Buying a new car in Troy is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide? People in Troy who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be having ...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 27, 2013
Power steering is standard on nearly every car and truck in Troy, Michigan these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the heart of the system is a pump that’s driven by a belt powered by the engine.
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Posted in Steering
on March 21, 2013
You may have found yourself in the following situation: You go to get your oil changed and the service adviser at Gary Knurek GoodYear recommends you get a new engine air filter. You say yes, but because you didn't know what an air filter is or what it does, but you were too embarras...
Posted in Fuel System
on March 13, 2013
Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy to forget about getting your transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easy to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper transmission servicing keeps ...
Posted in Transmission
on March 06, 2013
A recent report stated that over 80 percent of the vehicles on our Troy Michigan roads have one or more service or repair that's needed, but hasn't been taken care of. Now that's a lot of undone service. That translates into something over 160 million vehicles in the U.S. alone. Some...
Posted in Inspection
on February 28, 2013
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Improved fuel economy has two benefits: less fuel is necessary and fewer emissions are released. bloomfield cars and trucks run cleaner than ever. bloomfield motorists may not realize that the first federally mandated pollution control device cam...
Posted in Parts
on February 20, 2013
Brakes really aren't optional equipment. And taking care of them isn't optional either. A regular brake inspection is on every car's maintenance schedule. An inspection will check your brake system and let you know if there are any problems. Of course, if you're having trouble with y...
Posted in Brakes
on February 13, 2013
When your SUV breaks down, or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your car’s so important to your life in birmingham, you need to back on the road as soon as possible – with the problem fixed right the first time. If you’ve ever checked into some of the ...
Posted in Service Standards
on February 05, 2013
People near Troy Michigan often ask Gary Knurek GoodYear how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual, or have your Troy Michigan service advisor at Gary Knurek GoodYear look up your vehicle in a service database...
Posted in Service Intervals
on January 30, 2013
So you love our job, and your family life is great: You have achieved balance. But can you the same for your wheels? You can tell if your tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds. If one of the front tires is out, you feel the vibration in the steering wheel. If it'...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 22, 2013