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Why My Car is Leaking Oil When Parked

Why My Car is Leaking Oil When Parked

Most of the car owners may be notices leakage oil when parked. It is not a big problem, But it is better to fix it early before becoming a big problem. It is due to degraded engine gaskets or oil seals. Sometimes these components will erode over time, but more likely...

How Long Does Coolant Last in a Car

How Long Does Coolant Last in a Car

For the best performance of your car cooling system, you should regularly change the radiator fluid in your vehicle. Over time dust can build up in the fluid. When this happens the radiator fluid is much less effective and should be changed. Our mechanics recommend...

Transmission Fluid Change vs Flush

Transmission Fluid Change vs Flush

A transmission fluid change will only replace some of the existing fluid for new, clean fluid, a transmission fluid flush completely removes all old fluid and replaces it with new. Tichi mechanics recommend a complete flush approximately every 60,000 miles. However,...

Average Life Span of a Car Battery

Average Life Span of a Car Battery

The average life span for your car battery is typically between four to six years. Several factors determine how long your battery will last, for example, weather conditions, vehicle type, and driving habits. There are several factors you can consider to help increase...

Auto Repair Hourly Rates in Canada

Auto Repair Hourly Rates in Canada

Auto repair rates differ from place to place, and even within the same city. As of today, auto repair shops in the Tichi Auto Repair network charged a minimum of $100 per hour based primarily on the shop’s cost of doing business. Many people think auto repair shops...

How often should I get a tune up?

How often should I get a tune up?

Older vehicles with non-electronic ignitions should be tuned up every 10,000-20,000 miles, while newer vehicles can go anywhere between 30,000-100,000 miles before a tune-up is needed. If your car is an old classic then it needs to be tune-up. Most of the car owners...

Wheel Bearing Service Tips

Wheel Bearing Service Tips

While a wheel bearing must support its share of the vehicle’s weight, it must also maintain a perfect radial alignment with the axle. The instant it does not, the rotor pushes the caliper pistons into their bores and drags against the pads. Even with drum brakes, a...

When Car Inspection Expired

When Car Inspection Expired

Driving a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker may result in fines between $100 and $200 and/or imprisonment for up to 30 days. Additionally, the MVC may revoke registration privileges Vehicles required to be inspected annually safety and emissions. If you want...

How Much Wheel Alignment Cost for a Car?

How Much Wheel Alignment Cost for a Car?

A front-end wheel alignment that only involves the two wheels on the front end of the car typically costs from $50 to $75, compared to $100 to $150 for a four-wheel alignment. A wheel alignment is when the mechanic ensures that your wheels sit at the proper angle...