Cabin Air Filter From Gary?s Auto Tech

March 29, 2020

Here is a questions for Farmington Hills drivers: What is a cabin air filter?Is it: A filter for a house in the middle of the woods? A fresh, piney scent? A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's 3.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the p... More

Thoughtful Gifts for the Winter Driver

March 22, 2020

You may be one of those romantics who don't like giving (or getting) practical gifts for special occasions. Just wait until one of those gifts helps you out of a big predicament in cold weather, and you realize that practical gifts can be life savers. Here are a few things you may give the cold-... More

A Squirrely Problem (Animals Nesting in Engine)

March 15, 2020

If you park your vehicle outside, you are exposing it to all sorts of critters that would love to use it for nesting, food storage and shelter. There are plenty of pictures online of people who've discovered there was more than an engine under the hood. In one case, the driver of an SUV started... More

Gary?s Auto Tech Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

March 8, 2020

Today's Gary?s Auto Tech post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Gary?s Auto Tech service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehicle.Brake flui... More

Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

March 1, 2020

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C... More