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TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Royal Oak residents to always use the proper type of ... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If... Read More

Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention. For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like.  If you smell them around your ve... Read More

Michigan: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Michigan residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ... Read More

Automotive Tips from TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires: Making a Battery Last Longer

One thing all Royal Oak drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be dee... Read More

TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your TLC Custom Exha... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Today

Your browser does not support the video tag. Hello Royal Oak drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Royal Oak, bits of the surface of the b... Read More

Super Slick at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak: Synthetic Oil

Your browser does not support the video tag. When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose t... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Royal Oak residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilomete... Read More

TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Alternator Replacement Service in Royal Oak

Your browser does not support the video tag. Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator.  Driving around Royal Oak is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steerin... Read More

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