3 Bay Sales & Service

3 Bay Sales and Service in Kitchener, Ontario offers you complete car care, close to home.

With over 25 years’ experience, our service technicians assure you that your vehicle is in good hands.  If you don’t know what the problem is, we’ll make sure to explain it to you, and provide solutions.

We service all makes and models of cars, trucks and motor homes as well. At 3 Bay Sales and Service, we offer a wide variety of services including emissions testing, brake repair, new tire sales, wheel balancing, oil changes, alignment, and roadside assistance.

CBC News has reported that 1 in every 2 cars fails the new emissions test. But what are they looking for?  Basically every vehicle over 3 years old requires an emission test every 5 years before the owner can renew the license plate for the year. This testing of course was put into play to help reduce smog emissions in Southern Ontario.

How can you ensure your car will pass the test? Well in essence, you would think that just keeping up on basic preventative maintenance on your vehicle would do the trick – the usual oil change, checking fluids etcetera. But really it all has to do with the catalytic converter. The catalytic converter is the main component on your vehicle that is responsible for controlling engine emissions. They work by having rare metals inside them that the gas fumes flow through. These rare metals convert pollutants in the exhaust gas into less harmful gasses.

Vehicle emissions use a visual inspection at first to make sure all parts in your vehicle are installed properly. Then the computer test makes sure the sensors are functioning correctly as well.

Come into 3 Bay Sales and Service today for your emissions test, or any maintenance or small repair.  We are open Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Visit us at 338 Mill Street in Kitchener, Ontario or online at http://3baykitchener.ca. 

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