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October 2016

Serpentine Belt Service at Melvindale Car Care in Melvindale

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and als... Read More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Melvindale, Michigan, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Melvindale drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don'... Read More

Melvindale Car Care: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Melvindale streets, twenty pounds of carbon dioxide come... Read More

How Much is Enough for Melvindale Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Melvindale drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that “bald” tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take... Read More

Automotive Tips from Melvindale Car Care: Timing Belt Overview

Video: In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Melvindale. The timing belt’s important j... Read More

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