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Master Mechanic: Self-Parking With Bosch And Mercedes

With so many vehicles coming in and out of Master Mechanic shops, we’re very familiar with the care it takes to park correctly. Beyond being frustrating, it can be risky to park in certain situations. We’ve all encountered a tight spot when parallel parking or navigating a parking garage. Unfortunately, many of us have also experienced a minor collision when […]

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How regular service can save you money on car insurance

Any vehicle is a significant purchase, but it doesn’t stop there. If you lease or finance a new car, there are regular payments you need to make. But, even if you own the car outright, you still have to pay for gas, car insurance, and maintenance. Mitigating the rising costs of gas is easier if you’re the proud owner of […]

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Master Mechanic: Signs Of A Failing Electrical Car System

You don’t have to be a Master Mechanic to recognize that modern cars are highly dependent on the electrical systems that help power them. Your car has many different electrical systems­–from the lighting to the steering–and if they start to fail, you’ll likely know something’s wrong. We caught up with a Master Mechanic to discuss how to recognize when you […]

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Master Mechanic: Choosing Replacement Wiper Blades

You don’t have to be a seasoned driver–or a Master Mechanic–to realize that clear visibility is crucial for safely operating your vehicle. In ordinary conditions, the aerodynamic design of your vehicle helps prevent small debris from sticking to your windshield. When you encounter rain, snow, fog, or splashing, you often need a little help to clear your windshield. That’s where […]

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Ask A Master Mechanic: Oem Vs. Aftermarket Car Parts

Bringing your car to a trusted shop, like Master Mechanic, means you can tailor your service to best suit your driving habits and budget. Much of that has to do with whether you choose to get Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts or Aftermarket parts. For any savvy shopper, this naturally leads to a few questions: What is the difference between […]

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Master Mechanic: How Ford Is Making Car Parts From Coffee

At Master Mechanic, we’re all for innovation in the automotive industry–especially when that innovation helps reduce the environmental impact of vehicles on the road. That said, even we were surprised when we heard that Ford Motors and McDonald’s were teaming up for a project to do just that. How, is an interesting as the partnership itself. McDonald’s serves over a […]

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Ask A Master Mechanic: The Best Holiday Driving Gifts

With the holiday season well underway, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for everybody on your list. While this might not be the easiest thing to solve, we’re here to help. We’re going to go out on a limb and assume you have a few drivers on their list. If that’s the case, and we have more than a […]

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Lest We Forget: Celebrating Remembrance Day in Markham

As you drive through Markham Main Street, take notice of the veteran banners lining each side of the street. Seeing these banners reminds us of courage and hope, of the many men and women who served, fought and died for our rights. By blood and history we are grateful.Master Mechanic Markham & Markville co-owner, Tracy Chiapponi, celebrates her grandfather, Corporal […]

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MASTER MECHANIC: SELF-DRIVING CARS

Chances are you’ve probably heard the term autonomous vehicle (AV) or self-driving car used somewhere lately. There’s a good reason. In the last few years, car manufacturers and tech companies have been spending big bucks to be the first to release a safe self-driving car. So, what is an autonomous vehicle exactly? The Society of Automotive Engineers defines automation in […]

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MASTER MECHANIC: WHEN TO CHANGE YOUR BRAKE PADS

You don’t have to be a Master Mechanic to know that your brakes are an integral component in your car. Not only is maintaining your brakes and brake pads in a timely manner cost-efficient, but it is also safer for you, your passengers, and other drivers. But how do you know exactly when it’s time to replace your brake pads? […]

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