How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Sovel's Auto Service

October 30, 2022

Today in the Sovel's Auto Service auto care blog, we're going to talk to Novi drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Sovel's Auto Service customers. For example, recently four of the world's largest vehicle manufact... More

Let's Clear Some Things Up (Headlight Restoration)

October 23, 2022

You know how exposing your skin to sunlight can cause sunburn and other unhealthy things. Sunlight can also create major problems for your headlights. After they've been exposed to ultraviolet light, acrylic headlights can yellow and fog due to oxidation. And when that happens, less light can ... More

Oil's Well That Ends Well (Oil Change Grades and Weight)

October 16, 2022

Changing your oil regularly is one of the most important things you can do to keep your vehicle running well. And knowing the right type of oil to use is also very important. Engine oil is classified by weight, but it doesn't refer to how much the oil would weigh if you put it on a scale. It r... More

Snake in the Engine (Serpentine Belt)

October 9, 2022

There's a belt that snakes through your engine. It's even named for a snake, the serpentine belt. It'll bite you when it breaks, possibly leaving you stranded. So, it's good to know a little about this snake-like belt. In early engines, there were lots of belts. They were used to convert the r... More

Beware of Potholes! (Avoiding Pothole Damage)

October 2, 2022

You may live in a region where roads become pockmarked with craters known better as potholes. They're caused by moisture seeping through a compromised road surface that can freeze, expand and literally punch holes in the road. And when your vehicle hits one of those holes that's big enough, the... More