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Suspension Function

How your vehicle handles the road that it is driving on is incredibly important. There is nothing worse than diving your vehicle and feeling like you are off-roading when you are on a freshly paved surface.

If you are experiencing a bumpier than normal drive or your vehicle doesn't seem to be handling the road surface properly then you may need us here at Charlie’s Dodge Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM to take a look at your vehicle's suspension system. 

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Tire Rotation Could Help Maintain Tires

Having a car's tires rotated could be a very helpful way to try to keep a car's tires working well. As car tires are driven on, they become worn. When tires become worn too much, they have to be replaced. Tire rotation could help keep tires from wearing out too quickly, and it could help reduce the amount of money a car owner may spend on tire replacements.

 

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Oil: One of the Most Essential Automotive Fluids

Keeping a close eye on the fluids in your vehicle is essential to the longevity of your car. Neglecting your vehicle fluids could lead to damage and a lot of costly repairs.

The most important fluid in your vehicle is oil. Your oil is the lifeblood of your car. Your vehicle is made up of multiple moving parts, and they all need adequate lubrication to work well. 

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Dash Lights: Irritating, but Important

Dashboard lights are extremely important for the safety of you and your passengers. When a dashboard light signals, it can be telling you that something is not right with the vehicle that needs immediate attention. Some of those lights include:

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Improve Those Dim Headlights

Keeping your headlights nice and bright is essential to keeping you safe on the road at night and when the weather conditions are less than ideal. Without your headlights, driving at night would be impossible and dangerous. 

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What is the Perfect Tire for Your Car? It Depends…

The right tire for your car has little to do with look or price, and everything to do with how you drive your car and the climate where you’ll be driving it. The "season," of course, depends on where you live. Here in Maumee, Ohio, drivers have different needs than those that reside in Miami year-round. Choose the right tires, and your drive will be smoother, gas mileage will be increased, and you’ll get the best value from your investment.

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When traveling with pets, focus on safety and comfort

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​Safety and comfort are top concerns when traveling in the car with pets. If you are taking a long trip, a few preparations will help make the trip a success.

To keep your pet safe, make sure they are secure. If possible keep your pet inside of a crate while traveling. Carry your animal's vaccination records with you in case your pet becomes ill. Your pet should be wearing a collar with identifying tags. In addition to your pet's name tags should include your name, address, phone number, and your veterinarian’s information. To keep your pet comfortable…

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