Summer Car Maintenance

Hot Weather Car Care

As we transition from the mild months of spring to the downright hot months of summer, it is important to keep several car maintenance tips in mind.  As outside temperatures climb, tire pressure can fluctuate. A 10-degree increase on the thermometer results in a one to two increase in tire PSI. When tires become over…

Motorcycle Awareness Month

Motorcycle Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month and it is important to stay educated on motorcycle safety, whether you ride or not. While driving, it is vital to share the road with motorcyclists and treat them as you would any other motor vehicle. Be sure to keep an eye out for riders at intersections and in the…

Springtime Auto Care Tips | Stroebel Automotive

Springtime Auto Maintenance

Spring is the best time to get everything organized and cleaned up from Winter’s gloom! You clean your house both inside and out, and this time of the year is one of the prime times for auto maintenance! You can take out the snow shovel, gloves, and heavy boots from your trunk and store them…

Transmission Problems | Stroebel Automotive

Transmission Problems

There are a couple of common problems that occur when dealing with automatic transmissions, including fluid leaks and low fluid levels. You may notice a puddle of transmission fluid, often red in color, on your garage floor or driveway. If you don’t notice that, you may feel the transmission is slow to engage a drive…

Bad Car Repair

Project of the Month

This vehicle came to us with a customer complaint of a coolant leak. During the customer interview process, the customer informed us the vehicle had been involved in an accident a few months ago. Our inspection revealed the previous repairer had not repaired all the damage. The radiator was bent, as can be seen in…

Car Heater | Stroebel Automotive

Is Your Car Heater Blowing Cold?

Have you tried turning the heat on in your car but it continues to blow cold air by the time you reach your destination? There are many ways a car heater can fail, but this specific problem can be attributed to two basic causes: either coolant isn’t flowing through the heater core or air from…

Winterized Tires | Tire Tread | Stroebel Automotive

Are Your Tires Ready for Winter?

Examine your tread! Your tires are one of the most important components of your vehicle. Worn tires may compromise your handling, accelerating and braking during winter driving conditions. The more tread depth you have on your tires the better. The amount of traction your tires provide will keep you safe on the road. If you’re…

Automotive Safety Technologies Saginaw MI

Automotive Safety Technology

Automotive safety has evolved from just seatbelts and lighting to digital safety features that can help drivers avoid collisions. Vehicles today are among the safest in history, contributing to overall annual decreases in crash-related fatalities and injuries. Automakers continue to offer and increasing range of safety technologies which can cause drivers to struggle to stay…