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The Tough 2018 Ram 1500

The Ram 1500 is a perennially popular light-duty pickup truck. The 2018 model continues the trend with a durable vehicle. The Ram 1500 is powerful, with an engine generating 240HP. This truck is framed with high-strength steel.

The frame even includes 8 crossmembers made with ultra-strength steel. In the event of a collision, the Ram is designed to protect occupants. 

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Arrange Cargo Strategically in a Chrysler Pacifica

Because the Chrysler Pacifica is designed with removable seats, you can easily modify the layout in the cabin according to your travel needs. If you need increased space and less seating options, you could remove several seats in order to boost the available space in the cabin. When you need a lot of space for large sports equipment, you can effectively store everything in this car by detaching all of the seats.

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Get to Know the Dodge Durango Interior Features

Dodge first featured their full-size SUV in 1997. It has remained a consistently popular third-row seating choice on the market since then. Part of that popularity can be attributed to the innovative designs created by the Dodge team. New interior features offer more seating options as part of the 2018 Dodge Durango package.

If you’re needing to add more room to accommodate extra cargo, simply take advantage of the second-row seating’s Fold & Tumble 60/40 folding split. 

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Three Signs of Braking Issues

Brakes naturally wear out over time, but how do you know when it’s time to take them to the shop? There are some signals to be on the lookout for, and the major one is when you step on the brake pedal it feels softer.

One sign of a brake going bad is a loss of hydraulic pressure. Hydraulic pressure is controlled by the brake fluid in the brake line. 

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Watch for These Signs of Leaking Exhaust

To prevent dangerous gases from your car's exhaust system that are both colorless and odorless from leaking into the passenger cabin, our service team at Griffin Motors in Meadville, PA wants you to know the warning signs that your exhaust is leaking.

Make a service appointment as soon as possible if you notice any popping or hissing noises when the engine is running, especially any high pitched whistle coming from the tailpipe. 

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Important Differences Between Synthetic and Conventional Oil

Changing the oil at regularly scheduled times is one of the best ways of maintaining your vehicle. Knowing the types of oils available and what they can do for your vehicle will help you choose the right kind of oil for your vehicle. There are synthetic blends, synthetic and conventional oils available for vehicles.

Synthetic Blends and Synthetic Oils

  • Synthetic Blend Oil- A blend between conventional and synthetic oils and a good choice if you have periodic extreme driving conditions.
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What is a Differential?

Understanding how individual parts of a car work is the key to understanding how the entire automobile works. A differential is a part of the engine. It is the three-shafted gear train that splits the engine torque in enough ways to make it possible to adjust the car's speed safely while turning.

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Call Today for Wheel Alignment Services

Wheel alignment involves adjusting the wheels' angle to manufacturer specifications. When a car's wheels are out of alignment, it may suffer from performance and tire wear issues. Come to our Meadville service center to see how our precision equipment can ensure proper alignment for any vehicle.

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When Is It Time for a New Battery?

Those who live in Meadville have extreme weather conditions that can quickly decimate an older battery in a car. The car's battery provides essential functions such as starting the vehicle, running the lights and electrical equipment while the car is operating and maintaining power to items like the theft system when the vehicle is parked.

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Don't Let Tire Tread Get Too Low

Tires are one of the most important parts of your vehicle. They provide traction to keep you from sliding while making turns or speeding up quickly. When it gets wet outside, tires work even harder to keep you safe by pushing the water through the treads to maintain your safety. But when you let your tread get too low, tires can be very dangerous. If you feel like there is a problem with your tire, come to our service center and we will check it for you.

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