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February 2020

Melvindale Car Care Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Today's Melvindale Car Care post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Melvindale Car Care ser... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Melvindale

Melvindale drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator whe... Read More

Diesel Maintenance for Michigan

At Melvindale Car Care we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Michigan friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance req... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Melvindale drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping patter... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Melvindale

A lot of people get custom wheels in Melvindale. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Melvindale: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Melvindale Car Care

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Melvindale drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of th... Read More

Bouncy Bouncy – Are My Shocks Bad?

When Melvindale drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Melvindale drivers... Read More

Differential Service in Melvindale, Michigan - What You Need to Know

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Melvindale, Michigan, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a different... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Melvindale

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One o... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Melvindale

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Melvindale area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur c... Read More

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