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Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around MADISON HEIGHTS

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around MADISON HEIGHTS

With high fuel prices in MADISON HEIGHTS, MI, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on   is great.  When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?Do some research on the internet or ask your MADISON HEIGHTS, MI, service advisor at Interstate Auto Care.There aren't any magic pills you can drop in your gas tank, and the government hasn't suppressed a device you can clamp on your fuel line to make your vehicle run on air. Not even in MADISON HEIGHTS!So next time you get one of those e-mails, check it out with an automotive professional. You'll get more bang for your buck with an oil change or an engine air filter replacement.We're here for you at Interstate Auto Care, so give us a call at 248-307-1200 for good honest advice about your vehicle. Interstate Auto Care ... read more

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Smooth Shifting in MADISON HEIGHTS, MI: Transmission Service

Smooth Shifting in MADISON HEIGHTS, MI: Transmission Service

So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is something even more important than the cleanliness of the interior: you want to make sure that your vehicle maintenance is up to date. Think about it – heavy traffic on the way out of MADISON HEIGHTS. There's hilly terrain as you get to the lake. Some dirt roads – and it's going to be pretty hot in MI this weekend. And all the time you'll be towing around a lot of extra weight. That all adds up a lot of severe strain on your engine, brakes and transmission. Let's just consider the transmission. It's going to be working overtime, spending more time in lower gears. The internal transmission temperature is going to be much higher than normal. A fun little blast to the loc ... read more

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