Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out. The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider two-thirty-seconds of an inch to be the mi...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 29, 2014
If you’ve ever heard a squealing sound under your SUV hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power important automotive systems in your SUV. Let’s go over them. First, ...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 23, 2014
Most cars and trucks have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Warren car owners only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Warren. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Do...
Posted in Transmission
on October 16, 2014
Virtually all vehicles come with power steering so many Clinton Township auto owners have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your SUV steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In re...
Posted in Steering
on October 08, 2014
When they hear the word 'suspension,' Clinton Township motorists may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your car’s suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your car up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Warren. Its job is to keep y...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on October 01, 2014
Here is a questions for quick Clinton Township auto owners What is a cabin air filter? Is it:
A filter for a house in the middle of the woods?
A fresh, piney scent?
A filter for the passenger compartment of your car?
Clever you, it's 3. A cabin air filter cleans the outside...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on October 01, 2014