engine running smooth and efficiently. Failing to do these scheduled oil and filter changes can cause your engine to perform poorly, consume more fuel as well as cause serious damage to your motor.

CHECK YOUR FLUIDS

At the same time that an oil and filter change is being made, you should also check your engines various fluids. These include power steering, brake and transmission fluids, windshield washer fluid and your coolant. If the levels of these fluids are low, top them up by flushing/replacing them as recommended in your owner’s manual.

CHECK YOUR BATTERY

car batteryFall is a great time to check your battery, making sure that your cables and terminals are snug, giving good contact and to make sure it has proper charge and performance. If the battery connections are dirty and showing corrosion, it’s a good idea to disconnect and clean them. Mix 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda with 1 tablespoon of water in a clean container. Use a wire brush to apply the mix to the connections. Also, make sure that your battery is securely mounted. If the battery is more than 5 years old, it is a good idea to have it replaced by a new one.

CHECK YOUR LIGHTING

It is very important that every light on your vehicle functions as it should. Having lights that don’t work, will cause other motorist to not be aware of your next move. This can lead to serious accidents which can be fatal especially at night. As cars age, headlights can become cloudy or hazy, especially on cars usually parked outside. Clouded headlights reduce your ability to see properly at night, which is a serious threat to your safety as well as other motorists. The good news is that you don’t necessarily need to go buy brand new headlights. There are cheap headlight restoration kits, that when applied correctly, you can nicely clear up clouded lenses.

CHECK YOUR BELTS AND HOSES

Cold temperature can stiffen and damage rubber so it is important to have your belts and hoses inspected for damage. Hoses should be checked for stiffness, leakage, cracks, swells or other visual damage. Belts should be checked for looseness, cracks, frays, or tears. If replacing a belt, you may also have to replace the tensioner and pulleys to avoid slippage of the new belt.

CHECK YOUR FILTERS

Your vehicle has many important filters that prolong its life which should be replaced regularly. Check your engine air filter, cabin air filter, and your fuel filter for damage or clogging and replace them if need be.

WINTER TIRES – MPI FINANCING

Have you ever found yourself searching for a proper set of winter tires AFTER the snow has fallen? Nott this time, Winter!

Take advantage of MPI’s Winter Tire Program, which will provide you with low-interest financing of up to $2,000. This includes, four qualifying winter tires, rims, mounting and balancing, which we will all do for you in our service department…while you get to relax in massaging chairs.

 

All-season tires are great for moderate weather changes but this is southern Manitoba and we all know how cold and crazy our winters get. Winter tires are engineered to cut through ice and snow with deep grooves to keep much more of the tire in constant contact with the road you’re driving on. This provides a lot more traction, increased safety and lower possibility of getting into an accident, all the while, saving your summer or all-seasons from wearing down.

When you’re ready for your new set of winter tires, give us a call at (204) 889-6688.

Why Nott be prepared this year.

Contact Autocare

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Service Center Hours
Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

 


Online Service Booking Request

Nott Autocare is more than happy to serve you and your family for vehicle repairs in Winnipeg or to book an appointment for auto service with the highest efficiency, and dependability. We do everything from oil changes, tire service, muffler & exhaust and even glass / windshield repair.

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WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?

Nott AutoCare is more than happy to serve you and your family for car repairs in Winnipeg or to book an appointment for auto service with the highest efficiency, and dependability. Our Nott Family Certified 160-point inspection assures you that we will go beyond expectations to ensure your vehicle is at its highest standard. Get a free estimate in Winnipeg for car repair, truck repair (diesel, 4×4), suv repair and minivan repairs.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

  • We SERVICE all makes and models.
  • Warranty approved maintenance.
  • Accredited MPI mechanical repair facility.
  • Better Business Bureau member.
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Hunter3Dalign

We also have a new machine, the Hunter 3D Wheel Alignment that can analyze your vehicle in 90 seconds this ensures that we go beyond expectations with your vehicle is at its highest standard.

Our state of the art Autologic Diagnostics Tool is linked live to European Master Technicians, and we are the only service center in Canada with the newest platform. This tool can diagnose most European makes.

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