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What Is A Timing Belt?

It is impossible for your vehicle to operate without a timing belt. It connects the camshaft to the crankshank. It also helps the valves open and close as well as move the pistons. You may notice several things if something is wrong with your timing belt. There may be odd sounds coming from the engine. There may be a ticking noise. It may also indicate that the oil pressure in your engine is low.

The check engine light can also tell you that something is wrong with your vehicle. The engine light can be lit for many reasons, which is…

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What To Know About Mopar® Vehicle Protection Road Hazard Tire & Wheel Coverage

Every worry about your wheels and tires on the road? Worry no more with Mopar® Vehicle Protection Road Hazard Tire & Wheel Coverage. This is the coverage plan that will keep your wheels and tires covered on the road. Here are a couple of the most important benefits of the plan.

With this plan, all four of your tires and your wheels are covered in case of road damage. Even if you have aftermarket wheels and tires on your vehicle, you are still completely covered. You don't want to deal with a detectable when you visit our service center. 

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Why Your Tire Pressure Matters

Your vehicles’ tires are the only parts that make contact with the road. Their role in your vehicle’s handling is vitally important. Having an understanding of the significance of proper air pressure will not only create a better and safer driving experience, but it will also add to the life of your tires.

When the tires are underinflated, that creates a great deal of heat because the tires have to work much harder at rotating. The extra wear affects the outer edges of the tire’s surface, and you will need to replace them sooner. The overinflated version creates…

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Schedule Your Future Service Appointments at Ramey Tazewell Online

Most people love to book their dinner reservations because it allows them to walk into the restaurant and grab their seats without any waiting. Now the same can be said about booking your next service appointment by using the online service scheduler from the dealership.

One of the most frustrating things about going to get service on your vehicle is having to wait behind a dozen other people who arrived to get the work done before you. Instead of taking a chance and hoping to get in fast, now the dealer has created their online service scheduler that allows customers…

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Stop by and We'll Break the 3,000-Mile Oil Change Rule Together

Getting your vehicle's oil changed is a part of routine maintenance that you should be doing, but did you know that you don't have to have it changed as frequently as you may have once thought? If you think that you have to get your oil changed every 3,000 miles, then we at Ramey Tazewell are here to tell you that you can hold off on getting that oil changed for a little while longer.

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How to Combat the Ice This Winter with Salt & Sand

Every winter many of us deal with a reoccurring issue, not only does the temperature drop and the nights lengthen but many of us also have to contend with the ice and snow that comes with winter. For some, a simple snowfall can cause their driveway to become a perilously icy arena to battle every day before work.

Salt and sand can be your greatest allies in this icy battle. Salt works wonders against the ice, melting it down quite swiftly. The only drawback with salt is that it will leave a puddle of water where the ice once was…

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Why Getting Winter Wiper Blades on Your Car is Necessary

When ice and snow are in the forecast, you are going to wish that you had a pair of winter wiper blades on the car. These are a few of the benefits of getting new wipers instead of leaving on your old pair. The winter blades have been crafted to handle moving heavy snow. Your old blades will get bent, and then road glare will result because the blades are not able to clean the surface of the windshield correctly.

Each of the winter wiper blades has been wrapped in a rubber shell that keeps things like ice and snow…

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Some Tire Maintenance Information

A tire rotation could be a very helpful kind of car maintenance. Tire rotations could help prevent uneven wear and tear on tires, which could help prevent unnecessary tire replacement. Tire rotations could also help prevent suspension and steering system problems.

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Follow These Tips to Avoid Tire Trauma

 

 

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Tires might not look like much. There's a sameness about them -- round, probably rubber, and generally the most uninteresting part of a vehicle in terms of aesthetics. They're easy to overlook.

But your tires are among the most important safety features your car has.

Poor tires have a negative effect on the safety of your vehicle, not to mention the comfort and fuel economy. That's why it's so important to take care of them.

Luckily, doing so is easy. Just follow these…

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Fixing Your Fragile Windshield

The windshield is arguably one of the biggest and most fragile parts of any vehicle. Not only is it fragile because it is made of glass but it is also fragile because it is subjected to many various harsh conditions on a daily basis. On a daily basis the windshield is subjected to harsh weather conditions as well as high speeds, dirt, debris and even wind. Because the windshield is so large and fragile it can often crack or break over time.

When a windshield cracks or breaks it can greatly affect the visibility you have while driving. It also…
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