A lot of fuel is wasted in the Negaunee area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the cl...
Posted in Fuel System
on July 31, 2016
Repair or Replace? That’s a question Negaunee drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoulders may...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on July 26, 2016
Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's LeMoine's Automotive & Motorsports article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at nig...
Posted in Maintenance
on July 19, 2016
The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which ...
Posted in Timing Belt
on July 10, 2016
Every car in Negaunee, 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...
Posted in Drive Train
on July 06, 2016