Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Lake Orion drivers don't always extend tho...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on September 30, 2018
Hello Lake Orion, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck roll...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on September 24, 2018
Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a...
Posted in Transmission
on September 16, 2018
The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Lake Orion drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people.Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your Check Engine light is flashing, that means that something is wrong th...
Posted in Monitoring System
on September 09, 2018
Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journey by ge...
Posted in Inspection
on September 02, 2018