Warm weather or cold, Farmington drivers still need to think about their SUV’s air conditioning. Most Farmington people don’t service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Darrell's Firestone , we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturer's preventive maintenance sched...
Posted in Air Conditioning
on July 26, 2013
Ever heard the sad tale of a staggering repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt. First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine, over the cylinders is called the cylin...
Posted in Parts
on July 17, 2013
With the recent focus in Livonia on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure. Farmington drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to saving ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on July 09, 2013
This is something really amazing: For every gallon of gas your Farmington car burns, it uses 12,000 gallons of air. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean. That’s like a hundred gallons of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a ver...
Posted in Maintenance
on July 02, 2013