"Current" Affairs (Blown Fuses)

September 29, 2019

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... More

NOT JUST ANOTHER CUSTOMER (Finding the Right Service Facility)

September 22, 2019

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... More

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

September 15, 2019

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... More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Melvindale Drivers

September 8, 2019

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 ... More

Emergency Items for Melvindale

September 1, 2019

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 help you plan for emergencies, and just may save your life or som... More