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Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Novi

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Novi, Michigan, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Novi streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just sucks the gas... Read More

Fuel Injectors

The last new American vehicles sold in Novi with a carburetor rolled out of the Michigan dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Novi, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Sovel's Auto Service for Better Performance

Hi Novi residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fue... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Novi Vehicle

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Novi area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you get to watc... Read More

Finding Vehicle Recall Information in Novi, Michigan

No matter how well they're made, vehicles in Novi, Michigan, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in Novi, Michigan, they require the manufacturer to issue a... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Novi, Michigan

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Novi, Michigan, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Michigan are surprised ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Novi

With high fuel prices in Novi, Michigan, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does i... Read More

Keep It Flowing with a Fuel Filter Replacement at Sovel's Auto Service

The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Novi use fuel filters.For mo... Read More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Novi, Michigan

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Michigan environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Novi drivers very soon.For inst... Read More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Novi

Novi drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring... Read More

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