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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

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Troy, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluid... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Gary Knurek GoodYear

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it.A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Automotive Tips from Gary Knurek GoodYear: Battery Testing

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Gary Knurek GoodYear when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Troy drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But a... Read More

Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... Read More

Automotive Tips from Gary Knurek GoodYear: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Troy drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Gary Knurek GoodYear can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – like fr... Read More

The Gary Knurek GoodYear Basic Guide To Synthetic Oil

Synthetic motor oil has been around for a long time, and more and more new vehicles are leaving factories with synthetic in their engines. But a lot of drivers don't really know much about it.Let's start with conventional oil – the kind folks are used to. Conventional oil is made up of naturally ... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Troy

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

Michigan: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Michigan residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

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 kil... Read More

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