If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Canton. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better u...
Posted in Timing Belt
on November 11, 2018
When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more e...
Posted in Fluids
on November 04, 2018
Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Canton drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't like...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on October 28, 2018
What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Canton driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in MI, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their tre...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 21, 2018
Today in our Auto Lab Canton blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Canton with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, water...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 14, 2018
Warm weather or cold, Canton drivers still need to think about their vehicle's air conditioning. Most Canton people don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. At Auto Lab Canton, we can advise you on your vehicle manufacturers preventive maintenance schedules for air con...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on October 07, 2018
All of us in Canton know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good vehicle care. But when Auto Lab Canton 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 cha...
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on October 04, 2018
Pop quiz: What is a cabin air filter?
A. A filter for your Canton house?B. A fresh, piney scent?C. A filter for the passenger compartment of your car?
Clever you, it's C.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment of your vehicle. It filters ...
Posted in Suspension
on October 03, 2018
Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Canton, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Canton drivers' ...
Posted in Safety
on September 16, 2018
There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Canton area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility…It's said that 90 percent of our driving d...
Posted in Headlamps
on September 10, 2018