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What are the Signs of Bad Shocks on My Car?

Driving with worn-out or damaged shocks can result in more than just an unpleasant rideーthere can be some serious safety concerns. Your shocks are responsible for ensuring a smooth drive and helping you maintain control of the vehicle. Don’t overlook a problem with your car. Be on the lookout for these signs of bad shocks: […]

Does it Matter How Shocks are Mounted on the Car?

Your shocks, also known as shock absorbers, are an important aspect of your vehicle. They’re responsible for controlling the movement of springs and suspension, as well as keeping your tires in contact with the road at all times. Since shock absorbers are so important, you should also understand the importance of having them installed properly. […]

What is That Noise My Car Makes When I Turn the Wheel?

Have you had your car for a while and are now experiencing strange car noises when you turn the wheel? To be clear, noises coming from your steering wheel are not normal. Any noise coming from there suggests that there could be a problem with one or more components of your car. Here are some […]

Why Does My Car Idle Rough?

Have you noticed that your car, truck, or van feels rough and bouncy when the engine is running? That means that your vehicle has developed a rough idle. It’s not a normal condition and should be taken seriously. To help, take a look at some of these common reasons for rough engine idling. Loose or […]

Can Winter Salt on the Roads Damage My Car?

Winter conditions aren’t kind to your car. In particular, the salt that’s applied to roads after a snowstorm isn’t kind to your car. Road salt is helpful for melting ice and creating safer driving conditions. But, on the downside, road salt can damage your car. Keep reading to discover some of the ways salt can […]

Is Cold Weather Harmful to My Car?

Unlike you, your car doesn’t have the luxury of layering clothes to keep itself warm. During the winter, your car, which is primarily made out of metal, is left exposed to the harsh winter weather. As a result, your car can be negatively impacted by the weather. Here are a few of the ways the […]

Ready for Holiday Travel?

This year has been unlike any other. We were forced to alter our lives, social distance, and put our travel plans on hold. While many people are opting to stay home during the holidays, some are choosing to get on the road and travel. If you are planning on traveling during the holidays, and are […]

What is the Difference Between Diagnostics and Labor?

Car repair can be a confusing process. There are parts you may not know, aspects of your car you have never been aware of, and language that you are not familiar with. Luckily, you are not alone. Every year, thousands of car owners wonder, what does it mean to pay for diagnostics and what does […]

What Does it Mean to be an ASE Certified Technician?

You’ve probably seen auto repair shops boast about having ASE certified technicians, including Ken’s Automotive & Transmissions, but what does that mean? What does that mean for you as a client? Keep reading to find out! What is ASE? The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, or the ASE, is an independent non-profit organization that […]

What is Apple CarPlay?

If you’re #TeamApple, you’ll love Apple Car Play. This must-have car feature has grown in popularity since it was first introduced in 2014. It’s one way to upgrade your car driving experience by integrating the features of your iPhone onto your car’s dashboard. To learn more about Apple CarPlay, keep reading.  What it Is To […]

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