A Stitch in Time at Spartan Tire Brighton

January 29, 2023

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... More

A Head Start on Starting (Battery Testing)

September 18, 2022

If your vehicle isn't starting or doesn't sound like it used to when you crank it, the culprit may be the battery. You may have left a light on, or something plugged into one of charging ports. Maybe you accidentally left your vehicle in the "on" or "accessory" position when you last got out. M... More

Sniffing Out a Problem

September 11, 2022

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention. For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... More

A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)

November 7, 2021

There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere. Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally important to proper and safe operation, too. So, here's a "level" headed approach to those "other" fluids... More

Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

September 5, 2021

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely. Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

May 16, 2021

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More

Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

May 26, 2020

The automotive professionals at Spartan Tire Brighton would like to give Brighton motorists an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, cars are becoming more sophisticated everyday - and fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more sp... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

May 16, 2020

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Brighton, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you drive ... More

Make Your Battery Last

April 26, 2020

Today's report from Spartan Tire Brighton is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Brighton veh... More

Spartan Tire Brighton Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

April 22, 2020

Today's Spartan Tire Brighton post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Spartan Tire Brighton service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehicle.... More