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Do Transfer Cases Need Individual Inspections?

While transfer cases are integral parts of the transmission system, they also perform several unique functions. If you drive a two-wheel drive vehicle that can quickly convert to four-wheel drive, you probably drive a transfer case equipped vehicle.

Tranfer cases are special additions to regular transmissions. They can be mounted in various places on vehicles, but most frequently attach directly to the transmission. Even though the transmission and the transfer case are intimately mated, the transfer case contains many independently-moving parts, fluids and seals of its own. 

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Understanding Molded and Flexible Radiator Hoses

On its journey around your engine, the coolant needs strong conduits to keep it contained and pressurized. Radiator hoses provide this important service and are vital to continued motor health. That said, the various types of radiator hoses have many differences, and one of the main differences is with hose design. The two main radiator hose types include molded and flexible hoses.

Molded hoses are made to fit specific vehicles and specific radiators. As such, their shapes are fixed during the manufacturing process. 

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Break the 3,000-Mile Myth and Go Green

Have you ever noticed that people with newer cars and trucks are still going to their oil service center in order to have their oil changed every 3,000 miles? These drivers are still under the assumption that they have to follow the outdated rule that states that going any more than 3,000 miles in your vehicle between oil changes is detrimental to your vehicle.

Perhaps that is true for older vehicles, but not for the modern vehicles that are on our roadways today. 

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Windshield Wiper’s Unmatched Value

The role of windshield wiper fluid in road safety is more important than many drives think. In order to clearly see what is in front of you when driving around Grand Junction, it is crucial to keep a clean windshield.

Water should never be used as replacement when you've used up all your car's wiper fluid. Doing this becomes especially problematic in colder weather. 

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Your Vehicle's Tire Tread Is Important To Regularly Check

While many of us vehicle owners and drivers out there love our rides we often times tend to forget that regular maintenance will make sure that ride is always going to be up to the jobs you need it for. One of the most critical parts of your vehicle is the tires, and the service team at Grand Junction Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is here to make sure yours are taken care of.

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Get Ready for Winter With New Wiper Blades

There is one little part of your vehicle that is commonly overlooked but absolutely vital for safe driving. Often neglected until the last minute, your windshield wiper blades do one of the most important jobs. They keep your windshield clean for an unobstructed view of the road when driving. What are some tips that can help you navigate through winter weather in Grand Junction, CO?

Winter is here and that means cold temperatures, earlier and longer nights, as well as snow and ice. 

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Total Cost Of Ownership Matters

The total cost of ownership matters when selecting a vehicle. It gives you and your family the complete picture of owning your next car, truck or SUV, but you aren't surprised by any hidden costs because you understand exactly what you need.

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Salt, Sand or Kitty Litter: Which is Best for Adding Traction?

As winter is fast approaching, one has to start preparing for the sure snow that will be coming with it. As a smart driver, you always want to be prepared to make sure getting your vehicle in and out of the driveway is a safe and uneventful situation. The best way to do that is to put salt, sand or kitty litter down. Why do we recommend these substances for Grand Junction, CO commuters?

For many years, the one product that was the most commonly used to get a car unstuck was rock salt. 

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Does Getting Tires Rotated Really Matter?

Getting the tires on your vehicle rotated on a regular basis will not only extend the life of the tires, it will help to save you money too. Here are some reasons getting the tires rotated often is necessary:

  • Getting the tires rotated every other oil change will eliminate the tires wearing unevenly and also stop the car from pulling to the side of the highway and making it dangerous for you and other drivers.
  • Once the tires are rotated, there is less of a chance those tires will wear unevenly and cause vibrations and noises as you are driving…
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Service at Our Dealership to be Treated Right

You want your car to receive good services when you take it in for repairs, but you also want to be treated right. You care about your car, but you care about yourself, as well. You need to find those in Grand Junction, Colorado who will treat you right. When you service through Grand Junction Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we will make sure that you have the chance to explain all that you would like to have done. We will listen as you speak and allow you to share what is going on for you and your car.

 

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