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Keeping Your Cooling System Maintained Will Help With The Life Of Your Engine


Your vehicle's engine experiences some pretty extreme temperatures when it is running. That is why it has its own dedicated cooling system attached to it. Without it, your engine would most certainly overheat and cause some permanent damage.

Over time the coolant in the system will get dirty and need to be replaced. When that time comes, you will want to drain all of the old coolant from the system and hook a hose up to it in order to power flush it with water. Doing this will remove any old sludge or other debris that may have accumulated…
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Understanding Oil Viscosity and How It Affects Your Vehicle

Have you ever wondered what those letters and numbers on containers of motor oil represent? The combination of characters, such as 5W-30 or 10W-30, shows the viscosity of motor oil.

Viscosity is a basic measurement of the oil's resistance to movement. Water poured from a glass has a low viscosity, as there is little resistance.

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Total Cost of Ownership

There are a lot of factors to consider when you are shopping for a vehicle but one factor that most people spend the most time thinking about is the total cost of owning a vehicle. We here at Norris Northup Dodge want to make sure that you are well prepared for the investment you are about to make so let us take a look at some of the costs that are associated with ownership of a vehicle

 

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Tips to Get You Out of Sticky Situations This Winter

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Every year, countless drivers end up stuck in slick and icy situations on wintry roads and must rely on the services of a tow truck to come and get them out. This headache may be remedied by keeping a few things in your trunk or truck bed this winter.

Sand, kitty litter, and salt are the three best things to have on hand when you are driving in harsh winter terrain. This is especially true for cars and the weight these items provide in the trunk can help the vehicle gain better traction overall.

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Road Trip Food Packing

Road trip food packing is almost as important as luggage. It's important to make sure your favorite go-to dish is stored properly. You don't want a messy spill. You don't want your food to end up in the floorboard. That's why preparation is always key for packing up food.

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All About Chrysler's New UConnect Media System

We've all been there, aching mentally and physically after hours in the car with the kids screaming of boredom in the back! That is why the Chrysler Pacifica's brand new Uconnect Entertainment system has a wide variety of built-in entertainment options.

 

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2017 Chrysler 300 Earns Favor with CarGurus Team

Have you had a chance to check out Chrysler's big-bodied sedan, the 2017 300? Well, if not, we here at Norris Northup Dodge hate to be the bearer of bad news, but ...

It is highly likely that you're missing out.

There's no need to stress it, though, as CarGurus personality Nicole Wakelin is here to bring you up to speed. Link up with her in the clip below:

The 300's base engine, a 3.6-liter V6, is at once a beauty and a beast.

Complemented by an eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive, the V6 pushes…

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Keep Your Car in Good Shape by Regularly Changing the Oil

You should practice routine maintenance when it comes to your vehicle. If you would like that car to run smoothly and keep you safe in the Gallipolis, OH area, then you need to care for it. It is important for you to have regularly scheduled maintenance appointments that take place.

Changing your car's oil is important, as the oil is something that is needed to keep the car running right. The oil that is in your vehicle lubricates various parts of the vehicle and keeps them working the way that they are supposed to. Replacing old oil with fresh…

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