Automotive Tips from Gary?s Auto Tech: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

December 27, 2020

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Farmington Hills drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the m... More

Why You Have an O2 Sensor (Oxygen Sensor)

December 20, 2020

If someone asked you what gas made up the largest portion of the atmosphere, what would you guess? Well, it's not oxygen; it only makes up 20.9 percent. But since we're talking about oxygen, you should know that your vehicle uses oxygen sensors to make sure your engine is running the way it shou... More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Farmington Hills Drivers

December 13, 2020

People in Farmington Hills 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 are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000... More

For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Farmington Hills)

December 6, 2020

Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get ... More