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Buyer's Guide to Spare Tires: Compact or Full-Size?

Vehicles come standard with certain spare tires. Often, a manufacturer will put a smaller spare tire called a donut. This is a cheaper option and saves trunk space while still giving you some type of emergency tire once you have a flat tire. If you are stuck on the side of the road, a small tire is better than nothing. However, it will not equal the performance of your full-size original tires.

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Listen for the Tick of Your Timing Belt

If your timing belt is ticking, you may hear it. This is just one of the signs that the timing belt needs to be replaced. It's essential that Cordele drivers seek repairs before the belt can break.

If timing belts are allowed to fail, the results can be catastrophic. Misfiring cylinders can cause damage to push rods, rocker arms, valves, crank bearings, and/or the oil pump. 

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The Move Over Law-Follow It

When driving on the highway, vehicles are traveling faster than in the city or in town, and this has caused many fatalities year after year. That is why the Move Over Law has been implemented. This law is not very difficult to follow and it is enforced in all 50 states.

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Headlight safety tips from the pros at Southland Chrysler

The headlights of your car are really useful, but only if they are used properly. Headlights are vital to the way in which your vehicle works on the street. We've put together a quick listing of the most effective techniques for updating and maintaining your own headlights.

 

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Online Service Scheduler Fits the Demands of your Day

We have a goal for our online service scheduler. We want to help fit appointments within your schedule. We know you probably have a busy calendar. Most people do. Service should still be a priority. We know you need to work around other things in your life. Our online service scheduler allows you to pick your own time.

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What Do Your Warning Lights Mean?

Although they may seem unimportant to some drivers, the warning lights on your dashboard are your primary indication that there is a maintenance issue. The service staff here at Southland Chrysler has done an excellent job putting together the most common issues to pay attention to:

If one of your car's warning lights is on, and you live in Cordele, GA, then stop by our dealership today to have it checked out!

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Replacement Parts for Your Vehicle Are Best from The Dealership

When your vehicle needs to be serviced and parts replaced, there are some places that have the better options for your parts over others. The manufacturers of vehicles and their dealerships are always pushing for the replacement parts to be purchased from the dealer to maintain the right fit and make a part. The parts that are genuine are made by the same manufacturers and dealers who made the vehicle originally.

Genuine parts that come off from the manufacturing line are going to be the same parts that were originally placed in the vehicles. These parts include...

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Prepare for Your Next Road Trip with Ease

Great trips start with pre-road trip checklists. Knowing what you will need before leaving home is a sensible way to stay safe while on the road. Here are some tips from our team of staff members at Southland Chrysler:

If you’re on the hunt for more advice before your next road trip, then be sure to plan a visit to learn more with us in Cordele, GA. We’re eager to guide you toward…

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Online Financing Application Lead the Way in Financing Departments

Do you have just a little bit of time each day to spend with the family or to do the things that you love most? If your time is very precious and there is little time available to do the things that you love, the financing portion of a dealership can be difficult for you to do.

If you have small children or children who do not quite understand the needs of being quiet while you begin the process of financing, it can be difficult to pay attention to everything that you need to know during a meeting for financing…

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