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Get Your Vehicle Ready for Winter

With winter here, it’s important to ensure your vehicle is ready for our cold Vermont weather. Performing the proper maintenance can be the difference between a good winter experience and a bad one. That’s why we’ve put together a list outline some tips that can keep your vehicle running smoothly and safely throughout these winter months. Because the last thing we want, is for you to get stuck in the cold due to an automotive failure.

 

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Introducing the 2020 Jeep Gladiator

If there’s one thing we know about our Jeep drivers, it’s that they’ve been long awaiting the day Jeep would release a new pickup model. The wait is finally over with the official announcement of the 2020 Jeep Gladiator. While details are still coming, we have been learning more and more as the days go on. Such as standard powertrain, towing capacity and other specs. But more importantly, a Jeep pickup has finally been confirmed.

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The Capable and Powerful Ram 1500 Has a Loyal Following

There is a reason that the Ram 1500 has been rated as having the highest consumer loyalty by IHS Markit, and that would be the combination of dependable performance, sleek style and the numerous capabilities that the Ram 1500 possesses. Owners of this versatile pickup truck have a good reason for their continued loyalty.

When it comes to choosing the type of power under the hood, the Ram 1500 has several different engines to select: the 5.7L Hemi V8 with 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque, the 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 with 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of…

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Reaching for The Stars Inside a Jeep Grand Cherokee

It is time to reach for the stars in a Jeep Grand Cherokee, known for handling like a sports utility vehicle through mountainous areas and forest trails.

The heated steering wheel gives you the ultimate control and genuine comfort for those cold days in the mountains. Moreover, the heated seats resemble the steering wheel for a smooth ride. The navigation system has all of your favorites specs such as an 8.4-inch touchscreen Uconnect audio center, so you do not have to take your hands off the steering wheel to change the SiriusXM radio, and Siri along for the ride…

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Don't Get Caught with A Dead Battery

If you have ever been stuck somewhere because your car wouldn’t start due to a dead battery, then you understand the importance of making sure your car battery is working properly. Below are two ways you can test your car battery before it leaves you stranded:

  • Multimeter- One way to test to see if your car battery is functioning properly is by using a multimeter. 
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Brake Pedal Issues

Your brakes are one of the most important parts of your vehicle. Of course, your engine helps you move and drive where you need to go but without safety and the ability to stop, you don't belong behind the wheel or on the road. When issues occur with your brake pedal or your brakes, your vehicle will usually give you some signals. Don't overlook any of these following issues:

  • Spongy or tough to press brake pedal.
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When You Need Traction, What Do You Use?

Getting stuck in the snow is no fun. Imagine getting in a situation where you need traction to get out of the snow, and you just can't get a grip. What do you do? If you are like most people, you grab a bag of kitty litter, salt or sand.

So, which one do you pick? They all can work, but, they all have advantages and disadvantages too. Salt will melt the ice and snow. Kitty litter can absorb wetness and sand can give you traction too. However, salt can be harmful to your vehicle's underbody. Sand and…

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Understand the Facts of Horsepower

Horsepower is a term that has been used to describe engine power for hundreds of years now. But even though everyone who drives is pretty familiar with the term not everyone really knows what it actually means.

Back in the late 18th century, James Watt first coined the term in order to help him sell steam engines. To make the concept of engine power more relatable to his clients, he determined that a mill-horse could pull 22,000-foot pounds a minute. He rounded that up to 33,000 and called that one horsepower. We have been using that formula and…

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