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    • Jim F, 05/09/2015

      I have been coming to MIA for 15 years and have always been treated fairly with care of my vehicle being priority one here. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and always have a smile. I will continue to go there as long as Ron and Cory are there.  

      Edward H, 05/01/2015

      I had an engine issue the day before. Took the vehicle F-150 to Mid Island Automotive first thing next morning with no appointment. Met Cory in the parking lot, asked me what was wrong. Told him, he asked for my keys and the vehicle was repaired that day. Really Awesome Service, as usual! Thank You Mid […]

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Oil Change in Nanaimo

It’s essential for Nanaimo auto owners to remember there is no exception that would make it OK to extend an interval. These intervals already assume “best case” conditions for a safe margin of error. However, you may live or drive in Nanaimo conditions that are harsher than average. Your owner’s manual may have a modified schedule for “severe service” – things like extreme BC temperatures, towing, hauling heavy loads around Nanaimo, short trips, stop-and-go expressway conditions, etc.

As responsible Nanaimo motorists, we know we need to take care of our cars, but it just seems really hard to remember to do it. We generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance, but just may have not applied it to our vehicles.

For example, we water and mow the lawn every week. And weed the flower beds and rake the leaves. We go to the dentist twice a year, take our clothes to the dry cleaner. Flu shots. Taking the kids for a checkup before school starts. So people really are maintenance minded. Nanaimo motorists just need to learn to apply that mindset to cars. I mean, if you never brush your teeth or go to the dentist, you’ll become painfully aware of your neglect when you get a big cavity. Once the damage is done, we learn our lesson and start to take better care of things.

Unfortunately, Nanaimo drivers too often learn the hard automotive lesson when they have to bring their vehicle to their Nanaimo auto center on a tow truck. So many times, a little routine maintenance would have prevented a breakdown.

Here’s something that will help Nanaimo drivers: The key to good vehicle maintenance starts with the oil change. Think about it – when you go in for a full-service oil change at Mid Island Automotive Repairs Ltd, your appreciative service professional will check all your fluids. If one of them is low, he can look for the reason why. If your serpentine belt is worn, he’ll see it and let you know. Corroded battery cable – they’ve got you covered. All of this takes a trained and experienced eye – more than you find at quick lube centers in Nanaimo. And they’ll check to see if your auto maker has recommended any services at your current mileage.

So when you come in for an oil change at Mid Island Automotive Repairs Ltd in Nanaimo, you get a visual inspection and a reminder for recommended services so you can avoid a total failure. And remember that your appreciative Mid Island Automotive Repairs Ltd service advisor can help you work out a maintenance and repair plan, prioritizing and scheduling the work to make sure you and your family are safe, and avoid expensive breakdowns.

Give us a call

Mid Island Automotive Repairs Ltd
2210 Wilgress Rd Unit 3
Nanaimo, BC V9S 4N4
250-756-7871