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Step-By-Step Instructions To Change Your Oil and Oil Filter

How To Check and Change the Oil in Your Vehicle

Are you a new driver with a new-to-you pre-owned pickup truck? Regular automotive maintenance is an important aspect of automotive ownership – and that includes getting your oil changed. It is important to change your oil every 7,500 to 10,000 miles and it is a pretty simple process – a process you can do on your own. Learn how to check and change the oil in your vehicle with this step-by-step instructional guide and how-to video created by The Car Lot Etc. Greater Sudbury-area drivers who do not feel comfortable changing their own oil can schedule a service appointment with The Car Lot Etc. Service Department! Read the rest of this entry >>

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What Do You Do If You Start to Slide on Snow or Ice?

Learn How To Avoid and Correct a Slide on Snow and Ice

Winter has arrived in Canada. Winter travel can be treacherous if you are not prepared for the snow and ice and many new drivers in the Greater Sudbury area may now know what to do if and when they start to slide on the snow and ice. Learn how to avoid and correct a slide on snow and ice with this quick step-by-step guide created by The Car Lot Etc. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Is It Safe to Drive While Your Low Fuel Light is On?

How Far Can Your Car or Truck Drive on Empty?

Have you ever felt a certain kind of panic that is unique to hearing or seeing a notification that your fuel tank is just about dried up and you aren’t sure when the next convenience station will appear? Chances are good that you have encountered this or something like it at some point, and perhaps you were fortunate and found a nearby gas station and took care of it right away. But what if there had been no gas station for kilometres upon kilometres? How many kilometres would it have been until you puttered to a stop on the side of the road? It may be longer than you think! How far can your car or truck drive on empty? Keep reading!  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Stay safe this winter by having good tires on your vehicle

What are the advantages of Winter and Snow Tires?

Winter is officially in full swing. With a few winter storms under our belt, we are all once again professionals at taking it slow, leaving earlier, and scraping the snow off of our vehicles. The last time that you drove around in the snow, did you feel like you had good traction? Or did you feel like you were slipping around more than you would like? Have you thought about putting winter or snow tires on your vehicle? If you have been thinking about it, you have come to the right place! Keep reading as we explore the answer to the question, “what are the advantages of winter and snow tires?” Read the rest of this entry >>

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Things To Do for New Year’s Eve 2019 in the Sudbury and Greater Sudbury Area

2019 New Year’s Eve Events and Parties Greater Sudbury ON

The holiday season is in full swing and many Sudbury-area families are preparing for the arrival of the new year. Are you planning ahead for New Year’s Eve this year? Are you looking for fun things to do with family and friends on December 31? Look no further than this guide to our favorite 2019 New Year’s Eve events and parties in Greater Sudbury, ON. Add to the excitement of the new year and get behind the wheel of a new-to-you used car, truck or crossover when you visit The Car Lot etc. online inventory! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Christmas Lights and Visits with Santa Claus Highlight Christmas 2019 in Sudbury Area

2019 Christmas and Holiday Events Greater Sudbury ON

Christmas is just around the corner and families in the Sudbury area are in search of fun ways to celebrate the holiday season. Armed with this list of favorite 2019 Christmas and holiday events in and around Greater Sudbury, ON, you and your family can take your holiday celebration to the next level. Amp up your holiday excitement this year and unwrap a pre-owned car, truck or SUV at The Car Lot etc with our Manager’s Specials. Read the rest of this entry >>