Brake Service at Sterling Tire & Auto in Sterling Heights

January 30, 2017

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Sterling Heights drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Michigan driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Sterling Tire & Auto, our team will check your brake system and let you know if ... More

Easy Miles ? Do Sterling Heights Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

January 24, 2017

Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called severe service maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more at a cons... More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Sterling Heights Drivers

January 16, 2017

Sterling Heights residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel need... More

Engine Hydration for Sterling Heights Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

January 9, 2017

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... More

Odometer Rollback on Your Sterling Heights, Michigan Vehicle

January 1, 2017

How do Sterling Heights drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Michigan consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Michigan seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer check... More