Fuel Injection Basics for Royal Oak

July 31, 2016

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 timeto be mixed with air and burned in the ... More

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

July 26, 2016

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... More

On Board Diagnostics for Royal Oak Motorists

July 18, 2016

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 Royal Oak area... More

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

July 13, 2016

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 belts important job... More

Water Pump

July 4, 2016

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