The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Auto Lab Troy we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be replace...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on October 31, 2017
A lot of us Troy drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Michigan motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in th...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 24, 2017
Sometimes we hear people in Troy say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that com...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 18, 2017
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 ...
Posted in Timing Belt
on October 09, 2017
Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Troy auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The centr...
Posted in Steering
on October 03, 2017