Tire Rotations Are Essential

This is essentially moving tires from one position to the other. For instance, if you notice the front tires are wearing off faster, you can swap them with the rear tires. The front wheels will often wear faster because of the weight of the engine.

Tire rotation is also important for maintaining traction, especially during wet weather conditions. Proper tire rotation ensures there is no uneven wear on your tires, which could cause them to fail prematurely. The practice also helps prevent hydroplaning and improves handling, particularly at high speeds or when cornering.


 

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What Is A Transfer Case Explained

Transfer cases are a particular type of gearbox that allows the driver to change the drive ratio between the front and rear axles. They were initially developed to cope with four-wheel drive vehicles, but now you can find them in many other types of cars too.

They're also known as transfer gears or transfer cases, but they all mean the same thing. There are different types of transfer cases available, which we'll get into later.

How Does A Transfer Case Work?

 

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Chevrolet Traverse Safety Features

When you're on the road, the last thing you want to worry about is your safety. That's why it's so important to choose a vehicle with great safety features. The Chevrolet Traverse is one of the safest vehicles on the market, thanks to its many safety features. Some of the Traverse's safety features include:

  • A strong steel frame- This helps to protect occupants in the event of a collision.
  • Airbags- The Traverse has six airbags, including side-impact and head-curtain airbags.
  • StabiliTrak electronic stability control system- 

 

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Chevrolet Trax Technology Features

The Chevrolet Trax comes with very amazing technology features that makes it stand out in the market.

Lane departure warning: If you begin to drift out of your lane without using a turn signal, this system will provide an audible and visual warning.

Forward collision alert: This system can help avoid or reduce the severity of a frontal collision. It uses sensors to monitor traffic and provide an audible warning if a potential collision is detected.

Front pedestrian braking: This system can automatically apply the brakes if a pedestrian is detected in front of the vehicle.




 

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Reasons Your Tire Pressure Is Important

Here at Ron Ward Chevrolet, we're asked lots of questions about car care, and we've noticed that one aspect our Herrin, IL customers may not consider until it's too late is tire pressure. It's easy to overlook your tires when they're serving you well. 

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Tips for Test Drives

Test drives offer great opportunities to learn what you like and don’t like about a vehicle you might purchase or lease. Since this is a big investment, you should always come prepared. In Herrin, IL, you can schedule your test drive at Ron Ward Chevrolet for a more convenient appointment. 

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The Well-Designed 2022 Chevrolet Equinox

The 2022 Chevrolet Equinox is a compact crossover vehicle with tons of passenger space. It also offers 63.9 cubic feet of cargo space. Usable space inside of a compact car is proof of a great design. At Ron Ward Chevrolet of Herrin, IL, we're impressed with all of the design features of the Chevrolet Equinox.

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Transmissions

You won't be able to use your vehicle if the transmission is not working the way that it should. Your transmission will require maintenance from time to time. The normal wear and tear of driving can do a lot of damage to your transmission. If you tow a heavy load, then this can put even more of a strain on your vehicle. Other things that can damage your transmission include fluid issues and infrequent maintenance.

There are also signs that indicate that you have a problem with your transmission. For example, your vehicle may slip out of gear often…

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Some Important Auto Finance Terminologies

When you are looking for a vehicle to buy or lease from a dealer, you should be aware of the following auto financing terminologies:

  • Charge-Off – Happens when the borrower has been late for a long period of time, the creditor considers the loan uncollectible. To recoup their losses, the lender will try to repossess their vehicle at this point.
  • Collateral Protection Insurance – when the consumer does not have an auto insurance, the insurance policy protects the lender from financial losses from having to pay claims
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