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Giving Another Car a Jump Start

If you find yourself in the position to help out another car that has broken down from a dead battery, you only need a set of jumper cables to get the job done. When you lift the car hoods up, find the positive and negative terminals of the batteries. Connect the red cables to the positive ends. The black cables are for the negative ends.

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What Are Some of The Odder Motor Oil Myths

Motor oil plays an important role in the proper operation of a vehicle. Worries over what "bad" motor oil can do to an engine lead many drivers to fret over routine oil changes. Their worries might even lead them to prescribe to strange myths about motor oil.

Two of the big myth exist regarding motor oil. Contrary to what many believe, oil doesn't need to be changed exactly at 3,000 miles. 

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All About Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

Windshields are critical components of any vehicles. If something is wrong with your windshield, you just can't feel 100 percent comfortable driving your car.

Wiper blades defend people in cases of heavy snow and rain. They can help people manage basis cleaning duties as well. If you're concerned about the state of your windshield wiper blades, then you may need to replace them A.S.A.P. Focus on your wiper blades. 

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Heat and Cold Weaken Batteries

Batteries operate smoothly in the temperature range of 30 through 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures that fall outside of that range tend to hurt battery performance and shorten its useful life. In warm weather, the chemical reaction inside the chambers speeds up and causes the fluid to evaporate. With too little fluid, the operation of the unit causes damage.

Great Falls drivers know that batteries often fail in freezing temperatures. Cold weather can damage batteries that have been weakened by hot weather. 

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Consider Headlight Service This Winter

Daylight saving is always something that people dread. You seem to leave for work in the morning when it is still dark out, and when you are returning home, the sun is already going down as well. Driving this frequently in the dark is something many people don't like because they find it hard to see well in the dark while they are on the road. What people don't realize is that there are some very simple things they can do to their vehicle that will help them see better and make them more safe during their commute…

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Try Servicing Your Battery Before You Replace it

We have all been there before: Trying to start our car, truck, or SUV and listening to it crank over and over again. Sometimes when this happens, you get lucky and it fires up. Sometimes it doesn't. Either way, it's never a good feeling knowing that you are starting to (or have already) lost your car battery.

But if it is still turning over, you might be able to save it. Before you replace it altogether, you can first try these steps recommended by the Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Great Falls service team and see if that…

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Keeping Your Gas Tank Full Is More Important in The Winter

Now that we are officially heading into winter, the dropping temperatures mean that your vehicle's maintenance needs will also be changing. One of the most important things that you can be doing this winter is to keep your gas tank full. This is not something that many people think about, but it can prevent some serious headaches for you down the road.

When your gas tank is empty, there is more room for air in it. And with the temperatures falling, that increases the chance for condensation build up. The condensation can drip down and work its way to…

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Be Prepared for Your Holiday Road Trip

There is nothing worse than lack of preparation when you are traveling across the state for days, even weeks on end. You could run into car trouble in the remotest of places, like something out of a horror movie. You could also get into an accident if your car is not ready for the trip. To avoid all this, we have a few pointers that you should check off your pre-road trip list.

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