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What Does the Anti Braking System Do for My Car?

Your car’s anti-lock brake system, otherwise known as ABS, is designed to ensure drivers retain control of the vehicle when they brake hard. It’s there to help restore traction to your tires so that you avoid an accident. But, how exactly does your ABS work? Keep reading to find out. What is ABS? ABS is […]

Is Your Car Ready for the Unexpected?

No one ever expects their car to malfunction. However, if you keep your car in good condition through regular maintenance, a car malfunction is less likely to occur. Here’s how you can prepare your car for the unexpected, and prevent an untimely malfunction. 1. Check Tire Pressure  Your tires take on a lot. Over time […]

What is a Cabin Air Filter?

Your car has a lot of moving parts and systems. One important system your car has is its heating and cooling system. As the name suggests, this system is responsible for heating and cooling your car, as well as helps protect passengers from contaminants in the air they breathe. One important component of the heating […]

Should I Trade My Car in?

It’s been a few years since you’ve bought your car, and you start contemplating whether or not it’s time to upgrade it. You have the option of selling your car, but trading it in offers a level of convenience that selling your car does not. When considering when to trade your car, it’s important to […]

How to Improve Your MPG

Whether you’re dealing with rising gas prices or looking for ways to shrink your budget, finding ways to improve your fuel economy is a great way to start. How you drive and how well you maintain your car has a significant impact on your gas mileage. Check out these simple ways you can improve your […]

How to Examine Your Belts and Hoses and When to Replace Them?

If you’re like the average driver, as long as your car works you’re happy. But, sometimes your car can be failing without you even realizing it. That’s because your car is equipped with belts and hoses that help your car move. These belts and hoses deteriorate over time, and eventually, your car can stop working. […]

Can Tires Overheat on Hot Roads?

Now that the summer is here, you may be using your car more often for travel. However, did you know that hot weather can affect your tires? In fact, hot weather has more of an impact on your tires than cold weather. There are a variety of reasons for this phenomenon. Plus, our team at […]

How Does the Air Conditioning in My Car Work?

It’s something that we always turn on without a second thought. But, once you start your A/C, there’s a lot that goes on beneath the surface. That small A/C button has activated a system that keeps you comfortable, and we hope to help you learn more about your car’s air conditioning. Parts of the Air […]

What the Summer Heat Can Do to Your Transmission

As temperatures rise, your car has new problems to deal with. Most importantly — the summer heat can damage your transmission. You can’t go anywhere if your transmission is breaking down, and you don’t want to be surprised by expensive repairs later in the year. To that end, we have a few helpful tips listed […]

What Does Defensive Driving Mean?

Driving safely is about more than being especially careful behind the wheel. The term “defensive driving” is thrown around year after year, but many drivers simply don’t know what it means. At Ken’s Automotive, we want you to be as safe as possible, and we have a full explanation of defensive driving for your review. […]

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