A lot of gas is wasted in the Allen Park area by dirty fuel delivery systems. Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the ...
Posted in Fuel System
on December 24, 2014
Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. The PCV Valve is a little, inexpensive part that does an essential job for Melvindale drivers. PCV stands for Positive Crankcase Ventilation. The crankcase is the bottom area of the engine that holds the oil. When the SUV engine’s running,...
Posted in Parts
on December 17, 2014
How do Melvindale auto owners know if an odometer is telling the truth? Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Michigan consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Michigan seller must certify the mileage reported is the Actual Mileage. To have your odo...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on December 10, 2014
The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting ge...
Posted in Transmission
on December 02, 2014