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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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Importance of Wheel Alignment Saskatoon

Importance of Wheel Alignment Saskatoon

Importance of Wheel Alignment A lot of things go into maintaining your vehicle so it performs safely and at its best. Proper wheel alignment is one thing that plays an important role. Wheel alignment affects fuel efficiency, tire wear, tire performance, vehicle handling and maneuverability. Wheel alignment is a big factor in a vehicle's steering response. This leads many to the most frequently asked question about tire alignment, "When should I get an alignment?" There is no absolute answer to the question since all vehicles have different service requirements. A service technician at Glenwood Auto Service will be able to do an alignment check to determine if alignment if necessary. He or she can also give you advice about how often you need to have alignments done ... read more

Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), how it works and why it is so important.

Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), how it works and why it is so important.

Most of us rely very heavily on our vehicles in our day to day lives. When you do have an unexpected mechanical problem, it does more than inconvenience you - it can bring your schedule to a complete stop! When this happens, you NEED a professional to get you rolling again, but what you WANT is to be dealt with honestly. You want to know what is wrong with the vehicle, what needs to be done and what it will cost. At Glenwood Auto Service, we are committed to providing you exactly that. Be assured, your vehicle will be professionally diagnosed and top quality parts will be installed by technicians with years of experience that you can trust. Follow the link to our promise!  Glenwood are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair & Service specialists Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) The Antilock Braking System or ABS helps the driver maintain the stee ... read more

Glenwood Auto Service tip on how to Check Engine Oil

Glenwood Auto Service tip on how to Check Engine Oil

How to check engine oil Most of us rely very heavily on our vehicles in our day to day lives. When you do have an unexpected mechanical problem, it does more than inconvenience you - it can bring your schedule to a complete stop! When this happens, you NEED a professional to get you rolling again, but what you WANT is to be dealt with honestly. You want to know what is wrong with the vehicle, what needs to be done and what it will cost. At Glenwood Auto Service, we are committed to providing you exactly that. Be assured, your vehicle will be professionally diagnosed and top quality parts will be installed by technicians with years of experience that you can trust. Follow the link to our promise!  Glenwood are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair & Service specialistsHow to Check engine oil Check engine oil regul ... read more

Glenwood Auto Pothole Season is here in Saskatoon

Glenwood Auto Pothole Season is here in Saskatoon

Pothole Season is here Most of us rely very heavily on our vehicles in our day to day lives. When you do have an unexpected mechanical problem, it does more than inconvenience you - it can bring your schedule to a complete stop! When this happens, you NEED a professional to get you rolling again, but what you WANT is to be dealt with honestly. You want to know what is wrong with the vehicle, what needs to be done and what it will cost. At Glenwood Auto Service, we are committed to providing you exactly that.  Be assured, your vehicle will be professionally diagnosed and top quality parts will be installed by technicians with years of experience that you can trust. Follow the link to our promise!  Glenwood are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair & Service specialists  Potholes are an inevitable part of living in a multi-season envir ... read more

Steps to follow before buying a used vehicle in Saskatoon

Steps to follow before buying a used vehicle in Saskatoon

Use this Used Car Questionnaire to assist you in the buying process!  Most of us rely very heavily on our vehicles in our day to day lives. When you do have an unexpected mechanical problem, it does more than inconvenience you - it can bring your schedule to a complete stop! When this happens, you NEED a professional to get you rolling again, but what you WANT is to be dealt with honestly. You want to know what is wrong with the vehicle, what needs to be done and what it will cost. At Glenwood Auto Service, they are committed to providing you exactly that.  Your vehicle will be professionally diagnosed and top quality parts will be installed by technicians with years of experience that you can trust. Follow the link to their promise! Glenwood are Trusted Saskatoon Auto Repair & ... read more

Hyundai & Kia Computer Diagnostics - Check Engine Light Diagnostics

 Glenwood Auto Service has the ability to perform factory computer & electrical diagnostics on your Hyundai and Kia vehicle. You do not have to take your vehicle to the dealership. We pay a subscription to both Hyundai and Kia the same way the dealerships do. We have the Hyundai/Kia factory GDS Scan Tool (Global Diagnostic System) in our shop. If you need a check engine light or drive-ability problem diagnosed, Glenwood can handle it as good or better and with faster turn around time than your Hyundai & Kia dealership. You will most likely be able to book an appointment with us 2-4 days in advance as opposed to having to book 1-2 months in advance at the dealership (some dealerships are booking appointments that far in advance unfortunately). We offer a 3 Year / 60 000 km warranty on almost all of our repair work, and this warranty can be honored anywhere in Canada and the USA. Our diagnostics are accurate and efficient. Our diagnostic technicians travel to take the best t ... read more

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