Race car drivers have demonstrated the advantages of disc brakes, so most modern vehicles use them. Sometimes just the front wheels have disc brakes, but many vehicles now have them all the way around. A major component of the disc brake is called a caliper. It works by squeezing brake pads ag...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on February 28, 2021
So you thought you only had two brake lights. Look again and you'll see one in the center at a higher level than the two on either side of the vehicle. They're sometimes in the inside of the vehicle behind the back window, or they could be in the deck lid, on the roof or on the spare wheel carr...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on February 21, 2021
Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Farmington Hills streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon o...
Posted in Maintenance
on February 14, 2021
Farmington Hills drivers may have an alignment problem if their car drifts or pulls to one side, the steering wheel's off center, they notice uneven tire wear or the car doesn't feel like it handles right as they drive down Farmington Hills, MI, streets and roads.When all of a vehicle's wheels ar...
Posted in Automotive News
on February 07, 2021