Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Royal Oak residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can a...
Posted in Fluids
on May 30, 2021
When's the last time you thought about spark plugs? You probably don't remember. That's because spark plugs usually last a long time and don't need much attention. But they don't last forever, and when they start going bad, they'll send you a few clues.Vehicle is hard to start. Fuel economy ...
Posted in Spark Plugs
on May 23, 2021
Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels...
Posted in Steering
on May 16, 2021
Royal Oak consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have ...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 09, 2021
No one in Royal Oak, Michigan, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Michigan fuel prices, however, have spurred Royal Oak drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times of high fu...
Posted in Fuel System
on May 02, 2021