Hello Novi! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them more o...
Posted in Automotive News
on August 25, 2019
The median age for cars in the Novi, Michigan area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Sovel's Auto Service we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Novi area, bring it into Sovel's Auto Service for high-mileage maint...
Posted in Maintenance
on August 18, 2019
The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Sovel's Auto Service we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be ...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on August 11, 2019
The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Novi drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more expensiv...
Posted in Timing Belt
on August 04, 2019