Auto Repair Blog

Does a Check Engine Light Need Immediate Attention?

Many drivers panic at the site of a warning light on their car’s dashboard. What has gone wrong? How bad is the issue? Will I need a major repair? Your car’s check engine light exists to alert you to one of many possible issues, which is why it’s not always easy to determine the problem […]

What Does it Mean to Have a ‘Fluid Flush’ on my Car?

There are a variety of different maintenance checks that your vehicle requires throughout its life in order to avoid major issues and prevent premature breakdown. One of those is commonly referred to as a ‘fluid flush‘. Let’s take a look at what this auto service does for your vehicle, and why you should schedule one […]

Preventative Maintenance Can Save You Money

Maintaining your vehicle is essential to its long life, as well as your safety as a driver. Many people wait until their vehicle malfunctions to schedule maintenance or repair, but if major damage has already been done, you’ll likely be facing an unexpected financial burden when you get your repair bill. Here at Ken’s Automotive […]

April is National Car Care Month

Now that National Car Care Month is upon us, it’s time to give your vehicle a bit of TLC and get it ready for those nice summer drives and road trips. Performing even just some basic maintenance can help make your vehicle safer and extend its life. As a company that has been providing auto-maintenance […]

Why Does my Car Rock Back and Forth When Stopping?

Have you recently been experiencing a rocking or shuddering motion when slowing and stopping your vehicle? This wobbling can most often be attributed to your brake system. Let’s take a closer look at the importance of your car’s brakes and what to do when you suspect an issue. Understanding the Braking System If you’ve been […]

How Often Should I Replace My Shocks and Struts?

The shocks and struts of your air suspension system are important parts responsible for keeping your vehicle balanced and connected. Just like with any other part of your vehicle your shocks and struts will need to be maintained and replaced from time to time. Most experts agree that shocks and struts should be replaced every […]

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Mechanic

Finding a mechanic in Frederick, MD that you trust with your vehicle can be a difficult process. These are the people that you’re trusting to properly check and fix your vehicle without getting ripped off. It’s always a good idea to do your research before deciding to work with any mechanic. So, before choosing one, […]

How Often Should I Check My Car’s Fluids?

Regular vehicle maintenance is essential to keeping your car running for years and avoiding breakdowns. An essential part of car maintenance that you can do at home is checking the different fluids under the hood. Here’s what you need to know about inspecting and maintaining the proper fluid levels in your vehicle: When to Check […]

Winter Tires VS All-Season Tires

As the seasons change, so should your tires. For people in the north, winter months usually entail extremely cold weather, snow, and ice. Driving in these conditions can be a challenge, and that is why you want to do everything possible to make sure your car is equipped for the elements. One way to do […]

How to Check Your Battery

Have you ever hopped in the car and turned the ignition just to find that it won’t start? Whether you were just planning to go on a joy ride or you had a seriously important obligation, chances are your dead battery messed up your plans. Luckily, there are a few ways to check your battery […]

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