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Michigan: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

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 ... Read More

Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Gary Knurek GoodYear Really Save Gas?

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... Read More

Used Cars: Gary Knurek GoodYear Advice on What to Do After You Buy

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... Read More

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Troy Car Owners

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. Taking your vehicle in to your Troy shop every year or two for repairs s... Read More

Gary Knurek GoodYear Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

All Troy service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coola... Read More

Tracking True in Troy: Wheel Alignment

At Gary Knurek GoodYear, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Gary Knurek GoodYear alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are inspected for problems... Read More

Maintenance on My Mind

Ask any Troy man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be “no.” Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car in ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Gary Knurek GoodYear: Brake Noise

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Troy. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are expose... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people in Troy say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that c... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Troy

Do you like to shop for shoes in Troy?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important when buyi... Read More

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