Here's an interesting statistic for our in Clawson, Michigan, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out t...
Posted in Fluids
on September 29, 2019
Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Clawson. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are expo...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on September 22, 2019
Most Clawson folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Clawson market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have bee...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 15, 2019
Every car in Clawson, Michigan, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles:Common senseVi...
Posted in Drive Train
on September 08, 2019
Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Clawson drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but i...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on September 01, 2019