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Summer Maintenance Prep

Pre-Season Conditioning for Your Car School might be on its way out for the summer, but road-trips and warmer temps are on their way in! Wisconsin is a great state for daily and weekend outings. From lazing around on one of Lake Michigan’s beautiful beaches to braving some wild rides in Wisconsin Dells, you’re about […]

Auto Repair? It’s Easy If You Do It SMART.

Be SMART With Your Vehicle Who here wants to dish out dollars for auto repairs? You’re probably not volunteering yourself. Repairs just aren’t something people look forward to. Vacation? Yes. A new car? Highly likely. Home improvements? Perhaps. But car repairs? Who wants to spend their hard-earned dollars on that? The thing is, auto repairs […]

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Calibration

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 […]

Do I Have to Change My Oil?

Maintenance Must-Dos Sometimes, the best we can do for our cars is the very basics. If you are trying to get to the bare bones of vehicle maintenance, you might be wondering whether or not repetitive oil changes are really necessary. Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin has the answers for you, […]

How to Avoid Engine Repairs

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

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 North Lake, Wisconsin for an inspection and we can tell you just how much life your brakes have left. If you want to save yourself […]

When Should You Change Oil?

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 […]

Dog-Proofing Your Ride

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 […]

Winter Weather Car Care Tips

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 […]