Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

A man holding the windshield wiper

Why is the Regular Maintenance of Your Windshield Wipers Important?

Windshield Wiper Maintenance Services Available Near Listowel, ON  

Windshield Wipers might be small, but they play an essential role in keeping you safe, especially during extreme weather conditions. With just a push of a button, wipers remove snow, raindrops, frost, and dirt to offer good visibility. Therefore, your wipers should be in tip-top shape. Over time, their effectiveness and flexibility are reduced. Join Stop 23 Auto Sales in Listowel, ON, as we tell you the importance of windshield wipers. Read ahead to know more about it!  

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Front end of the Honda CR-V showing the glowing headlights and fog lights at night

How Do I Clean My Car’s Foggy Headlights at Home?

DIY Tips to Clean Foggy Headlights at Home 

Headlights are an important part of your vehicle. Not only do they let you see the road ahead in the dark, but they also help avoid obstacles on the road or make you visible to oncoming traffic. Ontario drivers often complain of foggy or hazy headlights, and that’s quite natural considering the climate in this part of the country. Falling snow, flying road debris, and even road salt can cause damage and discolouration to your headlights. If you notice your car’s headlights have become yellow, scratched, or hazy, check out these simple “how-to-clean your foggy headlights at home” DIY tips from Stop 23 Auto Sales in Listowel, ON.  

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How do I know if it is time to change my Tires?

Easy tip to find out if you should replace your tires 

Tires begin to wear out depending on their age, exposure to elements, and their tread depth. Looking out for these three factors will help you decide if it is time to change your tires. Join us at Stop 23 Auto Sales in Listowel, ON, and we will tell you an easy tip to find out if you should replace your tires. Continue reading for more information.  

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man checking under hood to figure out why his car is smoking two friends hidden by smoke

Why is My Vehicle Smoking?

What is the meaning of the smoke coming out of my vehicle?   

Our vehicles are one of our largest and worthy investments. After purchasing your vehicle, you have to make sure that you stay up to date with maintenance and repairs so that you can enjoy it for many years. However, even if you think you are up to date on service, things can still go wrong sometimes. If you are seeing smoke coming from under your hood or out of your exhaust, you might be freaking out.

No need to panic, here at Stop 23 Auto Sales in Listowel, ON, we enjoy helping our customers know everything they need to know about their car. Today, we will be sharing what it means when you see smoke coming out of your vehicle. Keep reading to learn about what the color and smell of the smoke means.

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signpost with buying sign pointing left and leasing sign pointing right

What are the advantages and disadvantages of leasing a new car and buying a used car?

Leasing A New Car vs Buying a Used Car

When you’re looking to buy your first car, you have many different options to consider. Should you buy new or used? What dealership should you shop at? Should you lease or buy? For many first-time buyers, they might not have the budget for a new car, so they look to leasing a new car or buying a used car. While there are advantages and disadvantages to leasing a new car or buying a used car, we want to show why buying used is the better option. Read on for our comparison before shopping for a used car from Stop 23 in Listowel, ON!

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frames of cars in automotive production factory

What’s the Difference Between Body on Frame and Unibody Construction?

When shopping for a used vehicle, you might see that some of them are described as body on frame or unibody. Unless you’re an automotive expert or a big fan of everything related to vehicles, you most likely don’t know what this means. Body on frame and unibody are the different types of body construction. What is the difference between body on frame and unibody construction? Keep reading this blog to find out!

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Steps to Take to Transition Your Vehicle from Winter to Spring

How Do I Get My Vehicle Ready for Spring?

As a dealership in Canada, we have shared plenty of tips on how to keep your car in top shape during winter. However, we also understand how important it is to properly transition your car from winter to spring. Now that we’re halfway through March, it’s a good time to start preparing. So, keep reading to learn how to get your vehicle ready for spring in Listowel, ON!

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close up of car driving through thick snow

What is the Difference Between Front-Wheel Drive and Rear-Wheel Drive?

When shopping for a new or used vehicle, there are differences between each model that help you make your final decision. However, there might be some areas that you aren’t sure about the difference. Many people are confused about the differences and benefits of drivetrains, particularly front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive. What is front-wheel drive? What is rear-wheel drive? Which one is better? Join us today as we go over the difference between front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive. Read on to see which one is better for you.

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interior of car looking out windshield driving in snow covered area

How Can I Safely Drive in Snow and Ice?

Living in Canada, we know that winter lasts for several months. Not only do we have to break out our hats and mittens, but we also need to deal with snow. While most of us have learned how to drive on the snow and ice covered roads, we thought we would share tips for the new drivers. If you’re a new driver or you need a refresher, check out our tips for driving safely in the snow and ice below!

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