Engine Maintenance & Services

 

Man Working On Engine

Having Your Engine Serviced Is An Important Part Of Keeping Your Car Safe.

Is your check engine light coming on? Is your coolant flowing properly? If your coolant isn’t flowing properly it could lead to engine trouble due to overheating. Come take advantage of our ASE Certified Mechanics that will fix your engine at a decent pricing. Taking care of your vehicle is one of the most important things that you can do. If you don’t do the property maintenance to keep everything working properly then you will end up not only paying more in the long run on repairs, but you could end up blowing your motor or ruining your engine. You don’t have to worry about doing the repairs on your vehicle because the professionals at Saline Automotive Service will be able to do it for you. When you are ready for some engine maintenance in Saline and Ann Arbor, MI, give us a call at 734-429-2886 and we can offer some advice to you or schedule an appointment to get your vehicle looked at right away.

Comprehensive Engine Care

Choosing a company to take the best care of your vehicle can be overwhelming and frustrating. It can be hard to know who to trust with mechanical issues because of the reputation of being taken advantage of within the mechanic community. We can promise you that Saline Automotive Service is different. Not only is our reputation one that is highly talked about, but our reviews will also tell you about the wonderful customers that we have has through the years. Choosing us means that you will get straightforward and upfront services and costs that will allow you to have the peace of mind that you deserve when it comes to your vehicle. Our technicians love what they do and work very hard every single day to provide you top quality service and satisfaction. If you ever have a question, all you need to do is call us at 734-429-2886 and we can answer your questions and go over everything with you to make sure that you understand what the issue may be and how we will go about getting it fixed. When you need an engine service in Saline and Ann Arbor, MI, today.

EGR Valve Replacement

EGR Valve Replacement

EGR Valve

If You Notice Lower Fuel Economy, You May Check Your EGR Valve.

An EGR is an exhaust gas recirculation valve. An EGR is used to recirculate exhaust in very small quantities, back into combustion chambers inside of the engine to lower the rate of combustion. These valves are very important and will need to be taken care of in order to keep your vehicle running correctly. A technician will be able to tell you when your EGR valve will need to be replaced, but below, we have listed a few common symptoms to pay attention to.

Signs Your EGR Is Not Working

  • Lower power
  • Rougher idling
  • Lower fuel economy
  • Check engine light comes on

Engine Service

Engine Service

Pouring Coolant Into Car

Call Our Mechanics To Schedule An Appointment.

The engine in your vehicle is what keeps it running and lasting for as long as it does. In order for you to have a healthy and fully functioning vehicle that you can rely on, you will need to make sure that you have an engine service done on it when it is supposed to. An engine service or a tune-up on your car is where your car is serviced for any kind of maintenance that is needed. If the oil needs to be changed, that is done at this time. All fluids are refilled and made sure that they are clean and the correct opens to use. This is also where a technician is able to look over your motor and give a full inspection or overview of what is going on and what could stand to be replaced or repaired. When you go to a reputable dealer to have your engine service done, it is then recorded in their system and will usually be able to be pulled up when you decide to sell your car. This will help to add resale value to your car because it will be well taken care of and it will then have documentation that it was taken care of. If you need an engine inspection in Saline and Ann Arbor, MI, call us at 734-429-2886 and we can schedule an appointment for you at your earliest convenience.

Harmonic Balancer Repair

Harmonic Balancer Repair

Harmonic Balancer

A Harmonic Balancer Will Usually Last In Your Vehicle For a Long Time.

The harmonic balancer on your vehicle is in the front portion of your car and it is connected to your crankshaft in the engine. What this specific piece does, is reduces engine vibration and is able to serve as the pulley for drive belts. A harmonic balancer has a few different names that it is known by or do the same job, so if you ever hear the words crankshaft pulley or balancer, these are the same type of product. These balancers will need to be replaced though at some point just like any other piece of your vehicle. It is not a common problem to have and they usually last a long time, but to be sure, when you go to have your maintenance done, make sure this is checked. You should be able to notice when it is time to have it looked at because you will begin to see or experience some of these symptoms.

  • Ring Wobble
  • Leaking From The Main Seal
  • Noise Coming From Belt
  • Poor Engine Performance
  • Deterioration From The Rubber Ring

Head Gasket Replacement

Head Gasket Replacement

Man Replacing Head Gasket

We Can Replace Your Head Gasket To Make Sure It Does Not Cause Further Problems.

The head gasket is the most important gasket in your car’s engine. It is situated between the engine block and the cylinder heads. The job of the head gasket is to prevent leaks, such as coolant leakage. Your vehicle’s head gasket sits inside of the engine block and the cylinder heads. What it does is, seals the cylinders and makes sure that there is enough compression to avoid leaking of coolant and your engine oil that would fall into the cylinders. If your head gasket blows, it can be a serious pain to deal with. There are signs to look out for that we will cover below, but if this happens to you or you suspect that this is happening, give Saline Automotive Service a call at 734-429-2886 because we have technicians that can get it replaced for you as soon as possible.

Signs Your Head Gasket Is Blown

  • Bad Spark Plugs
  • Engine Overheating
  • White In Oil
  • Cooling System Is Low
  • Bubbles Inside Of Radiator
  • Coolant Leaking Below Exhaust Manifold

Intake Manifold Repair Service

Intake Manifold Repair Service

Intake Manifold

The Intake Manifold Needs To Be Working Properly To Keep Your Car Working Correctly.

Intake Manifolds are also sometimes called Inlet Manifolds. The cylinders in the engine are provided with the fuel and air mixture via the Intake Manifold. The Upper Manifold holds your Throttle Body and sensors and the Lower holds your fuel injectors. Overall, this manifold delivers air or some kind of air and fuel combination into the cylinders. This works by delivering an even distribution of air into the carburetor or the throttle body into the different cylinders. It is important that this piece of your vehicle is working properly in order to maintain the correct working order. If you suspect that something has gone wrong with your intake manifold, call us at 734-429-2886 and we will be able to help you get it repaired or replaced. We can also go over everything with you if you do not understand so that this could potentially be avoided in ten future.

Motor Mount Service

Motor Mount Service

Man Cleaning Engine

If You Hear Your Engine Rattling, You May Need New Engine Mounts.

Is your engine loose? If it is banging around inside of your engine it could be because your motor mount is damaged. If you let it stay like this it could cause a lot of internal damage under your hood as well. These mounts are made to keep your engine secure and keep the transmission where it is supposed to be. They are also used as a kind of shock, where the absorb all of the vibration that happens as you drive and your engine is working. Engine mounts do go bad over time though because they are constantly being worked and used. It is very expensive to replace an engine mount but that is because the labor is usually pretty exhausting. Many mechanically inclined people will do this themselves, but if you would like a professional mechanic to do it for you, call us anytime at 734-429-2886 and we will be happy to give you a quote and go over everything with you.

O2 Sensor Replacement

O2 Sensor Replacement

O2 Sensor

The O2 Sensor Is Responsible For Monitoring Air To The Catalytic Converter.

Sometimes when your check engine light comes on that is a sign that your oxygen sensor is starting to fail. If you don’t have this serviced it can lead to the failure and destruction of the catalytic converter in your car. You need an O2 sensor in your car because it is what monitors the amount of oxygen that is flowing through the exhaust system. It also helps to make sure that your catalytic converter is working correctly. An O2 sensor is usually good for about 60 thousand miles on older cars and on newer cars, they can last 100 thousand miles or even longer. The best thing you can do is if you think you need an O2 sensor in Saline and Ann Arbor, MI, call us at 734-429-2886 and we will be able to help you or take a look and tell you what we would recommend and go from there.