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Check Your Vehicle's Manual Before Changing Your Oil At The 3000-Mile Mark


You should refer to your vehicle's manual for just about every maintenance task, sometimes even against the word of a mechanic. That applies to oil changes especially, because usually you're told the oil must be changed every 3,000 miles, but with newer vehicles, that's not usually what the owner's manual says. Many newer models can go as far as 10,000 without an oil change.

Getting Your Oil Changed Too Many Times Isn't Wise

Even though your vehicle manual may say to change oil every 10,000 miles or so, you might still wonder…
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All-Wheel-Drive and Four-Wheel-Drive Are Similar, But Different


There is always some confusion about the definition of all-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive systems. Both of them provide the means of powering all four wheels of a vehicle in order to provide extra traction, but they both differ in function.

Four-wheel-drive vehicles are typically pickup trucks and off-road SUVs. The four-wheel-drive systems work by using a lower gear ratio and a split differential. They are mostly utilized in off-road and rough terrain conditions.

All-wheel-drive systems are found in high-performance cars, sedans, and crossover vehicles....
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Chrysler Pacifica's New Entertainment System

Chrysler Pacifica’s UConnect System will change the way people look at vehicle entertainment. This new feature installed in each unit will give the driver and the passenger the ultimate road trip experience. Each system is equipped with an 8.4-inch screen where most of the action takes place. The system also has USB ports which would allow device connectivity, making it possible to watch movies or play games straight from your devices while traveling. The system is also capable of connecting to the internet while being on the road. Aside from that, you can...

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The Various Meaning of Your Dashboard Warning Lights


Being conversant with the meaning of the different warning lights that pop-up at your dashboard can save you a lot of money and time. In some cases, it may protect you from a fatal road accident. For this reasons, our Blake Fulenwider Snyder staff have a thorough knowledge of what the lights may indicate. Here are a few alerts that you need to pay attention to;
  • The oil warning light – it flashes when the oil temperature becomes so high, when the level of oil is low or when the pressure is low. Without proper oil level, or when the temperature…
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Tire Tread


 

In most parts of the US and the world at large, tire tread is measured in 32nds of an inch. When the tire is new, the tire tread is about 10/32''. If a tire is worn out, it can be dangerous to drive. It is because a worn out tire lacks proper grip on the road.

Apart from the tire indicators used to check the tire tread, you can see also the quarter to check the tire tread. You can take your quarter and insert the head into one of the tire grooves. If the top of the head…

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Transport Your Food Stress Free These Holidays

Food is a central part of the holiday season, as is the stress of figuring out how best to transport it without making a huge mess in the back of your vehicle. While carrying dishes in someone's lap might work for short distances, it's definitely not ideal.

 

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SUVs Offer Exceptional Value


Shopping for a new vehicle can be rather exciting. It can also be a process that is wrought with indecision. There are many things to take into consideration, with your individual and family needs primary among them. Because of this, it is important to look at all of your options. An SUV provides exceptional value for the money and should rise to the top of the list for several reasons.

With an SUV, you and your passengers will enjoy more room than you would in a car or truck. Because of the enhanced suspension on most SUVs today, the ride…
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Be Safe While Celebrating Halloween


You would like to give your children a Halloween that they will remember for a long time, and you can do that by keeping them safe while they are out in costume. Snyder will be busy on the day when children head out to trick or treat, and you need to be careful to keep anything bad from happening to your child while they are walking the streets.
  • Hold the hand of your young child while crossing the street and while walking around busy areas.
  • Know where your older children are at all times and talk about safety with them…
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Is Your Vehicle Ready For Autumn? Let Us Help You Out!


We've all heard the stories. The ones about those tiny little issues that go ignored until suddenly a vehicle is breaking down by the side of the road. Don't let this happen to you, especially as the fall season sets in!

Having your vehicle serviced regularly is crucial to keeping it in good working order. This is especially important as the days grow shorter and evenings lengthen. At our dealership in Snyder, we are proud to tell you…
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