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Recommended Service Intervals at Melvindale Car Care

Most people in the Melvindale area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various s... Read More

Automotive Detective Work in Melvindale

There's a reason we use the word "diagnose" when we talk about fixing cars in Melvindale. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass... Read More

When "Shady" is a Good Thing

Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle. It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in... Read More

Melvindale Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Melvindale on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommen... Read More

"Current" Affairs (Blown Fuses)

You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working. There are no numbers on the display. Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing when you press the button. Hmm, this was working just fine this morning. Are the two problems somehow rela... Read More

NOT JUST ANOTHER CUSTOMER (Finding the Right Service Facility)

You might remember a hit TV sitcom that was set in a bar, a place where "everybody knows your name." The idea, of course, is people feel more comfortable where they aren't just another customer among many; they're special because their relationship goes back a few years.That comfortable relat... Read More

DOG FOOD IN YOUR ENGINE (Keeping Rodents out of your Engine)

A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Melvindale Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Melvindale 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 even ... Read More

Emergency Items for Melvindale

Safe Michigan travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Melvindale Car Care. But there are other things Melvindale residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can hel... Read More

Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Melvindale Car Care in Melvindale

With Melvindale gas prices being what they are, many of us in Michigan are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Melvindale area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in ... Read More

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