Archive for the ‘Service and Repair’ Category

Important tire care services to remember 

Sunday, March 10th, 2019
Flat Tire on a gravel Road

Your tires are more vulnerable than most other parts of your car. Why? Well, your tires are constantly in contact with the road and wear down pretty much all the time. Every time a tire rotates, a little bit of tread comes off. One of the most common problems people have with tires is uneven wear. Keep reading to learn more about basic tire services that are meant to keep your tires happy and healthy.  (more…)

Does Tire Pressure Affect My Fuel Efficiency

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Does Tire Pressure Affect My Fuel Efficiency_b

I was driving cautiously as I always do when the car in front of me swerves quickly to avoid a pothole the size of Lake Michigan and before I can avoid the beast it almost swallows my tire whole but I make it out the other side.  Instantly an icon of a flat tire appears on the dashboard warning me of “low tire pressure”.  I find myself asking: How much does tire pressure affect my car anyway?  Does it decrease my fuel efficiency? Low tire pressure just makes for a softer more comfortable ride, right?  How do I know how much pressure I should have in my tires?  Questions swirl about my brain.

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5 Signs of a Dying Battery

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Signs of a Dying Battery

We might sometimes overlook or ignore the importance of our batteries, probably because their duties seem so simple: start the car and keep it running. But how do you know if your battery is getting ready to kick the bucket? Here are six signs to look for. (more…)

Wisconsin Gives You Power to Choose the Collision Center That You Want

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
Ernie Von Schledorn Collision Center_b

Do You Have to Use the Collision Center the Insurance Recommends?

If you are in an accident and your insurance or the insurance provider of the other person involved covers the damage, the provider will include a quote, as well as a recommended body shop or collision center that you should take the vehicle to. Most people believe that you must visit the shop that the insurance provider lists, but that could not be further from the truth. Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to use the collision center that is recommended by the insurance provider. Allow us to explain this further. (more…)

What are the Most Expensive Auto Repairs?

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Most Expensive Auto Repairs

If you’d like to make any driver wince, bring up an auto repair bill that is prohibitively expensive. It’s something that we understand innately, and it’s uncomfortable to even bring up. But which repairs are the most expensive? There are four that stand out, so it’s best to get ahead of these whenever you can. (more…)

5 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Car

Monday, February 20th, 2017
Spring Auto Service West Bend WI

Although this upcoming weekend’s weather might be doing its best to convince us otherwise, spring is truly on its way in the Milwaukee area. As you likely know, there are many nefarious ways that winter weather can affect your vehicle, and that’s why this is a great time to give your car the spring cleaning it deserves. But what should you do exactly? (more…)

Five Ways to Improve Your Fuel Economy

Monday, January 30th, 2017
How to Improve Your Fuel Economy

At EVS Auto group, we pride ourselves on offering a pretty fuel-efficient lineup of vehicles. That being said, there are still ways to enhance your fuel economy, and they aren’t even all that hard. You like to get the most out of your fuel, don’t you? So, from your friends at EVS Auto Group, here are five ways to improve your fuel economy. (more…)

Knowing When it’s Time to Replace Your Brakes

Monday, November 28th, 2016
brake service milwaukee wi

There are countless important automotive components, and it’s hard to prioritize one over the other when things start to go wrong. However, we can generally agree that brakes are vitally important, since, you know, they stop your car when you don’t feel like launching off a cliff or what have you. But how do you know when they’re starting to go? (more…)

Our Milwaukee-Area Dealerships Will Help You Prepare Your Car for Winter

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
Winter Car Service Fond Du Lac WI

We’re finally at the point in our yearly calendar when, even without looking at a forecast, we can reasonably assume that the weather is set to take a turn for the worse. While we’ve gotten off easy up to this point, we’re finally starting to see some turbulence headed our way. So how do you get your car ready for winter? We’re well-versed in the answers to this question at EVS Auto Group, and we’re happy to help out with some tips to prepare for the season ahead. (more…)

How to Get Your Car to 200,000 Miles

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
Auto Maintenance West Bend WI

With our multiple locations spread across a number of Wisconsin cities, we at EVS Auto Group certainly share our expertise with a large swatch of different types of drivers. While many visit our dealerships in search of new vehicles, we also serve a great number of drivers who are looking to get the most out of their existing rides. So, how do you do that, exactly? Here are five tips to help get your car to 200,000 miles, which is commonly held as the goal for a vehicle that has given its buyer all that it can. (more…)