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Drive Safe with Routine Tire Checks


When to Perform a Tire Check

Most tire manufacturers recommend replacing your tires when they reach the 6-year threshold. This stands to be true if you use your vehicle for daily errands under normal weather and road conditions. If your tires are exposed to unfavorable circumstances or extreme usage, their life expectancy may shorten. Sometimes we are unaware of the toll certain conditions have on our tires. You should make getting them checked a routine to ensure your safety.

Weather and Road Conditions

Intense heat, cold, or precipitation can wear down your tires earlier than expected. 
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Check Your Air Filters for Efficiency

Owning a car is a responsibility that involves maintaining all aspects of the car. There are various filters for any vehicle that you can get. It's important to change the filters in the vehicle on a regular schedule so that they don't get clogged. If they become dirty, then they won't allow air to flow through properly.

A cabin air filter sometimes isn't needed for all vehicles. It's a filter that helps to trap dust and pollen from the outside of the car, preventing it from getting inside the vehicle. 

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Repair and Replace Hoses and Belts

A worn down belt that is meant to handle an important job for your vehicle can snap and break. That can cause big issues for your vehicle and put you in real trouble. As your vehicle ages, you should have someone look at the belts and hoses that are a part of it and repair and replace belts and hoses that are in need of help. 

If you are looking for help with the belts and hoses that are a part of your car, bring your vehicle to our Two Harbors, MN service location. 

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Obey the Move Over Law

Not a lot of people are aware of the Move Over Law, but it does exist and it is important to follow. It will help to reduce highway fatalities if drivers will only follow it. Each year, there are many people who lose their live on the highway. This law has been implemented in all 50 states to help reduce the number of fatalities on the highways.

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Clear Your Path With 3 Essential Winter Ingredients

When winter arrives here in Two Harbors, that means icy pavements and sometimes trouble moving your vehicle on them. That's why some people put extra traction-adding substances on the pavement to reduce their chances of getting a vehicle stuck. Salt, sand, and sometimes kitty litter are generally used.

Sand Is Usually Better Than Salt Or Kitty Litter

Sand is usually the best option for keeping your wheels from spinning and stopping them. Why should you use it instead of salt?

  1. Salt can melt ice and provide grit on the pavement, but it's usually more expensive and sells out…
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Our Online Service Scheduler is a Convenient Piece of the Puzzle

The online service scheduler is often the first piece of the puzzle. You might have an issue with your vehicle. A warning light could have surfaced. Your brakes could be making a noise. You might just need an oil change. The online service scheduler allows you to conveniently pick an appointment time when this occurs here at Sonju Chrysler Jeep Dodge.

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Use Those Winter Wiper Blades

If you have never used winter wiper blades to combat the brutal winter precipitation here in Two Harbors, MN, then it is time that you did. They are a real game changer and will make it easier for you to see in the harsh winter conditions.

You don't want to fight with your wiper blades all winter long and you don't want to throw your money on wiper blades because the winter conditions are too hard on your summer blades. Switch them out at the beginning of the season and see the difference. 

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An Overview of Vehicle Dashboard Lights

All modern vehicles come with neatly and clearly organized dashboards that have conspicuous lights with different symbols. Yet, only a small percentage of the population pays attention to these components. If you want to enjoy driving your car without a glitch, you must understand the message passed when these lights are blinking:

If you really want a solution to any of the above-named warning lights, come visit us at Sonju Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Two Harbors, MN for high-quality services.

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Used Vehicles Help Save You Money

To help our customers find vehicles that they can afford, we offer to lease on each and every model on our lot and inside our climate-controlled showroom. Whether you want a new vehicle for a few years, until it goes out of style, or a reliable five-year-old SUV until your youngest children get in school, you can pay monthly installments on the depreciation of your vehicle, plus a low-interest charge, without breaking your bank – we promise.

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The Difference Between OEM And Aftermarket Parts

Your vehicle is made of tens, hundreds, or thousands of parts. Typically, the larger the vehicle, the more they have included. However, whether there are loads of unique parts or relatively few of them, you should place importance on getting the best parts for your ride. Quality of aftermarket components often varies wildly. That of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) doesn’t.

Furthermore, you will find they usually come with warranties, while makers of aftermarket parts can’t say the same. Although aftermarket parts are found far more places, there’s no need to skimp on quality.

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