Exhaust Service at Sterling Tire & Auto: Passing the Smell Test

December 30, 2018

The exhaust system on a vehicle is more complex than most Sterling Heights residents realize. It contains everything from old-fashioned pipes and clamps to sophisticated computers and sensors. All Michigan folks know a properly functioning exhaust system is good for the environment, but sometime... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

December 24, 2018

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Sterling Heights, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as yo... More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Sterling Heights

December 16, 2018

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Sterling Heights automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortuna... More

Dashboard's a Funny Name (Instrumental Panel Warning Lights)

December 10, 2018

Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a... More

Trickle Down Technology

December 2, 2018

Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt... More