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The Importance of Oil and Why You Should Make Sure You Change It

Oil changes are very important no matter how often you drive your vehicle. You probably want to know why your vehicle needs oil. The truth is that a lot of the engine depends on oil so that it can run well. Oil protects everything from damage because of friction.

One of the things oil is good for is providing a seal between the pistons, cylinder walls as well as rings. It is also important for keeping the engine from overheating. The oil is also good for cleaning purposes.

 

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What Is The Cabin Air Filter And Why Should You Replace It Periodically?

Knowing how to perform routine maintenance tasks is an important part of owning your own car. We at Land Rover Lakeside like to inform our customers in Macomb on what they can expect to due when they purchase the car of their dreams.

The cabin air filter is a type of air filter that filters out harmful pollutants and other substances from the air that is recirculated into the vehicle. It can filter out mold, pollen, dust as well as other harmful particles. This filter improves the overall air quality and makes it cleaner.

 

 

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How to Tell If Your Belts and Hoses Need Service

There are some common areas of a vehicle that most people pay attention to when it comes to vehicle maintenance and repair. Belts and hoses are often overlooked. The problem with this is, some major problems can occur when you have an issue with a belt or hose. Here's what to look for:

Hoses

You may notice that a hose is bulging or swelling as they age. Cracks and visible wear are also signs of issues.

Serpentine Belt / V Belt

Splits and cracks are the most common signs of wear on the serpentine belt or V belt. You might…
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About Vehicle Payload and Towing

Whether for work or play, an owner may need to know a vehicle's payload to towing capability. Each figure describes the level of performance that can be expected from a particular vehicle. The payload is the maximum amount of weight that can be safely carried on the inside of the vehicle. The weight for passengers combined with cargo cannot exceed the recommended weight.

The towing weight refers to the amount of weight the vehicle is capable of pulling from behind....
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Common Signs You May Need to Have Your Tires Replaced

Here at Land Rover Lakeside, many of our customers inquire about when they should have their tires replaced. Keeping the right tire tread depth is essential for braking, traction, handling, and stability. If you visually inspect your tires, these signs can let you know they need to be replaced.

Damage to the sidewall is a common sign of worn tires. If you notice cracks, cuts, or grooves in the sidewall, it is an indicator that a leak is developing. Be sure to have your tires inspected if you notice cracks or damage to the sidewall.

 

 

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The Functional Aspects of the 2019 Range Rover Evoque Design

One thing that people will notice when it comes to the style and design of a vehicle is that a large part of the aesthetics of the vehicle is how useful it is. If a certain feature does not make as much sense, then it is not going to look as well. The 2019 Range Rover Evoque is an example of a vehicle that is as attractive as it is useful.

One of the features of the Range Rover Evoque is that it has a five door design which makes it easier for people to get into the vehicle. Also…

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The Interior Design Of The Range Rover Velar

At Land Rover Lakeside, you can see one of the nicest, small SUVs on the market. The Range Rover Velar is a sleek SUV that has a look all its own. It has enough room for passengers and gear, and it has the luxury features inside and out that people expect from a Range Rover.

One of the design features on the interior of the Range Rover Velar is the heads-up display. This type of display is designed to let you see the speed you are going in the windshield of the vehicle. This allows you to keep your eyes…
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Why Is Your Engine Overheating?


At Land Rover Lakeside, we believe that our customers in Macomb should always be well informed - especially when it comes to the key components of their vehicles. With this in mind, we wanted to take a few moments to discuss some of the potential reasons why your vehicle's engine may be overheating.

The most common reason for engines to overheat is a simple lack of coolant. Your coolant levels can drop through normal usage, so it is always a good idea to check it regularly and top it up if necessary. If you find that you are replacing it…
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Always Share the Road

Whether the roads on which you drive the most are in Macomb or elsewhere, Land Rover Lakeside urges you to share the road with bicyclists. We offer tips today to help drivers and bicyclists achieve that end.

When you drive, stay alert. Distracted driving is dangerous. Never cruise in the same lane beside a bicyclist. You both need more reaction space than a side-by-side formation allows. Remember that cyclists are entitled to a lane's entire width. Only pass them when you can leave them a three-foot buffer while not impeding motorists in other lanes.
 

 

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Getting Ready For Camping

For Macomb residents who are planning on taking the family camping this summer, it is always important to be safe on the road. Of course, safety begins before you ever leave your driveway. That's why the Land Rover Lakeside team decided to put together this brief guide to preparing your vehicle to tow a camper.

If you are expecting things to get a little windy on the road, you should prepare your vehicle to handle any trailer sway that may occur. Though there are a few different ways to do this, the best is with a sway bar....
 

 

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