How Does TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Know What to Recommend?

November 5, 2023

When you drop your vehicle off at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your Royal Oak... More

Speak Up: Talking with Your TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Service Advisor

July 31, 2022

About 80% of the vehicles on Royal Oak roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in Michigan. Some of the maintenance issues are minor.... More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Royal Oak

July 16, 2022

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Royal Oak automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, e... More

Questions to Ask Your Royal Oak Service Advisor

June 30, 2022

We find that a lot of Royal Oak drivers are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions but don't want to be embarrassed or seem pushy. Vehicles are very complicated and there's more to know about them than most of us have the time to learn. Maybe ... More

Royal Oak Customer Detective Work

April 21, 2019

One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given symptom. So, it's challeng... More

Service Center Standard and Procedures

August 27, 2018

All Michigan pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget steps. It is also how they can assure a predictable outcome. That is why Royal Oak auto... More

What Royal Oak Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

April 1, 2018

There are some things drivers should know about Royal Oak car service and repair. First and foremost, TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak wants to build a trusting relat... More

What Royal Oak Customers like About Us at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

March 25, 2018

A big part of the service we provide at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires for our Royal Oak customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Royal Oak area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our TLC... More

Arrive Alive in Royal Oak

March 7, 2018

We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Royal Oak. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder we even dare drive on Michigan roads.The truth is that all of ... More

What You Need to Know from Your TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Service Advisor

June 12, 2017

Royal Oak drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service technician feel that they don't trust him.If your servi... More