A Warning Light is Flashing, Now What?

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

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Check Your Headlights

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

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Maintenance Warning Signs

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

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Cruise Control 101

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

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Vehicle Maintenance Tips for Summer

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

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Watch Out For Curb Damage

Posted February 11, 2019

As we head towards March here in Oakland County, the end of winter is finally in sight. Before we make it to spring however, we still have some wintry weather conditions to deal with, some of which can lead to problems for your vehicle. With icy roads abounding throughout the

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Improve Your Gas Mileage This Winter

Posted December 20, 2018

With short days and tall snowbanks, winter isn’t the favorite season for most Michiganders… While you’re trying to stay warm this winter, here are a few tips for maximizing your gas mileage and saving a few bucks at the tank you can put towards your summer travel fund: 1. The

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What to do if your Vehicle is Overheating

Posted May 24, 2018

An overheating engine can be one of the most stressful roadside emergencies a driver will experience. What should you do if your vehicle starts overheating? Watch for warning signs. If the temperature gauge starts rising rapidly, pull over. If steam (often looks like smoke) starts coming out from under the

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Gas Saving Tips for Instant Savings

Posted March 23, 2018

According to a recent article in the Detroit News, gas prices in Michigan have been on the rise as of late. While there’s not much we can do stop gas prices from increasing, there’s plenty we can do to make our cars more fuel efficient. Here are a few engine

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Fact or Fiction: Cat Litter.. for Cars?

Posted September 26, 2017

If you’ve ever put together an emergency kit for your car, you may have been shocked to come across the phrase “kitty litter.” What purpose might this odd product serve in, or for, your car? People have claimed this wonder-substance can do so much, but which claims are based in

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