Go With the Flow (MAF Sensor Replacement)

September 25, 2022

A driver brought her vehicle into the shop the other day and told us how she was getting lousy fuel economy and that the engine was running rough. Plus, the Check Engine light was on. Our technician checked the code the engine had generated (why the Check Engine light was on) and found the prob... More

Something to Latch On To (Hood Latch Safety)

September 18, 2022

The other day, a driver was trying to open his vehicle's hood so he could add some windshield washer fluid. But when he pulled the hood release inside the car, nothing happened. Usually, opening any hood is a 2-step process. You pull the hood release (which is usually a handle under the dashbo... More

A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)

September 11, 2022

We've all been there. You park your vehicle on a steeper than usual hill and worry about it rolling down while you're running your errands. So you decide you'll use the parking brake. When you get back, you release the parking brake, hit the ignition, put it in gear anduh, ohyou can feel the p... More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

September 4, 2022

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Clawson, Michigan, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Clawson drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandable ... More