Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Clawson residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology and o...
Posted in Fluids
on August 29, 2016
Today we want to talk to Clawson drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even though t...
Posted in Parts
on August 21, 2016
Good vehicle care for us Clawson residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older vehicles required differen...
Posted in Maintenance
on August 15, 2016
The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Top Tech Auto Repair Clawson we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should al...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on August 07, 2016