Royal Oak area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Royal Oak drivers wan...
Posted in Maintenance
on April 28, 2019
One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given symptom. So, it's challeng...
Posted in Service Standards
on April 21, 2019
Would you be surprised to learn that about half of the passenger cars in Europe have diesel engines? You might also be surprised to learn that most manufacturers produce a variety of diesel-fueled cars for purchase abroad.Diesel-fueled vehicles haven't been as popular in the North American marke...
Posted in Diesel Maintenance
on April 14, 2019
Every car in Royal Oak, Michigan, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles:Common sense...
Posted in Drive Train
on April 07, 2019