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  • Hi-Tech Automotive-WPG
    1-1761 Pembina Hwy
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2G6
    204-261-9591

  • Hi-Tech Automotive-THOMPSON
    36 Nelson Rd
    Thompson, Manitoba R8N 0B4
    204-677-5936

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PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

Working Hours
  • Mon 7:30AM - 5:30PM
    Tue 7:30AM - 5:30PM
  • Wed 7:30AM - 5:30PM
    Thu 7:30AM - 5:30PM
  • Fri 7:30AM - 5:30PM
    Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed
    8AM-5PM M-F at Thompson

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

Car Care Aware

Courtesy of the Automotive Service Association

The following simple and inexpensive preventive checks will greatly extend the life of the vehicle, ensure safer operation and even benefit the environment.

Always consult your owner's manual for individual service schedules because maintenance requirements vary by manufacturer.

  • Always consult your owner's manual, but a good rule of thumb is to have the oil filter changed regularly - every 3,000 to 4,000 miles.
  • Have all fluids checked, including brake, power steering, transmission/transaxle, windshield washer solvent and antifreeze. These fluids play a large role in the safety and performance of the vehicle.
  • Check tire inflation. Under-inflated tires can result in a loss of fuel efficiency. This is the least expensive form of preventive and safety maintenance. Tires should be checked once a month.
  • Keep your engine tuned. A fouled spark plug or plugged/restricted fuel injector can reduce fuel efficiency by as much as 30 percent.
  • Have the chassis lubricated frequently. This step extends the life of the moving components of the vehicle's suspension system.
  • Check battery cables and posts for corrosion and clean them as needed. The battery fluid also should be checked and filled if it is low, unless it is a maintenance-free battery.
  • Have the lighting system checked frequently, including headlights, turn signals, and brake and taillights.
  • Check windshield washer blades for cracks, tears and windshield contact. Replace them at least once a year, or sooner if streaking begins.
  • Inspect engine belts regularly. Worn belts will affect the engine performance. Look for cracks and missing sections or segments.
  • Have the air filtration system checked frequently. The air filter should be checked every other oil change for clogging or damage. This system ensures that the vehicle is performing at its peak condition.
Service Interval Schedule:

Vehicle System or Component

Check Monthly

Check Every 3,000 Miles

Automatic Transmission Fluid


Battery and Cables


Belts


Brakes and Brake Fluid


Cabin Air Filter


Chassis Lubrication


Check Engine Light On


Coolant (Antifreeze)


Engine Air Filter


Engine Oil and Filter

Exhaust


Fuel Filter


Hoses


Lights


Power Steering Fluid


Shock Absorbers and Struts


Tire Inflation and Condition


Windshield Washer Fluid


Wiper Blades


What People Say About Us


  • -Gregory L.

    Great customer service with lots of update and keeping you informed. very fair pricing. It's nice to feel valued as well as the technicians are also speedy and cordial. Thanks again.


  • -Jay P.

    Very professionally operated facility. The pride that they take in their work and their shop definitely shows!


  • -Jenn B.

    A very good place to take your car! The mechanics are very professional and know their stuff. One of them even brought me to the back to show me exactly what was wrong with my SUV. Seeing is believing! The prices are fair and the quality of work is excellent.


  • -James C.

    Prompt and accurate service, watching out for my safety and pocket book by recommending services needed to insure I get to where I am getting and eliminating early wear and tear.


  • -Lindsay H.

    Very knowledgeable. Great at communicating what the problem was with my vehicle.


  • -Brian A.

    I find the service at Hi-Tech to be extremely good. In fact the day after I had work done on my car I sent a friend over with his vehicle to get work done. He really likes Hi-Tech Auto as well. I also recommended Hi-Tech to a third customer you currently have for his vehicle. Keep up the great work! I'll be coming back for more work soon.


  • -Lindsey D.

    VERY IMPRESSED with my first experience at Hi Tech! They were able to DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR the problem with my SUV that my dealership could not. They provided me with an explanation of the problem as well as a very detailed estimate. I was even able to talk to my mechanic one on one. My repair was swift and I was back on the road in no time. The staff was very knowledgeable. I will definitely be returning for all my maintenance work and future repairs.


  • -Frank R.

    These guys are great! I've been to quite a few other shops in Winnipeg, but this was by far my best experience. The drop off was simple and they asked me the questions needed to target my issue and not waste any time. They called me quickly with an estimate of what I needed and had me back on the road the same day! Prices were reasonable and the repair was explained clearly in a way I understood. They kept me informed and that made me very happy! I would highly recommend this shop to anyone!!!


  • -Lexi F.

    Needed a muffler repair, got in immediately and it was repaired promptly. Total cost was lower then the estimate, as they were so quick. The issues were explained very clearly and thoroughly, and all options of repair were made available. Very efficient, honest and friendly, 10/10 would recommend! I'll definitely be returning for future car needs!


  • -Shea K.

    I had an amazing experience at Hi-Tech thanks to the incredibly friendly and knowledgeable staff. They took extra time to explain my car issues in layman's terms so that I could make an informed decision about my car repairs which I greatly appreciated. I felt no pressure at all to do the repairs they recommended. I felt they genuinely wanted what was best for me and my car. Fair pricing and you get what you pay for here. Highly recommend.

Call Us! 204-261-9591 - Winnipeg OR 204-677-5936 - Thompson

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