The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Walled Lake.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing...
Posted in Timing Belt
on May 29, 2018
There's a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it. And there are a lot of people who either don't pay any attention to it or don't even know what it is. Here's why it's a good gauge to know about.It's called a tachometer, and that "RPM" label means it is measuring how many revolutions...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on May 22, 2018
Hi Walled Lake residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in th...
Posted in Fuel System
on May 16, 2018
Michigan residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ...
Posted in Fluids
on May 06, 2018