Safety should always be an important element of your car care. So even if you don’t care about how your car looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other Royal Oak motorists — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes. Brakes need a r...
Posted in Brakes
on May 14, 2015
We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Royal Oak automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either. Un...
Posted in Service Standards
on May 09, 2015
With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Royal Oak, Michigan, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Royal Oak car owners don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so i...
Posted in Drive Train
on April 29, 2015
When it comes to their vehicles, some Royal Oak auto owners don’t have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Royal Oak drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular m...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 22, 2015
Every Royal Oak car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here’s what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your SUV owner’s manual will have a recommendation of when to change the filter. Se...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 18, 2015
Hello Royal Oak auto owners! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your SUV feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it ge...
Posted in Fuel System
on April 08, 2015
People near Royal Oak Michigan often ask TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires 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 Royal Oak Michigan service advisor at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tire...
Posted in Service Intervals
on April 01, 2015
Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Royal Oak drivers think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 and o...
Posted in Exhaust
on March 24, 2015