Most Brighton drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steer...
Posted in Steering
on December 30, 2018
How do Brighton drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Michigan consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Michigan seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked in Br...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on December 23, 2018
Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Brighton drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't li...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on December 16, 2018
A big part of the service we provide at Spartan Tire Brighton for our Brighton customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions.And we're always open to questions from our valued Brighton area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Spartan Tire Brig...
Posted in Service Standards
on December 09, 2018
Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Brighton residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can ac...
Posted in Fluids
on December 02, 2018