Automotive Tips from ABC Auto Works: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

March 31, 2019

When Walled Lake drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake syste... More

Go Straight: Wheel Alignment for Walled Lake Automobiles

March 31, 2019

Walled Lake drivers may have an alignment problem if their car drifts or pulls to one side, the steering wheel's off center, they notice uneven tire wear or the car doesn't feel like it handles right as they drive down Walled Lake, Michigan, streets and roads.When all of a vehicle's wheels are li... More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at ABC Auto Works

March 30, 2019

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match yo... More

ABC Auto Works & Tire Center Helps You Decipher The Menu Board: Part 2

March 29, 2019

Walled Lake service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Walled Lake drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed. ABC Auto Works & Tire Center fuel system clea... More

Cool Running in Walled Lake

March 28, 2019

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yourself ... More

Lease or Buy?

March 27, 2019

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Walled Lake drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pay... More

Drive Train Service in Walled Lake at ABC Auto Works

March 26, 2019

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at ABC Auto Works

March 25, 2019

Okay. You went to your local Walled Lake car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Walled Lake service center, but on the way, the Check Engin... More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Walled Lake Drivers

March 24, 2019

Walled Lake residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air... More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Walled Lake Drivers

March 24, 2019

People in Walled Lake have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 km t... More