In That Case? (Transfer Case Exchange)

July 30, 2023

Ever wonder how all-wheel-drive or 4-wheel-drive vehicles get the power from the engine to the front and rear wheels? The magic happens in what's called a transfer case. In some all-wheel-drive vehicles, it's sometime called a power take-off unit, or PTU. Inside the transfer case is a set of gea... More

What's in a Number? (What Tire Numbers Mean)

July 23, 2023

You've probably never paid much attention to the writing on the sides of your tires, but they contain a wealth of information. There's a long combination of letters and numbers that can tell you a whole lot about what tires your vehicle was designed to be riding on. Let's check out this example... More

What Lake Orion Customers like About Us at Tire Warehouse Depot

July 16, 2023

A big part of the service we provide at Tire Warehouse Depot for our Lake Orion customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Lake Orion area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Tire Warehouse... More

Snake in the Engine (Serpentine Belt)

July 9, 2023

There's a belt that snakes through your engine. It's even named for a snake, the serpentine belt. It'll bite you when it breaks, possibly leaving you stranded. So, it's good to know a little about this snake-like belt. In early engines, there were lots of belts. They were used to convert the r... More

Tire Warehouse Depot Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

July 2, 2023

Michigan service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Lake Orion drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Tire Warehouse Depot fuel system cleaning: Over time... More