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March 2020

Exhaust Service at Melvindale Car Care in Melvindale

Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Melvindale residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Melvindale Car Care is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic con... Read More

Fuel Injectors

The last new American vehicles sold in Melvindale with a carburetor rolled out of the Michigan dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Melvindale, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel... Read More

PCV Valve Replacement

Hello Melvindale, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine,... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Melvindale Drivers

When people in Melvindale talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Michigan? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or o... Read More

Severe Service Requirements

A lot of Melvindale drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. C... Read More

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Melvindale driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Michigan, winter tires differed from highway tires only in ... Read More

Melvindale Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine.When you are diving around Melvindale, fuel is burned in ... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Melvindale Car Care in Melvindale

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 stan... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Melvindale, Michigan Vehicle

How do Melvindale drivers 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 re... Read More

PCV Valve Service at Melvindale Car Care in Melvindale

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back in... Read More

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