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What Is a Timing Belt?

There are many different parts of a vehicle that are necessary for it to drive safely and efficiently, which includes your timing belt. The timing belt is located near your car's engine and connects the engine crankshaft to the vehicle camshaft and then helps to control a variety of valves that are needed to run the car.

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What Is ASE Certification & Why Is It Important?

If an auto repair shop is ASE certified, you’ll see a blue symbol with the ASE certification displayed. What does this mean? The National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence issues these certifications after a technician works in the auto repair field for two years and passes an examination.

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Signs Your Tires Need to Be Replaced

Your tires are not meant to last forever. Even if you take good care of them, you will still have to get them replaced after five or six years. Everyday driving causes your tires to wear out. You don't want to end up stranded in the middle of nowhere. 

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Synthetic Motor Oil Offers Many Advantages

Our dealership wants to make sure you're using the best type of motor oil for your car. There are many types available, and they all have their own advantages and disadvantages. Synthetic is designed to be the best quality motor oil you can buy for your vehicle.

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What's a Radiator Flush?

It's important for Southfield, MI drivers to remain diligent about routine maintenance services. Your vehicle's radiator needs to be flushed regularly to help prevent your engine from overheating. If your engine overheats, it can cause blown gaskets and warped aluminum heads. 

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Breathe Easy with Clean Air Filters in Your Vehicle

Having clean air in your vehicle cabin area allows everyone there to breathe easily, and having clean air in the engine area allows your vehicle to breathe easily, too. Air filters aid in this process by capturing particles and other contaminants from the air before they enter your lungs or the engine components.

The climate control system uses a filter to block small particles like dust, mold spores, and pollen from circulating around the cabin, enabling everyone to partake of pleasant air that is healthy. The air filter in the engine will typically be a combination of a foam breather…

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Your Vehicle's Differential Helps Get You Going

Most people know that the power to make your vehicle go is generated in the engine. What many people fail to realize however is just how that power is used to make the wheels turn, and the car moves forward. Luckily, we here at Page Toyota are here to give you the basics about your vehicle's differential which helps keep you going.

When the engine generates power, the transmission in your vehicle transmits this power to your differential. The differential is located near the axles and helps them spin thus moving the car forward.

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Engine Overheating? Bring It in for Our Engine Cooling & Radiator Service

Have you noticed your vehicle losing steam from under its hood or is antifreeze pooling under the radiator? You should bring it in for an inspection by our automotive technicians.

Modern engines today have complex cooling systems to keep them from overheating for a good reason. An overheated engine can suffer serious or irreparable damage, and even if it doesn't, there's nothing convenient about an engine breakdown on the road. It can be a challenge, though, to locate the place where a leak is happening or determine why the cooling fan isn't running as it should.

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