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Vehicle Inspections

Do you need one?



The many reasons you might get a  vehicle inspection There are a few types of vehicle inspections - Peace of Mind, Holiday, Purchasing a New Vehicle and Out of Province. Are you a little confused about what kind of inspection your vehicle needs? ...

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Categories: safety

Tips to Winterize Your Car

Winter is on its way - whether we like it or not!



Winter is on its way - we are upset about it too! It's time to start thinking about winterizing your vehicle and we are here to help.   Clean While the weather is still bearable, it's a smart idea to give your vehicle one last deep clean ...

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Categories: winter driving

On the Hunt for a Used Vehicle?

What to Remember When Buying a Used Vehicle



Buying a used car can be a stressful, painful experience.  It's important to weigh the pro's and con's to avoid unpleasant surprises. Purchasing a used-car is not an easy task because it takes a long time to find something you're interested in ...

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Categories: Automotive

The Essential Road Trip Packing List

Don't Set Out on Your Road Trip Unprepared!



Road Trip season is officially here! Who else is excited? The key to a successful road trip is of course is smart planning, and we are here to help!    A Map of Some Kind Whether it's a smart phone or a good ole' fashioned map the key ...

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Categories: safety

Summer Car Care

How to keep your car running best in hot summer months



Summer is most people's favorite season - especially for driving!  That being said, your car should be your first priority before you head out on the road. Summer weather can wreak havoc on your vehicle and that's the last thing you ...

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Categories: safety

Car Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring has FINALLY arrived! It's time to do some cleaning on your vehicle



Your car could be pretty dirty after such a long winter... Spring is finally in the air, which means its that time of the year again - Spring Cleaning! E & R Auto is here to help with some spring car cleaning tips!   Out with Winter, in With ...

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Categories: Automotive

Is it Too Cold to Wash my Car?

The safe way to keep your vehicle clean in the winter



Even in winter, your vehicle needs a bath! When winter weather has our knees knocking worse than badly lubricated pistons, the urge to put off washing the salt, dirt and grit from our vehicles is mighty tempting. However, leaving a layer of street sludge ...

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Categories: safety

E & R Auto's OFFICIAL Used Car Buying Guide

If it says "official", it must be true!



Personal transportation is the third priciest expense in most Canadian household budgets, after housing and taxes. According to StatsCan*, the average cost of owning a vehicle in this country is a hefty $11,761 per person, per year. (Housing came in at ...

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Categories: Automotive

Fixing your own vehicle?

Here's why you shouldn't



Do you know people who still fix their own vehicles? That was then... Depending on your age, you may recall when lots of vehicle repair and maintenance was done in a buddy's backyard garage using just a socket set, a screwdriver, and a few open-ended ...

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Categories: Car repair

Vehicle Winterizing Tips with a Twist

Get your vehicle ready for the cold weather



Here we are again... winter driving tips! If you have lived in the rugged, ever-changing Alberta climate for more than a year or two and survived to tell the tale, there are likely few vehicle winterizing tips you have not already encountered. You know ...

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Categories: winter driving


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