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Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Royal Oak Motorists

Video: Royal Oak residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your 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 in t... Read More

Royal Oak Alignment Service

Video: 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... Read More

TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

Video: Michigan service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Royal Oak drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires fuel system cle... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Today

Video: Hello Royal Oak drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Royal Oak, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continues... Read More

Know Your Towing Limits in Royal Oak

Video: Some Royal Oak drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Royal Oak, you should be aware of safety issues, Michigan towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for ... Read More

Timing Belt

Video: Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak

Video: The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gea... Read More

Super Slick at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak: Synthetic Oil

Video: When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive ... Read More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Royal Oak

Video: Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Royal Oak. If you took an informal poll around Royal Oak you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most people ... Read More

Defensive Driving in Royal Oak, Michigan

Video:   There was a man in the Royal Oak area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home – so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Michigan highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home... Read More

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