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Category: Auto Repair

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Calibration

November 21st, 2019 by

We are excited to announce that Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers have added ADAS systems calibration to our service offerings as of 2019! ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) are specialized safety functions car manufacturers have introduced to newer vehicles that help protect the driver and reduce the overall number of vehicle accidents. You may

We’re ASE-Certified! But What Does That Mean?

October 22nd, 2019 by

We here at Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers take great pride in the fact that we provide ASE certification to all of our service technicians. That’s a nice-sounding acronym that gets thrown around a lot, but what does it really mean and why is it so important? What Does ASE Stand For? ASE actually

How to Avoid Engine Repairs

October 1st, 2019 by

Tips From the Experts When you visit the auto shop for routine service, you hope that everything with your vehicle is in good working order. No one likes to hear that their vehicle will need expensive engine repairs! Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers understands that, and we take our role as your vehicle’s maintenance

3 Things That Mean It’s Time for Brake Repair

September 30th, 2019 by

When to Get New Brakes Do you know how to tell when you need brake repair? The technicians at Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers do! Visit our location in Hartland, Wisconsin for an inspection and we can tell you just how much life your brakes have left. If you want to save yourself a

When Should You Change Oil?

September 25th, 2019 by

How to Tell When It’s Time For Service Do you know when to get your oil changed? There’s a few ways to determine the best service interval for your vehicle. You want to get the most out of your oil without waiting too long and causing damage to the engine. Here are some expert tips

What is R-1234yf Refrigerant?

August 21st, 2019 by

You may remember back when you purchased your vehicle your dealer mentioned that it used R-1234yf refrigerant, but then you got distracted by your new cooling seats and back-up camera and didn’t look much into it. That’s fair! But now your air conditioning is on the fritz and you can’t find a shop that’s able

Have Auto Repairs Gotten More Expensive?

June 28th, 2019 by

Are You Paying More for Your Car’s Maintenance? Auto Repair Costs Explained People who have been driving for a while and have owned more than one vehicle are sometimes surprised to see the maintenance and repair costs for their newer vehicles. They ask us, why does it cost more to get my oil changed? Why

5 Reasons to Get Professional Fleet Management

June 21st, 2019 by

Why You Need Fleet Service Are you considering fleet management solutions? Silver Lake Auto & Tire in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin has five key ways our fleet services can help you and your business. Never Miss Maintenance Managing a fleet of vehicles is a lot of work. Each vehicle has its own unique maintenance needs — the

What To Do If Your Car Breaks Down Away From Home

June 14th, 2019 by

Finding Professional Care for Your Import Vehicle If you regularly visit Silver Lake Auto & Tire Center in Hartland, Wisconsin for your vehicle’s repairs and services, you’ve probably become accustomed to a high level of specialized automotive care. You trust our professionals for expert services designed to empower vehicles. But what do you do if

It’s Time to Call a Tow Truck

June 7th, 2019 by

Debilitating Car Problems Is your vehicle experiencing problems that affect your ability to safely and confidently drive it? If so, it might be time to call a tow truck to take your vehicle to a repair shop. We know that the idea can be stressful and scary. Getting a tow means surrendering the confidence you