What's up with Diesels in Walled Lake?

February 29, 2016

Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North American marke... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Michigan Driving

February 28, 2016

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Walled Lake knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Walled Lake area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compar... More

The ABC Auto Works Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

February 28, 2016

Modern Walled Lake vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute t... More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Walled Lake Ride

February 27, 2016

It seems like everywhere you go in the Walled Lake area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Michigan auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So wher... More

Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at ABC Auto Works

February 26, 2016

The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing Michigan residents to review their finances. More and more Walled Lake drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America to... More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Walled Lake, Michigan

February 25, 2016

Everyone in Walled Lake, Michigan eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Walled Lake, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several categor... More

Let ABC Auto Works Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

February 24, 2016

Walled Lake area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Walled Lake drivers... More

Keep Your Cool In Walled Lake

February 19, 2016

/> Walled Lake auto owners rely on their car's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your SUV engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where its cooled by air flowing over the radiato... More

Problems with Suspension Solved at ABC Auto Works & Tire Center in Walled Lake

February 17, 2016

A vehicles suspension system is tough. It can last for years and tens of thousands of miles for Walled Lake car owners. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle one that ... More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Walled Lake: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at ABC Auto Works & Tire Center

February 9, 2016

Taking care of our tires is a vital part of car care for Walled Lake drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some essential preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve fuel efficiency and extend the life of the tires, so its wel... More