On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

October 18, 2020

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... More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Auto Lab Livonia

May 24, 2020

Okay. You went to your local Livonia car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Livonia service center, but on the way, the Check Engine light ... More

Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Auto Lab Livonia in Livonia

October 3, 2018

When we Livonia residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for his abi... More

Automotive Detective Work in Livonia

September 16, 2018

There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Livonia. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when some... More