Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us Sterling Heights drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in Michigan, but does it really add up to much? How much can we boost our fuel economy through...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on November 29, 2017
Hello Sterling Heights, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truc...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on November 20, 2017
The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which co...
Posted in Timing Belt
on November 14, 2017
No one in Sterling Heights, Michigan, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Michigan fuel prices, however, have spurred Sterling Heights drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during ti...
Posted in Fuel System
on November 05, 2017