The Importance of Brighton Drivers Following Service Intervals

April 9, 2023

Today in our Perfect Tune Auto Repair blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Brighton with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, wat... More

New School: Automotive Perfect Tune Auto Repair Technician Training

February 26, 2023

Brighton consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have m... More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Perfect Tune Auto Repair

December 11, 2022

Many Brighton car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated between your engine air filter and your engine. Dirty air fi... More

Hey Brighton Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

November 13, 2022

So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Brighton?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you chose 'coff... More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Brighton

October 9, 2022

Every Brighton car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced. So ... More

Hold the Oil! (Oil Pan Gasket Replacement)

March 27, 2022

You've likely heard how important oil is to your vehicle's engine. Did you know that there's one part that's responsible for holding that oil so you can use it every day? It's called the oil pan, and it sits at the bottom of the engine. The oil pan is a vital, though simple, part of your engine's... More

Perfect Tune Auto Repair Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

January 9, 2022

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... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

December 5, 2021

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 ... More

Keep Your Brighton Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

April 18, 2021

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... More

Perfect Tune Auto Repair and the Maintenance Mindset

February 28, 2021

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... More