Farmington Hills Auto Repair

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Monthly Archives: May 2019

DO I NEED A BRAKE FLUID CHANGE?

DO I NEED A BRAKE FLUID CHANGE?

DO I NEED A BRAKE FLUID CHANGE? You’re taking a leisurely drive through your neighborhood… just kidding, we all know driving through the neighborhood means we’re probably headed to the grocery store, running the kids to school or sports practice, or headed to work. We’re usually so busy running errands that it becomes easy to forget about maintenance for our trusty steed. One of the things that is especially easy to forget until you notice a problem is brake maintenance, although its certainly one of the most important things to ask your mechanic to check! Read on to find out a little about how your brake system works, and why its important to change the fluid every now and then.   HOW DOES YOUR BRAKE SYSTEM WORK? There are two types of brake systems commonly used, the drum brake system and the disc brake system. They both operate through fluid pressure, and both are important to service. Disc brakes have 3 major comp ... read more

WHEN SHOULD I GET MY OIL CHANGED?

WHEN SHOULD I GET MY OIL CHANGED?

WHEN DO I NEED AN OIL CHANGE? Ah oil changes; a commonly accepted and acknowledged part of car care. Most people know that they have to change their oil, but with advances in technology and different types of oil available, it’s a little more debatable exactly when you should get your oil changed. The obvious answer is to bring your car in to your trusted mechanic, like the ones at Advanced Auto Sports, and have them take a look at your vehicle. Read on to learn about different types of oil, and what they can mean for when to get your oil changed!   WHAT KIND OF OILS ARE THERE? There are three basic kinds of oil; full synthetic, synthetic blend, and non-synthetic, or conventional oil. If your car is a high-performance vehicle, like most European cars or a very high-end vehicle, you probably will use full synthetic. It is also usually good for vehicles that will experience extreme climates, or have demanding jobs (hauling/racing). Full syn ... read more

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