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Gear Up: Transmission Service at Sterling Tire & Auto in Sterling Heights

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a stan... Read More

Transmission Service at Sterling Tire & Auto in Sterling Heights

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Sterling Heights drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Michigan to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. ... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Sterling Heights Drivers

Knowing how their engine works can help Sterling Heights drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Sterling Tire & Auto

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Sterling Heights. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's becau... Read More

Transmission Care in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Do you have any plans around Sterling Heights, Michigan, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all... Read More

Automotive Tips from Sterling Tire & Auto: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Sterling Heights drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the m... Read More

Ask Sterling Tire & Auto: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

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 c... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Sterling Tire & Auto in Sterling Heights

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Sterling Heights

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One o... Read More

Automotive Tips from Sterling Tire & Auto: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Sterling Heights. The timing belt’s impor... Read More

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