2006 Volvo XC70 – Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement

Volvo XC70

Today’s featured service is Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement on a 2006 Volvo XC70, brought to us by a client from UBC, Vancouver. Our featured Volvo XC70 came to us with some extremely noisy wheel bearings. So noisy were these bearings that it was almost impossible to hear inside the vehicle. Along with the noise came […]

2003 Chevrolet Impala – ABS Wiring Harness Replacement

Chevrolet Impala

Our latest featured post delves into an ABS Wiring Harness Replacement on a 2003 Chevrolet Impala, brought to us by a client from UBC, Vancouver. ABS brakes have been pretty much standard equipment for a decade. While there has been some argument over whether they are truly effective and offer better better braking than a […]

2002 Acura RSX – Timing Chain Replacement

Acura RSX

Tuesday’s featured service is Timing Chain Replacement on a 2002 Acura RSX, brought to us by a client from Yaletown, Vancouver. Timing chains are designed to last the life of your engine, at least that’s the theory. In reality they often fail at what seems to be a premature mileage. Failure of the timing chain […]

TPMS Repairs


TPMS repairs are becoming a more frequent service with every passing day. TPMS, short for Tire Pressure Monitoring System, are found on many cars these days. They have been legally required on all cars sold in the US since 2008. In Canada there is no legal requirement to sell cars with TPMS systems, however, many […]

2001 Ford Explorer – Engine Replacement

Ford Explorer

Today’s featured service is engine replacement on a 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac, brought to us by a client from Dunbar, Vancouver For over a year this Ford Explorer, equipped with a 4 liter overhead cam V6 engine had a loud rattling noise while running. We had advised our client that the timing chain was […]

2008 Honda Fit – B1 Service

Honda Fit

Tuesday’s feature is a B1 Service performed on a 2008 Honda Fit and brought to us by a client from Point Grey, Vancouver. Our 2008 Honda Fit is equipped with an electronic maintenance reminder. This system is used across the Honda vehicle line up. The B1 service that this car required consists of an engine […]

2008 Jeep Patriot – Clutch Replacement

Jeep Patriot

Clutch replacement on a 2008 Jeep Patriot North Edition is our latest featured post, brought to us by a client from Champlain Heights, Vancouver. After 6 years and almost 90,000 kilometers, the clutch in this 2008 Jeep Patriot failed suddenly: the pedal flopping around under foot, offering no resistance when pushed and unable to activate […]

2009 BMW 328iX – Tail Light and Headlight Bulb Replacement

Tuesday’s featured repair is Tail Light and Headlight Bulb Replacement on a 2009 BMW 328iX, brought to us by a client from Richmond, BC. While tail light and headlight bulb replacement may seem like a rather simple service it is anything but inexpensive on this BMW. As a fine European car this vehicle features state […]

2007 Toyota Tacoma – Wheel Bearing Replacement

Toyota Tacoma

Friday’s featured service is wheel bearing replacement on a 2007 Toyota Tacoma 4×4 Pickup, brought to us by a client from Delta, BC. Toyota Tacoma trucks are built tough and generally give few problems. This vehicle had over 200,000 kilometers of life experience and came in with a few concerns. While road testing the vehicle […]

Cheap, Guaranteed AirCare Pass? Not Likely!


Every once in a while I come across a product that annoys and offends me, mainly because it makes unsubstantiated claims, creates false hope and gives people the idea that there are simple solutions to more complex problems. AirCare problems can rarely be fixed by simply adding a bottle of chemical to your gas tank. […]

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