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What Happens When Tires are Underinflated?

Vehicle manufacturers recommend tire air-pressure levels for the best performance, road handling, fuel mileage, and impact absorption that the tire can provide for the vehicle in question. Air pressure determines the load carrying capacity of your vehicle as well as the amount of the tire that greets the road.

Underinflation of tires generates more heat inside the tire as there are fewer air molecules to absorb the heat leading to the acceleration of air leakage through the tire. An underinflated tire absorbs fewer impacts from the road increasing the tires vulnerability to harsh...

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The Damage Extreme Temperatures Have on a Car Battery

Even though the battery in your car appears to be operating, it could be at risk of failure after enduring another extreme season. Here is how extreme weather negatively impacts the car battery. In the extreme heat of summer, the liquids in the battery may start evaporating. When this happens, it becomes much harder for the chemical reaction needed to start the car to occur. Fewer chemicals mean more strain on the battery, and it will wear much faster.

As the freezing cold of winter arrives, it starts to have an effect on the chemicals in the battery.

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Use the Online Service Scheduler to Save Time

We’re all busy. Between work, social life, personal commitments, family time and recreation we can generate a “to-do” list that is substantial. One of the items we must take care of is having our cars or trucks serviced. Services provided by the dealership are the best place to have this work done. Those of us here at Poway Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram are trained and experienced in giving your car the best possible service and attention.

What you do need to do, however, is to make an appointment. When you do that, we can make sure that we have…

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Protect Emergency Responders on the Side of the Road by Obeying the Law

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If your car has ever broken down and left you stranded on the side of the road, you already understand how scary it is when cars are speeding by only a few feet away.

There is a Slow Down and Move Over Law in every state in the United States to protect roadside workers, firefighters, law enforcement, utility workers, tow truck drivers, and construction crews.

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When Should You Change Your Oil?

If you purchased a car a few years or even a few decades ago, you may have heard that you should get an oil change every 3.000 miles. However, this is no longer the case these days, and our team at Poway Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is here to clarify this dated service myth.

Modern cars can go as far as 7,500 miles safely before an oil change is needed, and there are even some models that require an oil change every 10,000 miles. These cars don't need an oil change as often because there have…

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What's the Difference Between 4-Wheel and All-Wheel Drive?

If you own a large truck or an SUV, you may have either all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. It's important to understand how both of these work and how they are different.

Four-wheel drive has been around for decades. With four-wheel drive, you are able to engage all four wheels on your vehicle to work at the same time. In older vehicles, you usually have to shift into the four-wheel mode, and with really old models, you may even have to come to a complete stop.

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Could the 2017 Dodge Challenger be the Sports Coupe for You?

If you're shopping the sports car class for your next vehicular purchase, we here at Poway Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram feel you should have a good, long look at ours, the 2017 Challenger.

How come?

Here now to provide some context on the matter is CarGurus pundit Cliff Atiyeh; join him in the clip below:

Talk about an outstanding entry-level model --that's exactly what Dodge delivered with the Challenger SXT.

Standard equipment on this trim includes 18-inch wheels, heated mirrors, keyless ignition and entry, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, dual-zone auto climate control, a power driver ...

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