Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt...
Posted in Parts
on August 18, 2019
Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engi...
Posted in Cooling System
on August 11, 2019
So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Troy?Is it:
A Soft Drink, or
Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in th...
Posted in Maintenance
on August 04, 2019
Everybody's got friends like this. You know, the kind who, the minute they get in their vehicle and turn the key, the sound system is deafening. They just love to hear that music, sports, news… anything but the sound of the vehicle itself.
And maybe you're that person, too. Here's something to...
Posted in Customer Detective Work
on July 28, 2019
Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels...
Posted in Steering
on July 21, 2019
Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out...
Posted in Inspection
on July 14, 2019
One thing all Troy drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Gary Knurek GoodYear can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – like fr...
Posted in Fluids
on July 07, 2019
Today in our Gary Knurek GoodYear blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental clea...
Posted in Service Intervals
on June 30, 2019
We've all been through it. The vehicle ahead of us kicks up mud, slush, snow or salt on our windshield and we can't see a thing. And not being able to see a thing when we're driving? Not a good thing.
Debris on a vehicle's glass can be blinding when driving directly into the sun. And other thi...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on June 23, 2019
There are some things drivers should know about Troy car service and repair. First and foremost, Gary Knurek GoodYear cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. Gary Knurek Goo...
Posted in Service Standards
on June 16, 2019