Car Care 2018: Get Ready for Winter

For some, the arrival of fall is marked by pumpkin spice lattes or gem-toned foliage. But at AMA, our favourite sign of the season is the neon spectacle of safety vests at Car Care, our most popular event of the year.

This member-exclusive service, valued at $100, is provided free of charge to thank you for being in the AMA family – so don’t forget to bring your membership card. If you’re not yet a member, you can find the right membership and join online now, or join when you visit us on-site.

At the event, our automotive experts will check/test your:

  • Battery
  • Block heater
  • Fluids*
  • Windshield wipers
  • Tire tread and pressure
  • We’ll also provide a customized check-up report with repair and maintenance recommendations specifically for your vehicle

* Sorry, we are unable to check brakes or change oil on site and may not be able to check all fluids depending on the car make and model.

Bonus add-ons

The following optional services will be available at your own cost (prices vary):

  • New batteries: you can purchase a new CAA battery, which we will install for free on the spot
  • Rock-chip repair: we can repair small rock chips and cracks (weather permitting)

Locations and dates

Edmonton: Sunday, September 9 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Mill Woods Town Centre
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Calgary: Saturday, September 22 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Mount Royal University, Lot B
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Red Deer: Sunday, September 23 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Westerner Park NW Lot
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Sorry, no early birds. Help us prevent traffic congestion in the area, and to respect the residents and businesses in the community, by arriving during the outlined times. In fact, lineups are much shorter in the afternoon!

Don’t forget to visit our tents

After your checkup, stop by our AMARewards partner tents for other special offers, or visit AMA’s virtual driving simulator, the Roadbot, to brush up your winter skills.

Wait times

  • Wait times vary based on demand. At peak times, plan to be on-site for a minimum of 75 minutes in Calgary, 45 minutes in Edmonton, and 30 minutes in Red Deer
  • Once you arrive and get in line, sit back and relax – and maybe bring a coffee to enjoy while you wait. We’ll provide you with a copy of our award-winning Car Care magazine, which includes helpful maintenance tips and great savings offers.

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