Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Troy drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Michigan drivers ran out and bo...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 27, 2019
When you slow down at stoplight, your vehicle's idle should be smooth as silk. But what happens when the engine is missing or idling roughly? That's your engine's way of telling you, "Hey, I've got something wrong with me and if you don't get someone to find out what it is, I may not start the n...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on October 20, 2019
Modern Troy vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute things t...
Posted in Diagnostics
on October 13, 2019
You swap your winter boots for flip-flops in the summer. Why not change your winter engine oil for summer, hot-weather oil? While it may seem like it makes sense, there's some good news. Most drivers don't have to, and here's why.Engine oil can be made in different thicknesses. That thicknes...
Posted in Oil Change
on October 06, 2019