Most Troy drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steering ...
Posted in Steering
on November 26, 2017
Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Troy residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology and oil ...
Posted in Fluids
on November 23, 2017
Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Gary Knurek GoodYear article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Troy with...
Posted in Maintenance
on November 13, 2017
There's a reason we use the word diagnose when we talk about fixing cars in Troy. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when somethi...
Posted in Diagnostics
on November 05, 2017