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  • Prevention is the Best Way of Keeping that Check Engine Light from Turning On

    Friday 12 February 2016

    3 Reasons Why a Frequent Engine Check is Important Whether you own a new or used vehicle, you will need to take care of it. The care and attention you afford your automobile should be much greater than just washing off the dirt and offering it a shine, it requires checking the engine. It is important to remember that many things take place under the hood of your car and how you maintain it will d... read more

  • Fix the Drip!

    Friday 05 February 2016

    3 Ways to Find Out You Have an Oil Leak An oil leak can rob your engine of pressure, which can affect its performance, not to mention, an oil leak can leave unsightly stain stains on your Sterling Heights concrete or driveway. Depending on the severity of the leak, it can also cause your engine to ignite into flames, therefore, if you suspect you have an oil leak, it is important to detect the leak and have it repaired in order to maintain your car's s... read more

  • Fuel your Car Well

    Friday 29 January 2016

    How Do You Know What Oil Your Car Takes? Regular or Synthetic? Motor oil is the most important lubricant in a vehicle, and the type of oil that should be used is something that all Sterling Heights drivers should know. Engines are made of several metal parts that are in constant motion and contact with each other; without the right kind of motor oil as a lubricant, the internal friction of metal parts could cause the engine to seize. Besides s... read more

  • Make Sure You Are Charged Up

    Friday 22 January 2016

    Five Steps to Check a Car Battery Checking your car's battery is an extremely important part of car maintenance. If you keep your battery clean and running in tip top shape, it will last much longer. When checking your battery, you should look for problems like corrosion, dirt, cracks, and broken cables. It's important to be cautious when working on your car's battery. You should always make sure the engine is off and you are removing the battery and its cables correctly so that... read more

  • Is It That Time?

    Friday 15 January 2016

    How Do You Know When It Is Time To Do A Radiator Flush On Your Car? Typically, you should have your vehicle's radiator flushed every 30,000 miles, or every three to five years, as part of regular maintenance. In Sterling Heights regions with very humid, dusty or sandy climates, radiators are flushed more frequently to remove sediment and other contaminants. There are also some special situations, such as leaking gasket, when a radiator flush is recommended. When to Flush... read more