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Melvindale Car Care On Your Serpentine Belt

  Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Melvindale, Michigan, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the b... Read More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

Local Melvindale roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around M... Read More

Automotive Tips from Melvindale Car Care: Alignment Inspection

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Melvindale drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Melvindale Car Care will inspect your tires for uneven wear as well as suspens... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Michigan Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Michigan spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive drivin... Read More

The Melvindale Car Care Guide to Custom Wheels

If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Melvindale drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught the... Read More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Melvindale Car Care

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every sing... Read More

All About Your TPMS in Melvindale

Melvindale drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Michigan auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of underinflated tires.It's hard for many Melvindale drivers t... Read More

Melvindale Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Melvindale driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Melvindale residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of ... Read More

Should Melvindale Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Melvindale Car Care tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that “severe service” schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of your trips ar... Read More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Melvindale Car Care

These days many people in the Melvindale area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe serv... Read More

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