Tire rotation

The Importance of Balancing and Rotating Your Tires

Tire rotation and tire balancing are both very important to your vehicle.  They ensure that your tires do not wear unevenly and that your driving experience is as smooth as possible. Balancing and rotating your tires is important to getting the most out of your investment. At Gerry’s OK Tire, we specialize in tires and […]


January 24, 2023

Driving in the rain.

Tips For Driving in Heavy Rain

It goes without saying that if you don’t have to go out in a torrential downpour, then don’t. If you have the choice, stay home.  But, there are instances when staying home isn’t an option. Maybe you need to pick up your kids from soccer practice or have to go to the airport or some […]


January 11, 2023

Tire on snow

All-Season Tires vs Winter Tires

If you are in need of new tires, you may be asking yourself whether or not you need winter tires vs all-season ones.  While the choice may seem pretty straight forward if you are living on the coast where winter weather conditions are pretty mild(though the coast does see some snowy weather which can limit […]


January 3, 2023

Vehicle Brakes

5 Signs You Need New Brakes

Your brakes are one of the most important safety features of your vehicle.  Without working brakes, your vehicle is a hazard to you and everyone else on the road.  Here is a list of 5 tell-tale signs your brakes are need of repair or replacement. 1. Your car is taking longer to stop than usual […]


December 27, 2022

Foggy Windshield

How to Prevent Your Windshield From Fogging Up This Winter

Foggy windows are one of those annoyances we need to deal with especially during the winter months. The reason for foggy windows has to do with temperature and the air’s moisture content. On a cold day, any moisture in the air inside your car — from passengers exhaling, snow on your boots, etc. — turns […]


December 21, 2022

Polished headlight- before and after.

How to Clean Cloudy Headlights with Bar Keepers Friend

Nothing is more frustrating than being on a dark road and not being able to tell if your headlights are on or off.  Aside from being annoying, cloudy headlights can also be dangerous as their job is to make sure they illuminate the road ahead.   Although there are many techniques and products on the market […]


December 13, 2022

Changing engine fluid

6 Essential Fluids for Your Vehicle

Just as it is important for our survival to stay hydrated, it is just as essential for your vehicle to stay lubricated.  Here is our list of six essential fluids that are necessary to keep your vehicle on the road and in optimal condition.  1)Coolant (anti-freeze) In the summer when the weather is hot, coolant […]


November 29, 2022

New vehicle maintenance

Tips for Taking Care of a New Vehicle

Many people feel that because they purchased a new vehicle, they don’t need to do any maintenance. While there is a lot less maintenance on a new vehicle compared to an older one, there are still some basic things you should do to keep your new vehicle in optimal condition for as long as possible. […]


November 22, 2022

Car driving on road

5 Reasons to Buy New Tires

The cost of new tires is nominal compared to the benefits they bring. Tires are the only part of your vehicle that makes contact with the road. This being the case, you should monitor their condition frequently and replace them accordingly. At Gerrys OK Tire, we offer a wide range of tires for every budget.  Here are […]


November 8, 2022

5 Ways to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter Driving

At Gerry’s OK Tire, serving Abbotsford and Mission area, we believe the best maintenance is preventative. As we near winter, it is a good idea to prepare for bad weather ahead of time. Many of us travel during the holidays to spend time with loved ones so, it is good practice to make sure you […]


November 1, 2022