We want to take this opportunity to thank you, our loyal customers, for your business through the years. We know you have many choices on where to have your car serviced and we feel honored that you continually choose to work with our excellent team at Capitol Mechanics. Wishing you all a Happy and Healthy […]
BOOK NOW. ONLY $75 CALL 518-235-1708 Going on Vacation? Summer family travel is something we all look forward to – a time to enjoy and make memories with our families and friends. To avoid car–related surprises, we’ve put a summer service package together for your car – before you go on your trip. This package […]
Buying a used car is a great way to save money. Unfortunately, you take the seller’s word about its condition. That can end up being a costly mistake. Why take that chance? Owner, Mike Levin and his certified mechanics in Troy, New York perform used car inspections for their customers designed to uncover present and […]
Troy drivers know that engines need to burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your European Car engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine’s cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors. There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so […]
There are so many tire choices in the Troy, Troy, and Troy area, selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for Troy car owners. And even though it’s kind of fun to have new tires on your European Car, they’re a significant investment for most Troy folks so you want do it right. […]
If you’re reading this article in Troy, NY, then you probably care about your car and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your customer-oriented Capitol Mechanics service professional tells you the manufacturer recommends some additional service. Your heart beats a little faster, your blood pressure rises. You […]
Today’s Capitol Mechanics auto maintenance article focuses on your serpentine belt. Your serpentine belt is a long belt that’s driven by your engine. It winds around several accessories that power important automotive systems. Let’s go over them. First, the serpentine belt drives your European Car air conditioning system. It spins the compressor that makes the […]
With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Troy, NY, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Troy car owners don’t even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don’t need to be serviced for years, so it’s understandable that it’s not something on the top […]
At Capitol Mechanics we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV’s. But our NY friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engines have long been used extensively in Europe and […]
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Capitol Mechanics, Inc.
152 Speigletown Road (Rt. NY40)
Troy, NY 12182
Fax: (518) 238-9109
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4.5 miles from RPI
10 miles from HVCC
20 mins from Albany
Open weekdays from 8:30am–6pm
Tuesday open from 11am–8pm
Closed on major holidays