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...
Posted in Cooling System
on January 31, 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...
Posted in Maintenance
on January 24, 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...
Posted in Suspension
on January 15, 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...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 08, 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...
Posted in Fuel System
on January 01, 2017