When you get an oil change, it’s always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the car maker recommends. But sometimes we’re asked if we’d like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the mor...
Posted in Fluids
on June 18, 2015
Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven’t been as common in Battle Creek because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Sturgis...
Posted in Fuel System
on June 17, 2015
Air quality has certainly become a hot issue in our modern Sturgis world. We install air filters on our ventilation systems and in our vacuum cleaners. There’s a filter that cleans the air going into our SUV’s engine — so why not one for the air in the passenger compartment? Forei...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on June 05, 2015
Suspension systems function effectively for many years and tens of thousands of miles. Eventually, however, SUV suspension components do wear out, but how long that takes depends a lot on how you drive around Sturgis and Three Rivers. As you can imagine, if most of your driving is o...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on June 03, 2015