Tires do a lot of work for Troy drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Troy. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passengers. With su...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on August 28, 2016
All of us in Troy know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good car care. But when Auto Lab Troy technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you know that your air filter needs to be changed ...
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on August 22, 2016
All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Troy drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant, and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid won't work as well and could even cause...
Posted in Fluids
on August 14, 2016
Most cars and trucks have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Troy drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Troy. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills...
Posted in Timing Belt
on August 10, 2016
Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Troy drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintenanc...
Posted in Fuel System
on August 01, 2016