3 Winter Windshield Tips (Care of Windshield)

March 1, 2020

Cold weather can present some real challenges when it comes to your vehicle's windshield. Think of it. Your windshield is your window to the world when you're driving, and clear visibility is extraordinarily important for safe travels. So here are 3 tips to ensure that your windshield can do it... More

Melvindale Car Care Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

February 29, 2020

Today's Melvindale Car Care 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 Melvindale Car Care service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehicle.Brak... More

Keep Your Cool in Melvindale

February 28, 2020

Melvindale drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the... More

Diesel Maintenance for Michigan

February 27, 2020

At Melvindale Car Care we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Michigan friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines have long be... More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

February 26, 2020

Melvindale drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the ste... More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Melvindale

February 25, 2020

A lot of people get custom wheels in Melvindale. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Melvindale C... More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Melvindale: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Melvindale Car Care

February 24, 2020

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Melvindale drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Melvinda... More

Bouncy Bouncy ? Are My Shocks Bad?

February 23, 2020

When Melvindale drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Melvindale drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because shock... More

Differential Service in Melvindale, Michigan - What You Need to Know

February 23, 2020

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 Melvindale, Michigan, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a different... More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Melvindale

February 22, 2020

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine has to do with the c... More