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

Differential Service at Top Tech Auto Repair Clawson

July 15, 2022

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Clawson, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Top Tech Auto Repair Clawson service advisor that your differe... More

How Far We've Come (Newer Vehicle Technology)

May 29, 2022

Automotive design has come a long way since the days of the Model T, especially when it comes to safety technology. You can thank computers for a lot of the latest innovations. Here are a few that have been making their mark in recent years. Adaptive cruise control. This is cruise control with... More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Clawson?

January 20, 2020

There is a clear and vocal demand in Clawson and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Michigan market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Clawson area roads today, and many more being develo... More

Differential Service in Clawson, Michigan - What You Need to Know

November 3, 2019

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Clawson, Michigan, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential... More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Clawson, Michigan

September 8, 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 sense Vi... More

Time for Differential Service at Top Tech Auto Repair Clawson?

April 14, 2019

Hello Clawson - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, you... More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Clawson

June 19, 2018

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Clawson, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Clawson drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs, y... More

Vive la Differential at Top Tech Auto Repair Clawson in Clawson

December 18, 2017

There are a lot of drivers in Clawson who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Michigan these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Clawson folks don't even have t... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Clawson

June 1, 2017

One Clawson automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Clawson, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine and tran... More