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See Us at Melloy Dodge for an Oil Change Today!

If you have a maintenance schedule, you may notice that an oil change is one of the services that you should complete regularly. There are many imperative reasons why getting an oil change routinely is essential. For one, when you get an oil change, it helps to keep the engine’s parts lubricated. This is important because the moving parts may move so fast that it can cause friction and with the proper lubrication it can ensure that they run fluidly...

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles 2017 Highlights

 

 

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FCA Group, the company that owns the Dodge and RAM brands, has been doing some amazing things this year. From safety and technology to new model unveilings to redesigns and new features being made available, you'll want to read on to learn more about how FCA continues to make better and better vehicles. FCA wants to provide drivers across the nation and the globe - including those from the greater Albuquerque area - with superior driving options.

 

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5 Point Safety Checklist Before You Head Out on That Road Trip

Our car service center at Melloy Dodge in Albuquerque, NM, knows the importance of taking proactive measures to ensure your traveling is as safe as possible. Before you load up the car for that family trip, consider this 5 point safety checklist.

Before you leave your house for the trip, be sure that you:

1. Bring along a tire gauge and check that all four tires have the correct air pressure when you fuel up.

2. Bring along a gallon of the right engine coolant, not just water, in case the vehicle does overheat.

3. Change the wiper blades and…

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Why You Should Regularly Wash Your Car

Washing your car not only helps keep it looking shiny but is important for the overall health of your car. Below are reasons why keeping your car clean is beneficial in the long run.

1.) Protection: Washing your car at least once a week can help get rid of dirt and other debris like sap or bird droppings. All of which can cause damage to the paint of the car.

2.) Prevent Rust: Rust not only makes the car look bad but can be damaging in a number of ways. It damages the resale value of the vehicle and even…

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Don't Let a Small Windshield Crack Lead to Bigger Problems

If your windshield has cracked this isn't something that's just physically unappealing. Even the smallest windshield cracks could lead to much bigger damage and even danger. The small cracks in the windshield of your vehicle may become bigger and even shatter if they have not gotten repaired properly. It's important to handle windshield cracks as early on as possible.

Getting your windshield inspected can keep you and your passengers safe...

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What Goes Into Servicing Your Brakes?

If you're taking your car to the mechanic to have your brakes serviced, it's important to know what brake maintenance entails. Here are some things you can escape.
Your brake pads and shoes will be replaced every 20,000 miles and again at every 60,000 miles. You'll also need to have the rotors on your brakes polished or replaced. If necessary, your brake caliper pin or the caliper itself will be replaced. Every two years or 30,000 miles you'll also need to have your brake fluid flushed.
Brake service consists of many things, as…
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Get Your Tires Serviced Today to Keep Your Car Performing at its Best

Poor fuel economy, increased braking distance, sluggish handling on wet roads, these are all indicators that it may be time to get your car into the dealership for a tire service. Your tires can have a significant impact on the performance of your vehicle in a wide variety of ways. Significant wear on the tread can increase your braking distance by as much as 20% and can reduce responsive handling on wet roads and tight corners by as much as 35%. Don’t let your tires make driving more difficult or less safe.
Come into the service center today and…
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