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Fuel Injectors

The last new American vehicles sold in Royal Oak with a carburetor rolled out of the Michigan dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Royal Oak, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your eng... Read More

Fuel Filter Replacement

Hello Royal Oak resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to your e... Read More

The TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The team at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak, and Michigan car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Royal Oak drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all knowor should knowthat preventive maintenance will help maximize fue... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Royal Oak, Michigan

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Royal Oak area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the cle... Read More

Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Royal Oak, Michigan

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions in our Michigan environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for Royal Oak drivers very soon.For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already available in the Roya... Read More

Don't Be Fuelish

If you smell gasoline in your vehicle, pay attention to your nose. That's because it has an important message for you.Newer vehicles should never have a gasoline smell inside. One of the most dangerous conditions can come when your fuel line system has a leak or multiple leaks. Vehicles with fue... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in order to de... Read More

Introduction to Diesels for Royal Oak, Michigan

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Royal Oak, Michigan, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Michigan are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe h... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Royal Oak drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maint... Read More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Royal Oak

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Royal Oak can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of us just g... Read More

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