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DOG FOOD IN YOUR ENGINE (Keeping Rodents out of your Engine)

A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply... Read More

Relax When the Wind Blows in Michigan: Winter Car Prep for Royal Oak Drivers

When autumn comes around in Royal Oak, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Royal Oak drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Royal O... Read More

Automotive Tips from TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

When Royal Oak drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems... Read More

The TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Guide to Vehicle Diagnosis

Modern Royal Oak vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle.Think about that for a minute thi... Read More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Royal Oak car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Royal Oak, Michigan, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering ... Read More

All About Your TPMS in Royal Oak

Royal Oak drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Michigan auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of underinflated tires.It's hard for many Royal Oak drivers to tell when... Read More

Training Received by Technicians in Royal Oak, Michigan

When your vehicle breaks down in the Royal Oak, Michigan, area, or just needs some routine service, it can make you a little nervous. Because your vehicle's so important to your life, you need to be back on the road as soon as possible with the problem fixed right the first time.We've been chec... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

At TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires we've had a lot of Royal Oak customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Michigan. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. And... Read More

Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... Read More

New School: Automotive TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Technician Training

Royal Oak consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have ... Read More

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