Welcome to the Auto Lab Troy automotive blog. Today, let’s talk about the effect of tire tread depth on braking. When talking about stopping power, most Troy and Clawson car owners tend to focus on our brakes. But our tires are where the rubber meets the road. So having good brakes ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 27, 2015
Many Troy motorists have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically, electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering for a few years now. An electric motor directly provides the power assist to make steering...
Posted in Alignment
on January 21, 2015
It's important for Troy drivers to know battery basics. First, let’s talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold Michigan weather. Most Rochester Hills car owners think it’s cold weather because that’s when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold SUV engine.
Posted in Battery
on January 16, 2015
Safety should always be a key element of your car care. So even if you don’t care about how your car looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Troy car owners — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes. Brakes need a regular insp...
Posted in Brakes
on January 07, 2015
Every Troy car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here’s what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your SUV owner’s manual will have a recommendation of when to change the filter. Second,...
Posted in Maintenance
on January 02, 2015