The Daily Grind (Grinding Noise)

January 31, 2021

If your vehicle makes a grinding sound when you turn the steering wheel, it's speaking to you. No, really, it is. So listen to what it's saying and you could avoid a much more costly repair down the road. A grinding sound coming from the front of your vehicle when you are turning can offer some... More

Stay Safe in Brighton by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

January 24, 2021

We don't want to think about it, but each Brighton resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Michigan rescue workers. Rescue workers and Brighton police are well aware of thi... More

Make your Service Visit at Spartan Tire Brighton a Good One

January 17, 2021

Most people don't love going to get their vehicle serviced, but it's one of those things you just have to do. So you might as well get the most of out of it. There are some steps you can take that will likely help you get the best results possible. For one thing, it's important to describe your p... More

Brighton Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

January 10, 2021

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Brighton drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Brighton drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of you... More

Automotive Tips from Spartan Tire Brighton: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

January 3, 2021

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Spartan Tire Brighton we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be... More

H20 No! (Driving Through Standing Water)

January 1, 2021

In a year marked by unusually heavy flooding in North America, drivers are very aware of the possibility they may find themselves driving where water has come over the road. It can be a daunting and frightening situation. Flooding waters can move quickly and unpredictably, so you have to keep y... More