Engine Hydration for Novi Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

January 31, 2017

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Novi

January 24, 2017

Every Novi 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 betw... More

Breathe Free in Novi: Cabin Air Filter Replacement at Sovel's Auto Service

January 15, 2017

There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Novi drivers' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment of your car nice and clean.A cabin air filter is similar to the filte... More

Below 45 Degrees in Novi: Consider Winter Tires

January 8, 2017

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Novi drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Michigan drivers ran out and bo... More

The Sovel's Auto Service Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

January 1, 2017

The team at Sovel's Auto Service in Novi, and Michigan car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Novi drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all knowor should knowthat preventive maintenance will help maximize fuel economy. But is there... More