Staying In Charge (Alternator Repair)

December 24, 2023

Seems like these days, we're hearing about more and more electric or hybrid vehicles. Keep in mind that conventional gasoline internal combustion vehicles have important electrical components, too, and it's important to make sure they're operating at their peak. In a vehicle with a gasoline engi... More

The Power Behind your Engine (Alternator Diagnosis and Repair)

January 22, 2023

There's nothing like that sinking feeling when you turn the key and nothing happens in your vehicle. A lot of us are quick to blame the battery. But it may instead be your alternator that's failing. Your battery supplies power to start your vehicle, but the alternator is what sends power when y... More

Alternator Facts (Failing Alternator)

April 11, 2021

If you notice that your headlights are flickering at night, that's something to pay attention to. While there could be many different things that could cause that problem, one possibility is your vehicle's alternator. The alternator takes mechanical energy from the engine and turns it into electr... More

Tire Warehouse Depot Automotive Tips: Alternator

February 21, 2021

Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. Thats everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the p... More

Tire Warehouse Depot Car Care News and Information: Battery Testing

February 3, 2016

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced when they are no longer able to hold a full charge. Batteries are a big ticket item for most Lake Orion motorists and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But a battery that ... More

Battery Replacement At Tire Warehouse Depot In Lake Orion

October 30, 2015

Hello, welcome to Tire Warehouse Depot. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Lake Orion runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries were most concerned with here at Tire Warehouse Depot are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke det... More

Charge It In Lake Orion For Extended Battery Life

October 14, 2015

Here's an interesting statistic for our auto owners in Lake Orion, Michigan: Only thirty percent of car batteries make it to forty-eight months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from fifty-one months in extremely cold areas to just thirty months in extremel... More

Battery Basics For Lake Orion

September 30, 2015

It's important for Lake Orion auto owners to know battery basics. First, lets talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Michigan weather. Most Flint motorists think its cold weather because thats when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold SUV engine. However,... More