In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel...
Posted in Fuel System
on August 30, 2016
Every vehicle on MI roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle, but most Waterford residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a much sh...
Posted in Differential Service
on August 21, 2016
Waterford auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Waterford, MI are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause for vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But, if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good car...
Posted in Cooling System
on August 14, 2016
Hello Waterford - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see,...
Posted in Drive Train
on August 07, 2016
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. Waterford drivers often associate our wheels being "knocked" out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object....
Posted in Automotive News
on August 01, 2016