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What Your Tire Sizes Mean

It may be time to change your tires, and you're looking at all the letters and numbers on the tires and can't make heads or tails of it. The numbers and letters on the tires have an important meaning, and you want to make sure you get the right replacement tires.

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When to Move Over on the Road

When you see an ambulance or cop car on the road, many people think it's just common courtesy to move over to the side of the road. Not many drivers, however, realize that it's actually the law. You legally have to move over for ambulances, cop cars, and other emergencies vehicles.

 

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Understanding Tire Safety

Most of us take the tires on our vehicle for granted, as the use of all-season tires has given us a good level of performance throughout the majority of the year. Here at XIT Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we believe our customers should be given many potential options before choosing the best tires for your vehicle.

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Keep These Safety Accessories Close-by on Your Holiday Road Trip

Packing the right items in the car before that holiday road trip could make all the difference in getting to the destination on schedule or sitting on the side of the highway instead of enjoying yourself.

Set aside time to pack these essentials before you roll out your driveway.

 
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Benefits of Taking your Car to the Dealership

Servicing your car regularly is extremely important to both the health of the vehicle and road safety for you and others. But what is the best place to take your car for service? Is it best to take it one of the major chains or to an independent shop? Maybe you should bring it your friend who knows cars recommends and see what they recommend?

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The Fluids You Should Monitor to Keep Your Car in Safe Condition

Cars need maintenance to keep them running smoothly. We advise that drivers in the Dalhart, TX region change automotive fluids often. Though it may vary according to the type of the car you drive, these tips will universally apply to a wide range of cars. You should pay special attention to:

  • Engine Oil - Depending on the type and age of the car, you can consult with the manufacturer's recommendations and know the appropriate time to change.
  • Transmission fluid keeps the gears of your car moving. You can replace it between 50,000 to 100,000 miles.
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How Fall Leaves Can Damage Your Car

While they may be pretty to look at, fall leaves cause dangerous road conditions and can cause damage to your car. When they fall, they cover curbs and potholes and they can ruin your car's paint. If the leaves happen to be wet, the pollen, sap, and acid from leaves can stain and damage the paint on your car.

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