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Ask TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which c... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Royal Oak

When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Royal Oak drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmissi... Read More

Royal Oak Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

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Royal Oak Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

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Gear Up: Transmission Service at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shift... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Royal Oak. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better ... Read More

The TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Royal Oak drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Royal Oak. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift f... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Automotive Tips from TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Royal Oak. The timing belt’s important jo... Read More

Transmission Care In Royal Oak Michigan

Call TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires to make an appointment to check your transmission in Royal Oak.1735 N Main StRoyal Oak, Michigan 48067248-541-8300Do you have any plans around Royal Oak Michigan for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends and are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you... Read More

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