More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on August 30, 2020
Custom wheels are one way that Lake Orion folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on August 23, 2020
There are some dashboard lights you should pay more attention to than others. One is the air bag light. If it's on and your vehicle is in an accident, your air bags probably won't do their job.Automakers began installing air bags in the late 1990's since they were mandatory in the United State...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on August 16, 2020
You may have noticed your vehicle going through lean times. By that, we mean it's literally leaning to one side. When you notice that, you should get it checked out at your service facility soon because you could have a serious problem.Many things can cause a vehicle to lean. You may have pro...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on August 09, 2020
Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Lake Orion residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can ...
Posted in Fluids
on August 02, 2020