Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything with a Trip Inspection at Commerce Auto Repair & Radiator

September 27, 2018

Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journe... More

Automotive Tips from Commerce Auto Repair & Radiator: Battery Testing

September 26, 2018

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Commerce Auto Repair & Radiator when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Commerce drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as p... More

The Economy of Maintenance for Commerce Drivers

September 25, 2018

Do I keep my old vehicle or buy a new one? It's a question most Commerce 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 li... More

New Life for Your Older Car in Commerce

September 24, 2018

Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Commerce families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your parent... More

When "Oh, no!" Turns Into, "All right!"

September 23, 2018

Things we don't expect happen to our vehicles. And let's face, no one really wants to spend money on an unexpected repair. But if you are putting off going to your vehicle repair facility because you're dreading bad news, you might just be putting off some good news. There was one minivan driver ... More

Trickle Down Technology

September 22, 2018

Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt... More

The Straight and Narrow: Power Steering Service at Commerce Auto Repair & Radiator

September 21, 2018

Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Commerce auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The c... More

What You Need to Know from Your Commerce Auto Repair & Radiator Service Advisor

September 20, 2018

Commerce drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service technician feel that they don't trust him.If your... More

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

September 19, 2018

Most Commerce drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Michigan folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Commerce drivers all know or should know that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there something m... More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

September 18, 2018

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in orde... More