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Keeping Your Car Young in Livonia

As Livonia consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in MI, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of our stuff - ... Read More

Synthetic Oil for Livonia Autos

If you are a driver in Livonia and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and it d... Read More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine.The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... Read More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Livonia Drivers

People in Livonia have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 km to 13... Read More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Auto Lab Livonia

These days many people in the Livonia area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe service maintena... Read More

Keep Your Livonia Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

Hey Livonia - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very impo... Read More

Auto Lab Livonia On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Livonia, MI, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Then there... 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 have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced.So b... Read More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Livonia car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Livonia, MI, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering and manufa... Read More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Livonia

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Livonia area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Livonia drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle windshield ... Read More

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