When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alterna...
Posted in Fluids
on June 25, 2017
Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Royal Oak area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Royal Oak dies...
Posted in Fuel System
on June 19, 2017
If you're reading this article in Royal Oak, Michigan, then you probably care about your vehicle and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your professional service advisor at Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak tells you the manufacturer recommends some addition...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 13, 2017
How do Royal Oak drivers know if an odometer is telling the truth?Well, back in '86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Michigan consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Michigan seller must certify the mileage reported is the actual mileage.To have your odometer checked in R...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on June 04, 2017
With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Royal Oak, Michigan, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Royal Oak drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understanda...
Posted in Drive Train
on June 01, 2017