Repair or Replace? Thats a question Brighton drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoul...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on April 29, 2018
We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Brighton automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, ev...
Posted in Service Standards
on April 22, 2018
No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to Brighton residents and to fix the affec...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 17, 2018
The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which co...
Posted in Timing Belt
on April 11, 2018
Brighton drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lu...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on April 01, 2018