Most Michigan auto owners know that their vehicles need regular preventive maintenance like changing the oil and filters, rotating the tires and refilling the washer fluid. But did you know that your air conditioning system needs routine maintenance as well? Taking care of your air conditioning ...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on May 30, 2016
It's important for Troy drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Michigan weather. Most Troy area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine.However, he...
Posted in Fluids
on May 23, 2016
Troy drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the coola...
Posted in Cooling System
on May 15, 2016
If you haven't shopped in the Troy area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Troy, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a few more y...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on May 08, 2016
Some Troy drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Troy, you should be aware of safety issues, Michigan towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe towin...
Posted in Safety
on May 02, 2016