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Cruise Into Summer With Our Comprehensive Maintenance Package

Picture this – you’re taking off for the family vacation, disconnecting from the real world for awhile as you set out on the open road – and then all of a sudden your dashboard lights up like a Christmas tree putting a pause on your getaway! As car owners ourselves, we know that is one of the worst feelings ever, putting quite the damper on your family vacation. That’s why we’re here to put your mind and wallet at ease... View Article

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8 Areas of Your Car to Check This Spring

Winter can be rather unforgiving to cars in Southern Ontario. And with an extremely unpredictable season coming and going, problems can arise within our cars unexpectedly and build up over time. With winter (hopefully) in the rear-view mirror and summer road trips taking shape in front of us, it’s wise to take preventative measures and have repairs done to your car to avoid any inconvenience and stress when you hit the open road for a vacation this summer. With countless... View Article

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Pushing the Limits This Winter Season Starts at Eastside

Maintaining your vehicle for the winter season shouldn’t cause you stress, worry or a significant hit to your bank statement. At Eastside Auto Service, we wholeheartedly believe that a well maintained vehicle runs better, lasts longer, has a higher resale value – and saves you money in the long run. In fact, many studies have shown that $1 spent on maintaining your vehicle will save between $17 and $22 on unnecessary repairs and replacement costs down the road. Our guiding... View Article

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TOYS FOR TOTS: A HAPPIER HOLIDAY FOR EVERYONE

What do you worry about during the holiday season? Some of us worry about picking the perfect gift. Others try to push the mounting credit card bills to the back of their minds. Still others lose sleep at the thought of one more trip through the crowded halls of Christmas jingles and anxious shoppers that are shopping malls this time of year. It’s easy to get wrapped up in all the personal and family stress of the holidays, but at... View Article

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8 TIPS FOR SAFE BACK TO SCHOOL DRIVING

The ads that have been on TV for the past month are finally a reality: back to school is, well…back. After a summer of quiet streets and deserted playgrounds, the swarm of traffic and pedestrians are out in full force. Pretty soon this will all start to feel normal, but in the meantime it’s important to drive with extra vigilance – especially in school zones. Whether you’re walking, biking, or driving to school, you’re facing all the crowds of rush... View Article

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THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A TRUSTED AUTO TECHNICIAN LOOKING OUT FOR YOU

At Eastside Auto Service, we are proudly serving a third generation of families, from customers whose grandparents brought their vehicles here back in the 1960’s. We take that responsibility of being your trusted auto technician in the Oakville area very seriously – because you trust us with keeping your vehicle and your families safe on the road. There is a great deal of trust involved with our entire process. We collectively place a lot trust in our vehicles that they... View Article

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GETTING INTO THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT AT EASTSIDE AUTO

Supporting children in our local community Eastside Auto Service is proud to continue its support of the Toys for Tots program. Together with a group of local independent auto repair facilities, they are donating $3,000 in support of the 2016 Toys for Tots campaign! The group of local businesses include: Eastside Auto Service, Mark’s Auto Service, ShopPros, Sil’s Complete Auto Service, and Stop N’ Go Automotive. In 2011 they began a partnership with Toys for Tots to help families in... View Article

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BACK TO SCHOOL

Safety Tips for Drivers It’s finally here. Little ones with their over-sized backpacks and shiny new running shoes, laughter, stories of summer vacation and rushing to get to school before the bell rings. As summer comes to an end the focus switches from carefree fun to learning and playing with friends. Kids will be travelling on buses, riding their bikes, and walking to and from school. Let’s help keep the kids safe by following a few safety tips: Watch for... View Article

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FATHER’S WORDS OF ADVICE

Father’s Day has a special meaning for Eastside Auto Service owner Glenn Colling. It was his father Merv who helped to establish the 47-year-old auto repair shop on Chartwell Road in Oakville, Ontario. Reminiscing about rainy days spent at home in the garage as a child bring back memories of flipping through Hot Rod magazine with his brother while cutting and pasting pictures of their favourite stock and racing cars. Glenn knows that his love of cars came from hanging... View Article

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THANKS DAD!

This month we celebrate Father’s Day, and recognize all the words of wisdom dads have taught their children over the years. Here at Eastside, Father’s Day has a special meaning for owner Glenn. It was his father, Merv, that helped establish Eastside Auto Service in 1969. We want to thank dads and recognize all of their support. WIN A BBQ Here’s your chance to grill in style this summer with a brand new BBQ. All you have to do is... View Article