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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

Transmission Care in Melvindale, Michigan

Do you have any plans around Melvindale, Michigan, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Melvindale

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One o... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Melvindale, Michigan: Transmission Service

So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've g... Read More

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

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. Timin... Read More

Melvindale Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Melvindale driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Melvindale residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of ... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Melvindale

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 transmiss... Read More

The Melvindale Car Care Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Melvindale drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Melvindale. You started out in a lower gear an... Read More

Ask Melvindale Car Care: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which c... Read More

Transmission Service at Melvindale Car Care in Melvindale

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Melvindale drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Michigan to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But pr... Read More

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