You know you have an accelerator pedal; step on it and your vehicle is supposed to go. But did you know there is a part in your vehicle that keeps track of where the throttle is? It's called the Throttle Position Sensor, or TPS.The TPS is a sensor that helps your vehicle figure out the right mi...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on September 27, 2020
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 Waterford drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. MI drivers ran out and bou...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on September 20, 2020
Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Waterford drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent ye...
Posted in Steering
on September 13, 2020
Some Waterford 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 Waterford, you should be aware of safety issues, MI towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe t...
Posted in Safety
on September 06, 2020