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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 powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Gary Knurek GoodYear

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Troy and at the same time are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advan... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Troy Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. Knowing how their engine works can help Troy drivers make informed decisions about car care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the c... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Troy

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Troy drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part ... Read More

The Gary Knurek GoodYear Guide To Caring For Your Transmission

Most cars and trucks have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Rochester drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Rochester. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift... Read More

Gary Knurek An Authorized Goodyear Dealer Car Care News and Information: 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. The timing belt’s critical job is to make sure that all of this happ... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Troy

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 the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine, has to ... Read More

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