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Crestview auto service saskatoon car care advice water pump

Crestview auto service saskatoon car care advice water pump

Let’s face it, most of us do not think about our vehicles until we run into a problem….and that problem may be a major inconvenience at best; an accident at worst. Having your vehicle serviced by people that you trust is an absolute must. Let our team of highly trained technicians at Crestview Auto Service work with you to make sure your vehicle is ready for the road.The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating through your engine.The water pump is driven by a belt, chain or gear and only operates while the engine is running. It has a limited life span and sooner or later will have to be replaced. You can check your owner’s ... read more

Month of myth #5

Myth 5: Warm weather means less car worries. Cooling system neglect is cited as a principal reason for mechanical failure of a vehicle. In addition to the danger and inconvenience of a breakdown, the damage to the engine and transmission can add up to thousands of dollars. Discovering a leaking radiator, hose connection, a sticking thermostat or other cooling system component that’s on “borrowed time” can save the life of your engine.Contact Crestview Auto Service today and ask about our complimentary inspections. We look forward to serving you and discussing your summer maintenance

Month of myths #9

Myth 9: I do not drive under “severe” conditions.Most Canadians drive under “severe” conditions, but believe they drive under “normal” conditions. Severe conditions include:Cold weather.Extensive idling or stop-and-go driving.Driving less than 8 kilometers per trip, or in freezing temperatures driving less than 16 km per trip.Driving in extremely hot (over 320 C) conditions.Trailer towing, driving with a roof rack, or driving in mountainous conditions.Driving on muddy, dusty, or de-iced roads.The Service Advisors at Crestview Auto Service are available to discuss the needs and maintenance schedule of your vehicle. Complimentary Roadside Assistance with repair and maintenance service. Call (306) 244-6522 to find out more.

Updated procedures during covid 19 we are still open

Updated procedures during covid 19 we are still open

Yes we are openImportant Notice for our Clients during COVID-19 and keeping in step with government regulations and recommendations we have updated our service procedures.In the interest of protecting both you and our staff during COVID-19 and with the need for keeping everyone’s personal distancing, our front door will be locked during business hours and will handle most transactions with you via phone, email or text.To limit personal contact, we ask that when you drop off your vehicle please ensure the vehicle is locked and the keys deposited in the Key Drop slot located on the Blue Door beside the overhead doors.Please knock on the front window or call us at 306-244-6522 to let us know the vehicle is dropped off. Your keys and the driver’s compartment will be sanitized before servicing begins and also after servicing is complete.We also offer pick-up and delivery of your vehicle to assist in your vehicle servicing needs ... read more

What are drls?

Daytime Running Lights (DRL) have been installed on cars for many years now. This makes it much easier to see an oncoming vehicle than one without DRL’s.How often do you notice a vehicle traveling at dusk or in the dark without tail lights? …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Did you know?
Most often the driver is unaware they cannot be easily seen from behind or the side. Inside the vehicle the dash is lit up, they can see where they are going and they assume the tail lights are on. As drivers, we need to be aware of the exterior lighting on our vehicles.If your vehicle has an “AUTO“ setting for your headlights it is best to use that setting, all exterior lighting will come on at dusk, off at dawn and others will be able to see you. If you don’t have an “AUTO” setting you must turn the lights on and off yourself.Another thing to remember is to turn your lights on anytime we have inclement weather, as the “AUTO” setting
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