A big part of the service we provide at Auto Lab Troy for our Troy customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions.And we're always open to questions from our valued Troy area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Auto Lab Troy automotive educatio...
Posted in Service Standards
on January 29, 2017
Most Troy drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehicle ...
Posted in Exhaust
on January 23, 2017
All Troy service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles.The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolant throug...
Posted in Maintenance
on January 16, 2017
There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Troy, Michigan, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Troy streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just sucks the gas...
Posted in Fuel System
on January 09, 2017
Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Troy, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 2006...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 02, 2017