I live in the Parksville area and recently had need of being in Victoria for an appointment. En route, my car started to ‘shimmy’ and make a kind of unearthly grinding sound. Not good. I dealt with my appointment and turned my car on hoping against hope that the sound would have mysteriously disappeared. It was worse. Metal on metal is unmistakable! I called Kerry, my trusted mechanic at Kerry’s Cars and Trucks in Parksville. He emphatically stated that I could I not drive safely home. Without hesitation, he directed me to Peter at Victoria Transmission and Auto Care. I was graciously received by Peter and his wonderful staff as Kerry had already kindly called ahead to alert them of my arrival. The diognosis was not good. It was already mid-afternoon on a Friday but Peter created the time to order and install new front brakes. That in itself was fabulous. But here is the thing…. I am part of a special support program for single mothers that Kerry has created at his shop in Parksville ( not enough words of gratitude for that). Between the two of them, they figured out the details. Peter honoured Kerry’s program. He also 200
Auto Education Clinic
Our auto education car clinics are complimentary evening events designed to help educate and empower everyone on vehicle maintenance and repair.
Attendees are encouraged to bring in and work on their own vehicle with the support of our knowledgeable, award-winning mechanics. The evening features informative demonstrations on basic car maintenance, how to check oil and fluid levels, how to check tire pressure, how to change a tire on a vehicle, and how to stay safe around a vehicle at all times.
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Auto Education Videos
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We would also like to share some testimonials from our past auto education car clinic attendees:
Thank you to Michelle, Erin, Adam and the team...
…at Victoria Transmission for a really great evening. I learned a lot, and certainly appreciate the work and effort that you all put into making it a great time for us. We enjoyed lots of laughs and questioned the staff to ad nauseum…which they handled very well! Have a wonderful day, and thanks for fitting me in. –Sierra from Victoria
Victoria had a great time at Ladies Night...
…at Victoria Transmission and Auto Care. Loved the tips on how to change a tire, how to check tire pressure, and all of the eco-driving tips, and safety tips from Victoria Police. Thank you! – Kerry Slavens, YAM Magazine
Thank you! It was a great experience...
… learning about aspects of vehicle maintenance. Your team was so friendly and professional. And you took the mystery out of car servicing. Thank you, again, for this opportunity. I am sharing this with my colleagues today along with other friends. I’ll definitely be back. Please extend my thanks to your entire team. -Marie from Victoria
Thanks for all the care and detail...
… that obviously went into planning the night. I was really impressed by everyone! The mechanics were so patient, relaxed and welcoming. Things were explained clearly and there was no ‘talking down’ going on. Bravo! I will be encouraging my friends to go to this course. – Elaine from Victoria