Hidden Danger of Road Salt

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

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Brake Inspections – What You Need to Know

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

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Dead Battery on Cold Mornings

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

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Warm Water: De-Ice Hack or Myth?

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

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Planning for Holiday Road Trips

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

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Tailgating Checklist

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,

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Bring Bikes for Kids this School Year!

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.

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SUV Donated to Deserving Family

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

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Emergencies happen – How to be prepared

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,

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