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Keys to a Long-Lasting Vehicle

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 Keys to a Long-Lasting Vehicle 

How to help your car drive past 200,000 miles

Cars today are more complicated than ever, but they are also the best they have ever been. It is possible to have well over 200,000 miles on a car before it wears out. The key to longevity is maintenance and taking care of the car.

Tips to Keep Your Car Running Over 200,000 Miles

At Ray Laethem Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Detroit, MI, we want to help you keep your car running, and make it last as long as possible. Our CDJR certified technicians use genuine Mopar parts, and state-of-the-art equipment to take the best care of your automobile. Here are the keys to longevity for your car:

  • Follow manufacturer-recommended service intervals – The makers of the car know how long individual parts should last, and they know best what your car needs. Following their schedule will keep your vehicle maintained and running well.
  • Keep up with oil changes – There is nothing more important than keeping fresh oil in your engine. This is the most important thing you can do to protect your engine. Oil provides lubrication and helps remove impurities from the engine.
  • Take care of your tires – Keeping your tires inflated properly, and aligned, will make them last longer and will help your car drive more comfortably. This will also help maintain the health of your front end and steering mechanisms.
  • Keep up on fluid exchangestransmission, coolant, transfer case, differential. Oil changes are important, but there are other liquids that also matter to the health of your vehicle. Any fluid will lose its effectiveness eventually and should be changed.
  • Drive responsibly – don’t drive dangerous, keep your load light when you can, take care of your vehicle’s body. How you drive has an impact on the health of your car. If you abuse equipment, it will wear out faster. Keeping your car looking good is going to keep up its resale value, and contribute to a long life for the vehicle.

Our MOPAR Service Department

We have express service available for many regular maintenance repairs. If you would like to wait while your car is serviced, relax in our comfortable customer waiting area. You may enjoy free WiFi, snacks, and drinks, and we have a children’s play area. While you are here visit our Mopar parts and gear boutique. No one knows your car better than the dealership that sold it new, and we service any kind of car. Come see us today at Ray Laethern Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, serving the Detroit, MI area. Maintaining your car will make it last, and very often taking care of regular maintenance will help you avoid more expensive repairs later on as well.

Complimentary Service Amenities:

  • Coffee Bar
  • Free WiFi
  • Kid’s Play Area
  • Customer Waiting Lounge
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Ray Laethem Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is located at: 18001 Mack Avenue • Detroit, MI 48224
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