Bad Vibes (Disc brake rotor problems)

January 1, 2023

If you were to name the most important safety feature on your vehicle right now, what would your answer be? A lot of driving experts would agree that its your brakes. Most newer vehicles use a well-engineered and efficient style of brakes called disc brakes. The name disc brakes comes from one ... More

More than Pads and Rotors (Brake Caliper Replacement)

November 13, 2022

You might be familiar with brake pads and rotors, two components of your vehicle's brakes that have to be regularly serviced. Here's another important component of your brakes: the calipers. Calipers are used in disc brakes, the type of brakes now found in most recently manufactured vehicles. A... More

Them's the Brakes (Brake Rotor Resurfacing)

October 23, 2022

Your vehicle's brakes wear out. It's inevitable. You'll notice it when you step on the brake pedal and feel it harder to stop, or there's vibration when you are braking. Most modern vehicles have disc brakes that each use a brake pad that press on a disc (disc brakes!) called a rotor. The fric... More

It's Brake Time (Brake Calipers)

January 1, 2022

Race car drivers have demonstrated the advantages of disc brakes, so most modern vehicles use them. Sometimes just the front wheels have disc brakes, but many vehicles now have them all the way around. A major component of the disc brake is called a caliper. It works by squeezing brake pads ag... More

Time for a Brake (Brake Pad Replacement)

November 21, 2021

Stop! It's one of those things your vehicle has to do consistently and reliably. That's why brake maintenance is vitally important, worthwhile for you to make sure stays up to date. A brake system has many components. If your vehicle has disc brakes, they have pads that make contact with the rot... More

Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

September 19, 2021

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C... More

The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)

October 25, 2020

Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days. Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been around for years but they help drivers stop in much shorter distances reliably than ever before. When you ... More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Livonia

October 15, 2020

So you've bought a used vehicle in the Livonia area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Livonia area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just want something new or were there problems that y... More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

October 14, 2020

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Livonia driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at All Night Auto will check you... More

A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)

September 6, 2020

We've all been there. You park your vehicle on a steeper than usual hill and worry about it rolling down while you're running your errands. So you decide you'll use the parking brake. When you get back, you release the parking brake, hit the ignition, put it in gear anduh, ohyou can feel the p... More