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…

Treading lightly: The Tire Guide

Treading lightly: The Tire Guide Tires: An intricately designed web of rubber, fabric and wire, available in a multitude of sizes and styles, used daily as the main point of consistent contact keeping your vehicle on the road. Healthy tire life is essential to keeping your vehicle steady on the road through any weather and…

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…

It’s Trailering Time

The Great American Summer: Where dreams were born on the open roads leading to clear blue skies, promised golden sunrises and sunsets over clear Michigan waters. It is picturesque weekends away in the north camping or boating, trailers in-tow for your escape, and the start to travel traditions inspired by a simple slogan of the…

Basics and rebates to prepare you for your summer travels

“Up north” or summer travel season is here, meaning more trips to anywhere and additional miles on your car or truck. The only real downside to this is more miles creates increased wear and tear on your vehicle. And if that is the case (as we like to keep you up to date on good…

Ask Motor Maven | June 5, 2019

Q: My appointment was at 7:45 AM the other day, and I didn’t leave until close to 8:30 AM. I feel like for those of us who need to get to work, it’s a little inconvenient. Why does it take so long to get things going? Waiting – Mattawan, MI MM: Dear Waiting, I’m so…

Why Maintenance?

The DeNooyer Chevrolet Service drive debuts “For the Miles Ahead” blog as we ask ourselves, “Why Maintenance?”