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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Importance of a Radiator Flush

Posted October 25, 2016

Your vehicle’s radiator holds water and antifreeze in a large reservoir to aid keeping the engine cool, and will occasionally require to be flushed. Your vehicle’s radiator keeps the engine cool when it’s running, and it also keeps your engine from freezing when it is parked on cold winter days.

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Tech Tips: Wiper Blade Maintenance

Posted September 22, 2016

Wiper blades are fundamental for safe driving around Michigan.  Efficient wiper blades are as important as good tires and clean oil for your vehicle’s safe operation, yet are often overlooked until there is a problem. A few simple steps will help you extend the life of your wiper blades, and

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The Benefits of Carpooling this School Year

Posted August 22, 2016

Back-to-school season has officially begun in Walled Lake. This time of year, parents have to balance multiple schedules, pick-ups, and drop-offs to make sure everyone in the family gets where they need to be, when they need to be there. As your family manages school, practices, extracurricular activities, and work schedules,

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Reduce the Risk of a Flat Tire

Posted July 20, 2016

The last thing you want to deal with on the roads in Walled Lake is a flat tire. To avoid the stress of changing a tire on the road and the expense of replacing your tires, follow these five steps to reduce the risk of a flat tire and maximize the

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Best Road Trip Emergency Tools

Posted June 23, 2016

When an emergency happens on the road, will you be prepared? The best way you can be ready for any situation on the road is by carrying an emergency kit. Before your next road trip, be sure to gather these tools to stay safe and prepared on the roads: Flashlight.

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The Importance of an Inspection

Posted May 23, 2016

Having an inspection can seem like you’re asking for trouble. But this simple step is critical to making decisions about the best care for your vehicle. Which is why we’re dedicating this month’s blog to one car care myth, and bringing you the truth you need to know! MYTH: Repair shops

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Two Reasons a Timing Belt Fails

Posted April 22, 2016

If a vehicle’s timing belt fails, it usually leave the driver stranded on the side of a road needing a tow.  A broken timing belt may also mean thousands of dollars in engine damage and repair bills! Why do timing belts break? There are two common causes for timing belt

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