Tire Rotation and Balancing

October 31, 2020

You can make your vehicle tires last longer with regular tire rotation and wheel balancing.Let's start with tire rotation. In normal driving around Troy Michigan, your front tires wear more on the shoulders because they handle much of the cornering forces in turns. Front-wheel drive vehicles have... More

Coolant Service at Auto Lab Troy

October 30, 2020

Troy residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Michigan temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while, it has to... More

Economics of Maintenance for Troy Auto Owners

October 29, 2020

Buying a new car in Troy is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in Troy who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be having second though... More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

October 28, 2020

Local Troy roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Troy would have ... More

Keys to Long Lasting Vehicle

October 27, 2020

New cars cost so much these days. Add financing and insurance and, well a new vehicle may not seem so attractive. A lot of Troy, Michigan people are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer. The good news is that with the current state of automotive engineering and manufacture, theres n... More

Troy Road Trip Preparation

October 26, 2020

People from Troy, Michigan, love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a Michigan road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.You can't always avoid problems, but you can ... More

Winter Watch List (Winter Maintenance Items)

October 25, 2020

Don't love winter weather? Here's a list of four things you need to keep a watch on during the winter months. Let's start with coolant levels. Coolant is as important in cold weather as it is in hot weather. Think of the term "anti-freeze." Your coolant needs to be adjusted for climate and temp... More

Headlamp Replacement And Restoration At Auto Lab Troy In Troy

October 25, 2020

Way too many accidents happen at night. There are a lot of factors, but a big one is simply visibility: if you cant see something its hard to avoid hitting it. There are some things you can do to make sure you can see as much as possible when youre driving in the dark. First, keep your windshiel... More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

October 24, 2020

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Troy area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication that s... More

Fuel Injector Cleaning at Auto Lab Troy

October 23, 2020

In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute in every single fuel-i... More