Vancouver Automotive Blog
Ootmar Automotive: Vancouver Auto Repair Shop WE 2013 Winner
We’ve done it again! We’ve made the podium for WestEnder Newspaper’s 2013 Best of City Voting.
Thanks to you, we’ve made our mark once again in the automotive repair sector in Vancouver.
Ootmar Automotive Vancouver: Holiday Hours
December 21st 7:30am – 4:00pm
December 24th Closed
December 25th Closed
December 26th Closed
December 27th 7:30am – 5:00pm
December 28th 7:30am – 5:00pm
December 31st 7:30am – 2:00pm
January 1st Closed
Ootmar Automotive Vancouver: WE’s “Best of City” Voting!
It’s that time again… WestEnder Newpaper’s Annual “Best of City” Voting.
Please vote for us HERE
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Winter Service Special from Ootmar Automotive: Vancouver Auto Repair Centre
Even Santa needs his vehicle serviced!
It’s that time again, winter, Christmas, snow….
Is your vehicle “winterized”? Is it ready for the holiday season?
In lue of the holiday season, we are offering... [More...]
Brighter Headlights from Ootmar Automotive, Vancouver Automotive Repair Shop Blog
Daylight savings time is over; therefore, we’re driving in the dark more often. Are your headlights ok? Are you seeing the pedestrian in front of you? Are you being seen? All these things factor into safe winter... [More...]
Ootmar Automotive in Vancouver, Winter Lube and Oil Service & Inspection
Winter’s coming! Are you ready?
Winter is the toughest season on your vehicle. With so many rubber components on your car, the cold weather really puts a toll on your vehicle. Radiator and heater hoses start to harden.... [More...]
Winter Tire Sale
Michelin and BFGoodrich Rebate
It’s that time again; time to think about purchasing winter tires. When you purchase four passenger or light truck tires, you get a $70 or $50 mail-in rebate from Michelin or BFGoodrich... [More...]
October Tip of the Month
For SAFETY , Drive with your headlamps ON ! Most cars are equipped with “daytime headlamp systems” or “DRL”. It’s a great system for daytime driving. However many people rely on... [More...]
How Often Should I Change My Oil?
A few weeks ago, a customer came by for an oil change. We hadn’t seen them for just over a year and in that time they drove 24,000km. This is what their oil filter looked like:
Old Oil Filter
As a comparison, here’s... [More...]
What can you do to increase your fuel mileage?
Back in the day, carburetors needed to be tuned-up every season due to the seasonal climate changes. Now, with computer controlled fuel injection systems taking command, that is a thing of the past. I’m not saying... [More...]