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The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)

Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days. Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been around for years but they help drivers stop in much shorter distances reliably than ever before. When you ... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Michigan news. Royal Oak people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate.A lot of Royal Oak motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good comm... Read More

Follow the Bouncing Vehicle (Bad Struts and Shocks)

If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks. They're the things that help to keep your vehicle's wheels and tires planted to the road surface.But they don't last forever. With care and ... Read More

Getting New Tires in Royal Oak?

There are so many tire choices in the Royal Oak area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Royal Oak area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your f... Read More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Royal Oak

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Royal Oak, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Royal Oak drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occur... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Royal Oak drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maint... Read More

Smart Royal Oak Drivers Protect Against Overheating

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Royal Oak drivers... Read More

3 Winter Windshield Tips (Care of Windshield)

Cold weather can present some real challenges when it comes to your vehicle's windshield. Think of it. Your windshield is your window to the world when you're driving, and clear visibility is extraordinarily important for safe travels. So here are 3 tips to ensure that your windshield can do it... Read More

The Puzzling Puddle (Leaks Under Vehicle)

Ever notice a little spot of liquid under your vehicle after you've parked in your driveway or garage? It may have been something as simple as water left from air conditioning condensation. But then again, it could be a sign that there's trouble brewing in one of your vehicle's systems.You can ... Read More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak

Tires do a lot of work for Royal Oak drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Royal Oak. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passengers.... Read More

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