Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Walled Lake

March 28, 2016

Night driving in Walled Lake is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just c... More

To Save Gas Around Walled Lake: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

March 21, 2016

One topic that hits the news in Michigan on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Michigan drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Walled Lake who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve our fuel econom... More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at ABC Auto Works

March 14, 2016

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's ABC Auto Works article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Walled Lake wit... More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

March 7, 2016

Why are wheel bearings for Walled Lake vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's ABC Auto Works post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around Walled Lake, Michigan. W... More

Below 45 Degrees in Walled Lake: Consider Winter Tires

March 4, 2016

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Walled Lake drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Michigan drivers ran out... More

Diesel Maintenance for Michigan

March 3, 2016

At ABC Auto Works we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Michigan friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines have long been us... More

ABC Auto Works & Tire Center Car Care News and Information: Serpentine Belt System Wear

March 2, 2016

The primary job of the serpentine belt is to provide critical traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at ideal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesnt spin fast enough, the battery will not completely recharge while... More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Walled Lake

March 1, 2016

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Walled Lake area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Walled Lake drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle win... More