We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Kentwood automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, ...
Posted in Service Standards
on August 28, 2016
Any Kentwood driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less for Kentwood residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is the...
Posted in Timing Belt
on August 23, 2016
Okay. You went to your local Kentwood car wash and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the check engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Kentwood service center, but on the way, the check engine lig...
Posted in Diagnostics
on August 15, 2016
There are a lot of drivers in Kentwood who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Michigan these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Kentwood folks don't even h...
Posted in Drive Train
on August 09, 2016
You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Kentwood service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the ma...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on August 02, 2016