You know wheel alignment is an important part of your regular vehicle maintenance, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you understand what happens during it or why it is necessary. To get a better understanding of your vehicle as well as why wheel alignment is necessary, there are a few important facts that everyone should know.
Benefits of Wheel Alignment
Whenever you have a wheel alignment done, it should be a complete alignment, as it is the only way to truly take advantage of the benefits of this type of service. With properly aligned wheels, your tires will wear down less. In fact, improper alignment is one of the biggest causes of tires wearing sooner than they should. In other words, regular wheel alignment can save you a good amount of money on tires over the course of your car’s lifespan.
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Throughout the Miami Valley and all over Ohio, driving during the winter months poses its own unique challenges since the roads are filled with snow and ice and there is less visibility. Whether you are just dealing with colder weather or have to drive over an area with black ice, be sure to keep the following winter safety tips in mind. They can save you from having an accident and get you to your destination safely.
Don’t Drive When Tired
As with any other time of the year, never drive during the winter if you are overtired. When you get extremely fatigued, your reaction times slow down and you are less aware of your surroundings. Since the on-road dangers increase during the winter months, avoiding drowsiness behind the wheel is particularly crucial.
Avoid Cruise Control
Cruise control is incredibly useful, but you should limit your use of it during the winter months. Using cruise control [...]
Many people choose to buy a used car instead of a new one as a way to save money and get the same features or model. While opting for a pre-owned model will typically reduce the amount you pay, you need to be careful and ensure that the vehicle is in good condition. Otherwise, you may end up losing money on the purchase. To protect your investment, always check a few key things before you buy a used car, regardless of the brand or style.
Vehicle History Report
You should always ask to see a copy of the vehicle history report of the used car you are planning on buying. If the seller doesn’t have a copy handy, ask for the VIN and look it up yourself. Although it costs a few dollars to get a detailed report, you can get a basic one for free, and the detailed ones are well worth the money. [...]
When you decide that it is time to buy a new Chrysler or another vehicle, you will probably want to save some money by trading in your old model at the same time. Doing this can take a sizeable chunk of the price off of your new vehicle, making it much easier to afford or letting you opt for more features. To make the most out of your trade-in, you can do a few things to maximize the value of your Chrysler or other model.
Keep up with Maintenance and Records
One of the most important things that affect the value of any used car is how well it has been maintained. If you want to get the most money for your old car, it should be in good condition, and the best way to ensure this is performing regular maintenance. This isn’t a very complicated task; simply follow the guidelines listed in your owner’s [...]
Few people are able to buy their next vehicle outright, even if it is a budget-friendly model. Because of this, dealerships and banks offer a range of financing options. Thanks to the financing, you make an affordable down payment followed by monthly payments that you can truly afford. Eventually, you will completely pay off your vehicle and own your truck or Jeep. With a little bit of research, you can get the best rates possible and start enjoying your car.
Check Your Credit Score
Before applying for financing, you will want to take the time to look at your credit score. While this isn’t completely necessary, it is a very good idea. This can give you insight into how banks and credit unions will view your financial abilities. Knowing your credit score can also help prepare you by giving you an indication of the interest rate you may receive. Most importantly, checking your credit score [...]
Now that summer has finally come to an end, it is time to get that last minute road trip in before the weather turns too cold. Check out some of these picturesque drives that are rated as some of the best roads to drive in the US.
Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina & Virginia
This 469 mile drive through the Appalachian Mountains starts in the Great Smoky Mountains and turns into the Shenandoah Skyline Drive. This drive features windy roads and stunning foliage.
Flint Hills, Kansas
This road will surprise you with its charm and beauty. The 45 miles from Emporia to Florence along US 50 will show you what the heartland of America used to look like. Experiencing this drive in the spring will remind you of Ireland, but [...
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Used Cars For Sale In Dayton, Ohio Are Only a Click Away! Shopping for a new car can be such a hassle. You have to get in your old clunker, drive out to the dealership, be pushed around by a money-hungry salesperson, only to find out you don’t meet their financing qualifications! It can be more of headache than it’s worth sometimes. That is, until now. Introducing the tech-savvy and customer-friendly Paul Sherry Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram conveniently located on the internet! That’s right, now you can shop from the comfort of your own home. In fact, Paul Sherry doesn’t even want you to get out of your pajamas, simply grab your computer and visit them virtually on Pinterest, Youtube, Google+, Facebook, and of course, www.sherrychrysler.com! Then, [...
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Paul Sherry’s: A Leading Used Car Dealership For Dayton, Ohio
Anyone who has gone through the process of buying a used car knows that many dayton car dealerships employ detestable practices and go to great lengths to sell cars that are sub par or even dangerous to drive. However, at Paul Sherry Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, the customers are treated like family. This motto has made us one of the leading used car dealers in the Dayton, Ohio area.
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Ethanol: Fuel and Economy Ethanol is a high octane alcohol that can be used as an alternative fuel for vehicles. Agricultural products such as corn and grain are fermented to create this renewable fuel option. While ethanol has been around for quite some time, most people do not understand what it is or how it works. Ethanol is Good For The Environment As we see an increased need to be as environmentally-friendly as possible, ethanol offers a viable way to help decrease carbon footprints. This fuel source is renewable and burns much cleaner than gasoline. Carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to the global warming issue and its levels are said to be at their highest. Ethanol also reduces carbon emissions, keeping the air we breathe cleaner and safer. The Many [...
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Keeping Rust At Bay: Tips For Rustproofing Your Vehicle
Winter has passed and the days of wet, salt covered roads are over. If you live in a northern state that gets snow every year, then you’re probably familiar with rust. Rust can greatly threaten the structure, function, and value of your car or truck. Treating existing rust and taking measure to prevent further development can help you maintain the safety of your vehicle. Rust isn’t just unpleasant to look at, it can also affect the performance of your vehicles brakes, fuel lines, and suspension. Follow these guidelines for preventing excessive rust and potentially threatening damage to your car.
Removing Existing Rust It is very important to know that a small rust spot very quickly turn into a large rust [...