The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your automobile. Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less contact surface for t...
Posted in Brakes
on October 29, 2015
Brighton car owners know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine’s cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors. There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in ...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 28, 2015
We've all seen Michigan motorists do crazy things while driving to or from Ann Arbor. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder we even dare drive on Michigan roads. T...
Posted in Service Standards
on October 21, 2015
When all of your vehicle’s wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Hitting a road hazard or even just the normal bumps and bounces of everyday driving in Brighton can cause your SUV's wheels to be out of alignment. Driving for an extended time in B...
Posted in Alignment
on October 14, 2015
Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For th...
Posted in Inspection
on October 07, 2015