Archive for the ‘Service and Repair’ Category

3 Useful Tips to Prevent Your Car’s Engine from Overheating

Tuesday, November 9th, 2021
A person sitting in front of a broken car.

How to Prevent Your Vehicle from Overheating?

A variety of reasons can cause the vehicle’s engine to overheat and make white smoke come out from under the hood. It could also cause serious damage to the engine and car. If you’re wondering how to prevent your vehicle from overheating, continue reading this blog by Eric Von Schledorn in Milwaukee, WI, to find out about simple-yet-effective tips that keep such events at bay.  


How to Order Parts for a Vehicle near Milwaukee, WI

Friday, June 25th, 2021
Mechanics inspecting car undercarriage

Car Parts Order and Installation Services at Eric Von Schledorn

Do you need new parts for your car? Aren’t sure how to get the parts you need from your vehicle’s manufacturer? If you are near Milwaukee, WI, and find yourself in this predicament, order parts here at Eric Von Schledorn! From part identification to installation, our team of experts is here to help you every step of the way.


What is Quick Lane Vehicle Service at Eric Von Schledorn?

Monday, June 14th, 2021
Happy mechanic in a vehicle shop

Where to Get Efficient and Affordable Car Maintenance near Milwaukee, WI

Are you looking for efficient and affordable car maintenance near Milwaukee, WI? At Eric Von Schledorn, we offer what we call Quick Lane Vehicle Service. Designed to give you quick access to high-quality work, Quick Lane tackles the most common issues modern vehicles see, such as oil changes, brake replacements, and battery testing.


Where to Get My Vehicle Serviced near Milwaukee, WI

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
Mechanic holding wrenches by a car engine

Car Maintenance and Repair at Eric Von Schledorn

Does your car need an oil change? How about a tire replacement? If you are wondering where you should get your vehicle serviced near Milwaukee, WI, visit us at Eric Von Schledorn! From regular car maintenance to major car repairs, we are ready to help you get back on the road.


What Happens If I Don’t Drive My Car Enough?

Friday, April 2nd, 2021
Driver behind the wheel of a car

How Often Should I Drive My Vehicle?

We’ve now spent over a year staying at home more and driving less. While you may be saving gas and mileage by driving your car less frequently, not touching that ignition often enough can have various side effects on your vehicle. Here are a few things to keep in mind.


How to Maximize the Longevity of Your Brakes

Friday, March 19th, 2021
Brake rotor on a car

Ways You Can Make the Brakes in Your Car Last Longer

To give you the braking power you need when you need it, the brakes in your car will need to be replaced occasionally. While replacing the brakes is inevitable, you can maximize the longevity of your brakes by simply adjusting your driving habits and where you drive. Here are a few ways you can do that.


How to Check the Oil in Your Car

Friday, February 12th, 2021
Close up of the dipstick in a car engine

Guide for Checking the Oil Level and Color in a Vehicle

Let’s face it – the oil inside your vehicle will need to get changed. In some cases, vehicles may also leak oil, which requires the driver to occasionally check the oil level. What if you never checked your oil before? Thankfully, you don’t need a professional to get your oil checked. Checking your oil is one of the easiest and quickest ways to keep tabs on the health of your vehicle and can be done right at home! Learn how to check the oil in your car here at Eric Von Schledorn.


What maintenance should I perform on my vehicle during fall in Wisconsin?

Monday, October 19th, 2020
A mechanic works on the underside of a vehicle, overlayed on a backdrop of fall leaves

Fall Vehicle Care and Maintenance Tips for the Milwaukee Area

Fall has arrived. This means cooler weather, bright fall colors, and fresh, crisp leaves. Another, less-publicized aspect of fall, however, is the pre-winter ritual of vehicle maintenance.

It’s important to have one’s vehicle in tip-top condition before the winter hits. This is especially important here in the Milwaukee area, where we’re beset by both the notoriously savage Wisconsin winters and, for many of us, the rigors of city driving.

What fall maintenance should one have performed on their vehicle in order to be ready for winter?


What is the ideal oil weight for a vehicle?

Saturday, July 11th, 2020
Oil splashes from a bottle and across a white void

Ideal Oil Viscosity for Your Car

A trip to the oil section of your local parts store may result in a bit of shock. There are, after all, just so many oils out there. How do you know which one you should choose? What’s the ideal oil weight for your vehicle?


Can a pickup sensor cause power failure in a car?

Sunday, June 14th, 2020
An orange car falls asleep as the sensor malfunctions

Automotive Power Failure Due to Pickup Sensor Failure

The sensor housed within a car’s pickup coil is a very important part of a car. As it helps to trigger a signal to the car’s ignition system, the sensor tells the system to fire a spark within the correct order through a current picked up and processed by the vehicle’s ECU or ignition system.

What happens if a pickup sensor fails? Can this result in power failure within a car?