Buying a new car in Lake Orion is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Lake Orion who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 15, 2018
Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Lake Orion. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are ...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on April 09, 2018
For those of you in Lake Orion, Michigan who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional ...
Posted in Fuel System
on April 01, 2018
Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator.
Driving around Lake Orion is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control a...
Posted in Fluids
on March 27, 2018
Warm weather or cold, Lake Orion drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Lake Orion people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Tire Warehouse Depot, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedule...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on March 21, 2018
Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on March 11, 2018
A generation ago, Lake Orion drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Lake Orion shop every year or two f...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 06, 2018
If you haven't shopped in the Lake Orion area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Lake Orion, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for ...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on February 25, 2018
Today we want to talk to Lake Orion drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. ...
Posted in Parts
on February 19, 2018
Safe Michigan travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Tire Warehouse Depot. But there are other things Lake Orion residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help you plan for emergencies, and just may save your li...
Posted in Safety
on February 11, 2018