Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Posted by LakeCountry on November 13, 2019

All new cars and light trucks since 2008 have come equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system. The TPMS system detects when a tire becomes under-inflated and lights up a warning light on the dash. So, what’s the big deal? Well, under-inflated tires can be a real safety concern. First, they don’t handle properly and … Read More

Wheel Bearings

Posted by LakeCountry on August 12, 2019

Your wheel bearings may be something to which you’ve never given a thought while driving around Pewaukee, WI. Wheel bearings are what enable your wheels to spin freely. Since they bear the entire weight of the vehicle, they have to be tough. Wheel bearings can last well over 60,000 miles or 100,000 kilometers. They do … Read More

Air Conditioning Service at Lake Country Auto Care

Posted by LakeCountry on June 10, 2019

Most people don’t service their air conditioning until after it fails.  Maintaining your air conditioning system means that you always have enough refrigerant to properly do the job.  Small leaks in the air conditioning system allow the refrigerant to escape and the system can’t cool the air as well. Along with the refrigerant, a special … Read More

Lake Country Auto Care Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles

Posted by LakeCountry on May 17, 2019

Reports say that the median age for cars on the road is over nine years and that two-thirds have over 75,000 miles.  In recent years those numbers have continued to rise. Many people are keeping their vehicles longer.  The economy has influenced that, but the fact that modern cars and trucks are more durable and … Read More

Do I Need a New Battery?

Posted by LakeCountry on May 15, 2019

Today’s vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before.  This really strains your electrical system, making it hard for the battery to keep up. Think about it: electric seats, seat heaters, power locks, windows and sunroofs.  And then we have all the power outlets for our cell phones, computers, and DVD players. We … Read More

Lake Country Auto Care Tech Question on Tire Wear

Posted by LakeCountry on May 9, 2019

Lake Country Auto Care Tech Question:My name is Dan. My vehicle tires wore out early and I had to replace them. What can I do to make my tires last longer? Lake Country Auto Care Answer:Dan’s problem – premature tire wear – is very common for Pewaukee residents. Here are several ways to lengthen the … Read More

Radiator Fans

Posted by LakeCountry on October 30, 2018

Pewaukee drivers who are old enough have probably heard the term “fan belt.” Back in the day, the radiator fan in your vehicle was turned by a belt driven by the engine. There are still belt driven fans, although most are now driven by the serpentine belt. But most Pewaukee vehicles now have electric fans that … Read More

Help Us Give Back To The Community!

Posted by LakeCountry on October 23, 2018

Bring In 3 Non Perishable Food Items Now Thru December 31, 2018 And Receive A $10 Off Discount On Any Service. Stop By Or Call Us Today! (262) 746-9200


Posted by LakeCountry on October 18, 2018

The thermostat is part of your cooling system. Pewaukee residents’ vehicle thermostats perform a similar function to the thermostats in their homes. At home, you set your thermostat to maintain a comfortable temperature range. When your home gets too hot, the air conditioning kicks on and when it gets too cool, the heater turns on. … Read More

Winter Emergency Kit 2017

Posted by LakeCountry on November 2, 2017

Everyone should carry a Winter Survival Kit in their car. In an emergency, it could save your life and the lives of your passengers. Here is what you need: shovel Windshield scraper and small broom Flashlight with extra batteries Battery powered radio Water Snack food including energy bars Extra hats, socks and mittens First aid … Read More