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Is it Time to Replace Your Car Battery?

The battery is one of the most important energy sources to your car. Without a working battery your car wouldn't be able to start, you wouldn't be able to listen the radio or use the lights. That's why it's vital for you to make sure your cars battery is in good condition.

On average, a car battery will last between two to five years. However, the life of your battery depends on factors such as driving style and location. 

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Is Your Engine Cranking but Not Starting?

How do you know that it’s time for your car battery to get replaced? One of the major signs is that your engine cranks but doesn't start. If you are experiencing this, it is time for a new battery. An ammeter may say that your battery still has life, but that does not mean that it is only a small time away from the end of its life. If your engine is cranking but refuses to start, consider using jumper cables or a jump starter box to get it running. At this point, you will then need to…

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The Importance of Tire Rotations

Tire rotations are one of the most important maintenance services that you can do for your car. The front and rear tires of your vehicle wear out at different rates, so by getting your tires rotated regularly will allow the tires to wear out more evenly. Tire rotations will improve the life of your tires and increase the life of your tires. Tire rotations also give your technician a chance to check the axles and rotors of your tires to check for any problems or wear that may be occurring...

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The American Landscape Inspires the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica's Interior

Knowing that drivers would be traveling all over the US in the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, the colors and materials team looked to the American landscape to inspire the Pacifica's interior design. The Santa Monica, California-inspired interior features a Cognac/Alloy scheme with Liquid Titanium accents and Toffee stitching.
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Dodge Drops Heavy Horsepower Hints For SRT Demon

While Dodge definitely likes to tease us when it comes to new or upcoming models, the one for the Challenger SRT Demon—set to be unveiled at the New York Auto Show—has been one of the most extensive yet. We’re in the ninth week of teasers now, and it wasn’t until last week that we got our first glimpse of its power output.

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Check Engine Light Significance

Modern cars are engineered to be built of the highest quality. This means that they are often very durable and safe along with being quite reliable. While cars have improved in quality in recent years, they still need to be properly maintained in order to run at their best. One of the most important signs that any vehicle owner should look at is the check engine light. Whenever this goes on, it will be very important to get checked out immediately. If the check engine light goes on, there are a number of reasons why this happens. In some cases…

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Should Brake Calipers Be Replaced in Pairs?

You rotate your tires to establish even wear. If one brake caliper fails, should you have its pair, replaced at the same time? This is a complicated question.

The answer really depends on the reason for the replacement. In an ideal situation, replacing both brake calipers would be the best plan. This would prevent your car from having problems due to calipers of different ages. With brand new brake calipers on both sides, you would have the best chance of even braking. When you hit the brakes, your car would not veer to the right or left...

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The RAM 1500 for 2017 is A Cargo Handling Beast for Work & Play

Rebuilt from the ground up for 2017, the all new RAM 1500 with the class-exclusive RAMBOX cargo management system is one of the best trucks to ever carry the RAM name. The cargo system is able to handle everything that you can put in it and more. The side boxes have locking reinforced lids with ribbed seating surface on the tops. The bed liner and the inside of the boxes are able to be hosed out when needed thanks to the built-in drain plugs. You can even use them side boxes as coolers if you need to.

The bed divider…

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Car Connection: 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan's Interior Flexibility Great for Family Trips

The Dodge Grand Caravan has been ferrying families to after-school engagements, around town and on summer vacations for more than a generation. The Car Connection recently reviewed the 2017 edition of the Caravan and found it features one of the most flexible interiors to be found in the category, as well as a terrific engine that gets the job done for this well-price passenger and cargo hauler.
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The Grand Caravan is powered by a 3.6-liter V6 that produces a class-leading 283 horsepower. It has an abundance of strong low- and mid-range power. This is a front-wheel drive only vehicle…

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