Capital Ford is an MPI-Accredited Direct Repair Shop

July 9th, 2020 by

Direct Repair Shop Capital Ford Winnipeg is proud to be a Direct Repair shop accredited by Manitoba Public Insurance. The Direct Repair program is a streamlined process for first estimates and completed repairs. Here’s how the Direct Repair program works: First, report your claim over the phone to MPI. If your claim is eligible for the DR…

When Should Winter Tires Come Off?

March 4th, 2020 by

As the first day of spring draws closer, and the weather in Winnipeg starts to flip between sunny +5 temps and snowy -15, you may start asking yourself, “When should my winter tires come off?” We know the feeling. Don’t Rush It. It’s easy to want to jump the gun and switch out the second…

Why is my Check Engine Light On?

February 27th, 2020 by

The last thing you want to see when you get in your car to go to work in the morning (or ever!) is the check engine light. You’re driving down the street, totally focused on the 3000 other things you’re juggling, then your check engine light flickers on- talk about great timing!   Although getting…

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How Much is an Oil Change?

February 25th, 2019 by
A mechanic refilling the oil chamber after changing out the old oil.

The amount you’ll pay for an oil change will vary depending on your vehicle and the type of oil it needs, among other factors. Generally, however, the cost should range from $33 to $66. Here at Capital Ford Winnipeg, our service centre often has service specials for you to take advantage of. What’s more, you’ll have peace…

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Scratch Removal Guide | Capital Collision Centre

May 1st, 2018 by

Scratch Removal Guide Cat Stevens was right. Within the first week off owning my immaculate new used car, I pulled too far into the garage and scraped the bumper on the wooden steps leading into the house. My blood ran cold and I cursed the Greek deity attendant to automotive scrapes along with my own carelessness….

Spring Tire Care: When to Switch and Replace

April 24th, 2018 by

Spring Tire Maintenance Finally, the winter weather is clearing out. That means drivers should be taking a hard look at their cars and taking care of the maintenance that they’ve been neglecting. Common services after winter include oil changes, brake service, wheel alignment checks, and, of course, tire service. Here’s everything you should know to…

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Capital Collision Centre: Winnipeg’s Premier Auto Body Shop

April 18th, 2018 by

Capital Collision Centre Whether it’s minor or major, no one wants to be involved in a traffic collision. Aside from the obvious risk of personal harm, a collision means insurance paperwork, time-consuming estimates, and vehicle repairs. While some headaches are inevitable, Capital Collision Centre can help you make the best of a bad situation. What…

Get Ready for Spring With Routine Maintenance

March 27th, 2018 by

Winter is (technically) over. And with the weather turning, there’s no excuse not to take care of the important tasks you’ve been neglecting. In regard to your vehicle, there are a number of spring maintenance items you should take care of in order to keep it running safely and smoothly. Clean During the winter, our…

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How to Save Money on Gas: Four Essential Fuel Saving Tips

March 13th, 2018 by

How to Save Money on Gas Making a small effort to save money on gas can make a huge difference to your budget. Some strategies will even help the planet without inconveniencing you at all. Here are some of the most important things to consider when trying to save money on gas.  Smart Shopper When…

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All Weather Tires: What & Why?

November 27th, 2017 by

Winter tires are basically a necessity in Manitoba. In the appropriate season, they’re a far more important safety feature than your Blind Spot Information System or backup camera. Regardless, many drivers refuse to use winter tires, often arguing that good drivers can get by with three-seasons. For now, let’s ignore the fact that the Tire…

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