Straight Ahead (Wheel Alignment)

June 26, 2022

If every road was straight and smooth, we wouldn't have to worry much about wheel alignment. But they're not, so we do. Hitting potholes or driving on rough pavement can knock your vehicle out of alignment and you'll notice it in one of several ways. Your steering wheel may not be centered when ... More

Trip Inspection at Auto Lab Troy in Troy

November 30, 2020

Troy area drivers love their vehicles. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road it's great! But there's nothing like vehicle trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.Now Troy drivers can't always avoid p... More

Go Straight: Wheel Alignment for Troy Automobiles

November 11, 2020

Troy drivers may have an alignment problem if their car drifts or pulls to one side, the steering wheel's off center, they notice uneven tire wear or the car doesn't feel like it handles right as they drive down Troy, Michigan, streets and roads.When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Troy Vehicle

August 8, 2020

Imagine you've left Troy and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you down. You w... More

Straight and True in Troy: Wheel Alignment

August 4, 2020

Most Troy folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by drivers in Troy is a p... More

Power Steering Service at Auto Lab Troy in Troy

July 21, 2020

Many Troy drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the internal par... More

Troy Alignment Service

July 15, 2020

Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn't feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into... More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at Auto Lab Troy

June 18, 2020

Hello Troy! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them more o... More

A Not-So-Straight Story (Vehicle Pulls to One Side)

April 12, 2020

A vehicle should travel straight down a straight road with the steering wheel centered. But time and travel can take their toll and soon you may find your vehicle pulling to the left or right. Those are not good signs and should be taken care of fairly quickly. One thing that you should note is... More

Why Alignment Matters (Vehicle Alignment Maintenance)

March 29, 2020

It's one of those things that can happen on a multi-day road adventure or a quick trip to the grocery store. You hit a pothole, go too fast over a speed bump, nail a curb. When it happens, you think, "I wonder if that was hard enough to do any damage?" But things seem ok and you continue on yo... More