Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Farmington Hills. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pa...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on June 09, 2019
The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing MI residents to review their finances. More and more Farmington Hills drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North Am...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on June 02, 2019
There are a lot of things in life that Farmington Hills residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Farmington Hills dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check...
Posted in Inspection
on May 26, 2019
You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Farmington Hills service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the cou...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on May 19, 2019
All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Farmington Hills drivers. 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 and could...
Posted in Fluids
on May 12, 2019
Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ...
Posted in Steering
on May 05, 2019
Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North Ameri...
Posted in Diesel Maintenance
on April 28, 2019
When autumn comes around in Farmington Hills, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Farmington Hills drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advi...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 21, 2019
The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Farmington Hills use fuel filters.
For more information about your fuel filter, vis...
Posted in Fuel System
on April 14, 2019
Farmington Hills area drivers love their vehicles. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like vehicle trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.Now Farmington ...
Posted in Automotive News
on April 07, 2019