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Check Your Headlights

Posted October 1, 2021

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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A Warning Light is Flashing, Now What?

Posted September 8, 2021

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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Maintenance Warning Signs

Posted August 4, 2021

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 5, 2021

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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Spare Tires 101

Posted June 2, 2021

Getting a flat tire is never fun. It’s inconvenient, frustrating and, in general, an unpleasant experience for all involved. While it may be a cumbersome process to get your damaged tire fixed or replaced, it’s definitely advisable to do so as quickly as possible as the lifespans of spare tires

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Watch Out For: Cooling System Failures

Posted May 3, 2021

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

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Spring Maintenance for Your Vehicle

Posted April 2, 2021

As seasons change and temperatures swing, now is the perfect time to review the Spring maintenance requirements for your vehicle. Different seasons put different demands on your vehicle. Now that winter is coming to an end, it is time to prepare for spring conditions and road trips! April showers bring

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Exhaust System Maintenance

Posted March 2, 2021

Your vehicle’s exhaust system is one of those things you don’t notice… until you do. Maybe you’ll smell leaking fluids. Or hear loud clicking and noises from the engine. Or see a billowing cloud of grey or green smoke lingering behind you on the road. When everything is working properly,

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Negotiating Winter Roads

Posted February 3, 2021

Michigan has already been hit hard by Old Man Winter this year and there’s still a lot of calendar space between now and the start of spring. With Oakland County roads currently less-than-ideal in terms of drivability thanks to snow, ice, etc., here are a few items you can keep

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Hidden Danger: Road Salt

Posted January 2, 2021

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. This is why many of our roads are also treated with road salt.

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