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...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on November 29, 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...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on November 22, 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...
Posted in Fluids
on November 13, 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...
Posted in Fuel System
on November 07, 2016