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January 2022

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Livonia, MI

The median age for cars in the Livonia, MI area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Auto Lab Livonia we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Livonia area, bring it into Auto Lab Livonia for high-mileage maintenance.3... Read More

PCV Valve Service at Auto Lab Livonia in Livonia

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... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Livonia

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Livonia area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to get ... Read More

How Does Auto Lab Livonia Know What to Recommend?

When you drop your vehicle off at Auto Lab Livonia in Livonia, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Auto Lab Livonia professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your Livonia service center will note the mileage ... Read More

Livonia Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine.When you are diving around Livonia, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crankshaft... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Livonia

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Livonia, MI, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Livonia streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just sucks the gas... Read More

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