Most Farmington auto owners don't even think about their car air conditioning system unless it fails. That’s because many Farmington and Northville motorists don't really understand that auto A/Cs need periodic service. Let me share some of the reasons why they fail. First, like e...
Posted in Air Conditioning
on May 27, 2014
All modern Farmington vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it’s a topic Detroit drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount, at the right time; to be mixed with air a...
Posted in Fuel System
on May 22, 2014
Modern cars and trucks in and around Farmington run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Farmington drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than...
Posted in Parts
on May 15, 2014
Have you ever had an experience like this in Farmington Michigan ? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your check engine light started flashing! You fear the worst, but within a block or two, the light stoppe...
Posted in Dashboard
on May 09, 2014
At Darrell's Firestone we get a lot of Farmington drivers asking about car trip preparation. That’s a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas outside of Farmington so it's important to know that the car is up to the task and won’t l...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 02, 2014