Most Troy folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Troy market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have been tota...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 29, 2017
Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Troy, Michigan, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine.Contact the automotive professionals at Gary Knurek ...
Posted in Steering
on October 22, 2017
A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 17, 2017
The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine.When you are diving around Troy, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the crankshaft ro...
Posted in Parts
on October 09, 2017
When Troy drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems.If y...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 04, 2017