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Automotive Tips from Sovel's Auto Service: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

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... Read More

Automotive Tips from Sovel's Auto Service: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Novi.An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt... Read More

Transmission Care in Novi, Michigan

Your browser does not support the video tag. Do you have any plans around Novi, Michigan, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skii... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Sovel's Auto Service

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Novi. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel ... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Novi Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. Knowing how their engine works can help Novi drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes t... Read More

Novi Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Novi driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Novi residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is the ... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Novi

Your browser does not support the video tag. Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It ... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Sovel's Auto Service in Novi

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 veh... Read More

Transmission Service at Sovel's Auto Service in Novi

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Novi drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Michigan to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper t... Read More

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