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7 Ways To Improve Gas Mileage

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 tips to help you earn […]

How To Keep A Car Cool In The Summer

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 your car cool during summer. […]

Brake Warning Sings

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 become worn down. If the […]

Why is Hydroplaning Dangerous? FAQs

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, rather than staying on the […]

Frequency of Fluid Flushes

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 over every time you visit […]

Icy Roads & Curb Slips

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 patch. Hitting the curb doesn’t […]

Build a Winter Emergency Kit

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 unexpected situations. You can purchase […]

8 Tips to Stay Safe on the Road This Winter

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 snow, plan on 50% more […]

Importance of a Radiator Flush

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. Topping off your old anti-freeze […]

Tech Tips: Wiper Blade Maintenance

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 keep money in your pockets. […]