Flat tires can be a real pain. They never happen at a “good” time. As a matter of fact, a flat tire almost always happens when you are in a hurry, in a remote location, or on a busy highway. But what do you do when you get a flat tire, and how do you
As the winter here in southeast Michigan starts to come to an end, we all start thinking about the days when we can roll down our windows and enjoy a drive in the warmth of spring. Enjoying a springtime drive should start with some basic car maintenance activities that will get your car out of
We’ve all seen that funny cartoon where the police officer pulls a driver over for swerving, and the driver responds with, “I was avoiding potholes, officer.” It’s a funny cartoon, but it seems like the reality in Macomb County and across southeast Michigan. Potholes are everywhere. Potholes get worse in the winter, and it seems
When to Change Your Engine Coolant in Metro Detroit One of the most confusing maintenance activities for car owners is knowing when to replace your engine coolant. There are so many suggestions from car experts, mechanics, manufacturers, and car maintenance guides that it is easy to be confused about what is right for your car.
Whether you want to admit it or not, winter is almost here. For those of us in southeast Michigan that means we will soon be dealing with subzero temperatures and plenty of snow. We’ve given you lots of tips lately for driving in inclement weather and being prepared for traveling in the winter weather. But
There are so many maintenance items that need to be done on your car, and sometimes it can be confusing why and when they should be done. One example of a confusing and often questioned maintenance practice is rotating your tires. Many car owners don’t fully understand the importance of tire rotation and the proper