Many Novi drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Novi area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Novi drivers, that look include...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on April 21, 2019
You've probably noticed how much easier it is to see when you're driving in the daytime as opposed to at night. It's one of the main reasons about half of all fatal vehicle accidents happen when it's dark.
That's why it's important that your vehicle's headlights are in top condition and working t...
Posted in Headlamps
on April 14, 2019
Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Novi. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are expose...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on April 07, 2019
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...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 31, 2019
Hello Novi - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you se...
Posted in Drive Train
on March 24, 2019
Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, “I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?” Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th...
Posted in Exhaust
on March 17, 2019
Do you have any plans around Novi, Michigan, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skiing and doing a little fishing.You got the boat all ready. It's all gassed up. You packed lots of snacks and the cool...
Posted in Timing Belt
on March 10, 2019
Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Novi area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warr...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on March 03, 2019
When your experienced Sovel's Auto Service technician changes your oil, he will also inspect your air filter. You shouldn't need a new air filter at every oil change, but you will need to change it regularly. Heed your technician's auto advice if they tell you to change your air filter....
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on February 25, 2019
Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Novi knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Novi area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compartment...
Posted in Fuel System
on February 17, 2019