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Save on Gas with the Fuel-Efficient Dodge Challenger

Most people know the popular Dodge Challenger muscle car for its powerful performance and menacing appearance. However, it's also a fuel-efficient vehicle.

The Dodge Challenger boasts an available 5.7-liter V-8 HEMI engine that produces 375 horsepower. This engine uses Fuel Saver Technology, which automatically turns off four cylinders when it's not necessary to use all eight cylinders. Designed to conserve gas, this useful feature helps the engine function more efficiently in situations where you don't need access to the engine's full capabilities.

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Off-road with the Jeep Cherokee

The Jeep Cherokee continues the brand’s tradition of taking your trips off the beaten path. Its grown into a popular compact SUV with models like the Trailhawk that has earned its Trail Rated badge

If you need to cross a stream in the Trailhawk model, the Cherokee has extra sealing applied to protect the electrical and body. This allows you to ford water up to 19 inches in depth.

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Signs That You Need to Have Your Fuel System Serviced

When filling up your gas tank, you probably don't think about your fuel system. The fuel pump moves the fuel from the tank to the engine. If it isn't working right, your engine's performance will suffer. Keep an eye out for these signs of a faulty fuel system.

A bad fuel system means that your engine isn't getting the right amount of fuel. 

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Analyzing the New Jeep Compass Capability Features

There's a number of features of the new Jeep Compass that make it a popular compact SUV for auto enthusiasts. Check out a few of these capability features for yourself.

The new Jeep Compass has traction management, a system that allows the driver to go from one of five different off-road modes instantly. These driver settings coordinate with the throttle, transmission shifting, pedal response, and transfer case.

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Why Is My Tire Pressure Light On?

Maintaining the correct tire pressure is a critical part of keeping your vehicle safe on the road. It decreases wear and tear on tires and increases fuel mileage. Most later model cars have tire pressure lights. What does it mean when yours starts to glow?

It could mean you need to add air to your tires. Or it could simply be a natural variation in tire pressure caused by the outside temperature. 

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Engine Overheating Concerns

When you engine overheats you will notice one or more issues occurring such as an alarm going off on your dashboard, smoke or steam coming out of your engine, a bubbling sound coming from your engine or even an unusual smell coming from your engine. There are a number of reasons these issues could be occurring and you should take your vehicle to a trusted service center like ours here at Klement Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM so your vehicle can be looked at before something serious and permanent occurs.

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When Do Tires Need to Be Replaced?

In order to drive safely, you need your tires to be in good condition. This will allow them to maintain the right amount of contact with the road in a variety of conditions.

Your tires need to have enough tread to be able to grip the road. Check to see if the tires are worn down to the wear bars (which run perpendicular to the treads), or take a few seconds to perform the penny test.

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Quick Tips About Servicing Your Transmission

Taking care of your car's health for the long-term means taking care of your transmission. Unfortunately, many car owners are not aware of the basic maintenance transmissions need. To keep that vital gearbox running smoothly, here are some quick facts about servicing your transmission.

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