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Why Do We Use Horsepower?

Everyone across the globe uses horsepower as a standard unit to measure power. But have you ever wondered why? We here at Bill Snethkamp Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram can give you a brief history lesson on the origin of horsepower:

Back in the late 18th Century, there was a major breakthrough modification for the Newcomen steam engine. Scottish inventor and engineer, James Watt had invented the modified version, and it was so much more efficient and powerful.

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Windshield Wiper Fluid Makes Driving Safer in the Cold

Nothing is quite as dangerous as not being able to see out the windshield in a driving snowstorm because you never changed the windshield wiper fluid in the car. If water is still inside the washer tank, consider these reasons to get it drained and replaced now.

If the temperatures drop below freezing and you still have water inside the washer reservoir, try clearing debris off the windshield and watch what happens. No sooner does the water hit the glass in sub-freezing weather, it turns to ice and instantly blocks your view.

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Get Familiar with Your Dashboard Warning Lights

As a car owner, it’s important that you understand what your car is telling you through the dashboard warning lights. As cars become more complex, it's more important than ever to understand what each indicator light means and why it's important to take swift action whenever you get a warning light to keep your car running its best and help keep you safe while on the road.

If you're not sure about the meaning of a dashboard warning light, then our experts at our Highland Park, MI service center can check them out and make any…

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Should You Be Buying Auto Parts from the Dealership?

Think about the last time you bought parts for your vehicle at the local discount parts store, they didn't last too long and needed to be replaced soon after you made the change. The parts from the dealership are specifically crafted to fit your vehicle and will last longer. The dealer has plenty of inventory on hand, so regardless if you need wipers, brake pads, bulbs, filters, or a muffler, you will be able to get the exact replacement today.

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Avoid a Mess This Holiday Season: Transporting Your Food

The holiday season is here! That means gathering with friends and family around some of your holiday favorites. Nothing is quite as disappointing as finding the tasty dish you've brought for the party spilled all over the seat of your car. To ensure you end up sharing that dish instead of scrubbing it out of your upholstery, we have a few simple tips.

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Importance of Tire Tread


It always necessary to keep in mind that tires are relatively low tech, but designed to the finest detail; tires are made of rubber, very minimal metal and plastic. It plays a significant role because it's in constant contact with the road.

It's also important to realize the significant role your tire treads play in your vehicle, performance, and safety. These are the significant benefits of tire tread:
• Tire treads are essential because their gripping effects on the road provide traction.
 
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What You Will Pay to Own a Vehicle

You are anxious to purchase a vehicle, but you first need to figure out your budget so that you can know what you can afford. Our team members at Bill Snethkamp Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram are here to work with you and help you know what you will pay to own a vehicle.

We want you to understand that there is a cost that you will pay to get insurance for your vehicle. We want you to know what that cost is before you decide on a vehicle and purchase one. When you talk with us, we will help you…

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Get Your Loan Pre-Approved Online and Drive Away Faster

If you are looking for a new car sooner rather than later, then browsing our online inventory and filling out the financing application for pre-approval will get you there in the least amount of time. We at Bill Snethkamp Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram know how busy life can be and we've provided the tools for you to not have to deal with unnecessary paperwork and wait times to get you into the car you want.

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Properly Preparing for a Fun Road Trip

You are excited to get away for a little bit and spend some time on the road. If you prepare for your road trip in a smart way, you can have a fun and safe time traveling. Simply keep these tips from our Highland Park, MI dealership in mind before hitting the road!

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