Hello Troy! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Michigan vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to regu...
Posted in Exhaust
on October 30, 2016
Knowing how their engine works can help Troy drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and down while ...
Posted in Timing Belt
on October 25, 2016
Troy drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lubric...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on October 18, 2016
A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Troy area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives.Preventive MaintenancePreventive maintenance is an important way people in Troy can conserve fuel by...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 09, 2016
Let's talk about something critical for all Troy drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop so everything needs to be in good working order.Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work:The wheel hub keeps your ...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on October 04, 2016