At Silver Lake Auto & Tire, one of our top goals is making sure you drive away with the peace-of-mind that your vehicle is in precise condition. There's a lot you need to focus on when you're driving, and any distraction within your car could place you in danger. Even something as simple as a check engine light could distract you. We have the services to ensure you never experience those distractions. We perform the services needed so that you won't have to deal with the pesky light any longer. Stop by our shop in New Berlin, Wisconsin, and see how we can help you.
What to Do When It's On
Whenever the check engine light is on, how you respond to it is just as important as bringing your car in for service. Letting the check engine light persist could lead to more significant problems down the road. Although your best bet is to bring it in for service, there are some things you can do to understand your car's condition and even avoid a visit! If you see your car's engine light, here's what you should do:
Check Your Gas Cap
Your first instinct when the check engine light comes on is to check the gas cap. Often, the reason why an engine light is on in the first place is because of a loose gas cap. Fortunately, it's not a hard problem to deal with, and you can fix it within minutes. Tighten the gas cap before your next drive and, if the light shuts off, you're good to go!
See How It's Lit
Although the engine light doesn't tell you much, it does give you an indication of how severe the issue may be. How so? Pay attention to how it's lit. If the light is steady, it means there's a smaller issue going on. And if the light is blinking, that indicates a major problem is occurring.
Visit Us Today
The check engine light is a common problem that most vehicle owners will experience, but it is also one of the most vital warning signs in your vehicle. When it comes on, we encourage you to take it seriously, and the best way to do so is by scheduling an engine light diagnostic service with Silver Lake Auto & Tire in New Berlin, Wisconsin. Our ASE Certified technicians carry loads of experience working with this warning signal and, using high-quality equipment, can quickly find and fix the issues you're dealing with. We make sure you drive away engine light free, so you can have the peace of mind you deserve.
Schedule your next engine light diagnostics service by giving us a call at (262) 510-2012 or by visiting us on 15650 West National Ave. We'll be more than happy to set you up with an appointment and answer any questions you may have.
Two Generations of Auto Repair
If you’re looking for an auto repair shop in Oconomowoc, North Lake, Brookfield, or New Berlin, WI that’s comfortable, reliable, and convenient, look no further than the automotive experts at Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers! With four quality locations, Silver Lake Auto & Tire Centers has been helping drivers in North Lake, Oconomowoc, Brookfield, New Berlin, and the surrounding communities with all of their auto repair, maintenance services, emissions testing, tire services, hybrid repair, diesel repair, towing and more since 1973.
Hear from our Customers
They were able to put a patch on my tire instead of replacing it, which saved me a lot of money. Everyone was very professional and knowledgeable, which I appreciate a lot. And they gave me some delicious chocolate chip cookies when I picked up my car! 10/10
Very efficient and knowledgeable Josh the manager was very polite I would go back there again and I would tell all my friends!
This was the first time using this business and I was impressed. They gave me a detailed lay out with pictures as to what needed to be fixed, ranked from high priority to low priority. They let me decided what I wanted to be done. No pushy salesman. I would highly recommend.
I took our Subaru in for new tires and brakes. Scheduling was simple. I received a call from Evan the morning of the appointment, verifying the type of tires I wanted, before I even dropped the car off. Their online inspection report was great, as I could look over their findings, and recommended maintenance items before speaking with the shop. I received a few calls throughout the day with status updates and was able to pick the car up the same day. Bonus - their military discount saved me s... Read More
I had tires shipped to Silver Lake from Tire Rack for mounting, balancing and installation on a 2005 Chevy Express AWD. The appointment was made promptly, the work was performed without any issues and they did not attempt to up-sell additional services. That is a big win for me! They did exactly what I asked for with no hassle. Brilliant! I will use their services in the future.
I've always had a great experience taking my vehicles here. They are honest, do great work and very professional. I also enjoy that they have courtesy cars. The nearby dealerships make you rent from their car rental business.
My car was towed to this AAA approved center. I experienced a friendly, competent, courteous, and professional staff from the lady at the desk to the technicians and manager. The diagnosis and subsequent service were right on. They also solved a nonworking radio, which my car dealership said would cost me a significant amount to fix. Silver Lake quickly diagnosed the problem and solved the issue at no additional cost.. I am enjoying my radio and the extra money I saved by their excellent ... Read More
I called several other places that gave me very extended lead times to fix a nail in my tire. When I called Silver Lake they got me in first thing the next morning. Their communication is excellent and the repair was done on time. Customer service was excellent and I will happily recommend them and use them again.
Can't say enough great things about Silver Lake Auto! Best experience I've had at an auto shop. The manager, Matt and the staff are helpful, knowledgeable and friendly and the service was timely, efficient and thorough. I was at my wits end with my car, taking it from place to place trying to solve an ongoing issue that no one seemed to be able to diagnose. They were able to get me in and provide me with a detailed diagnostic report on my car, which included things that needed immediate atten... Read More
Front brakes, class IV hitch, and some other repairs/items. They were awesome, super professional. Clean. On time. Oh yeah, and everything works. Chris was awesome to work with. The whole team has been. They help each other and have each other's back when someone is busy.