Car Care Tips

May 2013

Hitting The Brakes In Utica

Hello Shelby Township, let's talk about brakes. Braking, as all Michigan motorists know, is slowing or stopping your vehicle. As you can imagine, brakes are engineered to work well on a particular vehicle application. For example, you would expect more powerful brakes on a heavy-dut... Read More

Michigan Balance: Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation

Everyone in the Sterling Heights area wants our tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to maximize tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation. When wheels are out of balance, they wobble a bit. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. And they vibrate. To fix this, y... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Shelby Township, Michigan drivers: How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your check engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of covering it with tape is not ... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car In Shelby Township Michigan

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Shelby Township Michigan: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Shelby Township Michigan motoring public, but it does add quite a bit ... Read More

Keys to Long Lasting Vehicle

New cars cost so much these days. Add financing and insurance and, well a new vehicle may not seem so attractive. A lot of Shelby Township, Michigan people are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer. The good news is that with the current state of automotive engineering and manu... Read More

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