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Hidden Danger: Road Salt

Posted February 23, 2018

Slick, icy roads in Walled Lake make it challenging to steer and stop on winter roads. As the snow plows remove freshly fallen drifts from the road, they can leave behind the hidden layer of black ice. This is why many of our roads are also treated with road salt.

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Posted January 18, 2018

Michigan has already been hit hard by Old Man Winter this year and there’s still a lot of calendar space between now and Tigers Opening Day. With Oakland County roads currently less-than-ideal in terms of drivability thanks to snow, ice, etc., here are a few items you can keep stored

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Serpentine Belts: Critical to your Vehicle’s Functionality

Posted December 27, 2017

There are several components in the various systems housed within your engine, all of which need to be operating effectively in order to make your motor run and get your vehicle from Point A to Point B. While you’re most likely familiar with the more prominent components in your engine

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Your Vehicle’s MVF (Most Valuable Fluid)

Posted November 28, 2017

The most important of the many fluids found in your vehicle is undoubtedly its motor oil. Without motor oil, your engine would quickly grind to a halt at the behest of intense grinding and friction among its many moving parts. In addition to lubricating your engine to ensure it can

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Spare Tires 101

Posted October 30, 2017

Getting a flat tire is never fun. It’s inconvenient, frustrating and, in general, an unpleasant experience for all involved. While it may be a cumbersome process to get your damaged tire fixed or replaced, it’s definitely advisable to do so as quickly as possible as the lifespan of spare tires

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Fact or Fiction: Cat Litter.. for Cars?

Posted September 26, 2017

If you’ve ever put together an emergency kit for your car, you may have been shocked to come across the phrase “kitty litter.” What purpose might this odd product serve in, or for, your car? People have claimed this wonder-substance can do so much, but which claims are based in

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7 Ways To Improve Gas Mileage

Posted August 9, 2017

Summer time is often a time when people either go on long summer vacations in their cars or head to the outdoors and enjoy the warmer weather and the outdoor adventures it provides. It also happens to be one of the most difficult times for car owners. Here are 7

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How To Keep A Car Cool In The Summer

Posted June 14, 2017

There are not many things worse than a hot, stuffy car in the summer while driving around Michigan. While most people enjoy being outdoors during summer months, the heat and sun can make summer driving be like traveling in an oven. Thankfully, there are things you can do to keep

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Brake Warning Sings

Posted April 25, 2017

When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is at the top of the list! Brake maintenance is critical to keeping your vehicle safely on the roads in Walled Lake. Key warning signs of brake failure include: Noises – Screeching and squeaking can be caused when the brake pads

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Why is Hydroplaning Dangerous? FAQs

Posted March 22, 2017

What is hydroplaning? Hydroplaning can occur when a vehicle is moving too fast in wet conditions. If a vehicle is traveling too quickly in heavy rain conditions, the tires can no longer grip the road. The speed allows the tires to travel on top of a thin layer of water,

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