Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Waterford auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around twelve to fifteen thousand m...
Posted in Suspension
on January 16, 2017
Waterford drivers rely on their car's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there th...
Posted in Cooling System
on January 09, 2017
Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Detroit area shoe stores?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 pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warra...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 03, 2017
Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Waterford drivers vehicles’. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every MI drivers car's maintenance schedule. At Complete Auto Center Pro, our team will check your brake system and let you know if there ...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on December 26, 2016
The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some Waterford drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people.
Let's get the urgency issues out of the way first. If your check engine light is flashing, that means that something is wro...
Posted in Monitoring System
on December 18, 2016
Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows, and everything you plug into the...
Posted in Battery
on December 11, 2016
Waterford drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to ...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on December 04, 2016
One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Complete Auto Center Pro in Waterford is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars in MI are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given symptom. So, it'...
Posted in Service Standards
on November 27, 2016
When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Complete Auto Center Pro for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My friend is (tech...
Posted in Maintenance
on November 22, 2016
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 fo...
Posted in Safety
on November 15, 2016