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All About Your TPMS in Livonia

Livonia drivers know that under-inflated tires wear out more quickly. Under-inflation 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 under-inflated tires.It's hard for many Livonia drivers to tell... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern cars are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free".Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Livonia Big... Read More

Budget Brakes & Service: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

Most Livonia auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Budget Brakes & Service, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Livonia drivers actually save?In today's Budget Brakes & Service arti... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Livonia

All modern Livonia vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Livonia drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount, at the right time; to be mixed with air and burned in... Read More

Watching Your Check Engine Light

Did you know that most of the cars driving around Livonia, Michigan carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Livonia area have as many as twelve networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In f... Read More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Budget Brakes & Service

Many Livonia car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter. This expensive sensor is situated between your engine air filter and your engine. Dirty air filters are a leading cause of mass air flow sensor failure – and these babies can cos... Read More

How Your Check Engine Light Works

Have you ever had an experience like this in Livonia, Michigan? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your check engine light started flashing!You fear the worst, but within a block or two, the light stopped flashing, b... Read More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Budget Brakes & Service

Hello Livonia! Did you know that the first federally mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Michigan vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to r... Read More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know In Livonia

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

Speak Up: Talking with Your Budget Brakes & Service Service Advisor

About 80% of the vehicles on Livonia roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Michigan. Some of the maintenance issues are minor. O... Read More

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