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A Clean Start (Battery Cleaning)

Your vehicle is loaded with electrical devices. Computerized components are everywhere, so good electrical connections are important. Those begin with your vehicle's battery, so it's important that its connections are in top shape.Ever had a flashlight that didn't work, took out the old batteri... Read More

The Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

The automotive professionals at Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak would like to give Royal Oak drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day. Fluids such as, oil, coolant and transmission fluid are becoming more... Read More

Battery Basics for Royal Oak

It's important for Royal Oak drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery hot or cold Michigan weather. Most Royal Oak area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine.H... Read More

Michigan: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Michigan residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it.A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Positive and Negative (Battery Care)

You notice when your smartphone's battery starts to go weak on you. It runs out of juice faster than it did when it was new. Bet you pay attention to that pretty closely.Unfortunately, many of us don't pay the same attention to the battery in our vehicles. If your battery got you through the c... Read More

Taking the Heat (Batteries in Hot Weather)

Quick question. Which is tougher on a vehicle's battery, the heat or the cold? Believe it or not, it's the heat. Think about it. The battery often sits in the engine compartment next to that motor generating lots of heat. That can accelerate corrosion in the battery and may even cause water i... Read More

Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Royal Oak residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluids can a... Read More

Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... Read More

Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Today's Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak service advisor will know the proper coolant... Read More

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