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 doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not completely re...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on October 30, 2015
At ABC Auto Works & Tire Center 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 diese...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 21, 2015
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 ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 15, 2015
Knowing how their engine works can help Walled Lake auto owners make informed decisions about car care and prevent costly repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts. An engine’s power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a pisto...
Posted in Timing Belt
on October 13, 2015
Hello Walled Lake drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Walled Lake, here’s some auto advice to help you. There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a...
Posted in Battery
on October 07, 2015