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January 2020

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread. No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with it, you may be able to reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle, maybe even prevent getting stranded ... Read More

Vive la Differential at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak

There are a lot of drivers in Royal Oak who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Michigan these days, the differential is just taken care of durin... Read More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Royal Oak drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, a... Read More

Wheel Balancing at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Royal Oak drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on... Read More

Check Engine Light Diagnosis at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

Hello Royal Oak . Have you ever had your Check Engine light come on? Did you panic? Or just scowl and ignore it? What should you do? Pull to the side of the road and call a tow truck? Or just keep driving? What does that little light... Read More

Shake It up in Royal Oak!: Why Wheel Balancing

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance.Wh... Read More

Used Cars: TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Advice on What to Do After You Buy

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Royal Oak drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Royal Oak area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when ... Read More

Battery Replacement at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak

Hello, welcome to TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Royal Oak runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires ar... Read More

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

The technicians at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and... Read More

STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT STEERING (Loose Steering)

Perhaps you've heard someone use the term "loose steering." And it's pretty much what it sounds like. You turn the steering wheel and the vehicle's wheels don't seem to go exactly where you thought you were pointing them. You have to constantly make steering adjustments. Loose steering is slop... Read More

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