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How to Help Another Car with a Jump Start

It doesn't take much time or skill to jump start another car with a dead battery. You can accomplish this by using a running car and a set of jumper cables that will need to be hooked up to the broken-down car. It only takes about five minutes of the cars being hooked up to get some juice back into the battery.

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Myths Regarding Synthetic Motor Oil

Synthetic oil is just one of the types of motor oil that you can use in your vehicle. Many vehicle manufacturers recommend the use of synthetic oil, but some people are dead set against using it. Because of this, myths about synthetic oil have arisen.

Some people will tell you that once you put synthetic oil in your car that you always have to use it. That is false. 

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How do Extreme Weather Temperatures Affect Car Batteries?

If you live in an area that enjoys four seasons, you probably know all to well how extreme temperatures affect your car battery’s performance. Many people consider very cold temperatures to be the most destructive for a battery. While it does cause problems, heat is actually more detrimental.

Motor oil thickens in very cold temperatures. As a result, it creates more work for the battery and starter relay to turn the engine over and get the system charging. 

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Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

Regular maintenance of your vehicle should also include inspection of the wiper blades. Rubber, as an organic material, only has a certain lifespan. Exposure to the elements, including the sun, in addition to regular use in removing dirt and rain eventually erodes the material.

When you notice streaking across the glass or hear the blades squeak, it’s most likely time to replace them. 

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Take a Historical Look at Horsepower

If you're looking into buying a new vehicle, you will likely ask about horsepower. Learning about the horsepower of a vehicle is a great way to learn about the power of the engine. You can discover a lot about a new truck, car or SUV simply by asking about the horsepower. As a general rule, you should buy as much horsepower as your budget will allow. This will help assure you that your vehicle will be able to perform all the tasks you want it to.

Back in the eighteenth century, most people relied on horses for everything from…

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80 Years! Congratulation MOPAR


Happy Anniversary MOPAR! In the fall of 1937, an antifreeze solution named MOPAR was introduced. Now 80 years later that brand has become a household name. They are a long-standing company that has worked hard to earn their client’s trust by harnessing expertise and knowledge.

One of the reasons MOPAR’s light has never faded is their constant striving to improve. Whether utilizing modern technology, innovations...
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Discover the Benefits of AWD or 4WD

You love driving just as much as anybody else, but you probably haven't heard about the difference between four wheel and all wheel drive. The difference between driving these two styles is clear, but you have to experience it for yourself to know. At Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Corpus Christi, we don't want to make you choose something you don't want. That's why we do everything to help you test run your car or truck before you decide to buy.

Once you have all the information you need, there's no reason not to ride…

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Find your ideal used car today

When you need to get a new vehicle but you have a budget to stick to, buying a used vehicle is a great way to get the best of both worlds. Come see us here at Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Corpus Christi and we'll take you out for a test drive today. We will help you to find exactly what you are looking for and you will also be able to stick to even the strictest budget because our vehicle are priced right. Buying used also means that you will have fewer monthly payments to make before you…

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You Might Be Changing Your Oil Too Often

The conventional advice about vehicle oil changes has always been that you were supposed to do it at every 3,000 miles. However, if you're getting your oil changed this frequently, there's a good chance that you are doing it way too often. Of course, those of us here at Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Corpus Christi knows that it's important to change your oil often, but it can be a waste of time and money to change your oil every 3,000 miles.

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Why It’s Time to Switch to Winter Wiper Blades

When the winter weather arrives, you will wish you had made the switch to winter blades instead of leaving your old blades on the car. These are a few things that you may want to consider before driving this year without winter wiper blades on the car:

The rubber used on the winter blades will not tear easily in the colder weather if they get stuck to the glass with sleet and ice. The winter blades are covered in a rubber protective casing which keeps the precipitation out of the moving parts.

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