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A Flat Tire is Inconvenient but Knowing the Type of Spare Helps

Are you aware of the difference between the types of spare tires manufacturers use for vehicles? Some vehicles have a full-size spare tire while others will have a compact spare tire.

A compact spare tire, also known as a “donut” is very lightweight and does not take up a lot of room in your vehicle. 

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The Role the Alternator Plays in Powering Your Car

Although a car's battery provides the electricity necessary to start your vehicle, it's the alternator that generates the energy needed to charge the battery so that the electrical system works. In fact, up until recently, a vehicle's alternator was actually called a generator since its purpose was to generate energy.

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Move Over Laws and Road Safety

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A little preparation can go an extremely long way in this often unpredictable world. If you drive on a frequent basis, then you know just how unpredictable life can be. That’s the reason you need to study up on move over laws in your region. These laws aim to protect the professionals who spend a lot of time on the road.

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Preparing for winter with the right blades


Well, everyone, winter is upon us and we are all making adjustments to make our vehicles safe. Many people are unaware of the importance of upgrading your windshield blades from summer blades to winter blades.

Summer blades have an easy job. They occasionally have to wipe away bug splatters or operate during rainy days, no big deal. However, winter poses a much bigger threat, and blades have to work through snow, slush, and ice. It is important to change your blades to winter blades as they are designed to withstand cold weather. Winter blades are made with a...
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Fill in our Online Service Scheduler for Fast Results

The world is a busy place and people simply don’t have the time to schedule their vehicle service appointment at a set moment or in a tight window. That might sound odd, but it’s true. For those people on the move, our dealership is helping make life a little easier. Why not schedule your next service appointment online with our digital tool?

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The Differences Between AWD and 4WD Are Subtle, But They Are There


The differences between All-Wheel Drive and 4-Wheel Drive can sometimes be confusing, but they are distinct. While similar, they are two completely different systems that have their own unique advantages to them.

Four-wheel drive is what most people are familiar with. This system operates with two differentials and a transfer case to distribute power to all four wheels when engaged. One of the benefits of this setup is the control that the driver has over it. It can be operated in 2-wheel drive, 4-wheel drive, or 4WD low for those times when you need...
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Safety Tips You Need Before Your Holiday Road Trip

If you took the time to study these holiday road trip safety tips before you leave the house, you will be in a better position to avoid trouble that could leave you and your family stranded on the side of the road.

 

 
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Options for Headlight Maintenance

If you ever drove at night or during rainy weather, you might have realized how difficult it can be to see in front of you, especially with inadequate headlights. Luckily, our staff at St. Marys Chrysler Dodge Jeep FIAT RAM located in Kersey provides the following alternatives to help maintain your headlights.

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