Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of Rochester hills motorists driving around on under-inflated tires. Admittedly, it’s hard to tell when a radial tire is under-inflated. If your manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your SUV tire’s...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 29, 2014
A lot of gas is wasted in the Birmingham area by dirty fuel delivery systems. Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the ...
Posted in Fuel System
on January 24, 2014
Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Troy? Is it:
Well, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Troy – approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the ...
Posted in Maintenance
on January 16, 2014
We find that a lot of Troy service and repair at Gary Knurek GoodYear are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions, but don't want to be embarrassed or to seem pushy. Cars are very complicated and there's more to know about them tha...
Posted in Service Standards
on January 08, 2014
Today we want to talk about a very important system in our cars – the cooling system. It’s one of those things that you don’t give much thought to until it fails and then you’re stranded by the side of the road. Cooling systems fail more often than any other mechanical system – usua...
Posted in Cooling System
on January 07, 2014