Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do...
Posted in Monitoring System
on December 09, 2018
The function of the fuel filter is pretty self-explanatory. It filters your fuel. The fuel filter is in the fuel line somewhere in between the fuel tank and the engine. Both gas and diesel vehicles around Troy use fuel filters.
For more information about your fuel filter, visit Gary Knur...
Posted in Fuel System
on December 02, 2018
There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Troy, Michigan, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Troy streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just suck...
Posted in Fuel System
on November 25, 2018
The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Troy.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less co...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on November 18, 2018
If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower.
The technology to do just that has been around for a long t...
Posted in Following Recommended Intervals
on November 11, 2018
Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be.
Then it's time to get ...
Posted in Service Intervals
on November 04, 2018
The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive main...
Posted in Drive Train
on October 29, 2018
When Troy drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Troy drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because shocks a...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on October 21, 2018
Safe Michigan travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Gary Knurek GoodYear. But there are other things Troy residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help you plan for emergencies, and just may save your life — o...
Posted in Safety
on October 15, 2018
Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a...
Posted in Transmission
on October 07, 2018