Do you have any plans around Brighton, Michigan, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready. It's all gassed up. You packed lots of snacks and the cooler's ...
Posted in Timing Belt
on March 28, 2016
All new passenger vehicles on our Brighton, Michigan, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is that y...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on March 20, 2016
Most people in the Brighton area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. So...
Posted in Service Intervals
on March 13, 2016
The automotive professionals at Spartan Tire Brighton would like to give Brighton drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more specializ...
Posted in Fluids
on March 07, 2016
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 vehicle's wheels to be out of alignment.Driving for an extended time around Brighto...
Posted in Automotive News
on March 04, 2016
We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Brighton. 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.The truth is that all of u...
Posted in Service Standards
on March 03, 2016
Brighton residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto 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 the ...
Posted in Fuel System
on March 02, 2016
The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Brighton.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 les...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on March 01, 2016