Auto repair shop in Whitmore Lake, MI

Truck maintenance near Ann Arbor, MI

  • Oil change service
  • 4WD service
  • 4x4 service
  • Fluid change service

Why is Spring the Best Time to Change your Air Filter

Spring is here. We can expect to see the world around us anew again, with the sight of budding trees and blooming flowers. However, we can also expect to see lots of yellow dust floating in our air. Not only do you breathe in pollen, but your car does too. Similar to heading to the doctor’s office for some allergy medicine, certain aspects of your vehicle require a check-up during this season. Your air filter is first on the list.

When your air filter requires replacement, your vehicle's performance will diminish. You can expect to see the following side effects:

How Often Should I Change The Oil On My Hybrid or Light Diesel vehicle?

Many hybrid owners and light diesel truck owners ask the State Street Auto Service team about how often they should change the oil in their vehicles. Many assume that changing the oil on their Prius or Dodge truck every 3,000 to 5,000 miles or 3 - 6 months is adequate. However, the frequency of oil change intervals for hybrid and light diesel vehicles mostly depends on what type of driving you do.