The Value of Preventative Maintenance

Posted June 2, 2020

Almost everyone is trying to save money these days. But avoiding having maintenance performed on your vehicle, especially when there are signs of a problem, can be a costly mistake! Many of the extensive car repairs that our experienced technicians perform could have been avoided! We see many cars that

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Brake Failure Warning Signs

Posted May 2, 2020

One of the worst scenarios that can happen to a vehicle driver is that while you are driving on a winding road, either a side street or on an interstate highway, and you really need your brakes and they all-of-a-sudden fail. To help you avoid this perilous situation, here are

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The Importance of Proper Tire Inflation

Posted April 2, 2020

What supports the weight of your vehicle? If you answered your tires, you are wrong. It’s the air pressure inside the tires that supports the weight, making proper tire inflation of paramount importance to safe driving. The correct tire pressure can help you save money on fuel because over- or

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Don’t Neglect Your Fluids!

Posted March 1, 2020

Fluids are the life blood of your car. The six fluids that require periodic replenishment or replacement in most vehicles are the engine oil, transmission fluid, antifreeze/coolant, windshield washer solvent, power steering fluid and brake fluid. The last two are the most often neglected. You may top them off, but

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The Importance of Serpentine Belts

Posted February 1, 2020

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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The Importance of a Radiator Flush

Posted January 5, 2020

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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Potholes: Menace to Drivability

Posted December 7, 2019

With winter now at its peak here in Michigan, road conditions are currently at their most challenging. As temperatures oscillate between above freezing and below freezing the next little while, you’ll most likely begin seeing a menace potentially as dangerous as black ice or a blinding blizzard appear on our

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Winter Safety Kit Creation Guide

Posted November 14, 2019

Negotiating winter roads in Michigan can be challenging to say the least. Just keeping your car on the road can be an accomplishment in itself some days. In the event that your vehicle does end up in a ditch at the behest of black ice or breaks down unexpectedly, you’ll

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A Warning Light is Flashing, Now What?

Posted October 25, 2019

Most drivers in Michigan can probably relate to the following scenario: hop into the car, start it, and instantly notice a warning light flashing angrily at you. That wasn’t on the last time you drove the car… or was it? Don’t panic. Think. What does this flashing light represent? Consult

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Check Your Headlights

Posted September 24, 2019

In addition to offering drivers no shortage of challenges when it comes to weather-related conditions, the seasons known as FALL and WINTER also make general visibility tough by greatly increasing the amount of darkness Michiganders are forced to deal with. Once Daylight Savings ends, night seems to come immediately at

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