Posted February 22, 2016
Slick icy roads in Walled Lake make it challenging to steer and stop on winter roads. As the snow plows remove freshly fallen drifts from the road, they can leave behind the hidden layer of black ice. Which is why many of our roads are also treated with road salt. The ... continue reading.
Posted January 21, 2016
When your brakes start screeching every time you stop, you know it’s time for a brake service. But how can you know if it’s a routine brake pad replacement or if there’s a bigger issue under the surface? The answer: a brake inspection. Your vehicle’s brakes are not just one ... continue reading.
Posted December 22, 2015
On cold winter mornings, the last thing you want to deal with is a car that won’t start. Even though summer heat is usually attributed to damaging car batteries, winter is the time when these issues are most noticeable. Whether it’s evaporated battery fluid, corrosion, or internal damage, a worn ... continue reading.
Posted November 24, 2015
Quickly defrost your windshield by pouring warm water over it to melt the ice. This trick pops up on a variety of list of defrost tips… but is it really a good idea? One survey by the AA Populus shows that 13% of drivers say they use hot water to ... continue reading.
Posted October 21, 2015
The holiday season is upon us! This time of year is packed full of celebration and festivities, from Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas and New Year’s Day. But if you’re planning on packing the car for a cross state or country trip to be with family this winter, make sure ... continue reading.
Posted September 23, 2015
Football season is here! One of our favorite pass times in the fall is loading up the car or truck to tailgate before a game. To help you prepare for your next tailgating event, we’ve compiled a checklist of the tailgating essentials: Food. And lots of it. Appetizers, main meal, snacks, ... continue reading.
Posted August 28, 2015
Calling all metro Detroiters! We’re looking for your bikes. Big and small, old and new. Stop by Kenny’s Lakes Area Auto Experts to contribute your bicycles to our Bike Drive! We’re holding a bike drive, along with The Shirt Box, and collecting your donations to benefit Back Alley Bikes in Detroit. ... continue reading.
Posted August 20, 2015
Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations for our Car Giveaway! It was amazing to read all of the amazing stories of deserving families in our community. When the Toyota Highlander first came into our shop, it needed a lot of work. The customer donated it to our shop so ... continue reading.
Posted August 19, 2015
Let’s face it – emergencies happen. While we don’t like to think about it happening to us or the people we love, there is no surefire way to prevent accidents or emergencies on the road. You can’t control other drivers or road conditions, but you can control your own vehicle, ... continue reading.
Posted July 26, 2015
As temperatures rise in Walled Lake, we’ve seen more and more customers coming in with failing batteries. One common culprit: Corrosion. Corrosion on your car battery can reflect normal wear and tear on your vehicle as the battery ages, but it can become worse with high temperatures in the summer months. ... continue reading.
Categories: auto repair, battery, car maintenance, preventive maintenance