Towing Archives - Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers

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 […]

What To Do If Your Car Breaks Down Away From Home

Finding Professional Care for Your Import Vehicle If you regularly visit Silver Lake Auto & Tire Center in North Lake, 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 […]

It’s Time to Call a Tow Truck

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 […]

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Towing

Fun Facts for Gearheads Are you or is someone you know fascinated by anything that moves on wheels? We know we are! Silver Lake Auto & Tire in Brookfield, Wisconsin is a team full of car people. Today our towing specialists want to share some interesting facts about the trucks they drive and their industry. […]