Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Flint Motorists

February 28, 2021

Flint residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in the fir... More

I Can See Clearly Now: Wiper Blade Replacement in Flint

February 21, 2021

About 90% of our driving decisions in the Flint area are based solely on what we see. So having a good pair of windshield wipers is extremely important.Most Flint drivers have experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm, or when our vehicle windshield is j... More

Out with the Old (Vehicle Parts that Wear Out)

February 14, 2021

Some drivers don't pay any attention to their vehicles until something breaks. Others take them into their service repair facility for maintenance even before a problem develops. Still, even if you fit into the second group, there are some parts on a vehicle that will simply wear out over time.... More

Blind Spot Safety for Flint Driving

February 7, 2021

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Flint, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Flint drivers' blind spots... More

The Tuffy Flint (Pierson Rd) Guide to Tire Specs

January 31, 2021

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Flint service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the manager... More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Flint, Michigan

January 24, 2021

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Michigan environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Flint drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Flint ar... More

All About Your TPMS in Flint

January 17, 2021

Flint drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Michigan auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of underinflated tires.It's hard for many Flint drivers to tell when a radia... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

January 10, 2021

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Flint drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers in Fli... More

Flint Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

January 3, 2021

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Flint drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Flint drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of your trip... More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Flint

January 1, 2021

Every Flint 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 vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced. So bet... More