Posted January 5, 2020
Your vehicle’s radiator holds water and antifreeze in a large reservoir to aid keeping the engine cool, and will occasionally require to be flushed. Your vehicle’s radiator keeps the engine cool when it’s running, and it also keeps your engine from freezing when it is parked on cold winter days. ... continue reading.
Posted December 7, 2019
With winter now at its peak here in Michigan, road conditions are currently at their most challenging. As temperatures oscillate between above freezing and below freezing the next little while, you’ll most likely begin seeing a menace potentially as dangerous as black ice or a blinding blizzard appear on our ... continue reading.
Posted November 14, 2019
Negotiating winter roads in Michigan can be challenging to say the least. Just keeping your car on the road can be an accomplishment in itself some days. In the event that your vehicle does end up in a ditch at the behest of black ice or breaks down unexpectedly, you’ll ... continue reading.
Posted October 25, 2019
Most drivers in Michigan can probably relate to the following scenario: hop into the car, start it, and instantly notice a warning light flashing angrily at you. That wasn’t on the last time you drove the car… or was it? Don’t panic. Think. What does this flashing light represent? Consult ... continue reading.
Posted September 24, 2019
In addition to offering drivers no shortage of challenges when it comes to weather-related conditions, the seasons known as FALL and WINTER also make general visibility tough by greatly increasing the amount of darkness Michiganders are forced to deal with. Once Daylight Savings ends, night seems to come immediately at ... continue reading.
Posted August 15, 2019
Every time you bring your vehicle into Kenny’s Lakes Area Auto Experts, our certified technicians perform a thorough inspection of the key components of your vehicle. But rather than wait for your next visit, you can help catch warning signs early and prevent further damage by performing a quick visual ... continue reading.
Posted July 17, 2019
We are all familiar with cruise control, that setting on your steering wheel or dashboard that makes it easy to just set the speed you want to drive at and just monitor speed instead of actively using the pedal to adjust your speed. But how does Cruise Control actually help ... continue reading.
Posted June 19, 2019
Certain parts and systems of your vehicle take just a little more maintenance during the summer than what is normally required throughout the rest of the year. Your battery in particular can be affected as fluid inside the battery can evaporate, eventually causing it to stop working altogether. It’s important ... continue reading.
Posted May 17, 2019
During the late-spring and summer months here in Oakland County, the overheating of vehicles causes many breakdowns and engine damage. Many drivers come into our shop at this time of year following breakdowns caused by cooling system failures. Here are some facts about cooling systems – what they are and ... continue reading.
Posted April 18, 2019
What supports the weight of your vehicle? If you answered your tires, you are wrong. It’s the air pressure inside the tires that supports the weight, making proper tire inflation of paramount importance to safe driving. The correct tire pressure can help you save money on fuel because over- or ... continue reading.