A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Melvindale, Michigan, roads have one or more service or repair that's needed but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in North America alone. Some ...
Posted in Inspection
on July 31, 2018
Melvindale drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service technician feel that they don't trust him.If your serv...
Posted in Service Standards
on July 24, 2018
Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Melvindale knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Melvindale area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compartm...
Posted in Fuel System
on July 17, 2018
Michigan residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ...
Posted in Fluids
on July 09, 2018
When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Melvindale drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals like transmission service sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part of car care. A poorly maintained transmission...
Posted in Timing Belt
on July 02, 2018