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Towing Guide

It’s recommended to perform a safety inspection of your tow package if moving requires towing a trailer of cargo behind you. The first item is to verify your vehicle’s manufacturer’s specifications for allowable tow and tongue weight. After you’ve concluded that your automobile, the hitch, and the trailer are compatible, move on to other safety considerations.

Examine the trailer itself to establish that it’s road worthy. From there, run through the lighting system. This may require someone’s assistance to check the brake and tail lights as well as the turn signals. An added feature…

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What is FWD vs. RWD: A Short Drivetrain Guide

Vehicles actually come in three different types of drivetrains, including FWD or front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive (RWD), or all-wheel drive (AWD). You have probably heard these terms before, but what do they mean for you when you're on the road?

Mostly this depends on the weather, unless you are into racing. In a RWD, you get better handling according to most car owners. The rear wheels provide the power to push the car forward, while the front wheels steer the direction.

With FWD, you get better handling for snowy and ice conditions....

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The Starter Motor Could Be the Reason the Vehicle Won't Start

You cannot assume that it is always the battery when your vehicle has problems starting. Sometimes it can be the starter motor, which works with the vehicle's ignition. If it is the starter, there are some warning signs that it may be in trouble.

If there is a grinding noise when attempting to start the car, then this can mean that the starter gear is worn. A whining noise can indicate that the starter gear is not connecting properly with the flywheel. The starter can sometimes get soaked with oil from an oil leak, which can cause it to…

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Finding out if your exhaust is leaking


If you are driving through Bonham and think you are hearing some popping and hissing when you are speeding up, you might have a very real problem in your car. If that popping and hissing is being followed up by vibrations, then it's likely that your exhaust system is leaking. This is not a small problem. If you think that your exhaust system is leaking, it can mean something that is going to harm and could even kill people.

If your exhaust system is leaking, it could mean that poisonous gases are getting into the cabin of your car…
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Check Out the Only Muscle Car with All-Wheel Drive


Dodge's muscle car family just got a huge boost with the latest design featuring an all-wheel drive. While previous models were all rear-wheel drive, Dodge takes it a step further and creates a sports car that can handle any terrain. While the Dodge Challenger GT is the first trim to get this feature, other muscle cars in the Dodge family are sure to follow.

The driving experience in the all new muscle car is incredible. Drivers state that the steering is light and easy to control, while the engine packs a huge punch of power even in the base…
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Power, Beauty, Durability - Ram 1500 Big Horn


When the thoughts of power, beauty, and durability are mentioned, most people would probably think of a superhero or otherworldly hero. But a true truck lover would be envisioning the Ram 1500 Big Horn.

Available in gas or diesel models, the Ram 1500 Big Horn offer engine options in the V8 Hemi, V6 Diesel or V6 Pentastar to meet any driver’s needs. With a capable maximum towing of just over 10,000 pounds, your boat or camper will not be a problem for this truck. With cab options in regular, crew or quad, the interior features 8.4-inch touchscreen…
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Windshield Wiper Fluid Improves Driving Conditions


If you are waiting to replace the water in your car's washer reservoir with windshield wiper fluid, the cold weather is getting closer. Don't wait until the water freezes in the tank and causes all sorts of trouble, get to Bonham Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today.

The team at our service center will drain the water in the washer tank and replace it with windshield wiper fluid that contains antifreeze. No matter how cold that it gets outside, the washing system will operate and help to keep the windshield clear of any debris.

It doesn't matter if…
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Four Wheel vs. All Wheel: Which Is Right For You?


No matter what car or truck you drive, you'll have to understand the in and outs of drivetrains. Four-wheel and all-wheel drive are both very useful, but they are used for completely different reasons in completely different ways.

All-wheel drive is used for on-road driving, while the four-wheel drive is mainly for off-roading. If you ever want to make the most of your car, you're going to have to have a test run to understand why some people love one style over the other. Bonham Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram understands this and will help you decide what's…
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Dashboard Warning Light Definitions Give Your Car a Language


Whether you drive a truck or sedan, you will find dashboard-warning lights carry a ton of information about your car. The smartest way to catch problems going on with your car is with dashboard signals. Without them, the vehicle may become damaged and require repair. Some dashboard signals lights are designed for everyday use. They are significant but not alarming. The others only show when things get out of whack and require a careful look. Everyday Lights:
  • Check engine – look at the car. It could be anything. Take it to the dealer.
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Total Cost Of Ownership For Cars That Require Maintenance


Owning a car is not a cheap thing to do. It takes money in order to pay for the car. Even if you buy the car outright, you still will have to pay for the car. You will need to pay for gas, insurance, repairs and more.

If you want to know the cost of owning a car, look into what the car is worth to tell you if it is worth fixing up or repairing. In some instances, it can be cheaper and better for everyone if you simply purchase a new vehicle. The car that you own should…
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