Hitting The Brakes In Melvindale

November 29, 2016

Hello Melvindale, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck roll... More

Automotive Tips from Melvindale Car Care: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

November 22, 2016

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Melvindale drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the sho... More

Automotive Tips from Melvindale Car Care: Making a Battery Last Longer

November 13, 2016

One thing all Melvindale drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Melvindale Car Care can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted lik... More

Melvindale Car Care Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

November 7, 2016

Melvindale residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium t... More