Know Your Towing Limits in Brighton

January 26, 2020

Some Brighton drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Brighton, you should be aware of safety issues, Michigan towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for sa... More

Picking the Right Tires in Brighton

January 21, 2020

Shopping for tires in Brighton can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Brighton are looking for maximum summertime perfor... More

The Byte Stuff (Your Vehicle's Computers)

January 20, 2020

Nobody has to tell you that computers are a part of so many things in our lives. Smartphones, kitchen appliances, vacuum cleaners, televisions. You name itit has a computer in it. And your vehicle is no exception. The earliest cars relied on the technology of their time, and there was no such ... More

Battery Maintenance Tips From Spartan Tire Brighton

January 19, 2020

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna... More

The Maintenance Free Myth

January 19, 2020

Sometimes we hear people in Brighton say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that comple... More

Air Conditioning Maintenance at Spartan Tire Brighton in Brighton

January 18, 2020

Warm weather or cold, Brighton drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Brighton people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Spartan Tire Brighton, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedules for air co... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Brighton

January 17, 2020

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Brighton, Michigan, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Brighton streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just sucks... More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Spartan Tire Brighton

January 16, 2020

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Brighton auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The central ... More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Spartan Tire Brighton?

January 15, 2020

Today's Spartan Tire Brighton article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Brighton drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Michigan who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and the dire ... More

Maintenance on My Mind

January 14, 2020

Ask any Brighton man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be no. Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car i... More