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Discover the Mopar Vehicle Warranty Protection

If there is one thing that the makers of the Chrysler Mopar realize, it would be the fact that you take pride in the things that you own. We know that you have worked hard to obtain all of the things that you own, and that is why you need warranty protection that matches how hard you work. Never fear. With the Chrysler Mopar, you can make sure that everything is well taken care of. Just look at some of their great plans!

First of all, their best plan would be the “Maximum care” plan, which offers coverage for over…

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What is a Transfer Case?

If the promise of taking your four-wheel-drive (4WD) vehicle out for an off-road adventure helps get you through the work week, then your top priority should be keeping up with its routine maintenance.

The gears that are housed in the transfer case enable you to switch from two-wheel to 4WD. When they’re engaged, they provide the needed action for the front and rear driveshafts to change the rotational speed of each wheel. The wheels are synchronized, so they’re moving at the same rate. When accomplished, your 4WD has the traction it needs to make it through that rugged…

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How Important Are Your Vehicle's Belts and Hoses?

There are many smaller components that play important roles in the function of your vehicle. These include items, such as belts and hoses. Just as larger vehicle parts, like the axle or transmission, require maintenance, the different belts and hoses that are a part of your vehicle need to routinely check and replaced if need be.

There are a number of hoses and belts working in your vehicle. The serpentine belt's role, for example, is to move power from the crankshaft to various engine components. Likewise, hoses play an important part of in your vehicle's function by moving…

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Why You Should Keep Your Gas Tank Full This Winter

If you are like many drivers, you might not always keep your gas tank on "full." Instead, you might actually wait until your tank gets almost empty before you stop and fill up. Even though this might not be a problem for the majority of the year, however, it can be a problem during the winter months. Here at Laurel Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we recommend that you keep your gas tank on full when it's cold outside in the Johnstown, PA area.

Basically, keeping your gas tank full will help you prevent condensation from forming within the gas…

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Why Is 3,000 Mile Oil Change No Longer the Standard?

3,000 miles used to be the standard for getting your vehicle oil changed. That number stuck in the minds of many vehicle owners. Maybe it was your mother or father who reinforced that number. Vehicles are much better these days. Engines are designed to last longer. Oil quality has drastically improved over the course of time. Modern vehicles can now go to the 7,000-mile mark or more before their next oil change.

You might still have that 3,000-mile number stuck in your head. It takes a little to transition to a different approach. You can always remember…

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Winter Is Arriving Soon - Don't Leave Home Without Winter Wiper Blades

Winter is the season for treacherous weather, for many people. Of course, it all depends on where you live, work, and play. Winter brings freezing rain, ice, snow, and frigid temperatures that chill to the bone. While you may have topped off the antifreeze, changed the tires, and checked every system in your vehicle, your windshield wipers matter just as much. If they’re not made for winter weather, you may be in for a few winter surprises.

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Getting Your Key Fluids Serviced is Crucial

Speaking to the key costs that can in fact be avoided, keeping up with regular vehicle maintenance and services is a great way to ensure your ride stays happy and healthy, and also ensures that you don't have to pay expensive repair fees. Probably one of the most overlooked services are those dealing with the five essential fluids which keep your automobile running smoothly.

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How Often to Rotate Car Tires

You've probably noticed that one side of your tires tends to wear out before the other side. This is very natural. The best way to prevent this from happening to your vehicle is to rotate the tires on your car regularly. We suggest that you consider having your tires rotated at Laurel Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Johnstown, PA each time that you make an appointment to change the oil in your car. This is an easy way to remember when to rotate your tires.

Understanding tire rotation is a way to make sure that your tires wear out…

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Starting a New Tire Search Can Be Exhausting

Are you exhausted looking for your next new set of tires? Tires eventually suffer wear and tear. Damage is the result of normal road travel. The tread is weakened with each trip you take. You need to search for new tires eventually. Your vehicle safety in the Johnstown area depends on it.

Our parts department at Laurel Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is here to help with your new tire search. We want to provide you with any education you will need to make a great decision. There are so many styles and brands to choose from now. It can be…

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7 Advantages to Having Your Vehicle Serviced at Laurel Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

There are many advantages to having your vehicle serviced at our Johnstown, PA showroom, as opposed to a typical repair shop. You want a service department that has the experience to keep your vehicle in peak performance. Fortunately for you, the service department at Laurel Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram can offer the following:

  • A high volume of inventory with original equipment manufactured parts.
  • Factory-trained technicians that are committed to their trade with certification in areas of expertise.
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