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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

The Budget Brakes & Service Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil – the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally ... Read More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, inc... Read More

Livonia Drivers: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Livonia residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what i... Read More

The Right Automotive Fluids for Livonia Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Livonia drivers. 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 and could even ca... Read More

Automotive Tips from Budget Brakes & Service: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Livonia drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Budget Brakes & Service can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted... Read More

Budget Brakes & Service Alternator Replacement Service in Livonia

Your browser does not support the video tag. Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator.  Driving around Livonia is a lot of work for your alternator and as upgrades such as heated steering whee... Read More

A New Battery in Livonia

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Livonia drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Livonia, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two me... Read More

Budget Brakes & Service Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Livonia residents to always use the proper type of fluid... Read More

Why Synthetic Oil Is Best for Livonia Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Livonia! Today's Budget Brakes & Service car care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engi... Read More

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