Here's an interesting statistic for our in Brighton, Michigan, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out ...
Posted in Fluids
on July 31, 2017
Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's why they tune up together.Now this is no surprise; I'm ...
Posted in Fuel System
on July 23, 2017
Hey Brighton - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very imp...
Posted in Maintenance
on July 18, 2017
Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Brighton, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Brighton drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs,...
Posted in Drive Train
on July 09, 2017
Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged...
Posted in Parts
on July 04, 2017