On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

September 26, 2016

Starting in 1996, Sovel's Auto Service service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a comput... More

Sovel's Auto Service Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Novi

September 20, 2016

Let's talk about something critical for all Novi drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop so everything needs to be in good working order. Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work: The wheel hub keeps your ... More

Clean Air for Your Engine: A New Engine Air Filter at Sovel's Auto Service

September 11, 2016

All of us in Novi know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Sovel's Auto Service technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your air filter needs to be ... More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Sovel's Auto Service in Novi

September 6, 2016

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gea... More