In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your SUV engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every sing...
Posted in Fuel System
on January 29, 2016
Every Clawson car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here’s what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your SUV owner’s manual will have a recommendation of when to change the filter. Seco...
Posted in Maintenance
on January 21, 2016
Local Clawson roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip. Your close-to-home kit for around...
Posted in Parts
on January 20, 2016
We find that a lot of Clawson service and repair at Top Tech Auto Repair Clawson are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions, but don't want to be embarrassed or to seem pushy. Cars are very complicated and there's more to know abo...
Posted in Service Standards
on January 12, 2016
Today’s report from Top Tech Auto Repair Clawson is on car batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn’t. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent...
Posted in Battery
on January 05, 2016