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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 […]

Time to “Spring” for Car Maintenance

Spring is finally here, and that means it’s time for spring cleaning and spring car maintenance. After a season of cold temperatures, harsh conditions, and unprecedented times, your car is going to need a little TLC this spring. Here are some car maintenance tips for this season. Schedule an Oil Change When was the last […]

Why Does My Car Idle Rough?

Have you noticed that your car, truck, or van feels rough and bouncy when the engine is running? That means that your vehicle has developed a rough idle. It’s not a normal condition and should be taken seriously. To help, take a look at some of these common reasons for rough engine idling. Loose or […]

Ready for Holiday Travel?

This year has been unlike any other. We were forced to alter our lives, social distance, and put our travel plans on hold. While many people are opting to stay home during the holidays, some are choosing to get on the road and travel. If you are planning on traveling during the holidays, and are […]

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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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