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Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... Read More

Lease or Buy?

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Royal Oak drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that pays ... 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

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

Differential Service in Royal Oak, Michigan - What You Need to Know

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Royal Oak, Michigan, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel dr... Read More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Royal Oak, Michigan

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:Commo... Read More

Drive Train Service in Royal Oak at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance ... Read More

Time For Differential Service At TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires?

Hello Royal Oak - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, ... Read More

Are There Blind Spots in Royal Oak?

All Royal Oak drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Royal Oak.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin,... Read More

What Is A Differential And Do You Have One?

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Royal Oak, Michigan, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Royal Oak car owners don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so i... Read More

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