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By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Gary Knurek GoodYear in Troy

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Troy drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but it c... Read More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Gary Knurek GoodYear

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference... Read More

Saving Lives in Troy with Tire Pressure

All new passenger vehicles on our Troy, Michigan, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questi... Read More

Automotive Tips from Gary Knurek GoodYear: Tire Replacement Overview

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Troy drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) of ti... Read More

Gary Knurek GoodYear Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Gary Knurek GoodYear automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Troy conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water o... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Troy drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Gary Knurek GoodYear: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Repair or Replace? That’s a question Troy drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoulder... Read More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

Why are wheel bearings for Troy vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Gary Knurek GoodYear post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do ... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Troy: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Gary Knurek GoodYear

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Troy drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tire... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Hey Rochester hills, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Michigan streets? How can you tell on your SUV? While there may be legal requirements for the Rochester hills area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates. 2/32 is the de... Read More

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