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Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Royal Oak: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

Taking care of our tires is part of car care for Royal Oak drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Royal O... Read More

The Economy of Maintenance for Royal Oak Drivers

Do I keep my old car or buy a new one? It's a question most Royal Oak drivers ask themselves at some time or another.Generally, what it comes down to is the choice between a car payment and the possibility of repair bills. Most of the time, we want to choose the car payment because we don't like ... Read More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

 Today we're talking to Royal Oak drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Michigan folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they're very important.Without shocks, your ... Read More

Fuel Injection Basics for Royal Oak

All modern Royal Oak vehicles come with fuel injection systems, so it's a topic Royal Oak drivers need to know something about. The mighty fuel injector is a valve that delivers the gas or diesel fuel to the right place, in the right amount, at the right time; to be mixed with air and burne... Read More

The TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Royal Oak area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Royal Oak can conser... Read More

On Board Diagnostics for Royal Oak Motorists

Some Royal Oak vehicle owners wonder why TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires and other Royal Oak auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics. Receiving a diagnostic charge at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In the ... Read More

Automotive Tips from TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Royal Oak. The timing belt’s important jo... Read More

Water Pump

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your car from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat and the water pump The water pump's like th... Read More

Suspension Service at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak

During an inspection at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: First there are the springs which hold the weight ... Read More

Why Synthetic Oil Is Best for Royal Oak Drivers

Hello Royal Oak! Today's TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires car care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To s... Read More

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