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Differential Service at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

Here at AutoNetTV, we have national viewers, like your neighbors in Royal Oak, who write to us with questions or feedback. One common question we're asked is: "What is a differential and what does it do?" You may have been told by your TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires service advisor that your ... 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 drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understanda... Read More

How Far We've Come (Newer Vehicle Technology)

Automotive design has come a long way since the days of the Model T, especially when it comes to safety technology. You can thank computers for a lot of the latest innovations. Here are a few that have been making their mark in recent years.Adaptive cruise control. This is cruise control with... Read More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Michigan Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Michigan spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive drivin... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Royal Oak?

There is a clear and vocal demand in Royal Oak and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Michigan market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Royal Oak area roads today, and many more being de... Read More

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 during a transmission service, so most Royal Oak folks don't even ha... 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 drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differenti... Read More

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