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Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C... Read More

Time for a Brake (Brake Pad Replacement)

Stop! It's one of those things your vehicle has to do consistently and reliably. That's why brake maintenance is vitally important, worthwhile for you to make sure stays up to date.A brake system has many components. If your vehicle has disc brakes, they have pads that make contact with the rot... Read More

A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)

We've all been there. You park your vehicle on a steeper than usual hill and worry about it rolling down while you're running your errands. So you decide you'll use the parking brake. When you get back, you release the parking brake, hit the ignition, put it in gear anduh, ohyou can feel the p... Read More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Troy

So you've bought a used vehicle in the Troy area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Troy area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did ... Read More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, "You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble."That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Troy driver's maintenance schedule. An inspe... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Rochester

Hello Troy, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck rolls off ... Read More

Brake Service at Gary Knurek GoodYear in Troy

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Troy drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Michigan driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Gary Knurek GoodYear, our tea... Read More

Odometer Rollback on Your Troy, Michigan Vehicle

How do Troy drivers 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... 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

Automotive Tips from Gary Knurek GoodYear: Rotor Problems

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Troy.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less co... Read More

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