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Things Aren't Always What They Seem

If you drive, you know at some point, something's going to go wrong with your vehicle. And sometimes, it's pretty easy to figure out what's wrong, like a flat tire. But sometimes your vehicle's symptoms can be really puzzling.One driver in MI was heading to work on a hot July day and noticed w... Read More

Talk to Auto Lab Livonia About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Custom wheels are one way that Livonia folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to be ... Read More

When "Shady" is a Good Thing

Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle. It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Livonia

Shopping for tires in Livonia can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Livonia are looking for maximum summertime performa... Read More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Livonia to alw... Read More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Auto Lab Livonia

Today in the Auto Lab Livonia auto care blog, we're going to talk to Livonia drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Auto Lab Livonia customers. For example, recently four of the world's largest vehicle manufacturer'... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

Starting in 1996, Auto Lab Livonia service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a computer t... Read More

Livonia Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Livonia on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are considered signif... Read More

Auto Lab Livonia Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Today's Auto Lab Livonia 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 Auto Lab Livonia service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehicle.Brake flui... Read More

Why Alignment Matters (Vehicle Alignment Maintenance)

It's one of those things that can happen on a multi-day road adventure or a quick trip to the grocery store. You hit a pothole, go too fast over a speed bump, nail a curb. When it happens, you think, "I wonder if that was hard enough to do any damage?" But things seem ok and you continue on yo... Read More

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