What to do if your Vehicle is Overheating

Posted May 24, 2018

An overheating engine can be one of the most stressful roadside emergencies a driver will experience. What should you do if your vehicle starts overheating? Watch for warning signs. If the temperature gauge starts rising rapidly, pull over. If steam (often looks like smoke) starts coming out from under the

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Spring Maintenance for Your Vehicle

Posted April 18, 2018

As seasons change and temperatures swing, now is the perfect time to review the Spring maintenance requirements for your vehicle. Different seasons put different demands on your vehicle. Now that winter is coming to an end, it is time to prepare for spring conditions and road trips! April showers bring

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Gas Saving Tips for Instant Savings

Posted March 23, 2018

According to a recent article in the Detroit News, gas prices in Michigan have been on the rise as of late. While there’s not much we can do stop gas prices from increasing, there’s plenty we can do to make our cars more fuel efficient. Here are a few engine

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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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ICE BREAKERS

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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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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