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Transmission Service at Gary Knurek GoodYear in Troy

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Troy drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Michigan to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper t... Read More

Transmission Care in Troy, Michigan

Your browser does not support the video tag. Do you have any plans around Troy, Michigan, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water skii... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Troy

Your browser does not support the video tag. Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It ... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Gary Knurek GoodYear in Troy

Your browser does not support the video tag. The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the veh... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Troy, Michigan: Transmission Service

Your browser does not support the video tag. So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all rea... Read More

Automotive Tips from Gary Knurek GoodYear: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Troy. The timing belt’s important job is ... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Gary Knurek GoodYear in Troy

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Automotive Tips from Gary Knurek GoodYear: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

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... Read More

Troy Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Troy driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Troy residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is the ... Read More

Ask Gary Knurek GoodYear: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

Your browser does not support the video tag. The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt p... Read More

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