101 Parkland Plaza, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Hi friends,

We at Orion are continuing to take the necessary steps to keep our guest and our staff healthy.

So here is the plan to keep us all safe and happy.

Until further notice, only Orion team members will be allowed in the building.

1. Guest will schedule appointment by phone, email, or website.
2. One of us will contact you to schedule a drop off time.
3. Drop keys in after hours chute in little vestibule in front of building.
4. One of us will contact you with assessment. Our software is perfect for communicating recommendations. You can call, text, email us at anytime. You can approve work in the email we send you.
5. We will take payment over the phone and schedule a time for pickup.
6. After service we will thoroughly disinfect your vehicle and park in front of building.

We will do anything in our power to make doing business with us easy. We are happy to pick up and deliver your vehicle for free (within 15 miles please).

We are, as always, thoroughly cleaning our facility throughout the day and we are restricting our teams travel as much as is possible.

I know this is an inconvenience for all of us, but we believe it is essential to 'flatten the curve' so we are able to protect those of us who are particularly at risk from this virus. Please take a moment to thank all the people who are keeping food and essentials rolling.

Take a minute to thank Michigan Medicine and St Joes hospital staff. Call one up if you know and say thank you.

So let us keep you rolling through all this. We are here to serve!


Lucky for us we cook at the shop every day!

  • How to Deal With ABS Failure in Your Land Rover

    Land Rover ABS

    Keeping your Land Rover in tip-top shape will improve its longevity, give you better service, and reduce the likelihood of your vehicle needing major repairs. If your Land Rover is experiencing ABS failure, you should address the problem promptly rather than put it off and let more problems develop. Here we will go over the basics about ABS failure in your Land Rover and how to properly address it.

    Dependable and Reliable

    For the last 70 years Land Rovers have been among the top four-wheel drive vehicles available. These vehicles were made for durability and endurance, so the brand has become known for reliability and high function. However, every vehicle needs ongoing care and maintenance.

    Unfortunately, even when the recommended Land Rover maintenance schedule is followed, issues can still happen over time. When your Land Rover has issues, take it to a repair facility that is familiar with this European vehicle brand and who has experience in servicing and repairing it.

    The ABS in Your Land Rover

    The anti-lock braking system (ABS) plays a major role in your vehicle’s safe operation. When this system fails, it can be somewhat frightening. The ABS directly impacts your safety as well as the safety of any passengers, so if any problems arise it is important to have them addressed immediately and make sure any preventative service measures are handled accordingly.

    Most Land Rover models have advanced technology in place to detect any problems that occurring within your ABS before it becomes a safety issue, but you need to stay alert and watch for any issues yourself to ensure problems are caught early.

    What Does ABS Do?

    Modern vehicles come equipped with ABS, or anti-lock braking system, which provides additional safety for the drivers and passengers of vehicles, such as Land Rovers. When brakes are applied in a forceful manner, the ABS keeps the wheels from seizing up, thus allowing better traction and grip to keep the vehicle from sliding and to help avoid a collision.

    There are several different components in a Land Rover’s ABS, and any of these components could develop issues. These are mostly technology-based vehicular mechanisms, so any maintenance, inspections and repairs should be handled by a qualified automotive repair facility.

    Where Do ABS Problems Originate?

    The ABS in your Land Rover is comprised of several parts. Depending on the actual origin of the problem, different symptoms might develop. Various problems could develop in your Land Rover’s ABS. Your vehicle’s ABS sensors send a signal to the module so more braking force will be applied by quickly determining if the vehicle’s speed might contribute to hydroplaning or skidding.

    Your vehicle’s brakes could be in good condition, but the sensors or modules might fail. Your ABS problem needs to be accurately diagnosed to avoid additional problems, such as costly repairs and safety issues, later. As soon as you notice something out of sync with your ABS, get it addressed by a qualified repair facility that you trust with your automotive needs.

    Signs of Trouble With Your Land Rover’s ABS

    Pay attention to warning signs of ABS issues with your Land Rover. There are usually two ways you will be warned of issues.

    • Your vehicle usually will detect a problem with the ABS itself. There is a special sensor connected to your car’s computer and to your car’s ABS. This sensor will alert you if something is not working right with your Land Rover’s ABS. If you see the ABS light lit up on your vehicle’s dash, you should take your Land Rover to an automotive repair facility. The proper equipment must be used to diagnose a problem with the ABS on a Land Rover.
    • If you notice problems with your brakes responding or locking, get your vehicle checked right away. By having routine maintenance on your vehicle’s brakes, you can catch problems early and avoid serious problems.

    Land Rover ABS Warning Light

    Trust the Experts at Orion Auto

    Orion Automotive Services has provided European automotive repair to Ann Arbor, MI, for more than 2 decades. We keep updated diagnostic equipment on hand and have a team of the most knowledgeable automotive technicians, who are always updating their skills. Your vehicle will get a thorough inspection and any problems will be properly and promptly addressed. If your Land Rover is experiencing ABS failure, call Orion Automotive Services today to get the problem taken care of, so you don’t have to worry whether your brakes are operating safely.

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