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Glenwood Auto Shares tips for getting your car ready for spring in Saskatoon!

Glenwood Auto Shares tips for getting your car ready for spring in Saskatoon!

Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. Getting Your Car Ready for Spring in Saskatoon After a very long Saskatchewan winter, you’re likely ready to give up your hibernating ways for some adventure and sunshine. For many Canadians, this means family vacations, trips to the cottage, camping excursions, and weekend road trips. Whatever your style, chances are you are getting ready to hit the road, but are you confident that your car is in good enough shape to get you there safely and efficiently? The Saskatoon winter’s cold temperatures and icy conditions have been hard on your car, so it is likely showing some signs of wear and tear. Spring is the perfect time to bring your car in for a full inspection to identify any minor problems be ... read more

Glenwood Auto Service Owner Rob Responds to a Review

Glenwood Auto Service Owner Rob Responds to a Review

Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto Service are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. Dealing with Negativity Online.  In any business, you can't satisfy everyone 100% of the time. Although this is a fact, at Glenwood Auto Service in Saskatoon, SK, we like to explain ourselves when customers aren't satisfied. This is so they can get a different perspective, and hopefully, everyone can learn and grow from the experience. The review below was left on our Glenwood Facebook page  recently, and owner Rob took the time to thoroughly respond:   "My sister took her car here for a power steering leak, they said they needed to pressure test the power steering system to find the leak. They charged a full hour at t ... read more

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Glenwood Auto Spring Maintenance Special - Ends March 23!

Glenwood Auto Spring Maintenance Special - Ends March 23!

2018 Spring Maintenance Special from Glenwood Auto Saskatoon Until March 23, Glenwood Auto is offering a spring maintenance special! For every maintenance service you perform from now until March 23, you will receive a $25 gift card to a local restaurant! Even better, this isn't a one limit - for example, if you perform 4 maintenance services you would get $100 in gift cards! Qualifying Auto maintenance procedures include: Spark Plug Replacement Fuel System Service Transmission Fluid Maintenance Power Steering Fluid Maintenance Brake Fluid Maintenance Cooling System Fluid Maintenance Differential Fluid Maintenance Transfer Case Fluid maintenance Seasonal Comprehensive Inspections Timing Belt Replacement Engine Flush (with oil change) Wheel Alignment Qualifying Restaurants Include ... read more

Top Ten Tips on Selecting Your Service Provider

Top Ten Tips on Selecting Your Service Provider

Regular maintenance is an important factor in ensuring your safety on the road. Bringing your car in to a certified automotive service technician for an inspection can help you detect any small problems before they become major ones and help you avoid breaking down. But bringing your vehicle in for servicing can provoke anxiety if you are not familiar with your car’s various systems and components, especially when you are visiting a new shop. Step one is to ensure you know the right questions to ask and when, why and what needs to be serviced. BCCA has developed a number of resources to assist you – from the Car Care Guide to the Service Interval Brochure. Our seasonal page also provides information specific to the time of year when your vehicle may require different servicing. Step two is making sure you have a shop and a technician you trust. The automotive service and repair industry is extremely competitive with more than 22,000 sho ... read more

Vehicle Cost-Saving Tips from Glenwood Auto - Extending the Life of Your Vehicle

Vehicle Cost-Saving Tips from Glenwood Auto - Extending the Life of Your Vehicle

Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. Cost-Saving Auto Maintenance Tips Are you spending more on your car than you should be? Though it may be hard to believe, investing in regular preventative maintenance can help save you money in the long run by improving your fuel economy, allowing you to drive your vehicle longer, and help you avoid expensive repairs. In some cases, failing to maintain your car can also affect its mechanical integrity and lead to an accident with costs to repair the damage and pay increased insurance premiums. Any injuries as a result of the accident can also take their toll on your wallet if they require special treatment like physiotherapy or limit your ability to work. Today we talk about ways you can extend the work ... read more

Vehicle Cost-Saving Tips from Glenwood Auto - Improving Fuel Economy

Vehicle Cost-Saving Tips from Glenwood Auto - Improving Fuel Economy

Staying on top of regular maintenance keeps your vehicle running better for longer. Glenwood Auto are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair Experts, and we're ready to help you with all your maintenance needs. Cost-Saving Auto Maintenance Tips   Are you spending more on your car than you should be? Though it may be hard to believe, investing in regular preventative maintenance can help save you money in the long run by improving your fuel economy, allowing you to drive your vehicle longer, and help you avoid expensive repairs. In some cases, failing to maintain your car can also affect its mechanical integrity and lead to an accident with costs to repair the damage and pay increased insurance premiums. Any injuries as a result of the accident can also take their toll on your wallet if they require special treatment like physiotherapy or limit your ability to work. Today we dive into ways to improve your fuel ec ... read more

6 Ways You Are Killing Your Car!

6 Ways You Are Killing Your Car!

6 Ways You Are Killing Your Car! Owning a car can be a dream or a nightmare depending on how well you take care of your vehicle, says the non-profit Car Care Council. The following are six things that many motorists do that can harm their car and their wallet. 1. Ignoring The Check Engine Light  Ignoring an illuminated check engine light can result in serious engine trouble and costly repairs. At the very least, this warning light could alert you to an engine problem that is negatively impacting fuel economy. 2. Failing to change fluids and filters Many fluids are required for the operation and protection of vehicle systems and components. Checking fluid levels regularly, along with the filters, helps ensure that your vehicle runs dependably and extends vehicle life. 3. Neglecting your tires Your vehicle’s tires should be checked frequently for inflation and tread depth. Unde ... read more

Glenwood Auto 12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS CONTEST On Facebook

Glenwood Auto 12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS CONTEST On Facebook

  12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS There will be three days of giving every week for three weeks. Days of giving winners will be announced once a week. The deserving individual or family of the grand prize of certificates will be announced after the 12 days of giving are over.   To ENTER Simply: -Visit our Facebook Page here: www.facebook.com/glenwoodautoservice/ LIKE each giveaway day post -SHARE post -TAG and comment with an individual or family that deserves a little extra cheer this holiday season.   " Rob  at Glenwood Auto has been giving back to his community every day. He is a good example of a community driven local business right here in Saskatoon. "  Manage ... read more

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Glenwood Auto Service Saskatoon Explains The Importance of Tire Tread Depth

Glenwood Auto Service Saskatoon Explains The Importance of Tire Tread Depth

    Why proper tire care is very important in your overall safety while driving. The Importance of Tire Tread Depth explained by Robert Scott, Owner of Glenwood Auto Service Saskatoon There are a few areas of concern for proper care of your tire this article addresses them all.  If your trip is 6/32 of an inch or more then you should experience satisfactory traction and performance as far as your tread is concerned. However, if your tread depth calls between 4/32 of an inch and 5/32 of an inch your traction in wet weather diminishes and your odds of hydroplaning or sliding increase significantly. When your tread depth falls to 3/32 of an inch or less you are playing with fire is for sure tires are concerned. Stopping distance with full to mid tread depth in standing water averages 160 feet at 60 mph. With mid to minimum tread – 4/32 of an inch to 5/32 of an inch, stopping distance can increase to 205 feet under the sa ... read more

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How a Transmission Flush works. When and when not to have one performed.

How a Transmission Flush Works A transmission flush procedure is generally performed using equipment that either runs off the transmission pump or has its own pump built into the machine. The machines are connected to the transmission cooler lines, and while the old fluid is pumped out the new fluid is delivered at the same quantity and time. Sometimes there is a cleaning solvent that is forced back into the transmission removing deposits of old transmission fluid from parts and components or the technician performing the flush may run a solvent through the vehicles transmission before performing the flush. The cooling lines, cooler, converter and other parts are all thoroughly cleaned. One of the benefits of this procedure is that all of the transmission fluid is removed and replaced. This is different from a fluid change in which only some or a portion of the fluid is replaced. A simple fluid change cannot remove all of the built up deposits that accumulate over time as is done duri ... read more