Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Royal Oak area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication t...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on August 25, 2019
Here's an interesting statistic for our in Royal Oak, Michigan, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out...
Posted in Fluids
on August 18, 2019
Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. Thats everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the p...
Posted in Battery
on August 11, 2019
Today we want to talk about a system in our vehicles the cooling system. It's one of those things that Royal Oak auto owners don't give much thought to until it fails and then they're stranded by the side of a road in Michigan.Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system us...
Posted in Cooling System
on August 04, 2019