The Best Test

August 6, 2023

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... More

Are There Blind Spots in Farmington Hills?

November 7, 2021

All Farmington Hills drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Farmington Hills.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others... More

Drive Train Service in Farmington Hills at Gary?s Auto Tech

August 1, 2021

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the 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 preventive maintenance y... More

Differential Service in Farmington Hills, MI - What You Need to Know

January 24, 2021

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Farmington Hills, MI, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a different... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Farmington Hills

January 17, 2021

One Farmington Hills automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Farmington Hills, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of t... More

Time for Differential Service at Gary?s Auto Tech?

September 27, 2020

Hello Farmington Hills - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you... More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Farmington Hills?

July 12, 2020

There is a clear and vocal demand in Farmington Hills and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the MI market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Farmington Hills area roads today, and many more ... More

For 4x4s (Maintenance of 4x4 Vehicles)

December 22, 2019

Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ... More

Vive la Differential at Gary?s Auto Tech in Farmington Hills

September 1, 2019

There are a lot of drivers in Farmington Hills who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in MI these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Farmington Hills folks don't... More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Farmington Hills

December 2, 2018

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Farmington Hills, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Farmington Hills drivers should do in case of an accident:When an ... More