Shake It up in Brighton!: Why Wheel Balancing

January 28, 2024

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of balance... More

Suspension Service at Perfect Tune Auto Repair in Brighton

January 21, 2024

During an inspection at Perfect Tune Auto Repair in Brighton, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold the weight of your vehicle. There are... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Perfect Tune Auto Repair in Brighton

January 14, 2024

If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternator, the... More

Keeping Your Brighton Air Fresh When Driving With a Clean Cabin Air Filter

January 7, 2024

Pop quiz: What is a cabin air filter? A. A filter for your Brighton house?B. A fresh, piney scent?C. A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's C.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment of your vehicle. It filters out com... More

Odometer Rollback on Your Brighton, Michigan Vehicle

January 1, 2024

How do Brighton drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Michigan consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Michigan seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked in Br... More