It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at Sovel's Auto Service

February 29, 2020

There are a lot of things in life that Novi residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Novi dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. When we don't st... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Sovel's Auto Service

February 28, 2020

Anyone who drives a car in Novi knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine! Good ve... More

Lease or Buy?

February 27, 2020

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Novi drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays down ... More

A Cold Day in Novi ? Air Conditioning Service at Sovel's Auto Service

February 26, 2020

Most Novi drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Michigan highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Novi rush hour, but so can a long ride in a hot vehi... More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

February 25, 2020

Like everything in the Michigan automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Michigan drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Novi roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision, ... More

Sovel's Auto Service Service for Your Exhaust System

February 24, 2020

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... More

Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything with a Trip Inspection at Sovel's Auto Service

February 23, 2020

Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journey by ge... More

The Sovel's Auto Service Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

February 23, 2020

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Novi drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Novi. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills, stuff l... More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

February 22, 2020

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Novi area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication that s... More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Novi Ride

February 21, 2020

It seems like everywhere you go in the Novi area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Michigan auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where do yo... More