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Take a Look at the Capability Features of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK is a superior off-road SUV. Although there are many off-road SUVs on the market, few offer as many features as the Jeep Wrangler JK. If you want to know more about the new Wrangler JK, read about the capability features that come with the updated model.

If you are looking for a SUV that can take you on off-road adventures, the Jeep Wrangler is sure to please with its 33-inch all-terrain tires. In addition, the tires also increase capability because this year's model offers higher ground clearance. 

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Incorrect Car Tire Pressure Really Matters

If you get a notification from the tire pressure indicator in your vehicle, take these warnings very seriously. Here are a few things that could be happening if you are driving with tires that do not have the recommended tire pressure.

If the tire pressure is too high, the tires are not riding on their tread correctly. When this happens, the tires tend to ride on the middle of the tread, wearing away the center faster and making it more challenging to handle the car at higher speeds or slip surfaces because less tire is on the road. 

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What are Chain-Driven Transfer Cases?

In snowy, icy, or hilly areas, it can be hard for 2-wheel drive vehicles to get around. At times like these, it can be of vital importance to have access to 4-wheel drive power. As it so happens, some cars offer drivers both options, and these cars often have transfer cases attached to their regular transmissions.

Transfer cases are durable devices that mount near or in regular transmission casings. When engaged, these devices are capable of using engine torque to send power to each tire. 

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RAM 2500 Maximizes Hauling Capabilities

The strong and dependable RAM 2500 excels as a popular choice for work trucks because of its capabilities with towing and hauling. It achieves its advantages with some high-tech features and good engineering.

To exceed your hauling demands, an available Tow/Haul Mode feature comes with a more aggressive downshift schedule. This feature also works effortlessly with the available Cummins® Smart Diesel Exhaust Brake System. 

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Unparalleled Safety with the 2018 Chrysler 300

For decades, Chrysler has produced vehicles to exceed every safety and security standard on the market. The 2018 Chrysler 300 offers the unique combination of style, capability, and safety features designed to keep you and your loved ones safe on the road.

This midsize luxury sedan boasts a myriad of advanced safety features, including a blind spot monitoring system and a full-speed forward collision warning complete with active braking. 

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Signs of Cooling System Failure

Making sure that your car's cooling system is properly maintained is vital to the longevity of your engine. If you begin to notice signs that your cooling system may be starting to fail, it is important to have it serviced as soon as possible to prevent serious damage to your car’s engine. Below are some signs of cooling system problems and what could potentially be causing them:

  • Coolant Warning Light Comes On - Due to prolonged use, there is possibly a hole in the radiator caused from corrosion or road debris. 
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Vehicle Batteries: No Match for the Weather

If you realize that your car battery stops generating power for your engine, intensely cold temperatures may be the nasty culprit. Intense cold has the power to minimize lead acid battery capacity significantly. Intense heat, on the other hand, has the power to boost this capacity.

A handful of different components commonly bring on wintertime battery deaths. Capacity drops are just one. Accessory draw boosts are another. Starter motor draw boosts are yet another, believe it or not. 

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Extend Your Tire Life with a Suspension Adjustment

If you are like most drivers, you appreciate the feel and handling of a new set of tires. However, if your new tires are attached to older or damaged suspension system parts, they could be wearing out faster than they should. Fortunately, if you have regular suspension system checks, you can keep this from happening to your new tires. At Sam Leman Automotive Group, our trained suspension system technicians can give your vehicle thorough inspections, including:

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Signs You Need to Service Your Muffler

We here at Sam Leman Automotive Group know that you are busy with work, school, family, friends and your home. You may have noticed that there is something amiss with your muffler or exhaust but have been putting off having it looked at because you are so busy. We want to make routine maintenance and repairs easy for you. You can call us to make an appointment that will be convenient for you at one of our Illinois locations. If you are unsure of what to look for when it comes to problems with your muffler, the following signs can…

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