When you get an oil change, it’s always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the car maker recommends. But sometimes we’re asked if we’d like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the mor...
Posted in Fluids
on November 25, 2014
Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For th...
Posted in Inspection
on November 19, 2014
There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the greater Rochester hills area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility… It's said that 90 pe...
Posted in Headlamps
on November 12, 2014
You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Troy service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on November 05, 2014