Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Spartan Tire Brighton

November 29, 2016

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Brighton drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order.The pads and shoes ... More

The Spartan Tire Brighton Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

November 22, 2016

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Brighton drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Brighton. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills,... More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Brighton Car Owners

November 13, 2016

A generation ago, Brighton drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Brighton shop every year or two for repairs se... More

Spartan Tire Brighton: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

November 6, 2016

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Brighton streets, 20 pounds of carbon dioxide comes out the tailpipe. Question: how can a gallon of gas th... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Brighton

November 1, 2016

Theres not much Brighton drivers can do about the price of gas in Michigan, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop li... More