Have you switched to summer windshield washer fluid yet?

Read here to learn WHY you should and some tips on HOW to do it. Getting Ready for Summer Bug Season in Saskatchewan Driving in Saskatchewan in the late spring, summer, and even the early fall can really do a number on your windshield.  I am talking about the amount of insects that stick to the windshield, especially after driving at night.  After a road trip, driving at speeds of 100 km per hour or more on the prairie highway, it can be a...

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True or False? Using conventional oil means I can switch to synthetic oil any time

If I am using conventional oil in my vehicle, can I switch to synthetic at any time? According to Valvoline, the answer to this is yes, you can.  It is absolutely safe to change to a synthetic oil at any time.  As a bonus, you likely will gain some enhanced performance. How about the reverse?  Are there any problems with switching TO conventional oil FROM synthetic oil? Surprisingly, Valvoline says that the reverse in not necessarily as...

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Does your vehicle have adequate coolant for the summer?

Follow these tips for keeping your engine cool for all your summer travels in Regina, Saskatchewan, and beyond! What does coolant or antifreeze do? Coolant, also called antifreeze, is the fluid found in your radiator.  Your coolant contains a chemical (ethylene glycol) that stops water from freezing or boiling in regular and extreme temperatures. Coolant also contains rust, corrosion and foaming inhibitors. Not only is coolant important in the...

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