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Walled Lake Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

Your browser does not support the video tag. The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Walled Lake, fuel is burned in your vehi... Read More

PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Walled Lake in Walled Lake

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs.  The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air... Read More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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... Read More

Timing Belt Replacement in Walled Lake

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 bro... Read More

Battery Replacement For Your SUV

Modern cars and trucks in and around Walled Lake run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Walled Lake drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than... Read More

Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly expensive repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's Walled Lake auto owners take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our critical timing belt. First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the e... Read More

Emergency Items For Your SUV

Local Detroit roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip. Your close-to-home kit for around... Read More

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