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Get To Know The Stylish 2018 Jeep Renegade


The 2018 Jeep Renegade is one of the most stylish subcompact SUVs on the road. The Renegade has plenty of available features to keep you comfortable in all conditions. There's the optional My Sky removable sunroof. Exterior heated mirrors are available. These make it easy for drivers to be safer in the snow. In a similar vein, windshield wipers with a de-icer built in are also available.

The Renegade looks great, with its gray grille accents and three standard red tow hooks. But that's customizable, too. A wraparound black roof is available. This contrast with the body of…
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Choosing Front-Wheel or Rear-Wheel Drive


It can be confusing trying to decide between a rear-wheel drive and a front-wheel drive vehicle when you are not sure of the differences and how you can get the most benefit from the one you choose. Here are some interesting facts about each that can make it easier.

Rear-Wheel Drive

In rear-wheel drive vehicles the weight is distributed more evenly along the entire length and that makes them a little more stable on dry pavement. However, they are not always easy to handle on slick or muddy roadways.

Front-Wheel Drive

Since front-wheel drive vehicles have the majority of...
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Tips for Avoiding a Tire Blowout on the Roads


Avoiding a tire blowout on your car comes down to you paying more attention to the condition of your tires.

When the front end is not correctly aligned, the tires can wear unevenly and expose weaknesses that can lead to a blowout. Schedule a front-end alignment to correct the issue that can result from hitting the curb with the car.

If you have not gotten the tires rotated recently, now is the time. Not only will rotating the tires help them to wear more evenly, this gives you a chance for a mechanic to get a closer look at the…
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What Does It Mean When the Tire Pressure Monitoring Light Comes On?

If you have a car produced in 2008 or after, you have a tire pressure monitoring system. This system has a set of wireless sensors that monitor the air pressure in your tires. Some of these sensors operate off the anti-lock brake system that senses the number of tire revolutions in relation to the other tires. Some tire pressure monitoring sensors are hooked to the wheel well to measure the amount of bulge in your tire. Others have sensors inside the tires that measure the air pressure.

When the light indicator comes on, it means that one of the sensors…

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Don’t Ignore a Soft Brake Pedal

When you notice a change in the feel of your brake pedal, your brake lines could be leaking fluid and about to fail. The brake fluid creates the hydraulic pressure necessary for stopping the vehicle.

Exposure to the elements and rust could damage the brake lines. Similarly, corrosion could open up leaks in the internal piston of disc brake calipers. Drum brakes on the rear wheels could also be a source of leaks. The master cylinder that distributes brake fluid might wear out and leak as well. Replacement is required if any of these components fail. Potentially, only air in…

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Dodge: All-Wheel-Drive American Muscle


Nothing says power like the rich history of the American muscle car. In 2018, most muscle cars are driven by rear wheel drive power. Dodge is the only car manufacturer to offer a line of all-wheel drive muscle cars, the Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger.

The Charger comes in heavy with a few options for engines. The Charger begins with a 3.6-liter V-6 sporting 300 horsepower. The next option in the Charger comes in a 5.7-liter V-8 with 370 horsepower. To top the line...
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The Ram 1500 Big Horn Offers Three Cab Choices


A light-duty pickup truck is supposed to have the right balance of raw power and interior comfort. Available in three cab configurations, the Ram 1500 Big Horn is versatile enough for hard work and fun recreation. Three individuals can comfortably ride in the Regular Cab that has two doors. This entry-level cabin can be paired with a bed that measures 8 feet or 6 feet and 4 inches in length. The Crew Cab is large enough to accommodate six occupants. This four-door cab is available with a bed that measures 6 feet and 4 inches or 5 feet and 7…
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Be Prepared With Road Trip Tips

If you are going to drive somewhere new, even if it's not far, you always need to take the time to do a quick pre-check of your car. You should check your fluids and tire pressure and make sure that all your mirrors are adjusted correctly. You should also inspect your wipers from time to time.

Bring your vehicle to us here at C. H. Urness Motor Company so that we can tune up and inspect your vehicle. 

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Find OEM Parts for Your Vehicle at the Dealership

Don't leave the repair of your vehicle to any independent auto shop that promises low prices on parts. You might find those inferior parts on your car are making things worse and costing you more in the long run! The mechanics at a dealership like C. H. Urness Motor Company all have years of experience and access to the best tools for installing any parts you purchase. This means that if you buy those parts but want us to install them on your vehicle, it will be repaired in a timely manner and done right the first time.

Better…

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Helping Emergency Responders to Complete Their Mission

You can do this by understanding and obey the move over laws for whatever state you live or visit. Unfortunately, the public’s awareness of these laws is still low. The result is that up to 200 roadside workers lose their lives each year in the line of duty. Even one life lost is too many. It’s even more shocking that nearly seven in ten Americans have never heard of move over laws.

States enact these laws for the benefit of everyone. Motorists can help by becoming more aware of what to do when they hear a siren or…

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