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March 2020

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Spartan Tire Brighton

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-i... Read More

Transmission Service at Spartan Tire Brighton in Brighton

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Brighton drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Michigan to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But prop... Read More

Spartan Tire Brighton Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Michigan service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Brighton drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Spartan Tire Brighton fuel system cleaning: Over time,... Read More

DOG FOOD IN YOUR ENGINE (Keeping Rodents out of your Engine)

A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply... Read More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Brighton, Michigan

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Brighton, Michigan.Unless they drive a vintage car, Brighton auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has a ... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Brighton, Michigan

Brighton auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Brighton, Michigan, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good ca... Read More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Brighton

Brighton drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Brighton area, but it does add quite a bit t... Read More

The Spartan Tire Brighton Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The team at Spartan Tire Brighton in Brighton, and Michigan car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Brighton drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all knowor should knowthat preventive maintenance will help maximize fuel economy. But... Read More

Drive Train Service in Brighton at Spartan Tire Brighton

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... Read More

Power Steering Service at Spartan Tire Brighton in Brighton

Many Brighton drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the internal... Read More

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