Have a Ball! Know your Ball Joints (Ball Joints)

December 11, 2022

We all have joints in our own skeletal system, but did you know your vehicle has some joints of its own? One of the most important is called a ball joint. One of the interesting things is that it's somewhat similar to the ball and socket joints we have in our hips and shoulders. A ball joint all... More

That Squeal is Telling You Something (What Causes Squealing While Steering)

March 13, 2022

If you hear a squealing noise when you turn your vehicle, it's trying to tell you something is wrong. After all, it never made that noise before, right? The sound you hear may becoming from a few sources. Let's take a look (or a listen) to some of the possibilities. First, you almost certainl... More

Steer Clear of Power Steering Problems (Power Steering Maintenance)

October 10, 2021

We usually take our vehicle's easy steering for granted until something goes wrong. Power steering is what makes it almost effortless to turn the steering wheel, aiming your vehicle in the direction you want to go. Without the assistance of power from the engine, steering would be a laborious pr... More

Right or Left? Auto Lab Livonia Power Steering Service

May 26, 2019

Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels... More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Livonia

October 14, 2018

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Livonia, MI, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at Auto Lab Livoni... More

Steer Right in Livonia

September 2, 2018

Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Livonia drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent year... More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Livonia

October 17, 2017

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Livonia. If you took an informal poll around Livonia you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most people in Li... More

Defensive Driving in Livonia, MI

October 8, 2017

There was a man in the Livonia area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local MI highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home in Livoni... More