Category Archives: Vehicle Service

What do dashboard lights mean?

What do the dashboard lights in my car mean?

What do car dashboard lights mean?

When any of the dashboard lights in your car turn on, it probably leads you to feel concerned and frustrated, especially if you don’t know what the icon that is lit up means. While it can depend on your vehicle’s make and model, for the most part the icons have the same general meaning across the board. Let’s take a closer look at what some of these specific icons mean! Read the rest of this entry >>

Vehicle Maintenance Checklist at 50K miles

50,000 Miles Vehicle Maintenance Checklist

Keeping your vehicle in great shape requires more than seeing an expert when things start to fall apart. Instead, you’ll want to ensure that you’re having things inspected, repaired and replaced regularly throughout the life of the vehicle. One of the first milestones in the life of a vehicle is the 50,000 mile mark. Once your vehicle has been driven for 50,000 miles, it’s best to have a thorough inspection of the exhaust, suspension, fuel system and tires. Check out the 50,000 mile maintenance checklist here:  Read the rest of this entry >>

Five Warning Signs for a Dying Alternator

We all know that our car has a battery, and that our engine uses it. We also know we have to fill up the gas tank to get our car moving, and get where we need to go. But other than the engine, battery and gas tank, many of us aren’t aware of very many specific parts our cars need to get out on the road every day. If you think you might have an issue with your alternator, or aren’t even sure what the warning signs are, we are here to help. Check out these five warning signs for a dying alternator.   Read the rest of this entry >>

Summer Service Center Checklist Kenosha WI

Cold Wisconsin winters take a toll on our vehicles. From the slippery roads to the constantly changing temperatures, winter is a tough time for cars on the road. Luckily, we get a break from the harsh driving conditions of winter, and at Palmen Motors, you get a break from the full-price maintenance too! We offer free online coupons for our service center, and if you keep reading, you’ll find a summer service center checklist that’ll help you get your car in shape!  Read the rest of this entry >>

palmen motors vehicles on sale september 2015

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Palmen Motors Inventory on Sale Through September

If you are in the market for a new vehicle for a great price, then Palmen Motors of Kenosha is the perfect place to stop! This month and through September all of the 2015 model year vehicles are sale priced and ready to be driven home. Whether you are looking for your next adventure-mobile, or a minivan to drive the kids to soccer practice, we’ve got a vehicle and a great price for you. Read the rest of this entry >>

Premium Fuel Costs More

Which Cars Require Premium Fuel?

what’s the difference between regular and premium fuel?

There are some vehicles, believe it or not, that require the premium fuel. While these are usually the more powerful luxury vehicles, it is important to know. Do you find yourself wondering, what’s the difference between regular and premium fuel? We are here to answer that today! Read on to find out what makes it so much more expensive!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Clean your car kenosha WI

Wash Your Car Like a Pro

Best spring car washing tips in Kenosha WI

We are all ready for spring to arrive. What better way to prepare than to wash up your car and get it looking it’s best for the sunshine ahead? Washing your car can be a chore, but doing it the most efficient way and with the right tools can make it much easier and more effective. We want to help you by giving you our best spring car washing tips in Kenosha WI so that you can drive the best-looking car this spring! Read the rest of this entry >>

Getting your car ready for spring

Are you looking forward to spring?

spring cleaning for your car

We are all sick of the cold and blustery Wisconsin winters and the toll they take on our trusty vehicles. The snow and ice and salt from the roads can really turn your car into a rolling crust-wagon. There’s no denying that a spring cleaning for your car will have your car and you feeling much more prepared for the may flowers and sunny summer ahead. Read the rest of this entry >>