Safety should always be an important element of your car care. So even if you don’t care about how your car looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Lake Orion car owners — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes. Brakes need a...
Posted in Brakes
on December 31, 2014
There’s a reason we use the word "diagnose" when we talk about fixing cars in Lake Orion. Figuring out what’s wrong with your SUV has a lot of similarities to figuring out what’s wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when so...
Posted in Diagnostics
on December 24, 2014
Lake Orion motorists know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your SUV engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine’s cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors. There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air ...
Posted in Fuel System
on December 18, 2014
Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don’t hear much any more about cars overheating. That’s because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn’t mean you can’t overheat your SUV engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still fin...
Posted in Cooling System
on December 10, 2014
At Tire Warehouse Depot we’ve had a lot of Lake Orion, Clarkston, and Auburn Hills clients asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that’s been building for several years in Michigan. The median age of personal vehicles...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 03, 2014