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Driving with Tire Pressure Lights On

When you see any of the lights on your dashboard come on, it can be cause for panic while you're driving in Roseburg, OR. One light is for tire pressure. Even if it's on, it might not be as significant of an issue as you might think.

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Are Summer Tires Better Than All-Season Tires?

When it comes time to replace your tires, you may want to upgrade your performance and opt for tires that aid in handling, gripping the road, and resilience to the elements. Summer tires are also known as performance tires because of their features. These tires are able to withstand higher temperatures, but they aren't so good in cold weather conditions, which is where winter tires or all-season tires can be beneficial.

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The Significance of Warning Lights

Did one or more of your dashboard warning lights suddenly illuminate? You're not alone. Many drivers across the United States have had to deal with pesky warning indicators over the course of car ownership. Here at Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Roseburg, we can help. Look out for these common lights and more!

  • Low tire pressure - On the assumption that the tire pressure indicator lights up, at least one of your tires needs air. After you've reviewed and expanded your tires, you'll need to drive for a couple of minutes at speeds over 16 MPH to recalibrate…
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Keep the Tank Full to Avoid Problems with Fuel Lines

Gas prices keep fluctuating, and it may be very tempting to fill up less often to save money, but you may actually be doing yourself a disservice. Keeping the tank full will help your gas mileage and keep condensation from forming inside the walls of the tank.

Moisture inside the tank causes rust, and water vapor in the fuel lines can cause problems with your engine. For the best performance during winter keep your tank topped off at all times. You'll get better gas mileage and won't have to worry about running out of gas on the side…

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Why You Need to Get Parts From Dealerships

As an automobile owner, you probably want to be able to get parts of the vehicle with much ease and affordability. Involve a dealer when choosing your parts. It could save you a lot of time and money. You can do thorough research on the parts that you want to purchase then call your dealer and verify if the parts are available at the dealership.

 

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Brake Service Key Warning Signs

Brakes can make the difference between life and death. That being the case, questions are bound to pop up. How do I check out for the health of the braking system in my car? What are the signs or issues to look out for as indication that my braking system needs repair? The initial warning signs include the following.
  • A worn out system may produce unexplained vibrations while braking.
  • At times the driver may hear a squeal sound.
  • Or probably it could be longer braking distances.
  • A spongy feeling on the pedal while braking.
  • Some cars may produce an ABS…
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Your Safety Is Our Priority

Your engine is the most critical component of your vehicle. It’s the heart of your car and it makes sure that every piece of your car receives the energy it needs to run properly. Unfortunately, because of the demand on a car’s engine, things can go wrong. The check engine light is a notification that your car’s engine needs to be inspected. An engine is heavily composed of smaller parts, each working in tandem within the system to function properly. So, the issue can be something as simple as a burnt out spark plug to more serious…
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Tire Rotation and Replacement 101

At Lithia Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Roseburg, we understand how important safety is to our loyal drivers. One of the best ways to ensure maximum maneuverability and traction control is to regularly rotate and replace your tires! Tires use tread to grip the roadways and provide you with the control you need behind the wheel to stay safe, especially during inclement weather. One easy and conventient way to check the tread on your tires is to use the ‘Penny Test’.

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