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What information display units are available in the Chrysler 300?

The technological revolution has brought a new age to the automobile. Not only in the sense of operating and power distribution within the vehicle, but also with information display units that tell you almost everything you used to wonder about.

In the Chrysler 300 engineers included a visual display unit called a digital cluster display (DID). The DID provides the driver with an immense amount of information at a glance. Items such as fuel mileage, when to stop for the next fill-up, and where to go to fill-up are items that drivers once had to figure out for themselves.

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Feeling Fancy-Free in the Jeep Renegade is Inevitable

Who doesn't like the idea of driving down the freeway with the wind blowing in your hair and the sunlight peeping in at you? With the Jeep Renegade, you can have this and more, all packaged up with the true Jeep performance you expect.

The Jeep Renegade offers many options that will allow you to individualize your ride. The available My Sky Removable Sunroof has removable panels that can either be retracted or completely removed for that open-air experience while driving. Storing these panels is easy in the adjustable rear cargo area.

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How do Extreme Temperatures Affect Car Batteries?

If your car has ever stalled in the driveway on a particularly cold morning or evening, then you know it has something to do with the weather. However, there is a perfectly good explanation for this.

Most lithium-ion and lithium-polymer batteries lose their charge over time and rapidly during the winter. This is because it's more difficult to generate electrical energy during freezing temperatures. 

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Slow Down: Prevent Hydroplaning

If you have ever driven in the rain then you know and understand the danger associated with hydroplaning. Hydroplaning occurs when water collects between your tires and the road keeping you from having control of your vehicle. Hydroplaning can happen quickly so it is important to make sure you are aware of hydroplaning and below are two tips to help you keep from hydroplaning:

  • Slow Down- If you are driving in the rain, slow down and drive at least 5 to 10 miles per hour below the speed limit. 
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How to Protect Yourself from a Potential Tire Blowout

Being able to spot potential trouble with your car tires can limit the chances of the tire blowing out at high speeds and wrecking your vehicle. Keep these things in mind each day before you drive.

  • Look at the tire side wall for anything out of the ordinary. If there are bulges, cracks, or something sticking out of the tire, don't delay on getting down to a tire center as quickly as possible.
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Can You Get Professional Results from A DIY Project?

It may catch some people off guard when they hear they can actually get greater visibility from their old, worn headlights. It's true, and what's more, there are a number of options for doing that. You can either hire a professional, or make headlight restoration a DIY project. Either way, you will be able to see better in the dark by restoring your headlights.

Here are some ways to go about that.

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What's Motor Oil Viscosity?

When you walk down the aisle of your local auto parts store, you often see rows of motor oil with various viscosity ratings like 10W-30, 5W-30, or 0W-20. What do these ratings mean?

The first number in a rating like 10W-30 represents how thick the oil is at cold temperatures and the second number is the thickness of the oil at a high temperature. 

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Kitty litter, salt, or sand: which one is best?


Kitty litter, rock salt, and sand are all used to help gain traction in snow and ice, but which is the best? All three options are good under different circumstances.

Kitty litter is wonderful for those times you find your vehicle stuck in snow, unable to gain traction. It absorbs water and gives traction when spread behind the tires, helping your vehicle get out and moving. But once it absorbs too much water it turns into a sticky mess, so probably not the best for the whole driveway.

Sand is great for the driveway. It gives traction to the tires…
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Why Windshield Wiper Fluid is Better in the Winter

The fact most drivers take seeing out the windshield for granted does not mean you should neglect to get the windshield wiper fluid added to your washer tank today. These are a few of the benefits of using the windshield wiper fluid as the winter weather fast approaches.

Driving your car in the winter means you might be dealing with snow or icy conditions. When there is water in the washer tank, it will freeze solid, and then you can't clean the windshield in the event of an emergency. Not to mention that frozen water expands and could damage…

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