Automotive Tips from Tire Warehouse Depot: Rotor Problems

May 31, 2020

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Lake Orion.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in l... More

Tire Warehouse Depot Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

May 24, 2020

All Lake Orion service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolant ... More

"Current" Affairs (Blown Fuses)

May 17, 2020

You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working. There are no numbers on the display. Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing when you press the button. Hmm, this was working just fine this morning. Are the two problems somehow rela... More

A Stitch in Time at Tire Warehouse Depot

May 10, 2020

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... More

Automotive Tips from Tire Warehouse Depot: Alignment Inspection

May 3, 2020

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Lake Orion drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tire Warehouse Depot will inspect your tires for uneven wear as well as suspen... More