Full-Service Engine Diagnostics & Repair
If you were to compare your vehicle to your body, the engine would represent your heart. For good reason too, as it’s responsible for the main purpose of your vehicle -- getting you from point A to point B. Without a properly functioning engine, driving becomes a difficult and frustrating experience. Make sure that doesn’t happen to you by visiting Silver Lakes Auto & Tire Center in Brookfield, Wisconsin! Our ASE Certified technicians have all the resources and equipment available to perform every repair your engine might need, whether it’s an oil change or a full replacement!
Is Something Wrong With Your Engine?
For the untrained eye, understanding the condition of your engine can be tricky. The good thing about your engine is that unlike other components, it will let you know when it isn’t properly functioning, but it’s up to you to know the signs. Here are a couple of signs you can pay attention to.
If you start hearing a strong, banging noise coming from your engine, that’s a clear sign something is wrong. When this occurs, please make sure you stop driving your vehicle and have it serviced immediately. Although most engines experiencing this will already need some sort of repair, continuing to drive and ignoring those repairs could cause significant damage to your engine. You may even need a complete engine rebuild!
When properly functioning, your vehicle should release colorless fumes. If you notice a colored smoke coming from your vehicle, something may be going on with your engine. There are three colors you need to pay attention to -- white, black, and blue. White smoke means coolant and water has leaked into the combustion chamber and is mixing with the fuel. If you check the oil with a dipstick and it is brown and gooey, that’s another sign of a combustion chamber leak. Black smoke simply means your engine is “running rich,” which means that the fuel to air ratio is unbalanced and there isn’t enough air present Blue smoke means engine oil has leaked into the fuel and is being mixed with it.
Although all of these situations should be quickly serviced, please visit us immediately if you notice white or blue smoke coming from your vehicle! The circumstances leading to that smoke can cause serious damage to your vehicle if not handled promptly!
Schedule With Us Today!
The engine is the heart and soul of your vehicle. Without it, your car simply won’t function. That’s why it’s so important to have it serviced as soon as possible when it experiences any problems, and Silver Lakes Auto & Tire can help. Our ASE Certified technicians have the equipment, skill, and technical know-how to handle every problem your engine will experience. Have questions about our services or want to schedule a visit? Give us a call at (262) 333-0679 or visit our facility -- 17495 W. Capitol Dr.. We’re right around the corner from Fairview Park!
Two Generations of Auto Repair
If you’re looking for an auto repair shop in Oconomowoc, Hartland, Brookfield, or New Berlin, WI that’s comfortable, reliable, and convenient, look no further than the automotive experts at Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers! With four quality locations, Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers has been helping drivers in Hartland, Oconomowoc, Brookfield, New Berlin, and the surrounding communities with all of their auto repair, maintenance services, emissions testing, tire services, hybrid repair, diesel repair, towing and more since 1973.
Hear from our Customers
Front brakes, class IV hitch, and some other repairs/items. They were awesome, super professional. Clean. On time. Oh yeah, and everything works. Chris was awesome to work with. The whole team has been. They help each other and have each other's back when someone is busy.
My car was down for over two weeks and I called silver lake originally but decided to take my car somewhere else unfortunately on my part regarding my alternator after spending over $700 my truck was still not fixed nor running. I called Silver lake back and that assured me that could fix it even though they saw that my originally issue was still the problem!! Silver lake fixed my car within 24hrs. This is the most professional, friendly and clean automotive place I have ever seen and appreci... Read More
I needed my vehicle repaired within 2 days for a road trip. Silver Lake got it in, inspected and repaired in about 1 day. Fixed all of my issues and after 1,200 miles its running great!
I highly recommend this business and the manager Josh was very professional and Nice. They Kept me up to date on what problems they found and provided me with a detailed report with pictures showing the problem areas. They also have loaner cars at no charge which definitely helps lower the stress level when it comes to needing to get to work or around town.
Going to a mechanic is always scary when something is wrong with your vehicle and you have minimal knowledge about them. Silver Lake Auto was very courteous and thorough, complete with pictures. They laid out what needed to be done immediately and what can wait in "non-mechanic" terms. They also let us use a courtesy vehicle for a day so I didn't have the hassle of having to shuttle during business hours as well as have transportation to work the next day. They made that process easy and ... Read More
Another Great Experience from the Silverlake Auto team in Brookfield, Sarah was great with communicating times and service. This is why I entrust my Business and Personal auto care needs to this team. Highly recommend this group to your companies auto needs!
I originally called Silver Lake Auto & Tire when I tried to start my car one day after work and something just wasn’t right. It was idling really high and frankly, I was afraid to drive it. So, like any other person who may know nothing about cars, I googled the nearest place with the best reputation and, their name came up. And I’m so glad it did. I had them tow my car to their shop that evening and waited nervously the next day to hear back. The next morning, I was messaged all the ... Read More
I have a high mileage 14 year old luxury SUV. The body is in great shape, interior is flawless. The check engine light came on. I feared the worst. Although it was not inexpensive, they were very honest and professional. Gave me the option to have the repairs or not. No high pressure and they were spot on with their diagnosis and cost was exactly what tjey quoted. It was nice to have the courtesy car too. Great customer service. I will definitely return if I have service needs in the... Read More
Customer service was amazing, thanks Mike!!! I called them in a panic as my brakes were completely shot and needed to leave town in 2 days. They were able to squeeze me in to help me out!!! Much appreciated!!!
They're always great about helping me out with my car. - great customer service