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What You Need to Know About Drivetrains

Dealers want buyers to know exactly what they are buying before they sign a purchase agreement. Therefore, it is important to understand the differences between a rear-wheel drive (RWD) and a front-wheel drive (FWD) vehicle. The biggest distinction between the two is where the power to propel the car comes from.

It is important to note that both a RWD and a FWD vehicle can meet a buyer's needs. However, a FWD may be an ideal choice for those who drive in icy or snowy climates as the vehicle may get better traction. Of course, a RWD may handle…

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Is it Time to Change Your Car's Air Filters?

Like most parts of your vehicle, your engine air filter has a suggested regular maintenance cycle as described in your owners manual. While this can be a good guide, the mileage suggested is only that, a suggestion. And depending on the environment in which you drive your vehicle, the air filter may need changed more often. We can help you make this determination at Robert Green Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Monticello, where we can visually inspect your air filter and make sure it is working properly.

 

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Try Scheduling Your Appointment Online

Are you planning to schedule another service appointment for your car, but you can't find the time to make the phone call? Then you will be happy to hear that Robert Green Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has another option for you. By going to our website, you will be able to schedule your next service appointment online. Using this online tool, you will be able to book a time, pick what service you need, and confirm your appointment without picking up a phone.

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Brake Fluid Explained

Brake fluid is necessary to enable the functioning of a vehicle's braking system. The fluid is designed for use under high pressure and temperature conditions. The fluid creates compression within the brake lines. When a driver applies the brake, the fluid puts pressure on the brake rotors, which puts pressure on the wheels to slow or stop the vehicle.

Although there are many types of brake fluid, the two main types are glycol-based and silicon-based. 

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Get the Proper Wiper Blades for the Winter

Did you know that there are actually wiper blades that are specifically designed for use in the winter? There are, and that's for a reason. Let our service experts help you choose your ideal winter wiper blades.

Sure, you can make do with the wiper blades that you have installed on your vehicle, but you will end up replacing them every spring, and that can get expensive. Winter wiper blades are able to withstand the cold temperatures of winter and even have a special shell that keeps ice and snow from building up on them. 

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Salt, Sand or Cat Litter for Winter Traction?

Did you know that rock salt is not your only choice for traction in snow and ice? There are several different options that are cheaper and better for the environment here in Monticello, NY, and the Robert Green Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram team can help.

Salt might melt the snow and ice, but that makes it harmful for plants and animals. When it dissolves in the water, plants and animals may absorb or ingest the salt water, causing harm. Instead you can use kitty litter for when your vehicle gets stuck. 

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Improve How You See the Road

If you are someone who often drives in the dark whether it be on your way home from work in the evening or after a fun weekend outing with friends, then you know how important it is to be able to see the road in front of you well. This not only keeps you safe but it also keeps other people on the road safe as well.

 

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What Does the 2017 Dodge Challenger Bring to the Table?

Are you perusing the sports car class for your next automotive purchase? Well, if so, we here at Robert Green Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram think you'd likely be well-served by ours, the 2017 Dodge Challenger.

And what makes us say that?

CarGurus commentator Cliff Atiyeh is here with an explanation; team up with him in the clip below:

Without question the meanest, most muscular trim throughout the Challenger catalog, the top-tier SRT Hellcat is beyond compare. Such is the story of its supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine.

Boasting a behemoth 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque, the V8…

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Take a Ride With the Chrysler Pacifica

The Chrysler Pacifica is all about making your trip all the more enjoyable. Even if it is just a trip to the supermarket around the corner, you will love every minute of it. It is loaded with great available features such as Uconnect that features 10.1-inch HD touchscreens and a Blu-ray player. It also has an 8.5-inch touchscreen that will keep you focused on the road while you still keep on top of all your daily tasks and navigate seamlessly to your next destination.

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