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The Mopar Protection System can Keep Suspensions Going Strong

Vehicle suspensions have many important jobs to perform, and these include bearing the weight of vehicles and occupants, absorbing shocks, and keeping the tires on the roadways. As such, keeping suspensions in as good shape as possible is a key goal for many vehicle owners. Unfortunately, many of the nation's highways present many road-based obstacles that can do great damage to vehicle tires and wheels.

Such tire and wheel damages can be very expensive. For example, the cost to replace or repair even a single tire can sometimes run into the hundreds of dollars...
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Preparing for Safe Driving in Heavy Rain

Heavy rain makes driving more dangerous, even if your tires are in great condition. Hydroplaning is a scary experience to be avoided at all costs. The best thing to remember is that slamming on your brakes will only make you lose more control over your car faster. Keep it going in a straight line if you can with reduced speed.

Having your tires balanced and rotated by a professional is your best line of defense against hydroplaning. Use these appointments as an opportunity to check tire pressure and tread as well. An ounce of prevention is worth more a ton…

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Is it Time for New Tires?


Your vehicle's tires should last for several thousand miles as long as they are rotated and maintained. However, even the best tires will reach the end of their usefulness at some time. When tires are starting to go bad, there are some clear signs.

When the tread on the tires is wearing down, you should replace your tires. If you see the tread wear bar is even with the tire tread, you need to get new tires. Sometimes the tread wears down unevenly, and that is an indication that new tires are in order...
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The Value of Tire Pressure


Five-star tire pressure is nothing to ever dismiss. If you're a careful driver, you probably know that all too well by now. That's why it's vital to prioritize regular tire inflation.

Tire pressure and safety go hand in hand. Reduced air pressure can lead to wear that's unpredictable. It can lead to frequent tire breakdowns, too. Tires that are inflated well can be wonderful for casing longevity as well. This can reduce the risk of blowouts and overheating. Good tire pressure can even potentially minimize expenses for you. Managing flat tires can be endlessly frustrating and…
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What is Synthetic Oil?

When dealing with the type of motor oil that you are putting into your vehicle, you have the choice between putting conventional motor oil in your engine or synthetic motor oil. There is nothing wrong with either of these options but there are definitely pros and cons associated with both of them. If you are unsure what synthetic oil is, this is oil that has been chemically produced inside of a lab. This is a different product than conventional oil which is naturally sourced.

 

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Have You Checked Your Brake Fluid Levels Lately?

There are many fluids that are used for your vehicle, but there is one that is far more important than others - brake fluid! If you’ve ever had a situation where your brakes have failed, then you know how important they become. The brake fluid is critical to the performance of the brake system. However, the fluid also needs to be clean.

Brake fluid comes in two ratings that are classified by the Department of Transportation. 

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Choose the Right Tires for your Vehicle

When it comes to selecting tires for your vehicle, it can get pretty confusing. This is due to the large variety of brands and types of tires that are available in stores today. This means that before you go shopping for new tires, you should first understand the different kind of tires that are out there and what their benefits are. That is what we are here to help you with at Sierra Blanca Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

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Maintain your Headlights for Safe Driving at Night

Have you ever been driving at night and found that your headlights were not producing quite enough light for you to be able to see as well as you would like? This can be extremely frustrating, and can be caused by multiple factors. Sierra Blanca Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is here to go over the potential reasons for these issues.

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Fill Your Gas Tank This Winter

Winter is here, which means that you'll soon need to visit our mechanics at Sierra Blanca Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to make sure all your vehicle's parts are in working order. After you get a tune-up or any necessary repairs, make sure that you keep your gas tank filled throughout the winter season.

When there isn't enough gasoline in the tank, the free space in the tank is filled with air. The cold weather will turn this cold air into moisture. Once the moisture travels from the tank to the fuel lines, the lines will become frozen…

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Here's Why You Should Change Your Car Fluids here in Ruidoso, NM.

A great way to ensure your vehicle is running in perfect shape amid key tune-ups is to inspect your vehicle fluids carefully and routinely. It is an easy and an inexpensive way to avert engine damage or excess wear, and save cash on future repairs as well. While examining the fluids in your vehicle is the fairly straightforward exercise, it does take some know-how.

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