Car & Vehicle Repair Blog Ottawa

How Often Should You Change Your Lawn Mower Oil?

Everyone loves a well manicured lawn. There is nothing better than watching your kids play on a freshly cut lawn  while you spend the day gardening and planting new flowers or enjoying a glass of wine watching the sunset from your yard. Keeping your lawn looking nice...

How often should you replace your car air filter?

How often should you replace your car air filter?. The short answer to when you should change your car's air filter is whenever it needs it however most people don't know when a car's air filter needs replacing. The purpose of an air filter is to trap dust and debris...

What The Smoke Coming From Your Vehicle Means

What The Smoke Coming From Your Vehicle Means. If you see that there is colored smoke coming from your engine you need to pay attention to your engine. A smoking tailpipe can signify that something’s really wrong with your engine. We’re going to show you some of the...

Tips For Maintaining Your Weed Wacker

Tips For Maintaining Your Weed Wacker. Maintenance of your weed wacker is of utmost importance when it comes to your weed wacker. There are different types of weed wackers, including electrically-powered weed wackers (corded electrically-powered and cordless...

Engine Oil Color Guide

Engine Oil Color Guide. Although oil color doesn’t necessarily concretely mean anything, it can still give us some clues about certain things. You could check the texture of the oil to give you a better idea of what’s going on. There are 2 general rules that can help...

10 Steps To Jump-Start!

10 Steps To Jump-Start!. It is always recommended that you have some general knowledge about how to some basic mechanic work on your vehicle. You never really know when you’re going to have an emergency and need it! I this article, we’re going to show you step-by-step...

Winter tires must have a pictogram in Quebec

Winter tires must have a pictogram in Quebec. Attention all of our Gatineau drivers! As of December 15th 2014, all winter tires must have a pictogram for Quebec drivers. The new legislation is aimed at getting old tires off of the road and also ensuring that there is...