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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

Why are wheel bearings for Livonia vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Auto Lab Livonia post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around Livonia, MI.Wheel bearing... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Livonia

A lot of people get custom wheels in Livonia. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that.Consulting your Auto Lab Livoni... Read More

Tire Replacement: What Livonia Drivers Need to Know

Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then you can have some fun with where you go from there.L... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Livonia: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Auto Lab Livonia

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Livonia drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Livonia dri... Read More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Livonia Ride

It seems like everywhere you go in the Livonia area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some MI auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where do you s... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Livonia drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the steeri... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Livonia: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Livonia drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. MI drivers ran out and bough... Read More

Automotive Tips from Auto Lab Livonia: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Livonia drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the should... Read More

Under Pressure in Livonia: TPMS

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Livonia, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 2... Read More

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Livonia driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in MI, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their tre... Read More

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