Safe Michigan travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Sovel's Auto Service. But there are other things Novi residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help you plan for emergencies, and just may save your life or someone ...
Posted in Safety
on June 27, 2017
There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember because it is a long list, but your service cent...
Posted in Fuel System
on June 21, 2017
Did you know that most of the cars driving around Novi, Michigan, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Novi area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In fact, for the la...
Posted in Dashboard
on June 12, 2017
You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Novi service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the manager ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on June 04, 2017
Novi drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lubric...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on June 01, 2017