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What is a Transfer Case?

If you have an all-wheel-drive (AWD) or four-wheel-drive (4WD), the transfer case is what makes shifting into the off-road mode possible. Without a transfer case, you’d just have a two-wheel drive.

The transfer case is a separate type of transmission. Within the housing, it utilizes a chain or gears to adjust the vehicle’s gear ratio, so it has the needed traction for tough road conditions. It transfers the transmission’s power to both front and rear axles in order to adjust speed. As it slows the vehicle’s speed, the wheels are able to turn at the same…

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Your Brake Pads Are Essential to Stopping Your Vehicle

Being that your brakes are what allow you to stop your vehicle it is no wonder that if they are considered to be one of the most critical systems on your vehicle. That is why it is important to have a basic understanding of how they work in order to be able to effectively monitor them for wear and recognize when they need servicing.

Your brake pads are what do the bulk of the work in stopping your vehicle. When you brake, your master cylinder forces brake fluid through the system of rubber hoses to your calipers. Your calipers are…

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Windshield Wiper Fluid vs. Tap Water

There are some people out there who think that windshield wiper fluid is not a necessity and that they can use regular tap water to do the same job. This is simply not the case.

While it is true that water will clean a windshield, water does not have the anti-freeze in it that windshield wiper fluid has. This means that if you are in an area, or are planning to drive to an area, that is going to have cold temperatures, then there is a good chance that the water will freeze. This will not only damage the system…

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Observe the Move Over Law for Your Safety

Have you ever noticed people pulling over or stopping for a specific vehicle - such as an ambulance, tow truck or cop – on your way to work or school? That common courtesy isn’t actually a courtesy: it’s all part of the Move Over Law.

The purpose of this law is for safety reasons. When approaching an oncoming vehicle that has hazard lights on, moving over off the road or moving into another lane is a simple way to ensure that these important transportation vehicles have the room to get where they need to as fast and safe as possible…

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Why Frequent Fluid Restoration is Important

Different car liquids move within your vehicle that assists in preserving your cars effectiveness, execution, and usefulness. Here are some of the fluids.

There isn't a known period when you should top up your washer liquid since it just relies upon how regularly you utilize your washer liquid

Expect top-notch assistance at friendly costs from our devoted team here at Weikert Ford Inc..

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Get Expert Repair Service For Your Vehicle At Our Dealership

You can rest assured that you will get the best repair service for your vehicle at Weikert Ford Inc. Our mechanics and technicians use only the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts when conducting repair work on your car. This will result in your vehicle looking as good or even better than before! Using parts that are not original equipment manufacturer parts may void warranties and can result in problems down the road.

Let us handle any repair work that you may need and it will be backed by a guarantee by us and the manufacturer of the parts we use…

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How Important is Getting the Car Tires Rotated?

If you are not rotating the tires on your car frequently, you run the risk of reducing their life span and causing other issues with your vehicle. Here are a few things to consider about the importance of tire rotation:

The tires are going to wear unevenly if they are not rotated, which means they need to be replaced sooner than normal. This is very costly considering how much new tires can be.

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When to Have Your Brakes Serviced by a Car Dealership


Brakes are the thing that so many people overlook. That is a huge mistake. Failing to do the brakes on a regular basis is one of the worst things you can do to your car, after not changing the oil.

Why?

It should be apparent by now, but the brakes must be maintained by the service department on a regular basis. Otherwise, they could fail, and you and your passengers could be harmed or even killed.

How?

It is a simple feat to have the brakes changed. There are a number of ways to do it:
- Call the dealership where…
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How to Have Fun Traveling with Your Pet

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When you own a new car, you may be worried about taking your dog on long trips. Dogs get dirty, and you aren't going to be able to teach your dog not to drool on your new leather seats. If you want to take your dog places but keep your car clean at the same time, it's time to prepare your car for travel.

As an owner of a new vehicle from Weikert Ford Inc., keep your car clean by giving your dog a crate that is secured within the vehicle.

You might love the idea of your…
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