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Category: Car Care Tips

Dog-Proofing Your Ride

April 2nd, 2018 by

Our pets are our family, and we like to take them with us on our adventures and travels. Having your dog in your car might be a little stressful, especially if you worry about being clean and keeping your car in good condition. While we love them very much, our furry friends have been known

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip Your Oil Change

January 5th, 2018 by

Perhaps the most common reason to get your car serviced is the oil change. Often, drivers don’t take oil changes seriously and this makes us and your car very sad. Oil changes are important to the health of your can, and when it boils down to it, for your safety. Thinking about skipping your oil

Winter Weather Car Care Tips

December 19th, 2016 by

In Wisconsin, we’re no strangers to winter weather. Every year we’re hit with ice or snow and it’s important to prepare your vehicle for the winter weather. Check out some of our favorite winter weather car care tips to keep you safe and warm on the road. Prepare an emergency kit. The number one car

Fall Car Care Month!

October 6th, 2016 by

October is here, bringing in cooler weather and Fall Car Care Month. Quite honestly, October is the perfect month to complete maintenance on your vehicle for the upcoming season. It’s right before any big trips, such as the family’s annual Thanksgiving feast. It’s also right before any major weather changes. Here are some things you

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

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 & Tire Centers’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,

Why Silver Lake Auto Center Partners with The Hybrid Shop

January 31st, 2015 by

We recognized how different these hybrid vehicles can be to repair and maintain, and didn’t want to do what many other auto shops are doing – just figuring it out as they go along. We always strive to provide the most accurate and highest quality auto repair services in Oconomowoc and Hartland, WI, and feel

4 Good Driving Habits to Teach Your Teen

November 30th, 2014 by

Do you want your children to be responsible drivers one day? Whether you realize it or not, your children are already watching the way you drive. If your son or daughter is on their way to getting their learner’s permit or license, it’s important that you are setting a good example with your own driving

3 Car Maintenance Services That Are Costly to Forget

October 28th, 2014 by

Owning a car isn’t cheap. But the convenience of getting where you need to go when you need to go there is really unmatched! All of those miles you drive does put some wear and tear on your vehicle, so it’s important to keep up with your car’s regular maintenance services. Not only will this