Gary Knurek, An Authorized Goodyear Tire and Auto Repair Troy, Michigan Tire and Auto Repair Shop
||

Shuttle Service Available

Family Owned & Operated

ASE Certified Technicians

Financing Available

2 Years / 24,000 Miles Parts & Labor Warranty

Car Care Tips

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Gary Knurek GoodYear

Video: Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Gary Knurek GoodYear article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Troy with... Read More

Automotive Detective Work in Troy

Video: There's a reason we use the word “diagnose” when we talk about fixing cars in Troy. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when somet... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Gary Knurek GoodYear

Video: Most Troy folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Troy market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have been tota... Read More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Troy

Video: Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Troy, Michigan, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at Gary Knurek ... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Gary Knurek GoodYear in Troy for Better Performance

Video: A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... Read More

Troy Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

Video: The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine. When you are diving around Troy, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crankshaft ro... Read More

Automotive Tips from Gary Knurek GoodYear: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

Video: When Troy drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems.If y... Read More

PCV Valve Service at Gary Knurek GoodYear in Troy

Video: Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs.  The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine.  A clogged... Read More

Ask Gary Knurek GoodYear: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

Video: The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which c... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine

Video: Starting in 1996, Gary Knurek GoodYear service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a comput... Read More

Categories

Air Conditioning
Alignment
Automotive News
Battery
Brakes
Cabin Air Filter
Cooling System
Dashboard
Diagnostics
Diesel Maintenance
Differential Service
Drive Train
Engine Air Filter
Exhaust
Fluids
Fuel Economy
Fuel System
Headlamps
Inspection
Keys to a long lasting vehicle
Maintenance
Monitoring System
Older Vehicles
Parts
Safety
Serpentine Belt
Service Intervals
Service Standards
Shocks & Struts
Steering
Suspension
Timing Belt
Tires and Wheels
Transmission
Warranty
Windshield Wipers

Archives

November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012