When we Walled Lake residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find "diagnostic fees" as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for h...
Posted in Diagnostics
on May 29, 2016
When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensiv...
Posted in Fluids
on May 22, 2016
Like everything in the Detroit automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Michigan drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Detroit roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral visi...
Posted in Parts
on May 16, 2016
Safety should always be element of your car care. So even if you don't care about how your car looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Walled Lake drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regular inspection. There are...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on May 09, 2016
Today we want to talk to Walled Lake drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even t...
Posted in Parts
on May 01, 2016