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PCV Valve Replacement

Hello Royal Oak, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil ha... Read More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

Local Royal Oak roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Royal Oak w... Read More

PCV Valve Service at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged... Read More

Timing Belt

Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's review what a timing belt does. The top part of the engine over the cylinders is called the cylinder head.... Read More

Royal Oak Drivers: Is It Time to Replace Your PCV Valve?

The crankcase is the lower part of the engine where the crankshaft is housed and where the engine oil lives. The crankshaft is connected to the pistons that power the engine.When you are diving around Royal Oak, fuel is burned in your vehicle engine, it pushes the pistons down and the cranksha... Read More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

Like everything in the Michigan automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Michigan drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Royal Oak roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vis... Read More

Battery Replacement for Your vehicle

Modern vehicles in and around Royal Oak run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Royal Oak drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This real... Read More

Battery Replacement For Your SUV

Modern cars and trucks in and around Royal Oak run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Royal Oak car owners without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ... Read More

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