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Winter Tires Vs. All-Season Tires

Without tires, your car isn’t going anywhere. Without the proper tires for the season, you can still get from place to place, but it might not be as safe as you’d hope. Today we’re going to be discussing the difference between winter tires and all-season tires and why it matters. Let’s take a look. Winter […]

How Do I Choose the Right Winter Tires?

Finding the right winter tires depends on a variety of factors including the way that you drive and the type of vehicle you have. When you bring your car into our shop, we can discuss your driving habits with you and make some recommendations, but here are a few things to think about before you […]

Call on the Pros for Headlight Restoration

For many projects, people turn to DIY solutions to solve their problems. Though this can be appropriate for small tasks, professional services are always going to provide more consistent results. Today we’re going to take a look at why professional headlight restoration in Frederick, Maryland is better than trying to do it yourself. DIY Solutions […]

Why Does My Car Vibrate When I Brake?

Cars require effective braking mechanisms to operate safely on the road. Have you noticed that your car vibrates when you apply the brakes? This may be indicative of a serious problem. Let’s take a look at what’s causing that vibration and what you should do next. Let’s Talk About Brakes Before we talk about what’s […]

What is Brakes for Breasts All About?

Here at Ken’s Automotive & Transmissions, we care about our community. That’s why we are proud to participate in Brakes for Breasts once again this year. This will be our 5th year participating in the fundraiser, and we hope our efforts will continue to support the cause. Let’s take a look at Brakes for Breasts […]

Do You Need Headlight Restoration?

As the days grow shorter once again, it’s time to say goodbye to summer. That means it’s going to start getting darker, earlier. Have you noticed you’re having some trouble seeing well enough to drive at night? Your headlights are definitely on, but do they seem to be dimmer than you remember them? It might […]

Back to School Car Maintenance Checklist

School is right around the corner and that means morning drop-offs and running to soccer practice are about to become the norm once more. While you think about school supplies and picking up new uniforms, you should give a thought to the health of your car. Let’s take a look at some back to school […]

It’s Getting Hotter! Is Your Air Conditioning Working?

As the temperatures continue to climb throughout the summer, not having working air conditioning in your vehicle is a big, big problem. However, breakdowns in the system can present themselves in a few different ways. Let’s take a look at some of the ways that a car’s AC can stop working and what you can […]

Ultimate Vehicle Road Trip Checklist

Before you hop in your car and head out on your next road trip, there are a few things you should have checked. After all, you wouldn’t want your awesome adventure to be cut short by a blown tire or a dead car battery. Take a look at our ultimate road trip checklist for your […]

How to Survive a Car Trip with the Kids

Long car rides can be challenging for anyone, but for kids, they can be nothing short of torture. However, with a little planning and some supplies, you will not only survive your next car trip with the kids, you will enjoy it. Let’s take a look. 1. Give Yourself Extra Time Whether they’re buckled up […]

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