4 Signs of Failing Brakes

When it comes to you and your family’s safety on the road, one of the most important vehicle components is your braking system. If your brakes begin to fail and you do not attend to them immediately, you are risking getting into a serious accident. If you are worried that your braking system is on its last leg,

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Tips to Maintain Your Vehicles Fuel Economy

As gas prices remain volatile, improving your car’s fuel economy can be very beneficial. By stretching a tank of gas to last longer, you can reduce the amount of times you fill up per month, which can help you save hundreds of dollars in fuel cost for the year. Cars run their best and consume less fuel when they are well maintained and driven properly.

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How Regular Vehicle Maintenance Saves You Money

During the busy holiday season, it can be common for people to ignore regular vehicle maintenance. In the short term, it might be tempting to skip routine car maintenance to save money for some of your holiday expenses. However, keeping up with regular car maintenance will save you much more money,

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Are You Ready to Drive in the Snow?

In light of our first snowfall of the year, we feel it’s only right to remind our fellow Dundasonians about the importance of equipping our vehicle with proper winter tires to guarantee the safety of you and your family while driving this winter. Let the experts at Eccles Auto Service help you with a winter tire and rim package including the latest Blizzak Winter Tires from our partner Bridgestone,

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Driverless Cars Are Coming

The next revolution in automobile technology is on it’s way – the driverless car is coming, but significant questions remain. Will you the consumer actually want to cede control of their vehicles? Can autonomous cars be truly safe in a world of variable driving conditions and human error? Below are some interesting statistics on opinions regarding driverless vehicle technology.

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Why Low Priced Parts Put Your Family at Risk

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Do You Really Want To Save Money??

Then think about this.

With the onslaught of recalls , scandals and high prices a new car is not always a pleasure. But more importantly the vehicle your driving is capable of lasting 15-20 years and 400,000 km with proper maintenance. So consider following the manufactures guidelines and keep your vehicle longer:

Let’s say your current vehicle costs you $1800.00 a year to maintain on average (this is high) and you decide to trade it for new vehicle. 

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Weather the Storm: How to Winterize Your Vehicle

Winter is in full swing and as we prepare our bodies for the weather and protect ourselves from getting sick, we have to prepare our cars for the cold as well. One of the worst feelings in the world is getting in your car on a 10-degree morning to drive to work,

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Still driving without winter tires?

The old days of a snow tire just being a more aggressive, heavy lug tire are over. In fact calling them snow tires is not entirely correct anymore, they are winter tires. They are built with different rubber compounds and tread designs made specifically to be better on snow, ice and cold roads.

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On My Desk

The objects that inspire and motivate – June 09, 2010

Rosie-Ann Grover
The Hamilton Spectator

Who: Jeff Taylor

Position: Senior technician, diagnostic specialist, Eccles Auto Service Inc.

“This is my life. I’ve spent more than 25 years in this little space,” says Taylor,

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