Motherlode Car Wash

About Motherlode Quick Lube

Motherlode Quick Lube is a growing oil change company offering fast and affordable services with the best price and products without compromising quality. Motherlode Quick Lube offers fast, warranty-approved services to help prolong the life of your vehicle. When you come into Motherlode Quick Lube for an oil change, your technician will perform a courtesy check to ensure your vehicle is in top working order. We also top-up fluids and perform other minor services free of charge.

10 Minute Oil Change

Motherlode Quick Lube is the only 10 minute oil change in Quesnel. Motherlode Quick Lube features quality PENNZOIL products to service our customer's vehicles lubrication needs. We carry a full line of PENNZOIL conventional and synthetic oil, Pennzoil oil filters and air filters, Pennzoil transmission fluids and gear lubes.

Stop in at Motherlode Quick Lube for a complete oil change. It's warranty approved and no appointment is necessary. Courteous and trained technicians will be happy to serve you.

We can also service RV's and Fleets. For more information please Contact us.

We specialize in Oil Changes; our other services include:

Front and Rear Differential Flush
Radiator Coolant Flush
Transmission Flush 
Air Filters and Cabin Filters
Pennzoil Fuel System Cleaner (1 + 2 Step)
Pennzoil Oil System Cleaner
Pennzoil Radiator Stop Leak Sealer
Eagle Engine Sealer
Kleen Flow Gasoline Antifreeze
Windshield Washer Fluid
Radiator Coolant
Fuel Filters
Automotive Batteries
 

 

Reasons to choose Motherlode Quick Lube

Accredited
-We are certified Penn – 10 Dealer by Pennzoil Ltd.All of our technicians are fully trained and certified.
-New Car warranty approved.

Fast and Efficient
-Regular Oil change only takes 10-15 min.
-No appointment needed.
-No need to drop off your vehicle.
-Two person team works on every vehicle.

Peace of Mind
-You remain safe and secure with your vehicle.
-Your vehicle is not put on a hoist.
-Drive through service.
-Free 21 point inspection to spot maintenance and repair needs.
-We maintain your vehicle maintenance records.

Relaxing Clean Atmosphere
-Enjoy a free Timothy's coffee while you wait.
-Clean and bright glass building.
-R.V. compatible (only one north of Kamloops).
-Every oil change qualifies for a discount on a state-of-the-art car wash.

Committed to Your Vehicle
-Our exclusive bulk oil distribution system is pre-heated and pre-filtered to 10 micros to reduce engine stress and possible contamination from condensation, dirt, and debris.

21 Point Inspection

1. LIGHTS
-Check the operation of the headlights and taillights, and signal lights.
-Check brake lights.
-Are all the lenses clean and intact?
2. WIPERS
-Check the condition and operation of the wiper blades, (streaking).
-Check windshield washer fluid levels and operation.
-Inspect the windshield for chips and cracks.
3. TIRES
-Perform a visual inspection of tires for abnormal wear and obvious problems.
-Check tire pressure and adjust if necessary.

Underhood Inspection


4. OIL
-Check level and condition of oil.
5. AIR AND EMISSION FILTERS
-Check condition of air filter, and cabin filter if necessary.
-Check condition of the PVC valve.
6. FUEL FILTER
-Visually inspect fuel filter for possible leaks and ask customer of recent replacement.
7. BELTS
-Check condition of drive belts.
8. HOSES
-Check condition of radiator and heater hoses.
-Check condition of the fuel line hoses.
-Check condition of the vacuum line hoses.
9. COOLING SYSTEM
-Check condition of coolant and concentration.
-Check for any indication of radiator clogging.
10. FLUID LEAKS
-Inspect the engine compartment for any signs of fluid leaks.
-Inspect valve cover gasket for oil leaks.
11. ELECTRICAL AND CHARGING SYSTEM
-Check condition of battery terminals and cables.
12. FLUID LEVELS
-Check automatic transmission fluid.
-Check Brake fluid, and power steering.

Undercar Inspection


13. SHOCK ABSORBERS / STRUTS
-Visually inspect shocks for fluid leaks.
-Check tires for abnormal wear that may be attributed to worn shocks.
14. SUSPENSION AND STEERING
-Inspect front suspension and steering mechanism.
-Inspect rear suspension components.
15. U-JOINTS OR CV JOINTS
-Inspect for wear or damage.
16. TRANSMISSION
-Check condition and level of fluid.
-Check for filter and fluid service.
-Check for leaks.
17. GREASE AND FLUID LEVELS
-Check differential fluid, front and rear.
-Check manual transmission fluid.
-Check any remaining fluid levels.
18. WATER PUMP / FROST PLUGS
-Visually check area below water pump for signs of leaks.
-Inspect frost plugs for leaks.
19. EXAUST SYSTEM
-Inspect exhaust system for leaks, broken hangers, loose clamps, and damaged components.
20. BEARINGS AND SEALS
-Inspect all bearings and seals for leaks and damage.
21. LEAK CHECK
-Final visual check under car for signs of oil and other fluid leaks before signing off.

Additional Services will only be performed with the consent of the customer.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When should your vehicles be serviced?
- You should service your vehicles every 3 months, or 5000 km.  
- Air filters are good for 20,000 km or 1 year.
- Fuel filters should be changed every 30,000 km or 1 year.
- We maintain service records; e-mail reminders are available.

 

How long does it take to service a vehicle?
10-15 minutes, depending on size of vehicle.
- Rad, Transmission, and Differential services average an extra 30 minutes.

 

What type of oil should I put in my vehicle?
-Our specialized Quick Lube software contains all specs for oils and capacities for your vehicle.  We simply scan your bar code (V.I.S.#) to access this information. We can upgrade to a synthetic blend or full synthetic at your request.

 

Why Own a Wash Card?
- Wash Cards can be used in all self serve bays, and the 2 automatic car washes.
- Very convenient.
- Accurate billing amounts, specific to person, vehicle, and time used.
- Prepaid cards are excellent employee gifts.

 

Motherlode Quick Lube 2 Bay Oil Change Facility

Attached Soft Cloth Auto Wash Bay

 

• Building reflects Gold Pan City & Barkerville historic site themes & mirrors the adjacent carwash by design. Esthetic appeal is enhanced by utilizing antique artifacts & abundance of flowers & shrubs.

• Wash Exit architectural features: Natural local rock, antique timbers reclaimed from look-out tower, stamped concrete to emulate fir planks and flagstone rock gives appearance of exiting from mountain mineshaft.

• Construction materials: Unique to Central BC is the Octaform plastic walls filled with concrete – exceptional durability & ease of maintenance, energy efficient, used in wash bay & lube basement. Remainder of the building is wood frame, & fiber board interior. Outdoor ambiance is created by spacious bays, abundance of windows, rock water feature, pine logs, birch tongue & groove siding & trim, stainless steel stair railings. Point of sale stations & cabinets are of pine construction.

• Green Elements: Lube bays – 14 ft doors to accommodate RV (standard is 12 ft), energy efficient to accept solar heat and automatically open to 8 feet to conserve energy, with easy override for larger vehicles. All used oil collected from vehicles is used to heat the building.

• 1st & only Quick lube in Quesnel.

 

Special features

• Swinging aluminum doors on wash bay (energy efficient) (owner designed)

• Easy glide aluminum pit covers (owner designed)

• Aluminum oil dispenser station (utilizing hockey pucks)

• Indoor Water feature & showpiece bathroom, antique metal ceilings.

• Used oil heating system for floor heat, MU Air, and ice melt (entrance & exit)

• Sophisticated technical systems, superior to any facility of this kind.

• Soft cloth wash is the most technically advanced wash of its kind in central & northern BC.

 

*THE CADILLAC OF LUBES & CAR WASHES*

 


Motherlode Quick Lube 


252 Juniper Rd Quesnel BC V2J 4C6 

Ph. 250-747-0077  Fax 250-747-0033

E-mail: mail@motherlode.ca 

website:  www.motherlode.ca

 

Owners - Ron & Wilma Penner

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Soft Cloth Soft Touch Soft Shine

Cadillac of Car Washes

 

Belanger's FreeStyler® is the most advanced in-bay soft touch automatic available in the industry!

Every aspect of the FreeStyler was carefully designed to deliver the most comprehensive combination

of performance features available in the market today!

 To further enhance the customer's overall car washing experience,

the FreeStyler is engineered with an overhead gantry design.

This overhead design not only provides an open and inviting bay appearance

but also ensures smoother operation and less potential for customer loading error.

 

 

 

 

 

Fleet Accounts

The time any of your vehicles are off the road for service is critical. At Motherlode Quick Lube, we put your vehicles back on the road quickly. That saves you time and money. Plus, your drivers are more inclined to observe service requirements as scheduled.

Fleet Application