At Sterling Tire & Auto, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Sterling Tire & Auto alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are inspected for problems. Then th...
Posted in Automotive News
on March 27, 2016
A lot of fuel is wasted in the Sterling Heights area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of ...
Posted in Fuel System
on March 21, 2016
People near Sterling Heights, Michigan, often ask Sterling Tire & Auto how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual or have your Sterling Heights, Michigan, service advisor at Sterling Tire & Auto look up your vehicle in a se...
Posted in Service Intervals
on March 14, 2016
Hello Michigan! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll ...
Posted in Fluids
on March 08, 2016