Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Michigan . So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Kentwood residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write "oil change" every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to...
Posted in Service Intervals
on April 29, 2018
Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Kentwood car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Kentwood, Michigan , folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engine...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 24, 2018
Most Kentwood drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehi...
Posted in Exhaust
on April 15, 2018
Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Kentwood area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more ga...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on April 10, 2018
Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Kentwood residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technolo...
Posted in Fluids
on April 03, 2018