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March 2019

Maintaining Your Diesel in Livonia

Your browser does not support the video tag. Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Livonia area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, a... Read More

Automotive Tips from Budget Brakes & Service: Signs of an Alignment Problem

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Livonia drivers often associate our wheels being “knocked” out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. Wh... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Livonia residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers... Read More

Know Your Towing Limits in Livonia

Some Livonia drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Livonia, you should be aware of safety issues, Michigan towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe... Read More

The Budget Brakes & Service Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in Michigan right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to... Read More

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