Your vehicle's air conditioning is something you count on when the weather heats up. But there's bound to be a day when you turn it on and one of these things happens:Only warm air blows outCold air starts blowing out but then it turns warm on its ownIt's not blowing air at allIt blows smel...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on May 09, 2021
Everyone in Livonia, Michigan eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Livonia, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several categories tha...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on May 02, 2021
If every road was straight and smooth, we wouldn't have to worry much about wheel alignment. But they're not, so we do. Hitting potholes or driving on rough pavement can knock your vehicle out of alignment and you'll notice it in one of several ways.Your steering wheel may not be centered when ...
Posted in Automotive News
on April 25, 2021
Most Livonia drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steeri...
Posted in Steering
on April 18, 2021
Most Livonia drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that bald tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the techn...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on April 11, 2021
Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros...
Posted in Cooling System
on April 04, 2021
A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Livonia area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives.Preventive MaintenancePreventive maintenance is an important way people in Livonia can conserve f...
Posted in Fuel System
on March 28, 2021
Whether or not your exterior light bulbs are all working probably is not at the top of your list when you think about your vehicle. But those exterior lights are more important than you think, and they're vital to your safety and that of other drivers near you.Headlights are important. Not onl...
Posted in Safe Driving
on March 21, 2021
Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North American marke...
Posted in Diesel Maintenance
on March 14, 2021
You may remember a song that went, "Objects in the rearview mirror may appear closer than they are." While that was a song about life's lessons, there are a few things we should all know about how important rearview mirrors are to safe driving.While new electronic devices are helping drivers be ...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on March 07, 2021