When Lake Orion drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Lake Orion drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes becaus...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on February 24, 2019
Lake Orion drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on February 17, 2019
A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Lake Orion drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle — one that hauls h...
Posted in Suspension
on February 10, 2019
Most people in the Lake Orion area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety stan...
Posted in Service Intervals
on February 04, 2019