• Automotive Tips from Interstate Auto Care: Battery Testing

    Sunday 30 September 2018

    The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Interstate Auto Care when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most MADISON HEIGHTS drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But a battery that cannot hold a full charge requires the alternator to work extra hard, causing it to wear out prematurely.Your Interstate Auto Care service advisor can test your b... read more

  • Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

    Sunday 23 September 2018

    Today, Interstate Auto Care is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in MADISON HEIGHTS are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years. If you have questions about the fluids in your vehicle, please don't hesitate to stop by Interstate Auto Care. You can find us on 526 E 14 MILE RD in MADISON HEIGHTS, MI 48071.Just give... read more

  • For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in MADISON HEIGHTS)

    Sunday 16 September 2018

    Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get your brakes checked out. After all, you have to be able to stop if you want to be safe. Nearly all newer vehicles have disc brakes on the front, and many have that type of brake on all four wheels. That... read more

  • For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in MADISON HEIGHTS)

    Sunday 16 September 2018

    Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get your brakes checked out. After all, you have to be able to stop if you want to be safe. Nearly all newer vehicles have disc brakes on the front, and many have that type of brake on all four wheels. That... read more

  • Differential Service at Interstate Auto Care

    Sunday 09 September 2018

    Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in MADISON HEIGHTS, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your Interstate Auto Care service advisor that your differential needs serviced, or it's seen it as an option up on the service menu. Differential service at Interstate Auto Care covers a lot of things, s... read more

  • Know Your Towing Limits in MADISON HEIGHTS

    Sunday 02 September 2018

    Some MADISON HEIGHTS drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around MADISON HEIGHTS, you should be aware of safety issues, MI towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe towing. A tow rating is the weight limit that your vehicle can safely tow. They calculate the tow rating for every vehicle, but different options on the vehicle can affect that rating. MADISON... read more

  • Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Interstate Auto Care in MADISON HEIGHTS

    Sunday 26 August 2018

    With MADISON HEIGHTS gas prices being what they are, many of us in MI are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. MADISON HEIGHTS area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in MI. But there are things all MADISON HEIGHTS drivers can do to save fuel: We can improve our driving habits and stay on top of preventive maintenance at Interstate Auto Care. These t... read more

  • ICE - In Case Of Emergency In MADISON HEIGHTS MI

    Sunday 19 August 2018

    When accidents occur in MADISON HEIGHTS, MI, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical information.When MI police and rescue workers must sift through pockets, glove compartments, wallets, purses and cell phone directories, they waste precious time.In the unfortunate event that you are involved in an accident, you have people in the MADISON HEIGHTS, MI, area who you'll want to... read more

  • Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Interstate Auto Care

    Sunday 12 August 2018

    Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Interstate Auto Care article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in MADISON HEIGHTS with your headlights off, but a dirty or streaked vehicle windshield can catch the glare of the sun or on-coming headlights and make it just as difficul... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Interstate Auto Care: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

    Tuesday 07 August 2018

    MADISON HEIGHTS drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lubricate and protect expensive components and keep seals and gaskets from drying out. If refrigerant has leaked out – so has the compressor oil. This oil needs to be replenished w... read more

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