Budget Brakes and Service Livonia, Michigan Auto Repair Shop
||

6 Bay Store - NO WAITING!

FREE Courtesy Loaner Cars (Call For Details)

2 Years / 24,000 Miles Parts & Labor Warranty

Family Owned & Operated For Over 30 Years

Financing Available

Car Care Tips

Tires and Wheels

Saving Lives in Livonia with Tire Pressure

Your browser does not support the video tag. All new passenger vehicles on our Livonia, Michigan, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions abo... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Livonia

Your browser does not support the video tag. Shopping for tires in Livonia can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires i... Read More

Tire Tread Depth for Livonia, Michigan Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/... Read More

Under Pressure in Livonia: TPMS

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 m... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Livonia

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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.... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Livonia: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Livonia drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. Michigan drivers ran out a... Read More

Automotive Tips from Budget Brakes & Service: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Repair or Replace? That’s a question Livonia drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoul... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Livonia

Your browser does not support the video tag. Do you like to shop for shoes in Livonia?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Livonia: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Budget Brakes & Service

Your browser does not support the video tag. Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Livonia drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so i... Read More

Getting New Tires in Livonia?

There are so many tire choices in the Livonia area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Livonia area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your frien... Read More

Latest Posts

Categories

Air Conditioning
Alignment
Automotive News
Battery
Brakes
Cabin Air Filter
Cooling System
Dashboard
Diagnostics
Diesel Maintenance
Differential Service
Drive Train
Engine Air Filter
Exhaust
Fluids
Fuel Economy
Fuel System
Headlamps
Inspection
Keys to a long lasting vehicle
Maintenance
Monitoring System
none
Older Vehicles
Parts
Safety
Serpentine Belt
Service Intervals
Service Standards
Shocks & Struts
Steering
Suspension
Timing Belt
Tires and Wheels
Transmission
Windshield Wipers

Archives

October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015