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Under Pressure in Livonia: TPMS

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Livonia, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light truck... Read More

Budget Brakes & Service On Your Serpentine Belt

  Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Livonia, Michigan, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the batt... Read More

Fresh Air Inside Your Car in Livonia

Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There's a filter that cleans the air going into our vehicle's engine — so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment?Foreign and dome... Read More

Wasteful Thinking

With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment.  But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... Read More

When You Hear the Crash in Livonia: What to Do After an Accident

Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Livonia, Michigan

Myths passed around our Livonia, Michigan community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern... Read More

Tracking True in Michigan: Wheel Alignment in Livonia

The biggest issue for Livonia area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it taken care of right away at Budget Brakes & Ser... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Livonia

A lot of people get custom wheels in Livonia. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Budget... Read More

Emergency Items for Livonia

Safe Michigan travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Budget Brakes & Service. But there are other things Livonia residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help you plan for emergencies, and just may save you... Read More

Livonia Drivers: Get Fresh Air Inside Your Car

Let's talk about air quality in Livonia. It's a global issue, but affects us wherever we are. Many decades ago, Livonia drivers began to become aware of how air pollution negatively affects health. But what about the air inside your vehicle?Now, it's only been in the last few years that cabin air... Read More

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