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How do you replace a flat tire?

Replacing a flat tire is not as simple an operation as it once was. Early in the history of cars, flats were considered a routine repair process. Flats happened often and replacing them was a simple jack the car up, remove and replace the flat and lower the jack and off you went. Today, the process can damage your car if you jack in the wrong spot.

When you have a flat alongside the road, the first thing is to secure your safety. Pull well off the road, set flares as warnings, and make sure your car is level before…

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Stay Connected with Apple CarPlay

We here at Land Rover Lakeside understand the importance of staying connected while on the road. We also know that road safety needs to be a top priority as well.

Introducing Apple CarPlay, this popular in-vehicle technology turns your iPhone into an extension of your connected vehicle. Just press the voice control button on your steering wheel, and Siri follows your commands.

An interactive touchscreen gives you access to many of your favorite apps. Many of these apps have been redesigned with your car in mind. Apps such as Apple Maps guide you to your destination with ease.

 

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Tips to Avoid Hydroplaning

With almost all areas of the country being hit with heavy rains and potential flooding, hydroplaning is a huge concern. While many may think of hydroplaning as exciting, it can be very dangerous. Stop at Land Rover Lakeside and get some tips on how to stay safe, dry and avoid hydroplaning at all costs.

When the water on the road builds up in front of your car faster than the car can push it away, the result is hydroplaning. While we can’t stop the rain, here are some ways to avoid hydroplaning.

• Reduce Your Speed
• Use Good-Quality Tires
• Shut…

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Keep Your Pet Cool in the Car

Pets make great road trip buddies — they’re friendly, eager, and they’re always up for a walk. If you’re traveling in the summer, a few precautions can keep your four-legged friend cool.

Temperatures inside your vehicle can rise quickly. If you need to get out of the car to pump gas or pop into a store for a few minutes, be sure to crack a window. You can also leave the car running with the AC on.

Need to leave the car for more than three to five minutes? Make sure to take your pet with you to…

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Back to School Seasonal Auto Service

The Fall season is the end of summer and the beginning of the school year; it is also the beginning of the cool weather seasons that require preparation and action to protect your vehicles. Basic maintenance is always necessary; autos need fresh oil and proper fluid levels. The cool weather seasons also require some further steps. Auto owners should be sure to have windshield washer fluid, jumper cables, and flashlights.

Macomb-area drivers know that regular oil changes protect the engine and prevent severe damage from heat and excessive wear. 
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Pulling And Carrying Defines Towing Vs. Payload

Many people confuse vehicle towing capacity with payload limits. Knowing the difference is important if you operate a work vehicle, plan on towing auxiliary vehicles, or need to transport extremely heavy items. Exceeding tow and payload limits can do serious damage to your vehicle’s engine and body.

The towing capacity of a vehicle is based on the amount of torque its engine produces. If it begins pulling a heavy load, yet doesn’t have the transmission power to do so, the engine can be damaged. On the other hand, the payload of a vehicle is based on the sum…
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Range Rover Velar Performance Features

The latest Range Rover Velar sports an all new design that stills feels like the same tech-savvy, sleek look of the previous models. The Velar is definitely different with its latest panoramic window design, but it’s the power and performance in the engine that is really surprising. At the base level, you’ll get a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that is capable of putting out 247-horsepower. If you want to upgrade, there are a variety of other trims, including the top-most premium trim that includes a V6 engine that puts out 385-horsepower.

 
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What Design Feature Makes the Land Rover Range Rover Sport Worth Buying?

If you're looking for a mid-size SUV that is in the luxury class, your eye has likely landed on the Land Rover Range Rover Sport. Its stunning appearance may have been noticed first, but the Terrain Response capabilities are even better.

Introduced in 2013, the Range Rover Sport is perfect for many terrains. In fact, Land Rover's Terrain Response System offers you the chance to change both transmission and chassis settings according to the ground you're on. Whether you drive on gravel, sand or the highway, but just turning the center console knob, the vehicle will adjust…
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The Land Rover Discovery Sport Holds Up to Seven Passengers and Performs Well

If you are interested in finding a vehicle that will better fit your family than the one that you are currently in, consider the popular seven passenger vehicle that is the Land Rover Discovery Sport. This is a well performing SUV and perfect for a family like yours.

The All-Terrain Progress Control system on the Land Rover Discovery Sport helps you get through even the most difficult terrain without incident. The engine that is part of your Land Rover Discovery Sport has the power that you need to handle all kinds of situations and to know that you will be…
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Choose the Range Rover for Its Unique Design

If you are ready to get into a vehicle that is truly going to help you stand out from the drivers around you, consider the Range Rover. Stop by Land Rover Lakeside to check out this popular luxury SUV and to see the details of its design up close.

The Range Rover features dramatic LED headlights that help it show you the way when you are driving at night and that help it look special in the daytime. The interior of the Range Rover is designed in a special way, too, and it features Rear Executive Class Seats.
 

 

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