A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Farmington Michigan roads have one or more service or repair that's needed, but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in the U.S. alo...
Posted in Inspection
on October 30, 2013
All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Detroit car owners. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant, and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won’t work as well for Farming...
Posted in Fluids
on October 24, 2013
So you have some exciting plans for the Michigan weekend. You’re going to take some of your Farmington , Michigan friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you’ve gotten the boat all ready. And you haven’t forgotten about your tow vehicle. You’ve gassed it up and ev...
Posted in Transmission
on October 18, 2013
People in Farmington have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues? Some new vehicle manufacturers in Farmington are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,00...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 11, 2013
If you're a quart low in your SUV, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Detroit area. The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is ...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 02, 2013