Troy drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want...
Posted in Service Standards
on April 16, 2018
Sometimes busy Troy residents dream about going back to the “simpler” days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Michigan in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced th...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 08, 2018
Troy residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Michigan temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant ...
Posted in Cooling System
on April 02, 2018
If you drive, you know at some point, something's going to go wrong with your vehicle. And sometimes, it's pretty easy to figure out what's wrong, like a flat tire. But sometimes your vehicle's symptoms can be really puzzling.
One driver in Michigan was heading to work on a hot July day and not...
Posted in Transmission
on March 27, 2018
Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase ...
Posted in Diesel Maintenance
on March 18, 2018
The biggest issue for Troy area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, y...
Posted in Automotive News
on March 12, 2018
Michigan residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ...
Posted in Fluids
on March 05, 2018
Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Troy drivers don't always extend those goo...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on February 26, 2018
Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Troy drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Troy area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when families d...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on February 18, 2018
A generation ago, Troy drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. ...
Posted in Maintenance
on February 12, 2018