S&S Automotive Incorporated

W305 S4990 Highway 83, Mukwonago, WI 53149   (VIEW MAP)

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Warm Weather Car Care Tips

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After a long winter, the weather in Waukesha County is starting to warm up which means changes not only for your daily itinerary but for your vehicle as well. Here are a few tips on preparing your family vehicle for spring/summer: • Check the coolant levels. Make sure the engine coolant levels are at the

Refilling Windshield Fluid

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Winters in Waukesha County can mean sudden storms, snow and freezing rain. Be prepared for any condition with streak-free wiper blades and plenty of windshield fluid! Because windshield wiper blades are made out of rubber, they will need to be replaced every 6 to 12 months to ensure optimal performance. When they leave behind streaks

Is Your Car Making You Sick?

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“Car sickness” doesn’t necessarily just mean getting nauseous on a long road trip… In addition to being important for your vehicle’s health, preventative maintenance can also benefit your personal health as well. Allergies can be aggravated by unclean air filters. Toxins can be spread via exhaust fumes. What other ways might your vehicle be affecting

Why you Need a Transmission Flush

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The problem with transmission fluid is that you can’t always tell when it is dirty just by looking at it. Transmission fluid is often a bright red or green color. When you look into the fluid while your car is parked, it may seem clean and clear. But hidden underneath is dust and debris waiting

Common Problems with Coolant/Antifreeze

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Your vehicle’s coolant flows through the engine to keep everything running at the appropriate temperature. Coolant, also known as antifreeze, is mixed with water in the radiator at a precise ratio to create radiator fluid. The chemical fluid prevents the water in the engine from freezing on cold days while at the same time preventing

Brake System Maintenance 101

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When it comes to safety and your vehicle, there is nothing more important than a healthy brake system. At S&S Automotive, our ASE-Certified technicians will thoroughly look over your brake fluid, brake lines and brake pads when you bring in your car for your next scheduled preventive maintenance visit. Research has shown that brake fluid,

Check your Windshield Wipers this Fall

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When the rain is pouring down while you’re driving this fall, the last thing you want is a pair of windshield wipers that leave streaks behind on your windshield. Not being able to clearly see the road is a serious safety concern! Before you find yourself in that situation, check your windshield wipers! Because windshield

FALL CAR CARE TIPS

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It’s mid-August which means September is coming at us fast and with it comes a new season… While the fall weather here in Wisconsin can offer much in the way of scenery, it can also present some unique challenges for drivers throughout the state. As temperatures begin to fall, leaves begin to change color and

Tire Rotation FAQ

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It is a little known fact that tires can last up to 20% longer when they are regularly rotated. While length of use is important, regular tire rotation also improves fuel efficiency. The best recommendation is to rotate your tires every 6,000 miles and keep that as part of a routine maintenance schedule. What causes

When Your Car Overheats: What to Do Next

With temperatures now approaching the highest point they’ll be all year, your vehicle’s engine will be feeling the heat for the next couple of months. Luckily, there are ways to combat the sun’s effect on your vehicle to make sure you don’t have an overheating engine to deal with. Keep an extra bottle of coolant