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March 2020

The Gary Knurek GoodYear Guide to Custom Wheels

If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Troy dri... Read More

Troy Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Troy drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Troy drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of your trips ... Read More

The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)

Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days. Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been around for years but they help drivers stop in much shorter distances reliably than ever before. When you ... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Modern vehicles in and around Troy run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Troy drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electric... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Troy

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Troy area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance i... Read More

The Gary Knurek GoodYear Guide to Tire Specs

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Troy service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind whil... Read More

Nighttime Visibility in Troy

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Troy area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on v... Read More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle w... Read More

Super Slick at Gary Knurek GoodYear in Troy: Synthetic Oil

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options an... Read More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Bad air quality while you're driving around Troy is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about ... Read More

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