The drive train in your vehicle includes all the essential components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The...
Posted in Drive Train
on February 24, 2016
It seems like everywhere you go in the Farmington Hills area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter, motorists are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Michigan car owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some wan...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on February 16, 2016
Bad air quality while you're driving around Farmington Hills is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about them yet. These filters clean the air i...
Posted in Air Conditioning
on February 10, 2016
When they hear the word 'suspension,' Farmington Hills auto owners may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your car’s suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your car up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Farmington Hills. Its job ...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on February 05, 2016
Hello Farmington Hills motorists, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankca...
Posted in Parts
on February 04, 2016
The automotive professionals at Gary's Auto-Tech Service Center would like to give Farmington Hills auto owners an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, cars are becoming more sophisticated everyday - and fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission ...
Posted in Fluids
on February 03, 2016
Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You’ve gotta have good brakes. If you’ve got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.” That’s why a regular brake inspection is on every Farmington Hills driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection at Gary's Auto-Tech Service Cen...
Posted in Brakes
on February 02, 2016
Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Farmington Hills car owners think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Gary's Auto-Tech Service Center is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 a...
Posted in Exhaust
on February 01, 2016