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...
Posted in Diagnostics
on September 26, 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 ...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on September 20, 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 ...
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on September 11, 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...
Posted in Timing Belt
on September 06, 2016