When it comes to your vehicle's braking system, you never want to put off necessary repairs. You must be able to stop when you need to stop. That may seem obvious to you, but you'd be surprised how many people put off taking care of their brakes. You want to have them...

If you don’t already own a vehicle made out of aluminum, there’s a good chance you will at some point during your lifetime. Most people don’t know that aluminum was first used in the production of automobiles over 100 years ago, back in 1899. It was not the go-to for m...

It's not unlike Michigan to have an early winter snowfall, but it seems to catch people by surprise all too often.  Keeping your car in tip top shape will help ensure you avoid some winter driving mishaps.  Below are a list of things to make sure are done before the RE...

Just like you would listen to your child or your pet if they weren’t feeling well, take the time to listen to your vehicle. Know the regular sounds it makes so that when something is amiss, you’ll recognize it as an issue that needs to be addressed. 

The longer you igno...

Recently, a mechanical shop near Denver, Colorado serviced a 2008 Toyota Prius with just under 600,000 miles.  To their astonishment it was still on it's original motor and transmission!  Although, the hybrid batteries were replaced at some point, this is expected at a...

This weekend yet again, Grand Rapids, hosts the very popular 28th Street Metro Cruise at Rogers Plaza.  Car enthusiasts from all over come to show off and drool over cool exotics and classic cars.  The 28th Street Metro Cruise began in 2005 when the Wyoming Kentwood Ar...

We're always trying to improve our customer experience at our auto repair shop in Grand Rapids.  We've proudly partnered with Tru Video (video above) and are fully up and running with our customers.  This application now provides customers with detailed videos sent to...

We're finally starting to transition to summer after our long winter.  We put away our jackets and pull out our shorts and summer dresses. Even though our summer preparations are not as intense as some other parts of our country, there are still action items we like to...

Some of these are obvious but are still worth mentioning. At Pro Am Collision & Mechanical we want to help you in any way we can, and if we can save you some money, then that’s what we want to do! 

  1. All insurance companies offer discounts. Take the time, no matt...

We all love fun facts, don't we? Today, we thought it would be cool to share some fun facts about cars.

Fact #1  Did you know that the very first car to hit the road was a Benz? No, really. It was. German Inventor Karl Benz bought that vision to fruition in 1886 (well,...

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