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Signs that Your Engine Is Overheating

When your engine overheats you will likely know because your vehicle is alerting you this is going on but there is often another sign like steam escaping from under the hood of your vehicle or there could also be a very strong odor coming from your engine. As soon as you realize this is occurring, pull over to the side of the road and assess the issue.

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Tire Sensor

These days there are so many great technological features that come part of new vehicles. You have safety features all over the place and if something goes wrong with your vehicle then you are usually alerted immediately on your dashboard.

On each of your tires on your vehicle (as well as the spare in some instances) you will find a tire pressure sensor. 

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How Do Brake Pads Move So Quickly?

Driving a car is heavily dependent upon brakes for the safety of all motorists. A key part of the braking mechanisms found on all vehicles today are the brake pads itself. But how do they manage to slow the car down so quickly?

The force that is generated by pressing down on the brake pedal is not enough to stop all four wheels on an automobile. 

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The Importance of Keeping Tires Properly Inflated

You fill your tires with air and you hope that you have put the right amount in them. You do not think about it for too long, and you move on with your life without worrying about whether or not you have set yourself up for trouble. It is important to keep tires inflated with just the right amount of air.

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Keep Your Transmission Running Smoothly

The transmission plays an important part in how a vehicle operates. Most drivers don’t think about their transmission unless something goes wrong. Routine transmission service is an important part of keeping your vehicle running smoothly.

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Car Battery Service & Replacement

If you think that your car battery might be getting old and in need of a replacement, there are a few things you can do to test things out. If your car seems to run fine while you are driving around Kent but won't start after you turn it off, it's likely you need a new battery.

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Difference Between All-Wheel and Four-Wheel Drive

Having extra traction in difficult driving conditions can be a godsend, which is why many people choose a car or truck with either all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. Though they are similar, there are some differences, and it is important to understand them.

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Service Appointments Made Easy

You might have struggled getting your appointment with a service team before, but the the service team at Klaben Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram takes great pride in making sure you get service when you need it. Your vehicle matters. It needs an oil change at regular intervals, it needs to have fluids assessed, and it needs inspections to make sure it can keep getting you where you need to go.

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Oil Change Every 3,000 Miles? Not Anymore

Oil changes every 3,000 miles are a thing of the past. Engines used to need a change this often as they were much more inefficient and we used less than optimum oil. Today's cars can go usually between 5,000 – 10,000 miles before needing a change. But, when exactly should drivers in Kent change their oil? 

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Wonder no more, learn what those car warning lights signify

There are a number of different warnings that you may receive when you are in your vehicle. Most of them do not necessarily mean that there is something very wrong with our vehicle, but rather they are reminders. You may get a notice that tells you that you forgot to replace your gas cap when you last filled up or that you didn't shut your door completely. You may also get a reminder that tells you it is time to get an oil change.

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