A New Battery in Novi

July 31, 2018

Hello Novi drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Novi, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a new battery: co... More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Sovel's Auto Service?

July 22, 2018

Today's Sovel's Auto Service article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Novi drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Michigan who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and the dire blank... More

Charge It in Novi for Extended Battery Life

July 16, 2018

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Novi, Michigan, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out that... More

Shake It up in Novi!: Why Wheel Balancing

July 9, 2018

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of balance... More

Water Pump

July 2, 2018

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump's like the hear... More