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How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Gary?s Auto Tech

Today in the Gary?s Auto Tech auto care blog, we're going to talk to Farmington Hills drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Gary?s Auto Tech customers. For example, recently four of the world's largest vehicle manu... Read More

MI: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

MI residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is a g... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Gary?s Auto Tech

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it.A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Gary?s Auto Tech Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

Hello MI! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll have t... Read More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids... Read More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Farmington Hil... Read More

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

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... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Farmington Hills Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Farmington Hills drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could... Read More

The Gary?s Auto Tech Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

The automotive professionals at Gary?s Auto Tech would like to give Farmington Hills drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more specia... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Gary?s Auto Tech

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... Read More

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