Category: Auto Repair

The Importance of Professional Brake Repair

September 29th, 2017 by

Here at Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers, we take your safety seriously. That’s why when your bring your car to us for brake repair, we don’t just simply swap out the pads and rotors and call it a day. Instead, we thoroughly inspect your brake system to confirm all of the components are in

An Open Letter to Our Customers

February 23rd, 2017 by

When my dad opened Silver Lake Shell in 1973 many things were vastly different than they are today. Cars were much simpler; Gasoline was $0.38/ gallon and the only way to communicate was face to face, through a rotary phone, or by a piece of paper. Today vehicles are extremely sophisticated and complex, gas prices

Bigfoot Versus The Cheap Brake Job

May 31st, 2016 by

By now most of us have heard of the legend of Bigfoot or at least seen the messing with Sasquatch commercials. A tall, hairy, human looking beast hiding in a forest near you. This mythological creature has been in a way well documented (created) for decades. But somehow Sasquatch has been able to elude Zookeepers

2WD vs 4WD vs AWD

January 4th, 2016 by

We’re no strangers to snow. When winter comes, we just bundle up and drive through it. When buying a new car, we have to take into conscideration our weather and how we can safely drive through it. During the car buying process, we’re faced with tons of abbreviations to consider. Here, we’re going to talk

The Story Behind The Motto: Earning Customers Trust Since 1973

December 2nd, 2015 by

Trust Noun \ˈtrəst\ 1.Belief that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, effective, etc. 2. An arrangement in which someone’s property or money is legally held or managed by someone else or by an organization (such as a bank) for usually a set period of time 3. An organization that results from the creation of

Top 5 Maintenance Tips For Diesel Engines

September 23rd, 2015 by

If your diesel vehicle is performing a variety of tasks, like pushing, pulling or carrying loads then you should be aware of how to remain productive. You can always bring your diesel-powered vehicle to the professional technicians at Silver Lake Auto, but it doesn’t hurt for you to be aware of day-to-day maintenance needs. The

Big Changes Happening At Our Shops!

June 25th, 2015 by

New Name, Same Great Service! We’re excited to announce some brand new changes happening at Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers. You may have already noticed the first – we’ve changed our name! Our new name is Silver Lake Auto & Tire Center (formerly known as Silver Lake Auto Center). Though adding “Tire” to our

Should I Take My Hybrid Car to a Special Hybrid Repair Shop?

March 12th, 2015 by

If you drive a hybrid car, you have made a conscious effort to drive a more fuel efficient, environmentally friendly vehicle. To keep it running well and as green as it should be, it really needs to be serviced and maintained by an auto repair shop specially trained to handle its intricate details. Otherwise you

What Sets The Hybrid Shop Partners Apart?

February 28th, 2015 by

Being an official partner of The Hybrid Shop, Silver Lake Auto Center’s mechanics and hybrid technicians have been specially trained and educated to provide the best care for all types of hybrid automobiles. We’re proud to say that we are specially trained to diagnose, service, repair and maintain everything on your hybrid vehicle, from battery