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Understanding the Difference Between Front-wheel Drive and Rear-wheel Drive

Car owners want to keep their vehicles in the best possible condition, so it can be helpful to understand the components of a vehicle. Your vehicle's transmission system is either front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive, and although you may know which one is in your vehicle, do you know the difference between the two? To better understand what makes front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive different, read further.

Front-wheel drive is more popular among auto manufactures as it is less expensive than rear-wheel drive, which is because vehicles with FWD house all of the components in the front. 

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Know How to Change a Flat Tire

If you have ever had a flat tire, then you know how frustrating that can be. But if you know what to do to change it, then it is not that big of a deal. Here are the steps that you will need to take to get your flat tire changed out:

  • Find a safe and level place to park
  • Break the lug nuts loose
  • Raise the vehicle on the provided jack
  • Remove all of the lug nuts completely
  • Remove the flat tire 
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Consider Brand New Windshield Wiper Blades

Windshield wipers that are tired and that aren't in ideal condition are bad news. It can be incredibly hard to drive when the weather outside is horrible. Problematic windshield wipers can make matters a lot worse. They can ruin your visibility and as a result can be endlessly dangerous. If you want to protect yourself from the stress of a vehicle accident, you need to make sure your windshield wiper blades are always the epitome of high in quality.

New windshield wiper blades can encourage efficient operations. 

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Learn What Gaskets do

Chances are that at some point, you will hear from your technician at Cars Plus that your vehicle's gaskets are bad. Maybe you'll nod your head and tell our car repair department to perform the work necessary to get your car running at its highest potential. However, do you really know what gaskets are? If you're like most drivers in Maite, chances are that you do not.

Essentially, gaskets make sure that liquids or gases can mix or escape into different areas of your engine. In other words, they seal off one area from another. 

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The Importance of Regular Alignments

Just because a vehicle drives true does not necessarily mean all is well with tire alignment. Front end assemblies can weaken over time on any vehicle. This is especially true for automobiles and trucks that are used in commercial activities. If your car is rolling, the front end is taking a beating when a highway is not in good repair.

Most people only have the wheel alignment inspected when there is a definitive tug to one side or the other while driving. 

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MOPAR Is 80


MOPAR is celebrating its 80th anniversary. What is MOPAR? MOPAR is the organization within FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) that is concerned with customer care after you have purchased a Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Fiat or Alfa Romeo vehicle. MOPAR is there to help you with service for your vehicle, and MOPAR is the provider of OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) parts for your vehicle.

For the past 80 years, MOPAR has helped...
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The Dodge Charger Has Practical Design Features

Because Dodge has designed cars for over 45 years, many of the muscle cars that are developed by this brand are stylish, practical, and appealing. Dodge is only company that offers unique muscle cars that have a chiseled design scheme, and this is why major fans pick the Charger. The Dodge Charger is a suitable option for anyone who needs increased power, enhanced torque, and a trendy frame.

The practical design elements are also found throughout the cabin. For example, you can easily transport cargo in a Dodge Charger since it...

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Use Your Amazon Alexa To Keep Connected To Your New 2018 Jeep Cherokee

Technology becomes even more amazing with every passing year. Now, when you purchase a 2018 Jeep Cherokee, you can connect to it by using the Amazon Echo and asking Alexa questions about your vehicle. Watch the video below to see what we mean.

As you can see, knowing more about your Jeep Cherokee is as easy as asking a simple question. Want to know how much gas you have left in the tank? Say, "Alexa, ask Uconnect how much gas is in my Cherokee." Need to start your vehicle before you leave to cool it down? Say, "Alexa, ask Uconnect…

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Celebrate The New Year With A New Car, Truck, Van, Or SUV!

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The year 2018 has arrived and now is when many people are making their New Year Resolutions, starting the year out with a new-found determination, and getting ready to begin a new chapter in their lives. Why not add to the excitement and start out the new year with a brand new 2018 Chrysler, Dodge, Genesis, Hyundai, Jeep, or Ram vehicle?

Most people drive at least once or twice a day, if not more. Why spend all of those hours in a beat up old car that doesn't function properly, isn't filled with top of the line technology…

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Get Holiday Savings at Cars Plus in Maite!

Santa is coming early this year. Cars Plus wants to get you behind the wheel of the car, truck, or SUV of your dreams with extra Holiday cash if your pockets. We have a wide selection of new and pre-owned vehicles from brands including Dodge, FIAT, Jeep, Ram, and Hyundai all backed with world-class customer support. Our staff is here to pair you with the vehicle you want while staying within your budget. We value your satisfaction and will work to get you on the road in time for the Holidays. 

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