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Why Keep Your Fuel Tank Full During the Winter?

Most people do not give any serious consideration to the thought of keeping the gas tank full in winter. These are the reasons to make sure you are topping off as often as possible when the temperatures begin to dip.

The less fuel that is inside the gas tank, the more likely the moisture forms and eventually turns to ice. If the temperatures stay cold long enough, that ice can get trapped in the fuel line and stop the car engine from running. As the roads become more dangerous when ice forms, the car tires need to better grip that…

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Did You Know About Move Over & Slow Down Laws In Kentucky?

Every state in America has what is known as a Move Over & Slow Down law intended to help roadside workers, emergency services workers, and law enforcement officers by requiring drivers to slow down and move over if able whenever one of these workers is present and in the process of doing their jobs on the side of the road.

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund states that since 1997 over 150 law enforcement officers have been fatally struck by motorists. In a similar area, the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition shows statistics that annually over 200 roadside workers

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Old Oil Change Myths Dispelled

As we all know it used to be a common belief that you needed to change your oil every 3,000 miles. However, that myth has been dispelled, and it is now largely believed and accepted that you can go well over 3,000 miles. Now the lowest you can go is about 5,000 miles while vehicles built in the last 20 years can go over 7,000 miles.

Now just like everything else in life if you are not sure when you need to get your oil change you can always refer to your owner’s manual. The…

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Don't Be Limited by What You Drive

Having a vehicle that has all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive really opens up your possibilities. You don't have to be limited by what you drive. Your vehicle should open up the doors to adventure and take you where you want to go.

Typically, you will find all-wheel drive features with vehicles such as sedans and crossovers and four-wheel drive with vehicles such as trucks or SUVs. It is always better to have power on all four wheels so that you will have better control and traction when you drive. The more power that your vehicle has, the better you…

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Keeping Your Wiper Fluid Level Up Is a Safety Issue

It has happened to all of us at one point or another. You find yourself driving in the direction of the sun with a dirty windshield and all of a sudden you can't see. All the bug guts and road dust light up and effectively block your vision.

This is potentially a very hazardous situation. That is what makes your windshield wiper fluid so important. If you have a full reservoir of the blue stuff, then you can quickly clean off your windshield on the fly when this happens. Keeping your washer fluid full actually becomes a safety issue…

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Check for Balding Tires: Avoid an Accident


​Do you feel it takes a little longer for your car to stop on wet roads? If so, then your tires may be at fault. Balding tires are of concern as they become dangerous and illegal to drive on; they imperil your safety and others’ lives. While the old standard for tread depth was 2/32nds of an inch, the new standard seems to be 4/32nds of an inch. That means if the depth of the tread is 4/32nds of an inch or less, replacement of tires is strongly recommended.

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Uconnect Is Equipped With the Latest Entertainment Options

There are many variables that go into planning a road trip. Minivans are counted on to get families from one place to another. These trips can be trips across town or trips across the country. In many cases, the travelers have small children that they have to attend to. Small children can be a huge distraction. Entertainment is often used to keep these distractions to a minimum. The Chrysler Pacifica comes equipped with the UConnect system. The feature is specifically designed to entertain passengers while on the roadway for extended periods of time.

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Chrysler Pacifica, the Family Minivan

Anyone who has kids and has a plan to travel this holiday season should consider the Chrysler Pacifica. Travelling with kids can sometimes cause a headache. Can you figure out the amount of stuff that you need to carry every time you travel with your kids, let alone how to quell the constant questions of where you are in relation to your final destination? Anyway, no need for stress in the versatile Chrysler Pacifica!

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Dealer Maintenance? Or Your Local Garage?

Which is the best place to take your car for servicing? If you have ever asked this question, you likely received some diverse points of views. It’s true that everyone has their own opinion. The people who service the car can ultimately determine the longevity of the vehicle. The type of services can also significantly influence the resale value of the car. That's why we recommend going to a dealer like Tim Short Chrylsler Dodge Jeep Ram for your maintenance needs.

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