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Here at South Pro Automotive Ltd., we strive to be a leader when it comes to automotive repair in South Calgary and the surrounding areas. So if you want to learn more about the car and automotive repair, read our blog, and you’ll find plenty of tips and other useful information! Have questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us today!

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    How Often to Get an Oil Change

    Until the 1980s, cars didn't last more than a few years. Recent research shows that in addition to today's cars being made with higher quality materials and having decent extended warranties, taking care of your car is vital to ensure that it will last longer than just a few years. 

    You need to get into a routine of taking your car to a certified mechanic or auto repair shop to look over it and perform all of the regular maintenance jobs on it. Tire rotations, tune-ups, and oil changes. Continue reading to learn how often your car, truck, or SUV needs to get an oil change and why not changing it can lead to detrimental results.


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    Preventive Maintenance for Your Vehicle


    If you want to ensure the long life of your vehicle, you need to follow a proper vehicle maintenance regime to avoid any minor or major issues. As they say, prevention is better than cure; by taking preventative measures, you can save a lot of dollars. At South Pro Automotive Ltd, we offer an array of car services to warrant the smooth functioning of your vehicle. Our services include car repairs, exhaust repairs, oil changes, tires and wheel alignment.

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    Tips to Improve Your Car’s Mileage


    Your car is one of the most important investments and routine maintenance will help prevent accidental breakdown and improve safety. Regular car maintenance also helps extend the life of your vehicle and reduces the wear and tear of the engine. You can prevent costly repairs of your transmission system or your exhaust with scheduled maintenance. Count on South Pro Automotive Ltd for reliable auto repair in Calgary. We have been providing vehicle owners with auto maintenance and repairs since 1983. We also offer a comprehensive array of car services, including muffler and exhaust repair, wheel alignment and oil change.

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    All-season Tires Vs All-weather Tires


    Tires are one of the most used parts of your car as they are in constant contact with tough roads, ice and other unfavourable conditions. It can be quite stressful and unsafe if your tire bursts while commuting. It not only leads to a waste of time but can also cause dangerous accidents. This makes it crucial to choose the right type of tire for your car, whether it’s all-season tires or all-weather tires. South Pro Automotive Ltd. can help you with that. We have been offering quality auto maintenance and repair services since 1983. Choose us if you are looking for reliable car tires in Calgary.



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    Why Winterizing Your Vehicle Is Important


    Preparing for the freezing winter months, you may check the insulation of your home, stock firewood and upgrade your heating systems. During this, you must remember that in the case of storms or snow, your personal vehicle may be the only means of travel at times. It is critical that you get vehicle winterization done to stay safe and tension free in winter. South Pro Automotive Ltd. has over 75 years of experience in Calgary in the auto repair industry, making us the right people for the job.


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    How to Perform a Tire Safety Inspection?


    Tires are an essential part of your vehicle, and if not maintained properly, they can lead to fatal accidents. You should regularly inspect them for proper inflation, tread depth and sidewall condition. Performing a quick check before starting a trip can keep you and your family safe on the road.


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    Keep Your Car on the Road with Regular Maintenance


    Buying a car is a major and costly purchase. It’s important to take care of your car to protect your investment and avoid expensive car repairs. Preventive maintenance ensures that you’ll always get where you’re going, whether it’s just around the corner or somewhere outside of Calgary altogether.

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    Why Proper Alignment Is Important for Your Car


    It doesn’t take much to nudge your car out of alignment. Hitting a pothole, getting in a traffic accident, and normal wear and tear are all enough to take a toll on your vehicle’s suspension and steering components. Unfortunately, a car that’s out alignment increases the risk for tire damage and accidents when you’re on the road.


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    When Should I put my Summer Tires On?


    They say that you can’t reinvent the wheel, but that isn’t always true. Modern car tires are some of the most advanced technology in your vehicle. Having the right tires for the season, as everyone in Calgary knows, can make a huge difference when it comes to you and your loved ones’ safety. But which tires are right for you, and when do you change them? Here are a few things you should know to make sure you have the right tires:


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    4 Signs I Need an Oil Change


    Your engine oil is one of the most important fluids in your car. Maintaining your oil is one of the single best things you can do to ensure your engine’s consistent performance. You don’t need to work in an auto repair shop to know that Calgary experiences extreme temperatures in both the summer and winter and these temperatures can affect how your engine operates. In particular, these temperatures can affect engine oil. Knowing exactly when you need to get your oil changed can be confusing, so here are five signs you might need an oil change:


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    Getting Your Vehicle Ready for Spring


    Your car is probably one of your biggest investments in life. Even if you have no interest in cars or auto repair, you should know what needs to be done to protect your investment. As everyone in Calgary knows, if your car breaks down on the highway in the middle of winter, it’s a big problem in several different ways. Most professionals agree that car owners should regularly inspect their fluid levels and tire pressure and get the car thoroughly inspected by an expert at least once a year. Here’s a checklist of things you should be sure to ask of your local car repairs expert in Calgary to minimize roadside emergencies and get your vehicle ready for all your spring and summer adventures!


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    Is Your Car Ready for Calgary's Winter?


    Preparing your car for winter so it won’t need costly repairs is particularly important in Calgary. When you’re thinking about getting to work in the morning, you don’t want to worry about your car’s performance as well. Here are six things to add to your car winterization checklist so you can meet the winter months with confidence!


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    When to Replace Tires


    There is no way to tell exactly how long a tire lasts, their design, the driver’s habits, the climate, the road conditions, the care and maintenance that’s put into the tires, and accumulated mileage are all factors. At South Pro Automotive, we know that your tires are the most used and abused parts of your car. They are in constant contact with rough roads, ice, salt and other unfavourable conditions, especially with Calgary’s weather.


    Having been in the car services in Calgary since opening in 1983, we’re also in the safety business and to ensure your travels remain safe, here are a few general tire inspection tips that you can do on your own to make sure they’re safe.


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    Why a Regular Oil Change Is Important


    Next to our homes, our cars are our most significant investment, and if you own one, top of that list of things to keep it moving is an oil change. However, according to the Automotive Industries Association of Canada, in a recent study by the Car Care Council of the Be Car Care Aware campaign revealed that 22 percent of vehicles have low or dirty engine oil.


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    10 Facts about Cars & Auto Repair You Probably Don’t Know in South Calgary

    You don’t have to be a gearhead to know a thing or two about cars! Most drivers have a pretty good basic knowledge of what it takes to keep their car healthy and running. However, here are ten facts about cars that will have you scratching your head in wonder:


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9222 Horton Road SW
Calgary, AB

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