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Timing Belt

Your browser does not support the video tag. Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the e... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. Modern cars and trucks in and around Shelby Township run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Shelby Township drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles hav... Read More

Sterling Heights Drivers: Is It Time To Replace Your PCV Valve?

Improved The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine.When you are diving around Shelby Township fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down an... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service At Tuffy Shelby Township In Shelby Township

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Shelby Township highway? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the ba... Read More

Timing Belt Replacement in Shelby Township

Today we want to talk to Shelby Township auto owners about timing belts. They’re something that many Shelby Township drivers don’t know much about and yet your vehicle won’t run if it’s broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing bel... Read More

Emergency Items For Your SUV

Local Sterling Heights roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip. Your close-to-home kit f... Read More

PCV Valve Service At Tuffy Shelby Township In Shelby Township

The PCV Valve is a little, inexpensive part that does a big job for Shelby Township drivers. PCV stands for Positive Crankcase Ventilation. The crankcase is the bottom area of the engine that holds the oil. When the SUV engine’s running, fuel is burned to generate power. Most of the... Read More

PCV Valve Replacement

The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil hangs out. These gases are about 70% unburned fuel. If the gases were allowed t... Read More

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