4 important automotive tips for February.

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Ashton Deroy writes, Hey Toronto Readers,

This is Ashton Deroy back on the Dignity Repairs blog for February. Here are my four Winter Maintenance tips for February. I want to try and do a lot more blogging on this space this year.

Wiper Blades – You need your vision on these icy roads. Being blind by slush is bad for you and the other drivers around you. If your wiper blades are not effective we can switch them out for you and ensure your vision is not compromised on the road. Again driving in Toronto is dangerous enough without compromising your vision.

Fix your brakes – Yes there is a lot of salt on the roads now in Toronto. However if you are on a low maintained road when you least expect it your brakes can stop working. Avoid this issue at all costs. Ask about getting your brakes checked at Dignity Service garage.

Check your battery – Being stranded in the winter time in this cold weather is a nightmare. Make sure you go to our automotive garage and have your battery checked. To make sure you are not stranded with somewhere to be in the winter time. This can save you trouble on a cold night.

Alignment – Uneven tire wear can leave your car with a bad alignment. Have your tires checked to ensure a smooth drive.

 

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Happy Holidays! From our garage to you.

Tasha says “Happy Holidays from us at Dignity Auto! This is the only auto shop open on Christmas we never close so we can serve you better! Need a Uhaul no problem, Flat Tire, Battery wont start? No problem. we are open and here let us know what you need and we will make it happen.”

Ashton Deroy says “Remember these important tips for running your vehicle in the winter.”

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  1. If your car needs regular service get it done now. You do not want to break down on the 401 in below minus 10 weather on your way to your relative’s place. 
  2. Drive slowly when possible to navigate in difficult weather. 
  3. Check Brakes and adjust to ensure equal braking. 

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Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

Drive Safe!

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Monday: 7:00am – 7:00pm
Tuesday: 7:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00am – 7:00pm
Thursday: 7:00am – 7:00pm
Friday: 7:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am – 7:00pm
Sunday: 7:00am – 7:00pm

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What are the most popular vehicles in Canada?

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Hey Toronto, here at Dignity repairs we were wondering what were the most popular cars in Canada. So we put out passwords in and started loading up the Google… Here is what we discovered. The most popular vehicles in Canada are: 

  • Honda Civic – AKA good old dependable. The most popular reason for getting a Honda is because this care can be depended on from Toronto, to Brighton. The Honda is a dependable car. Its other benefits include, fuel economy, the gear shift and great handling ability. This vehicle appeals to a wide demographic of Canadians. 
  • Hyundai Elantra – Inexpensive, Good handling and a top safety rating. This is truly the appealing vehicle for families and young professionals. 
  • Toyota Corolla – Sleek, sophisticated and fun to drive. This is truly the car of the intellectual driver in Canada. 

At Dignity Repairs we service all these makes and models and even more.

Go to 626 Dundas Street in Toronto for help with all your automotive needs.

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5 things you should check everyday on your vehicle

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A Regular service schedule on your vehicle can keep you running smoothly. Forgetting can be the difference in a few hard days. In maintaining your vehicle here are 5 things Dignity Repairs recommends you check frequently on your vehicle. For more information on checking these things or maintenance help please check out are Google Maps location below.

So here are 5 things to check frequently on your vehicle:

  1. Indicator lights

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2. Front and back vehicle lights

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3. Tire inflation

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4. Wind-shield Washer fluid.

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5.Engine Oil level

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Go to 626 Dundas Street in Toronto for help with all your automotive needs.

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How to apply wax

Auto Detailing tips

First make sure you wash and dry your vehicle to make it clean. Make sure the vehicle is free from any defects or contaminants. When applying a wax best results are achieved by applying in the shade. You want to spread the wax until you vehicle is covered in a thin uniform layer. Use a buffing machine to apply the wax to the vehicle.

 

To determine when the wax is ready to be removed. Swipe your finger across, to see if it is clear. If it is. The wax is ready to be removed.

 

For additional detailing techniques go to Dignity Repairs in Toronto Ontario.

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Benefits of a quality car wax

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If you ask any auto detailers they will stress on to you the importance of protecting your vehicle’s coat of paint with a quality car wax. The idea of waxing is your want to provide a sacrificial layer over your  car to protect the quality of paint. In this blog Dignity Repairs will tell you why you want to protect your car with a quality wax. That way this is sure to stay top of mind for Dignity Drivers.

  1. Increase the life span of your vehicle’s coat of paint- Over time Oxidation occurs which breaks down the quality of your car’s paint. Which can make the exterior of the vehicle look very bad.
  2. Makes the paint look good which makes you look good– The Wax adds a quality shine to your vehicle and increases the life span of the paint.
  3. Preserves resale value– It doesn’t matter if you have a car that runs great. A bad paint job is going to give a potential buyer room to negotiate the price down with you.
  4. Maintaining a wax coating makes washing easier – Wax helps prevent dirt and other filth from bonding with the vehicle. Which makes washing much easier.
  5. Fun Factor – Driving & being in a shiny car is fun. It makes you feel good and it makes you feel cool.

To conclude use a quality wax. If you need a recommendation feel free to stop by to our location on Dundas Street in Toronto Ontario. That way we can refer you to a quality wax. Thank you for reading the Dignity Repairs blog today. Be sure to connect with Dignity Repairs below on Social media.

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Spring time tutorials

Want to know more about how your vehicle works? Here are some helpful videos that will educate you about your car and make you a smarter driver. Enjoy these videos on operating your vehicle that we are sharing from YouTube.

 

How Does Your Internal Combustion Engine Work?

by Anthony Frost

 

 

 

How To Check Your Oil Level and Other Car Fluids?

by expertvillage

 

So be sure to subscribe to these two YouTube channels. They are great and informative on automotive topics.

 

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Would you like to make sure everything on your vehicle is working properly? Dignity Auto Repair is here to help. We offer full auto body repair, mechanical repair, tire service, detailing service, and auto paint service for your vehicles. We invite you to visit us at Dignity Auto Repair, located 626 Dundas Street West. Toronto, ON. Call 416-977-1400 to schedule an appointment.