When it comes to their vehicles, some Troy residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Troy drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance but just may n...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 29, 2019
Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Michigan. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Troy residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write oil change every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to the sa...
Posted in Service Intervals
on September 22, 2019
Starting in 1996, Auto Lab Troy service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem with the Engine Control Modules for each vehicle's engine. The Engine Control Module is a computer that...
Posted in Diagnostics
on September 15, 2019
A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on September 08, 2019
Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ...
Posted in Fluids
on September 01, 2019