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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Frequency of Fluid Flushes

Posted February 23, 2017

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow earlier this month, declaring that Walled Lake is due for another six weeks of winter. Does it feel like Groundhog Day for your vehicle, too? Like Bill Murray living a single day on repeat, it may seem like your vehicle has the same recommendations over and

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Icy Roads & Curb Slips

Posted January 23, 2017

Winters roads in Walled Lake are often slippery with fresh snow and ice. When temperatures swing from freezing up to moderate and back again, moisture on the roads can turn to slick patches of black ice. Drivers can quickly slide out of control and into the curb on an unanticipated ice

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Build a Winter Emergency Kit

Posted December 21, 2016

An emergency is, by definition, unexpected. If you find yourself in a dangerous situation, you’ll need to make immediate decisions and actions. Winter conditions cause more emergencies on the roads in Walled Lake. Keeping an emergency kit in your vehicle during the winter months will help you be prepared for

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8 Tips to Stay Safe on the Road This Winter

Posted November 23, 2016

Winter months are some of the busiest for road trips — families heading to warmer areas, taking part in winter activities, or visiting family for the holidays. If your adventures lead you away from Michigan, here are 8 tips to keep you safe: Slow down.  If you are driving in

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