January 2022 - Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers
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January 2022

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How Winter/Cold Affects Your Battery

As the winter months and cold temperatures continue to linger, you may begin to notice some issues with your vehicle’s battery not working like it does during the rest of the year. What you may not know is that temperatures directly affect a battery’s performance.    Vehicle batteries are rated in cold-cranking amps (CCA), which […]

Interesting Traffic Laws Around the World

Surprising Traffic Laws Around the World and in the US — Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers Traffic laws are supposed to add order and sensibility to driving, but a review of some of the laws we found across the world and even our own country leave one to wonder, “Are you serious?” While not […]


Why does the TPMS sensor come on? Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) lights can come on for several reasons, the most common being a leak/damage to the tire or changes in the air pressure (1psi decrease for every 10-degree drop in temperature).  When the TPMS sensor comes on, it will either flash, or stay on […]

More Than Just a Clown Car: Volkswagen Fun Facts

Volkswagen Fun Facts When you were a kid, did you ever go to the circus and watch what seemed to be an endless stream of clowns pour out of a tiny car? If you did, chances are great that you watched them unfold themselves from the interior of a Volkswagen Beetle. It’s whimsical domed shape […]