Give me a Brake (Light)!
February 24, 2019
If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things. It could be som... More
For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Troy)
February 10, 2019
Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get ... More
Ask Auto Lab Troy About the Importance of Service Intervals
September 30, 2018
Today in our Auto Lab Troy blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mowing the lawn, paying your ele... More
Should Troy Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?
November 13, 2017
So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Auto Lab Troy tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule but you take a second look at that severe service schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of your trips around Troy... More
Easy Miles ? Do Troy Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?
December 20, 2016
Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called severe service maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more at a cons... More
Is Your Troy Driving Severe?
August 18, 2015
People near Troy Michigan often ask Auto Lab Troy how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual, or have your Troy Michigan service advisor at Auto Lab Troy look up your vehicle in a service database. What you fin... More
Recommended Troy Service Intervals
February 11, 2015
Everyone in Troy, Michigan knows we are advised to go to our Troy dentist twice a year. Oral-conscious Troy residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that cant be seen with the naked eye. When our dentist is done, he/she tells u... More
Recommended Service Intervals At Auto Lab Troy
March 26, 2013
Most people in the Rochester Hills area are aware that automotive manufacturers have recommended service intervals. Following recommended service intervals is very important. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and ... More
Service Intervals for High Mileage Vehicles in Troy Michigan
October 2, 2012
Nowadays, everyone in Troy, Michigan is paying more at the gas pump. For some families in the greater Rochester Hills area, it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. Thats got to come out of the budget somewhere. Throughout North America, people are putting off buying a new ... More
Deciphering the Auto Lab Troy Menu Board
September 18, 2012
Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Troy, Michigan service centers like Auto Lab Troy have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical list, in alphabeti... More