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Keep Your Mitsubishi Model Rolling Safely with Some Spring Maintenance at West Side Mitsubishi

Spring is officially in swing, folks, and that means it's time for a little spring cleaning! Of course, we here at West Side Mitsubishi believe that this cleaning craze should extend to your vehicle as well; with so many parts involved to make your vehicle functional, regular maintenance is crucial to your vehicle's performance and safety. And, if you need some assistance with maintenance and repair, our service center is the place to be. Fast, affordable, and hassle-free, your beloved ride deserves the automotive care we'll provide.

 


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When Do My Tires Need to Be Replaced?

If you drive your car every day, the tires may have excessive wear and tear. Your tires need to stay in great condition. Worn tires are a safety hazard. Fortunately, the symptoms of worn tires are easy to recognize.

Low air pressure is more than an annoyance. Your tires may need to be replaced if you are constantly adding air to low tires. If a sharp object punctures the tread, the tire will need to be replaced. Bubbles on the outside of the tires usually indicate excessive wear and tear. Noticeable wear and tear in the middle of the tread…

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Understanding Warranties


When you are out looking at a new or a used vehicle, you have probably noticed that most vehicles come with a powertrain warranty, a bumper-to-bumper warranty or both. What do these different types of warranties cover, and what does that mean to you?

A powertrain warranty covers the items that make a car travel down the road. For instance, the engine, transmission, drive train and water pump are covered by a powertrain warranty. A bumper-to-bumper warranty covers virtually everything on the vehicle except wear and tear items, such as wiper blades, belts and filters, and maintenance...
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DIY Headlight Restoration with Home Ingredients

Ever look at old pictures of your car and see the difference in your headlights? Yellow discoloration can occur from dirt, grime, heat, or just age. If you want to clean up your headlights, you can try a few simple at-home solutions first.

Toothpaste is a go-to for headlight cleaning. All you need is a rag and a dab of toothpaste to wipe down the exterior of the light. This should remove yellow discoloration and dirt, but if you need something stronger, you can always try insect repellent. This is another trick for those who want to scrub off the…

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Motor Oil Myths

There are many motor oil myths that cause car owners not to get the most out of their vehicle. In fact, it could end up costing them far more in the long run. Because we want you to be a knowledgeable consumer, we here at West Side Mitsubishi are debunking some of the most common motor oil myths.

First and foremost, the idea that your oil needs to be changed every 3,000 is almost never true. The true mileage between oil changes can be found in your owner’s manual and is often as high as 7,500 miles…

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Don't Be Intimidated By The Sizing Code On Your Tires

Your tires take quite a bit of abuse while carting your vehicle around. So you will inevitably need to replace them at some point. In order to do this, it is a good idea to understand how to read the sizing code on your sidewalls.

As you can see it is not all that difficult to understand the tire's sizing nomenclature. If you have any other questions regarding tire sizing or tires in general then feel free to contact the experts here at West Side Mitsubishi.

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Headlights Keep You And Your Family Safe On The Road

The headlights on your car are one of the most important features yet they are often taken for granted. They can be the difference between seeing an obstacle in time and coming to a safe stop and totaling your vehicle. That is why we here at West Side Mitsubishi in Edmonton, AB, want to ensure that you know the basics of all headlights.

 

 

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Online Service Scheduler Just Makes Life Easier

We know people who work and play around are often too busy with life to set up appointments and spend countless hours on the phone with a service center. It is for this reason that we at West Side Mitsubishi want to make it as easy as we can for our clients, family and friends.

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July Wrap-up

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Holy Moly is the summer ever moving fast. Last time I checked it wasn’t even mid-June, and then I blinked and we’re already celebrating Harry Potter’s birthday (July 31st) with a brand new bit of HP content (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). But here we are, we’re already half way through Edmonton’s favorite season. July is a big month for Edmontonians, besides the fact that it’s usually the only month we get with decent weather, it’s a month jam packed with things to do.
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