It's important for Walled Lake car owners to know battery basics. First, let’s talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold Michigan weather. Most Novi car owners think it’s cold weather because that’s when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold SUV engine.
Posted in Battery
on June 26, 2013
There was a man in Novi who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home – so he moved. (Just Kidding!) When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Michigan highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in...
Posted in Steering
on June 19, 2013
If you’ve ever heard a squealing sound under your SUV hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power important automotive systems in your SUV. Let’s go over them. First, ...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 13, 2013
For those of you in Walled Lake Michigan who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6. For example, in one family of engines the conventio...
Posted in Fuel System
on June 07, 2013