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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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Muscle Car Passion Continues


Dodge combines modern technology with classic style and power in their Challenger and Charger models. The Challenger brings back the 70s body style of the iconic muscle car. The Charger features an updated low and lean profile complete with scalloped sides, which provides more of a modern look. Both vehicles come in a variety of attractive interior and exterior styles, colors and customized packages designed to please muscle car enthusiasts.

Each car comes standard with a 305-HP or a 292-HP 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine accompanied by a TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission...
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Mopar Shows No Sign of Crossing the Finish Line at 80


It's hard to believe it, but Mopar has been an OEM parts supplier for the Chrysler family of vehicles since 1937. While Chrysler experimented with a number of other brands like Chryco and AutoPar, the Mopar brand has been the one that survived all other challenges.

As well as a parts supplier, Mopar also offers service and customer care for Chrysler and Dodge drivers. This has helped it to become the household name that it is…
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What Kind of Power Do You Want to Have?

If you are considering buying an all-wheel drive vehicle or a four-wheel drive vehicle, but you just are not sure which one is for you, come see us here at Fox Charlevoix Chrysler Dodge Jeep so we can help you.

It depends on what kind of driving you like to do and what you like to drive. 

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