Automotive Tips from Hal's Auto Clinic Farmington Hills: Serpentine Belt System Wear

May 29, 2022

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Farmington Hills drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesnt spin fast enough, the battery will n... More

E-85 Fuel Safety Advice from Hal's Auto Clinic Farmington Hills

May 22, 2022

Today at Hal's Auto Clinic Farmington Hills we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting experts. You've probably heard of E-85 gasoline being offered in the Farmington Hills area. Some newer veh... More

The Red Menace (How to Deal with Rust)

May 17, 2022

Rust. It's worse if you drive in places that use salt on the roads in winter, or if you spend time driving near a body of salt water. But any vehicle has to deal with rust after years on the road. And it's not just that rust can eat away your vehicle's body and fenders. It can be a real probl... More

Nighttime Visibility in Farmington Hills

May 8, 2022

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Farmington Hills area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibilityIt's said that 90 percent of our driving d... More

Fuel Filter Replacement

May 1, 2022

Hello Farmington Hills resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to... More