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Complete Auto Center Pro Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Complete Auto Center Pro automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Waterford conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, the tire wi... Read More

New School: Automotive Complete Auto Center Pro Technician Training

Waterford consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have ... Read More

Don't be Fuelish (Signs Fuel Pump is Failing)

A driver of a large SUV loaded with equipment was heading on a 7-hour work trip when he stopped at a gas station to refuel. When he went to restart his SUV, it turned over but wouldn't catch. Try as he might, he was never able to get it started again. Of course there are many things that can c... Read More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower.The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... Read More

Let Complete Auto Center Pro Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Waterford area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Waterford drivers wan... Read More

Automotive Tips from Complete Auto Center Pro: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Complete Auto Center Pro we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on MI Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in MI spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is t... Read More

Clean Fuel – Clean Performance for Waterford Drivers

Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Waterford auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; the... Read More

Emergency Items for Waterford

Safe MI travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Complete Auto Center Pro. But there are other things Waterford 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 your life or someo... Read More

Ready, Set, COLD! (Getting Vehicle Ready for Winter)

When the temperatures plunge, your vehicle better be ready because it faces a whole new set of challenges. Rubber stiffens, glass fogs, fluids freeze. Just thinking about it can get your heart beating faster. So here are some tips for getting ready for those inevitable colder temperatures.Mak... Read More

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