Sounds Exhausting! (Exhaust Service)

January 15, 2023

Most of us know a bad muffler when we hear it. That loud, rumbling sound is unmistakable. Did you also know you can get a ticket for driving around with a loud exhaust system? If your exhaust system has a leak in it, it may be allowing poisonous gases inside your vehicle and could make you serio... More

Exhaust Service at Melvindale Car Care in Melvindale

March 31, 2020

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 converters were mandated in 1976 and on-board emission control com... More

PCV Valve: What Is It?

January 1, 2019

Most Melvindale drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your ve... More

Melvindale Exhaust and Emissions Service

September 23, 2018

Many Melvindale residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Melvindale Car Care is really a lot more comprehensive these days.For exam... More

Melvindale Car Care Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

March 20, 2018

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More

Exhaust Service at Melvindale Car Care: Passing the Smell Test

May 1, 2017

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Melvindale residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Michigan folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometimes we f... More