Car care is part of auto safety in Troy. But the most important thing we can do to improve safety on Michigan roads is to drive safely.Defensive driving begins with the proper attitude. Have in mind that you won't let anyone take your safety away from you. You'll be aware of your surroundings, r...
Posted in Safety
on April 30, 2017
Troy drivers know that if their air conditioning system isnt making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, to lubric...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on April 23, 2017
The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Troy.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt s...
Posted in Timing Belt
on April 18, 2017
There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Troy can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of us just get a ...
Posted in Fuel System
on April 09, 2017
Today's Auto Lab Troy article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Troy drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Michigan who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and the dire blanket stat...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 02, 2017