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Car Care Tips

January 2020

Automotive Tips from Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak: Brake Noise

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Royal Oak. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are ex... Read More

Fuel for Thought

If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components. They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump.The fuel's the easy part. You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... Read More

When "Shady" is a Good Thing

Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle. It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in... Read More

Wishy-Washy in Royal Oak

Perhaps you've found yourself driving when something all of a sudden splashes on your windshield, obstructing your view. You know that sinking feeling when you try to turn on the windshield washers and no fluid comes out. Now you're blinded even more. What can you do?The best thing is to make su... Read More

Vive la Differential at Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak in Royal Oak

There are a lot of drivers in Royal Oak who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Michigan these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Royal Oak folks don't even ha... Read More

Time Out: Suspension Problems in Royal Oak

Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have to look... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Royal Oak, Michigan: Transmission Service

So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is somethi... Read More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Royal Oak

The hottest Michigan news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again the price of gas in Royal Oak. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Royal Oak can ... Read More

Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread. No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with it, you may be able to reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle, maybe even prevent getting stranded ... Read More

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