Below 45 Degrees in Troy: Consider Winter Tires

December 30, 2015

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 couldnt wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Michigan car owners... More

Under Pressure in Troy: TPMS

December 18, 2015

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat fixed in Troy or your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System. The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 2006 and 2007... More

Cool Running In Troy

December 15, 2015

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really dont hear much any more about cars overheating. Thats because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesnt mean you cant overheat your SUV engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yo... More

Nighttime Visibility In Troy

December 5, 2015

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the greater Troy area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility It's said that 90 percent of our... More