The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Troy.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt s...
Posted in Timing Belt
on April 28, 2019
Did you know that most of the cars driving around Troy, Michigan, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the Troy area have as many as 12 networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. In fact, for the la...
Posted in Dashboard
on April 21, 2019
Virtually all vehicles come with power steering, so many Troy drivers have never driven a car or truck without it. Power steering assists you when you turn your vehicle steering wheel. Without it, it would be very hard to steer. Now this power assist comes in a couple of forms. In recent years, ...
Posted in Steering
on April 14, 2019
Many Troy car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated between your engine air filter and your engine. Dirty air filter...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 07, 2019