Monthly Archives: August 2017

Convenience Auto Service Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Ann Arbor residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium the highest. Most gas stations around Ann Arbor, Michigan, also carry a mid-grade that falls in between the two. The octane range for the different grades of gas varies by region due to altitude differences.Engines require different octane ratings because of design differences. For example, turbocharged engines usually require premium gas.There's a sticker on your gas tank filler lid that tells you the minimum octane rating your vehicle manufacturer recommends. For help identifying the type of gasoline your engine needs, come by Convenience Auto Service in Ann Arbor. Convenience Auto Service2280 W. Liberty StreetAnn Arbor, Michigan 4810373

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Check Engine Light Diagnosis at Convenience Auto Service

Hello Ann Arbor . Have you ever had your Check Engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light really mean for Ann Arbor drivers?First of all, the Check Engine or Service Engine light does indicate that something is wrong. That's why it is called a warning light. But the something that is wrong might be a loose gas cap, or it might be serious vehicle engine trouble. That's why Ann Arbor residents often don't know how to respond to it.The Check Engine light has two modes: it flashes or it stays on. A flashing light is serious. You need to get your vehicle to Convenience Auto Service in Ann Arbor ASAP. No, you don't need to call a tow truck, but, yes, you can't wait to get your car serviced. If your Check Engine light is on and flashing, you should ... read more

Convenience Auto Service Fuel Saving Tip for Ann Arbor: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Ann Arbor, Michigan : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of covering it with tape is not a good idea.) Many conditions that trigger the Check Engine light can hurt your vehicle. A lot.If your date's eyes are smoldering in the soft glow of the Check Engine light, try to think of all the gas money you'll save by getting it fixed. Give Convenience Auto Service a call when you are ready. Convenience Auto Service2280 W. Liberty StreetAnn Arbor, Michigan 4810373

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Fuel System
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