A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the news. Troy people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better fuel economy and receive a government rebate. A lot of Troy motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They’re good commuters...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 27, 2013
How do you know if an odometer is telling the truth? Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Michigan consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Michigan seller must certify the mileage reported is the Actual Mileage. To have your odometer checked in Tr...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on September 19, 2013
One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Gary Knurek GoodYear in Troy Michigan is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed. Cars are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given symptom...
Posted in Service Standards
on September 12, 2013
Modern Troy vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle. Think about that for a minute – thi...
Posted in Diagnostics
on September 06, 2013