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Get the New Ram Truck You Need for Life in Charlevoix Right Here at Fox Charlevoix Chrysler Dodge Jeep

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Whether it's a truck for your family or a truck for the jobsite in Charlevoix, there's a Ram Truck for you. From the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 to the heavy-duty Ram 2500 and 3500, you can't go wrong.

2019 Ram 1500

Back and better than ever, the Ram 1500 is sure to be at the top of your list in Michigan. With numerous engine options, a downright luxurious cabin, amazing ride quality and a boosted towing capacity, you'll love everything about your Ram 1500. When well equipped, your Ram 1500 can tow up to 12,750-pounds…

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Meet the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Right Here in Charlevoix

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Looking for another reason to buy a new Jeep Cherokee for your family in Michigan? Well the Jeep Cherokee has been updated and upgraded to be better than ever. Whether you're an off-road junkie or a Jeep lover, you can't go wrong with the new Jeep Cherokee. Exciting new features include:

  • Standard 7-inch infotainment touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Included standard
  • New style and design elements inside and out
  • New engine options

 

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What is an Intake Manifold Gasket?

Gaskets connect the myriad parts of your car. In most cases, those parts are sealed by gaskets before the final assembly process. The intake manifold is a series of tubes that provide air to your combustion chamber. Those tubes are metal and must be sealed in some way to the metal of your cylinder head. That seal is the intake manifold gasket.

While you can say that your intake manifold provides the air for combustion, the true ally for complete combustion is the intake manifold gasket that seals the combustion chamber to provide an accurate amount of air for reliable…

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How to Jump-start Another Car

One way to improve your situation with a dead car battery is having jumper cables and another running vehicle close by. Jump-starting a vehicle is straightforward, but it does take care and certain precautions. Begin with the two cars’ batteries about a foot and a half apart and on level ground.

Each end of the cables will have two clamps. One is usually denoted with a stripe or is red, and that is your positive cable. The black cable on each end is negative. Be very careful when you begin attaching cables; you don’t want them accidentally touching metal…

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Consider Engine Cooling and Radiator Service

When you invest in a new or used car, you take on the responsibility of caring for your vehicle for the duration that you have it. There are some simple maintenance tasks that need to be performed periodically, such as changing the oil or changing out the cabin or engine air filter. There are more complex items that need some attention as well, such as having your engine cooling system and radiator maintained and serviced.

Your cooling system, along with your radiator, is designed to keep your engine temperature at a normal level. 

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Keep Your Transfer Case Gears Lubricated

If you drive a 4WD/AWD vehicle, the transfer case is a key component for distributing power between your axles. It’s important to regularly have the fluid in your transfer case replaced to ensure that your axles get the power they need. The Fox Charlevoix Chrysler Dodge Jeep service center can help.

The transfer case is a gear box that distributes power across your axles and wheels. In 4WD, the transfer case spreads the power between the front and rear axles. In AWD, it distributes power to the wheels getting the most traction. 

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