Towing Archives - Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers

Do You Need a Tow?

Safety First: Yes, You Have Limits Although we live in a free country where you can, fortunately, enjoy many freedoms, you do have limits as to what you can do reasonably and safely. Such is the case if you have transportation trouble. Just because you can doesn’t mean that you should. While you may try […]

We’ll Get Your Car Safely to Our Shop

Three Towing Options You Should Know About Whether your engine overheated or your tire blew out, being stranded with an inoperable vehicle can be a stressful – and scary – situation. Luckily, towing services from the friendly team at Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers in New Berlin, Wisconsin, can get your car safely to […]

Stranded on the Roadside? Call Silver Lake!

What You Need to Do If Your Car Breaks Down If your car is having trouble, it can be a real headache. But it can also put you and your passengers in a downright dangerous situation. This is especially true if your vehicle breaks down on the side of the road. So, what should you […]

When Should You Call a Tow Truck?

To Tow or Not to Tow? — Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers Nobody wants to experience car trouble along the road or be involved in an accident. Unfortunately, these things do happen. When you encounter a problem, perhaps you wonder if you should call for a tow or try to go it alone. That […]

What Is Limp Mode?

A Real-World Analogy to Understand Limp Mode — Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers You’re driving along and your car begins behaving strangely. The check engine light comes on, and the vehicle slows to a very slow pace. You weren’t trying to decelerate, and you can’t make the auto go any faster. What’s happening, you […]

Do-It-Yourself Towing – If You HAVE To

Or Don’t. There are a variety of ways you can tow a vehicle yourself. Perhaps you’ve seen some of these jerry-rigged masterpieces on social media or even out on the road. A car strapped into the bed of a pick-up truck or on top of a minivan. It’s comical, but it’s also very unsafe. If […]

Towing: Do You Really Need it?

This Guide Will Help you Decide Have you ever had to pull off on the side of the road for any reason? Whether for blue lights, a bathroom break, or a flat tire, it’s a very unnerving situation. While you’re at a standstill, the rest of the world is whizzing on by, especially on a […]

Safe Towing Tips

Four Ways to Tow a Car A broken-down vehicle creates a stressful situation. Whether your car is parked in your driveway or on the side of the road, find out how to tow it to a nearby auto shop for safe, efficient repairs. Here are four safe towing strategies to consider. Use Tow Straps The […]

Why We Tow

Why We Do What We Do Towing isn’t glamorous, but it is rewarding. Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers in North Lake, Wisconsin and the surrounding areas is proud to be a trusted resource for our drivers while they’re on the road. When trouble strikes, you can call us for immediate roadside assistance! We Care […]

Types of Tow Trucks

And What They’re Good For Vehicles break down. Tow trucks are there to get us to safety when that happens. But did you know that there are four kinds of tow trucks? Not all of them may be suitable to transport your vehicle! Be sure to familiarize yourself so you understand which kind you might […]