Back-To-School Maintenance Tips

back-to-school maintenance

Students from around the city are heading back to school soon which means there will be a lot more school buses and traffic on the road. As parents and students busily get ready for the new school year, it’s likely vehicle maintenance is not at the top of the to-do list.

Car care is often overlooked when getting ready for a new school year which is why we’ve rounded up five back-to-school maintenance tips to help you prepare.

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DIY Headlight Restoration

DIY Headlight Restoration

Over time, elements like UV rays and inclement weather conditions can deteriorate the quality and clarity of our vehicle’s headlights. What was once a bright and clear light has now become a foggy and yellowed mask that creates a dim glow and unappealing look to your car.  There are several benefits to restoring your headlights back to their original state which not only includes better nighttime vision, but also an instant revival to the appearance of your ride.

We’re here to provide you with an easy guide to DIY headlight restoration so you can not only feel good about your ride, but see better too.

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Benefits of A Free Vehicle Inspection

Free Vehicle Inspection

 

With so many different components to a vehicle, it’s not always easy to tell when you need repairs. At Gary’s Automotive, we offer free inspections that cover nine major components of your vehicle. Our free inspections save you significant money while diagnosing the issues you’re experiencing with your ride. Not only is taking advantage of our free services a way to save on your auto repairs, it’s a great way to stay proactive about your vehicle’s health.

Even though you may not think anything is wrong with your car, a small rattling noise or squeak can lead to a much bigger issue. We’re here to help explain the benefits of a free inspection and what each service can do for you.

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What Effects Does Construction Have On Your Vehicle?

 

Road Construction

Summertime in Ottawa is known best for the endless amount of road construction. In fact, there are currently over 100 road work projects active in the city this summer. From potholes to stop and go traffic, there is definitely no shortage of work on Ottawa roadways. Though construction can create delays and driver frustration, it can also impact your vehicle. From shocks and strut repair to brake replacement, our automotive specialists are experts in diagnosing the biggest issues road construction can cause to your vehicle. Gary’s Automotive has the top five issues to look out for.

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