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January 2021

Your Well Trained Technician at Hal's Auto Clinic Farmington Hills

When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in Farmington Hills, you need to get back on the road as soon as possible with the problem fixed right the first time.If you've ever checked into some of t... Read More

Suspension Service in Farmington Hills at Hal's Auto Clinic Farmington Hills

When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in Farmington Hills may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your vehicle's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your vehicle up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Farmington Hills. Its job is t... Read More

What is a TPS? (Throttle Position Sensor)

You know you have an accelerator pedal; step on it and your vehicle is supposed to go. But did you know there is a part in your vehicle that keeps track of where the throttle is? It's called the Throttle Position Sensor, or TPS.The TPS is a sensor that helps your vehicle figure out the right mi... Read More

The Third Brake Light (Third Brake Light Service)

So you thought you only had two brake lights. Look again and you'll see one in the center at a higher level than the two on either side of the vehicle. They're sometimes in the inside of the vehicle behind the back window, or they could be in the deck lid, on the roof or on the spare wheel carr... Read More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Hal's Auto Clinic Farmington Hills

Hello Farmington Hills! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in MI vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government t... Read More

MI: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

MI residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what is a g... Read More

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