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The Melvindale Car Care Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

The automotive professionals at Melvindale Car Care would like to give Melvindale drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, ... Read More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle compo... Read More

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

Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... Read More

Melvindale Car Care Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Melvindale residents to always use the prop... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Melvindale Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Melvindale drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Melvindale Car Care: Battery Testing

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Melvindale Car Care when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Melvindale drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. ... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Melvindale residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,0... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Melvindale Car Care

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical ... Read More

Michigan: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

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 ... Read More

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