Viva la Differential At Elite Tire And Auto Care

June 30, 2020

With front-wheel drive being so common in Livonia these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Livonia folks don't even have to think about it. And most rear-wheel drive vehicle differentials don't need to be serviced for a long time, so it's understa... More

Bouncy Bouncy ? Are My Shocks Bad?

June 29, 2020

When Livonia drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Livonia drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because shocks and ... More

All Night Auto Repair Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

June 28, 2020

Livonia auto owners often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is. Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and pre... More

Elite Tire And Auto Care Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

June 28, 2020

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Livonia residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can act... More

Fuel Injection: It Keeps Getting Better for Livonia Drivers

June 27, 2020

Livonia residents know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your vehicle engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to ... More

Clean Fuel Equals Clean Performance for Livonia Drivers

June 26, 2020

Hello, Livonia residents. Let's talk fuel filters. 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 engine.Livonia auto owners don't need to filter their fue... More

Fuel System Cleaning at Elite Tire And Auto Care

June 25, 2020

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and ends in the top of your engine. Over time, different parts of ... More

Smart Livonia Drivers Protect Against Overheating

June 24, 2020

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Livonia drivers t... More

A New Battery in Livonia

June 23, 2020

Hello Livonia drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Livonia, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a new batte... More

Technician Training at Elite Tire And Auto Care

June 22, 2020

Your vehicle is important to you, and keeping it running properly is important to your lifestyle. That's why you're smart enough to have it serviced regularly at Elite Tire And Auto Care in Livonia. And even though it may just be routine maintenance, you want it done right by automotive professi... More