Brake Service at Sovel's Auto Service in Novi

April 30, 2018

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Novi drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Michigan driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Sovel's Auto Service, our team will check your brake system and let you know if there are an... More

Sovel's Auto Service Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

April 24, 2018

All Novi service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolant throug... More

Stay Safe in Novi by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

April 17, 2018

We don't want to think about it, but each Novi resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Michigan rescue workers. Rescue workers and Novi police are well aware of this diffic... More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Novi

April 10, 2018

There's a segment of the Novi area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,000 kilometers... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Novi Vehicle

April 3, 2018

Imagine you've left Novi and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you down. You w... More