3 Common Issues Seen on Vehicles During Fall in Calgary AB

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Thursday, September 10th, 2020 at 4:11 pm
Fall road covered in leaves

Common Issues Seen on Vehicles in Calgary AB in Fall

Fall is right around the corner and with it comes a variety of issues that you might see on your vehicle as the seasons change. Some of these issues are worse than others, but they all could lead to disaster in cold weather driving. What are some of these problems? What can you do to counter them? Continue reading below to find out!

Grinding or Squeaking Brakes

Your brakes are like many other moving parts on your vehicle – they wear down over a designated period of time. The braking system is one of the most important safety systems on your vehicle, so you don’t want to have them fail at the wrong moment. Squeaking and grinding brakes mean that they’re not at their best and should be replaced immediately.

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Removing the tires of a vehicle

Sputtering Engine System

Your engine runs at its best when air and fuel mix properly and burn in the combustion chamber of your vehicle. Many moving parts help this process work properly, but they often aren’t the main cause of a misfiring or sputtering engine. The common problem causer is the fuel and ignition system components, and we recommend you replace them as stated by your manufacturer.

Steering Wheel Shaking

If your vehicle has a shaking steering wheel while driving, the cause is often bad wheel bearings or a damaged suspension. It might happen after starting the vehicle or beginning to drive if so. If it happens at higher speeds, the issue is likely balance and tire based. Have a professional mechanic inspect the vehicle to find the source of the problem.

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These are just three of the many issues that you can expect to see during fall or winter this year. If you’re experiencing any of these issues or other vehicle problems, please consider coming to our service center today! To learn more about how to prepare for fall this year please contact our dealership today!

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