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The Auto Lab Livonia Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in MI right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, Does this sound too good to be tru... Read More

Livonia Exhaust and Emissions Service

Many Livonia residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Auto Lab Livon... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Livonia

Every Livonia car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will ha... Read More

Automotive Tips from Auto Lab Livonia: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Livonia. The timing belts important job i... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Livonia

A lot of people get custom wheels in Livonia. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or... Read More

A Cold Day in Livonia – Air Conditioning Service at Auto Lab Livonia

Most Livonia drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy MI highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair... Read More

Should Livonia Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Auto Lab Livonia tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule but you take a second look at that severe service schedule and see some of the following:1. Most of your trips around L... 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

Go Straight: Wheel Alignment for Livonia Automobiles

Livonia drivers may have an alignment problem if their car drifts or pulls to one side, the steering wheel's off center, they notice uneven tire wear or the car doesn't feel like it handles right as they drive down Livonia, MI, street... Read More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Auto Lab Livonia

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Livonia use fuel filters.For... Read More

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