Ask Motor Maven: Shop Stories | September 25, 2019

Shop Stories: The case of the missing oilA customer rolls onto our service lane with a loud, tinny/clunky noise from the engine. It’s not necessarily what all of us here would consider a DOA-like noise, but it is an unhealthy enough sound that it raises concern, while also indicative of problems to come. This customer,…

Ask Motor Maven | August 21, 2019

Q: I never owned anything this new and just bought a Tahoe. I want to keep the paint and everything looking new for as long as possible. What should I do? Is there a secret? ‘Detailed’, Plainwell, MI MM: Hey Detailed,  It’s not necessarily so much a secret.  My first words of advice are just…

Ask Motor Maven | July 10, 2019

Q: There’s a check engine light on my dash. Should I worry? David L. – Mattawan, MI MM: To be honest David, there’s always room for a little concern when a light or service message appears on the dashboard, especially a Check Engine light  The Check Engine light is indicative of an issue with your…

Ask Motor Maven | June 19, 2019

Q: I purchased my 2017 Equinox new and thought any problems with it would be covered by warranty, but I’ve run into problems where things are not really covered. How does this work? Warren T. – Portage, MI MM: Warren, there is a lot that is covered by warranty, and in some cases, not covered…