Lansing Automotive Repair & Maintenance Video Blog
Lansing auto repair and maintenance blog was created to provide ongoing educational material for our readers. Our topics include a variety of repair and maintenance categories along with over 50 professionally filmed videos.
My goal is to provide you with important, informative and educational information, auto repair tips and advice.
I will try to simplify everything I blog about so you can take this information and apply it right away.
This information will save you time, money and turn you into a more educated and informed customer.
Auto Repair Back Ground Information
The editor of the Lansing Auto Repair Blog has over 15 years experience repairing todays vehicles including domestic and import cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles, motor homes, light duty trucks and heavy duty trucks. He has also managed many shops in and around the Lansing area. He currently has been in business for himself since 2001.
Thursday - May 09, 2013
The Right Automotive Fluids For East Lansing Drivers
All those automotive fluids can be confusing for East Lansing auto owners. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant, and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won’t work as well for Lansing auto owners and could even cause damage.
In addition to new grades of engine oil, many SUVs now leave the factory....
Thursday - May 02, 2013
The East Lansing Car Care Guide To Vehicle Diagnosis
Modern Lansing vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.
Think about that for a minute – things that used to be controlled by simple mechanical connections now have electronic controls that rely on computers, software and sensors. It’s no wonder that when something goes wrong with their SUV....
Wednesday - April 24, 2013
Getting New Tires In Lansing?
There are so many tire choices in the Lansing, Lansing, and Okemos area, selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for East Lansing car owners. And even though it’s kind of fun to have new tires on your SUV, they’re a significant investment for most East Lansing folks so you want do it right.
Tip: talk with your customer driven East Lansing Car Care tire professional. He’ll help you sort through the choices.
Here are some of....
Friday - April 19, 2013
Steer Right In East Lansing
Virtually all vehicles come with power steering so many Lansing motorists have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your SUV steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer.
Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent years, a lot of East Lansing vehicles have an electric motor that reduces steering effort and helps improve fuel economy.
The other kind of power steering is....
Thursday - April 11, 2013
Battery Basics For Lansing
It's important for Lansing car owners to know battery basics. First, let’s talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold Michigan weather. Most East Lansing car owners think it’s cold weather because that’s when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold SUV engine.
However, heat does more damage to a battery than cold. Truth is, our batteries start to die a little from day one. Keeping a full charge slows the process, which is hard....