Most Melvindale drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Michigan folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Melvindale drivers all know or should know that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there somethin...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on January 31, 2021
Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally o...
Posted in Fluids
on January 24, 2021
There's a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it. And there are a lot of people who either don't pay any attention to it or don't even know what it is. Here's why it's a good gauge to know about.It's called a tachometer, and that "RPM" label means it is measuring how many revolutions...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on January 17, 2021
Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c...
Posted in Fluids
on January 10, 2021
Every car in Melvindale, Michigan, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles:Common sense...
Posted in Drive Train
on January 03, 2021
If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks. They're the things that help to keep your vehicle's wheels and tires planted to the road surface.But they don't last forever. With care and ...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on January 01, 2021