Automobile Emergency Preparedness for Michigan Winters

Share this:Is your vehicle prepared for emergencies if something should happen? Do you have the necessary equipment if it’s needed? Here’s a few things you should carry in your car: Blanket, hat, gloves, spare clothing, boots, ice scraper, small snow shovel, flashlight & extra batteries, kitty litter for traction, jumper cables, small tool kit, a useable spare tire in good condition, wheel wrench and jack, first aid kit. It also helps if your car is in mechanically good condition! If your car needs repairs of any type, feel free to give Royal Transmission a call at 586-776-4470, or drop by: 17920 E 12 Mile Rd., Roseville, Michigan. Share...

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Is Your Car Ready For Michigan Winter?

Share this:Here’s a few tips to make sure your vehicle is ready for traveling the Macomb County roads this winter: 1. Check the antifreeze level in your radiator & overflow tank. 2. Consider switching to a thinner oil so your car warms up faster & wear is reduced from the cold weather. 3. Check all the fluids in your automobile. 4. Install winter wiper blades. 5. Check the heater & defroster. 6. Check all the belts & hoses. 7. Check your battery. If your car needs repairs of any type, feel free to give Royal Transmission a call at 586-776-4470, or drop by: 17920 E 12 Mile Rd., Roseville, Mich. Share...

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Michigan Road Salt Protection

Share this:Salt is good since it clears the roads for us to drive on. But, it’s bad for Michigan vehicles. It ruins paint jobs & causes nicks, which creates rust if left exposed on cars & trucks. Solutions? Wash your auto frequently. Make sure it’s a warm day & do it well before nightfall. Spray the underside too, not just the areas that you can see! Wax your car before winter sets in using a heavy coat of wax. Fix paint chips as needed to prevent rust from setting in. This Michigan winter tip brought to you by Royal Transmission, Roseville, Mich. 586-776-4470. We do more than just transmissions! Share...

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Get a New Car For Christmas!

Share this:Believe it or not, the best time to buy a new car is around Christmas! Since everyone is out shopping for gifts, auto dealerships are probably struggling for buyers, and you may get a better deal. Late summer to Halloween is another good time since that’s when dealerships are unloading the present years vehicles to make way for the next years models. Serving Metro Detroit’s needs for auto repairs (hopefully not on your new car!): Royal Transmission, 17920 E 12 Mile Rd., Roseville, Michigan. 586-776-4470 Share...

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How to Get the Best Price From Michigan Auto Dealers

Share this:1. Don’t fall for “sale ends today” (it doesn’t). 2. Don’t believe “someone else is interested in it” (probably not). 3. Do wait until the end of the month to buy when dealers & salespeople are trying to get last minute sales in. 4. Check blue book prices (NADA, Kelley) so you have an idea. 5. Have a trade in? see #4! 6. Ask for a carfax, its common nowadays. This helpful tip was brought to you by Royal Transmission in Roseville MI, 586-776-4470. Now fixing more than transmissions! Share...

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How to Keep Your Car Running & Save Money in Michigan

Share this:Properly maintained automobiles & safe driving habits can save you money in the long run. What causes motors to run bad? Unchanged oil, worn out spark plugs, bad thermostats, loose gas caps, not properly inflated tires, improper engine controls, bad wheel alignments, dirty air, oil & transmission filters. Bad driving habits like speeding & aggressive driving, excessive idling when warming up your vehicle, & carrying unnecessary heavy items in your car can all impact fuel economy. Keeping your car or truck in tip top running shape will help you save money. It also helps if your car is in mechanically good condition! If your car needs repairs of any type, feel free to give Royal Transmission a call at 586-776-4470, or drop by: 17920 E 12 Mile Rd., Roseville, Michigan. Share...

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