No one in Walled Lake, Michigan likes to spend a chunk of change at Novi gas pumps. Rising Michigan fuel prices, however, have spurred Walled Lake car owners to focus on how to improve their fuel efficiency. North Americans literally drive billions of miles less each month during tim...
Posted in Fuel System
on July 30, 2013
Today we want to talk about a very important system in our cars – the cooling system. It’s one of those things that you don’t give much thought to until it fails and then you’re stranded by the side of the road. Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system – usua...
Posted in Cooling System
on July 26, 2013
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 minut...
Posted in Diagnostics
on July 17, 2013
Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out. The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider two-thirty-seconds of an inch to be the mi...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on July 09, 2013
Today's ABC Auto Works & Tire Center auto maintenance article focuses on 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. Let’s go over them. First, the serpentine bel...
Posted in Maintenance
on July 05, 2013