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Look at These Ram 1500 Capability Features

Looking for a new light-duty pickup truck this year? You will be impressed when you discover all the new capability features packed into the new Ram 1500. Most of these features are found in bigger trucks, now available in the lighter Ram 1500.

The new Ram 1500 has the load-leveling technology, this is designed to identify what you are hauling and adjust so that the ride is improved. The air springs in the Ram 1500 can be placed in one of five different positions, all adjusted by the driver with ease.

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Learn How to Replace a Flat Tire in Waseca, MN

No one wants to be driving down the highway only to notice that one of their tires is flat. If you are ever in the situation where you have a flat, and you need to change it out, make sure that you know what you are doing.

Find a safe place to park your vehicle so that you can change the flat. Avoid hills if possible. Make sure that you use your parking brake once you have the vehicle in a safe spot. Locate the tools that you will need to change the flat by looking into your vehicle's…

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Extreme Temperatures and Your Car's Battery

When your car battery is dead or dying, you may think that you just need a jump to get going again. However, if your battery continues to die in cold or hot weather, you may need to replace your battery before you get stranded on the side of the road. Batteries are sensitive to extreme temperatures due to the chemicals inside of the casing.

These same chemicals are responsible for holding a charge and generating electrical energy that feeds your engine. If you are not able to start your car on a particularly cold morning, it's probably because your…

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A Few Things to Consider Before You Tow

Safety should be your first concern when preparing your vehicle for towing. Making sure that both you and your vehicle are prepared can go a long way in ensuring your safety. There are a few things you can do to make sure that your vehicle is operating at its best, and that towing is safe.

Can your vehicle support the load you're trying to haul? Check your vehicle's owner’s manual to make sure that you never exceed its maximum towing capacity. Straining your vehicle with excess weight can be disastrous. Ensure that your vehicle is regularly serviced…

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The Difference Between Bumper-to-Bumper vs. Powertrain Warranty

When you purchase a new car, you may be offered a warranty. There's a big difference between a bumper-to-bumper warranty vs. a powertrain warranty. When you choose a bumper-to-bumper warranty, just about everything on your car is protected against a defect.

With a powertrain warranty, only your powertrain is covered. This is an important distinction to understand when you are considering a warranty. While a powertrain warranty will be less expensive, it will cover less in the long run. If you are having problems with your vehicle, our service center at Waseca Chrysler Center can help.

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Pay Attention to the Headlights on Your Vehicle

The weatherman has predicted some snow is coming, but as much as you would love to stay home warm and safe, you still have to head out to work in the morning. Your gas tank is full, you recently had an oil change, but you are wishing you had addressed the issue you've been having with your headlights. Lack of light while on the road can be dangerous, so it is always wise to mention any issues...

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Our Online Service Scheduler Fits Your Schedule

You would like to make an appointment for your vehicle in the timing that works the best for you, not during business hours. Our online service scheduler at Waseca Chrysler Center allows you to do that. It allows you to set up an appointment at any time of the day or night, right from your computer.

You can use our online service scheduler to cut back on the amount of time that it takes you to create an appointment for your vehicle. The program is easy to use, and you can even use it during those hours when our business…

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Avoid Fuel Pump Problems This Winter

One of our most underappreciated items we own is our automobile. It’s always there, typically fires right up when we turn the key. Away we go without a care in the world. With a little preventative maintenance, our cars will take us well over 100,000 miles. But did you know one of the most important things you can do to help your car last longer is keeping a full fuel tank in the winter?

Fuel systems in our automobiles have to be cooled just like the rest of our engine. The way our fuel system is cooled is…

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What Do You Know About Horsepower?

How much do you know about horsepower? Most of us certainly think about horsepower in terms of the strength and towing capacity of an engine. We even believe that the more horsepower a vehicle has, the faster it will accelerate to the desired speed and the speed at which it can travel. While these characteristics are correct, the majority of folks do not know how the word "horsepower" came into existence or to what it refers.

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Did You Know What The "Move Over" Law Is?

Did you know that every state in the United States of America has had a law that began taking effect state by state, starting in the year 2002, called the "Slow Down & Move Over" laws? These laws are not widely known among Americans and as a result many roadside workers lose their lives doing their jobs.

 

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