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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 […]

Does My Car Need a Tune-Up?

There are a lot of moving parts in your car, and when something stops working properly, it can be difficult to pinpoint the exact part that’s malfunctioning. As an experienced Frederick, MD auto-maintenance shop we’ve been helping people with their vehicles for years. If your Frederick, MD check engine light is on, or if you’re […]

Why is My Car Heater Not Working?

Now that we’re into the colder months of the year, most motorists will begin turning up their heat. But what happens if you turn the knob and no heat comes out? As an experienced engine and heating repair specialist in Frederick, MD we wanted to take some time today to talk about some of the […]

Why is My Car Stalling?

You use your car practically every day of your life, and you depend on it to get you to and from work, to pick your kids up from school, and to go to the grocery store. But what happens when your car’s engine stalls and your routine is thrown out of whack? If this has […]

Do Not Ignore the Check Engine Light

No one likes when their check engine light comes on, and we know you just want to ignore it, but we’re here to tell you that you shouldn’t. There are many reasons that your light may have come on, and as a professional Maryland auto-maintenance specialist, we’ve seen them all. We wanted to take some […]

When is the Best Time to Get a Transmission Service?

Your transmission is an essential part of your vehicle, and you need to make sure that it’s running properly. A complete rebuild of your transmission could cost between $3,000 and $5,000, but as the old adage goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. You should have your transmission serviced regularly, but […]

Helping Beat Breast Cancer With Brakes for Breasts

Every year there are nearly 290,000 new cases of breast cancer reported, and that number is just way too high. Cancer, and illnesses in general, is a fact of life, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything we can do about it. Here at Ken’s Automotive & Transmissions, we will be doing our part to […]

Why is a Brake Flush Important?

Most people have difficulty completely grasping a problem if they can’t see it, or if its effects won’t be felt for some time. It’s just human nature, we’ve evolved to take care of our immediate problems and deal with everything else later, but a little bit of foresight can do a lot of good. Some […]

What is That Squeaking Noise When I Apply My Brakes?

Sometimes there’s no worse sound than a squeaking brake; it really sounds like fingernails being pulled down a chalkboard. Not only is it a piercing sound, but it’s also an alarming one. Something must be wrong if your brakes are making those kinds of sounds, right? A squeaking brake could mean a lot of things, […]

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