My car is running rough. Do I need a tune-up?Panda TireIn today's highly sophisticated automobiles, a tune-up is a maintenance type service and normally does not correct running problem. We advise our customers with a running problem to choose an engine diagnostic service in order to address the source of a running problem.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a charge to check out my car?Panda TireIt would depend on the symptoms or purpose. If the inspection is for a used car purchase, we charge according to the extent of inspection. In the case of a particular problem, a fee may be charged based on the type of equipment used and technician's time.
Why does the cost of the repair involve so many labor hours?Panda TireIn many cases, depending on the design of the vehicle, locating an electrical problem or replacing a part requires disassembly of a section or removal of other parts to access the area for repair.
What credit cards do you take?Panda TireWe accept VISA, Master Card, and American Express. We also offer accept all debit cards and Pre-Approved cheques.
What is the difference between factory new, aftermarket new, remanufactured, and used parts?Panda TireAll four categories have a purpose in making repairs and should be selected according to availability, vehicle specifics and your personal needs. We make a careful evaluation of the life expectancy of the vehicle, cost and availability before making a part recommendation.
- A factory new part is one manufactured by the company that produced the vehicle.
- An aftermarket new part is manufactured by a source other than the original factory.
- A remanufactured part was previously used and is reconditioned to meet or exceed original specifications.
- A used part has been obtained from a salvage yard such as SGI salvage.
How long will it take to complete the repairs?Panda TireWe try to complete most repairs the same day. If this is not possible we will let you know ahead of time so you can plan your transportation arrangements.
How much will it cost?Panda TireOur invoices reflect the total cost in parts and labor. Labor charges are determined by using the Mitchell Labor Guide, which is an industry standard. You can be certain that the parts used will be purchased according to your individual needs, providing a choice of price, warranty and quality if available.
Do I need an appointment for a repair?Panda TireAn appointment is appreciated at Panda Tire & Auto Service Center. If you plan to have the work done on time or wait on your vehicle, it is best to have an appointment. If the unexpected happens and you require emergency service we will do our very best to accommodate your vehicle.
When is it time to install your Winter Tires?Panda TireYou should install your winter tires when the temperature reaches 7℃ and below, at that temperature you will be able to see your breath. All-season and all-weather tires tread compounds begin to harden at this temperature reducing their traction and increasing the chance of slipping. Winter tires are essential for navigating our Moose Jaw roads during winter. Read more