Auto Repair Blog

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 […]

Driving Tips to Help you Save Money

It pays to drive safely. These days, all of us are looking for ways to save money. Did you know that you could save money by following a few simple driving tips? Keep reading if you want to learn more about what you can do to avoid costly repairs and keep your car running efficiently.  […]

Getting Darker Sooner, Can You See? Headlight Restoration

With daylight savings officially ending on November 1, it means that we can expect to experience darkness at earlier times. Although it gets dark at 5 PM, it doesn’t mean that we don’t have important things to do. During the winter months, you rely heavily upon your car’s headlights to continue doing the things that […]

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 Does it Mean to: Turn Your Brake Rotors?

Has your mechanic said that you’re better off “turning” you brake rotors but you don’t know what that means? Don’t feel bad, a lot of people have trouble understanding the different parts and terminology of cars. Take a look to see what it means to have your brakes “turned”, and find out if this is […]

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 […]

5 New Automotive Technologies that are Helpful

Cars have come a long way since they were first introduced in the late 1800s. They’re faster, smarter, and overall more efficient. The 21st century in particular introduced an abundance of technological advancements for cars. Here are some of them that make everyday driving a lot easier.  Rear Cross-Traffic Alert Does backing out of tight […]

Is Your Car Ready for Fall?

Cooler weather will be arriving in Frederick before you know it. While your car has endured another summer, it’s time to start thinking about getting your car ready for fall. Here are some things you can do to prepare your vehicle for the chilly weather that is to come. Check Your Car’s Fluids Have you […]

How to Check Your Car’s Battery

When it comes to your car, out of sight definitely shouldn’t mean out of mind. Your battery is what allows your car to function and most times you don’t even think about it until there’s a problem. If you think that there’s something wrong with your car’s battery or if you haven’t replaced your car […]

How Can I Make My Tires Last Longer?

Having to replace a car’s tires prematurely can be a real inconvenience for Frederick, MD drivers. Some tire problems are unavoidable, like a puncture from a sharp object that you unknowingly drive over. But that doesn’t mean tire maintenance isn’t worthwhile! There are plenty of effective ways to make your tires last longer without breaking […]

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