Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Gary Knurek GoodYear

October 30, 2016

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... More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Troy Drivers

October 25, 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 ... More

Automotive Tips from Gary Knurek GoodYear: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

October 18, 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... More

The Gary Knurek GoodYear Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

October 9, 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 Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Troy can conserve fuel by... More

Gary Knurek GoodYear Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Troy

October 4, 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 ... More