Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Melvindale Drivers

July 28, 2019

Melvindale residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air ... More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

July 21, 2019

At Melvindale Car Care we've had a lot of Melvindale customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Michigan. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. And 33 percent o... More

Automotive Tips from Melvindale Car Care: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

July 14, 2019

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Melvindale.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing ... More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

July 7, 2019

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... More