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Prepare for a road trip

Road trips are amazing, but they can turn into a nightmare if precautions are not taken. For your adventure to be successful, visit a technician to check on the condition of your vehicle. These include the fluids, tires, windscreens, steering fluid, brake pads and the functionality of the engine. Visit Bob Allen Chrysler Jeep Dodge & Ram in Danville for engine services.

Other precautions include bringing a first aid kit, emergency kit, flashlights, water, and snacks. Also, some essential tools are required such as a spare tire and a jack -- this is to enhance your safety. However, do...

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Why You Must Check Your Tire Tread And Have Us Change Your Tires When Needed


It's not just your brakes that stop your vehicle; your tire's tread is also critical to stopping your vehicle on-time and keeping it from slipping, especially on wet roads. As your tires get older, the tread wears, and when that happens, the tires should be replaced immediately. How do you know if that's the case?

Tire Tests Both Driving And While Parked

You can usually tell if your vehicle has tires with tread going bad by either wearing unevenly, or going completely bald. Here are a few things you can notice either while driving or parked:

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Why Gap insurance is a crucial addition to have


Gap insurance is an optional but equally important coverage for new cars that is added to the insurance collision policy. If you buy a car with a loan, the lender may require gap insurance coverage. The coverage ensures that in case you are in an unfortunate collision the balance left after what the insurance pays is minimized. Gap insurance is available at Bob Allen Chrysler Jeep Dodge & Ram, making more convenient and easy to get.

Gap insurance is a must-have...
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Getting Tire Service is Important for Safe Driving


One of the most important things that you can do as a vehicle owner is to ensure that you keep your car or truck in the safest driving condition that you can. This is not only for your benefit but also for the well-being of your passengers and for other drivers on the road.

Perhaps among the most vital of things that you can do to ensure that your car is at its safest is to get regular tire inspection and service. Tires wear out, and when they are not in their best condition that can increase stopping distance, affect…
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Tips for Travelling with a Pet

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?Dogs love roads trips as much as you do -- hence it's a good idea to bring your pet along next time you hit the road. Before you embark on the trip, ensure you have taken your pet to the veterinarian for a health checkup. Ensure you have treated your pet against fleas and ticks infestation, as some areas may be infested with these.

Secondly, you need to ensure you have packed the essentials for your pet such as a dog leash, dog treats to keep him busy, dog food, and clean water and a portable water dish. Just like…
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Getting the Best Seasonal Car Maintenance for Your Money


Winter will be here soon, and your car more than likely is in need of some serious seasonal car maintenance to keep it running at peak levels. You will want to make sure that you are not paying more than you should for less service than what you need. Talking to an expert will show you the areas that you need to be concerned about in getting the right car maintenance for your vehicle. If the dealer looks like they…
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Buying your next vehicle has one major benefit - ownership


Most people are well aware of that buying their next vehicle will give them one major benefit over leasing: That is the ability to have complete ownership of their vehicle. However, there are many compelling reasons to look at leasing a vehicle as well. If you do not have adequate savings to make a down payment on a new car or if you do not have sufficient credit to get a decent rate on a car loan, leasing may be the best possible option.

Many people are completely reliant on transportation in order to make their living. This means that…
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Your Check Engine Light Is Telling You Something!


Most car owners have no idea what the check engine light means, and for a good reason. It might as well be a glowing question mark on your dash due to the fact that it could mean just about anything from something as simple as a loose gap to a major engine malfunction. Who knows?

However, no matter how big or small the issue with your vehicle might be, the fact remains that there is an issue. Issues of any size or complexity should NEVER GO IGNORED. Disregarding your check engine light could wind up costing a pretty big penny…
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Brake Inspection & Repair Are Vital For Your Safety


When you hit your vehicle's brake pedal, the expected response is that it will come to a complete stop within an acceptable distance. The problem is that unless the brakes are in good condition, that will not happen. The best way to ensure the expected response is to have the brake system on the vehicle inspected and repaired when necessary at least once a year or every 12,000 miles.

Taking your car in to the dealership that sold the vehicle to you will ensure that the inspection and service is completed correctly. You see, they know your vehicle…
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Find your ideal used car today

When you're looking to get a vehicle, you'll will want to consider one that is either used or pre-owned. With used cars, you

Come browse our many used cars here in Danville today. You'll find a wide selection of used cars, trucks and SUVs that we know you'll love.

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