The technicians at Perfect Tune Auto Repair know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and winds ar...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on September 27, 2020
We find that a lot of Brighton drivers are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions but don't want to be embarrassed or seem pushy. Vehicles are very complicated and there's more to know about them than most of us have the time to learn. Maybe i...
Posted in Service Standards
on September 20, 2020
Most Brighton folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Brighton market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have b...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 13, 2020
When you start up your gasoline engine car, you may not know that it's using the same ignition principles as it has for decades. You have spark plugs that require enough power so a spark can jump across a gap at its tip. Years ago, a vehicle's 12-volt system had to produce 15,000-25,000 volts t...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on September 06, 2020