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Car Care Tips

May 2020

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Today, Gary Knurek GoodYear is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Troy are confused as much as they don't realiz... Read More

Taking the Heat (Batteries in Hot Weather)

Quick question. Which is tougher on a vehicle's battery, the heat or the cold? Believe it or not, it's the heat. Think about it. The battery often sits in the engine compartment next to that motor generating lots of heat. That can accelerate corrosion in the battery and may even cause water i... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

If you've ever been driving around Troy and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same bright... Read More

Keys to Long Lasting Vehicle

New cars cost so much these days. Add financing and insurance and, well a new vehicle may not seem so attractive. A lot of Troy, Michigan people are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer. The good news is that with the current state of automotive engineering and manufacture, there’s ... Read More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Rochester hills area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Gary Knurek GoodYear in Troy

Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Troy road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs t... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Michigan Driving

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Troy knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Troy area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: w... Read More

Timing Belt Replacement in Troy

Today we want to talk to Troy drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break.... Read More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Troy

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Troy automotive service and repair... Read More

"Current" Affairs (Blown Fuses)

You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working. There are no numbers on the display. Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing when you press the button. Hmm, this was working just fine this morning. Are the two problems somehow rela... Read More

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