The primary job of the serpentine belt for Royal Oak drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not com...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on September 30, 2018
Many Royal Oak drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or what it does.If this ...
Posted in Fuel System
on September 23, 2018
Those who know vehicles believe the steering system may be the most vital component of them all. Perhaps you've found over the years your steering has gotten loose. Or maybe suddenly, your steering wheel has gotten very hard to turn. Let's steer you in the direction of understanding why this may ...
Posted in Steering
on September 16, 2018
There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Royal Oak area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility…It's said that 90 percent of our driving ...
Posted in Headlamps
on September 09, 2018
Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Royal Oak drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Michigan driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires, our team will check your brake system and let...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on September 02, 2018