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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