Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

February 19, 2023

If you've ever been driving around Livonia and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will affect your field of... More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

January 1, 2023

At Auto Lab Livonia we've had a lot of Livonia customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in MI. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. And 33 percent of all vehicl... More

Hey Livonia Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

August 28, 2022

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Livonia?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you chose 'coffe... More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Livonia

July 24, 2022

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Auto Lab Livonia for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My friend is (technically) right... More

Don't Miss a Beat (Importance of Regular Maintenance)

July 17, 2022

In many places, license plates have to be renewed every year or else you can't drive your vehicle legally. Usually, you'll get a reminder from the agency that issues the plates. That kind of regular attention needs to be paid to your vehicle as well. Its manufacturer has determined a schedule o... More

Budget for Maintenance in Livonia

June 26, 2022

Sometimes busy Livonia residents dream about going back to the simpler days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around MI in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced the amo... More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Livonia, MI

March 20, 2022

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Livonia, MI: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Livonia motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehicle.Because new v... More

Technician Training at Auto Lab Livonia

February 20, 2022

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Auto Lab Livonia in Livonia. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by automotive professionals.It... More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Livonia?

February 6, 2022

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Livonia?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in MI approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New airbags... More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Livonia, MI

January 30, 2022

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... More