Winter Driving Advice

Severe weather can make driving not only frightening, but dangerous as well. Preparing yourself and your car for winter driving conditions is one way to stay safe on the snow and ice covered roads, but you should also know when to stay off the roads completely. How to Plan a Winter Drive If you do…

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Latest Auto Advancements to be Thankful for

Thanksgiving is officially over, however there are plenty of auto advancements to be thankful for! NOKIAN HAKKAPELIITTA 9 These tires are equipped with steel stud implants designed to break up ice-covered roads! While small, they do an excellent job of gripping the road and braking due to their Y-shaped spike design. DO NOT DISTURB MODE…

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How Often Does Engine Oil Need To Be Changed?

All vehicles need oil, though not just any oil will work. Modern auto engines are designed and built to require oils that meet specific industry and automaker specifications in order to ensure a long service life. If you use the incorrect oil, you could void your new car warranty. Most late model vehicles require a…

Don’t Scrimp on Vehicle Maintenance

The average vehicle in the United States is more than 11 years old. With motorists holding on to their vehicles longer, maintenance takes an even greater importance in keeping roads, and people, safe. While it’s easy to avoid car maintenance, it’s not a financially sound method for managing one of your biggest investments. Tony Molla,…

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Maintaining Your New Car!

Congratulations on your new car! You probably want to hang onto it for as long as possible, so here’s a few tips on how to maintain it as well as possible! The owner’s manual will give recommendations from the manufacturer regarding service intervals. It’s imperative to follow these recommendations so you don’t void the new…

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Stroebel Automotive is Moving!

Exciting things are happening at Stroebel Automotive! We are moving one block east of our current location to a bigger and better facility. Starting July 10th, you can find us at 7660 Gratiot Road. You may recognize the building as what was formerly Wimpy’s Transmission Service. At our new, larger, easier to find location, Stroebel…

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Improve Your MPG

As the temperature rises, you may find yourself paying more and more to fill your car up with gas. By raising your miles per gallon, you will not have to stop for gas as often, reducing the amount you have to pay. Below are five tips to reduce MPG and save your wallet for those…

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Spring Car Care

Spring is here and that means family vacations, camping excursions, and weekend road trips. Regardless of your style, chances are you’re getting ready to hit the road – but is your car in the right shape to get you there safely? Michigan’s cold winter temperatures and icy conditions have likely been hard on your car…

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Don’t Buy Cheap Tires

One of the easiest, most effective ways to make your car perform better is the tires you use. High-performance tires can make a huge difference in everyday driving, especially when it comes to braking. In the video below, Jason Fenske, of Engineering Explained, swapped out old tires for new, high performance tires and measured stopping…