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Perfect Tune Auto Repair Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

All Brighton service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles.The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolant th... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

At Perfect Tune Auto Repair we get a lot of Brighton drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Michigan, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leave you ... Read More

Keep Your Brighton Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

Hey Brighton - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very imp... Read More

Perfect Tune Auto Repair and the Maintenance Mindset

When it comes to their vehicles, some Brighton residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Brighton drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance but ju... Read More

Perfect Tune Auto Repair On Your Serpentine Belt

Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Brighton, Michigan, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. The... Read More

Make Your Vehicle Last

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Michigan folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do ... Read More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Perfect Tune Auto Repair

These days many people in the Brighton area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe service mainten... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Perfect Tune Auto Repair

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... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people in Brighton say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that comple... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Brighton, Michigan

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Brighton, Michigan: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Brighton motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehicle.Becau... Read More

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