Car Care 101

Here is some great trips, tricks and information every car owner should know
What’s that Sound? Is it Actually Your Axle?

What’s that Sound? Is it Actually Your Axle?

Calgary drivers should know that the axles are the last link in transferring power from the engine to the wheels. They’re strong parts that last a long time but they can run into trouble. Axles just wear out over time and need to be replaced. And sometimes axle seals...

Getting a Grip on Tire Options

Getting a Grip on Tire Options

When it’s time for new tires, the choices can be overwhelming for drivers. Let’s look at some common tire categories that fit the bill for us Calgarians. One category at Heritage Autopro is known as “summer tires”. Summer tires are designed to be driven on AB roads...

How Can I Keep My Car Contented?

How Can I Keep My Car Contented?

Quality surveys report fewer problems with new cars than ever before. So does that mean that modern vehicles have become maintenance free in Calgary? Do I Still Need Maintenance? Back when cars spent more time in repair shops, Alberta drivers were more mindful of...

How Tired Are Your Tires?

How Tired Are Your Tires?

Of the things Calgary drivers think about most, our tires are probably pretty far down the list. That’s understandable because today’s tires are engineered to do their job without needing you to pay too much attention to them. But they DO wear out, and worn tires can...

The Heritage Autopro Guide to Recommended Intervals

The Heritage Autopro Guide to Recommended Intervals

Most Calgary drivers are aware that car makers have service intervals for your car. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. Some of these standards are self-imposed and others, like...

Heritage Autopro Cares About Your Family’s Safety

Heritage Autopro Cares About Your Family’s Safety

Vehicles are getting safer all the time for drivers. They are more crash worthy, with greater structural protection for occupants and better restraint systems like airbags, seat belt pre-tensioners, and such. Every year new electronic crash avoidance systems are...

Can engine failure be prevented?

Can engine failure be prevented?

HERITAGE AUTOPRO CHINOOK Tech Question: Collins, from Calgary: "I had my engine go out and had to have it completely re-done.. What could I have done to prevent this?" HERITAGE AUTOPRO CHINOOK Tech Answer:You’ve got to feel for Collins: an expensive major engine...

10 Overlooked Services

10 Overlooked Services

Let’s talk about Calgary drivers' automotive service schedules. And particularly, the scheduled auto services that are sometimes forgotten. At Heritage Autopro,  we have a list of 10 auto services that are often overlooked. They’re all very important for Calgary...

What is a Continuously Variable Transmission?

What is a Continuously Variable Transmission?

Traditional automatic transmissions have a number of gears or “speeds”. As you accelerate, the transmission starts in first gear and runs up through the gears. You hear the engine speed rise and fall as you progress through the gears. When you press down on the...