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How Important is Tire Rotation

An integral part of maintaining tires is through regular tire rotation. Bringing your car in to our service center may be the best option of you aren’t well versed on how to rotate your tires. We all the ins and outs of proper tire rotation. The following are benefits of rotating car tires periodically.

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What are Car Fluids and why do They Need to be Replaced?

Your car is full of fluids that help your car run smoothly. It is very important to make sure they are replaced when needed. But what are these fluids and what are they for?

  • Engine oil- Under the hood of your car, countless pieces of metal are scraping against each other. Oil works to lubricate these parts and keep them moving.
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Going on Road Trip Soon? Travel Tips for You

Great memories are created by doing simple things together going on a road trip. In summer, the weather is friendly and allows you and your friends or family enjoys your ride. There are several items to keep in check before going on one.

Your vehicle is the first thing to check. Have a qualified service provider fix your car where it needs to. Ensure your brakes, tires, oils, and usual maintenance service is done to your vehicle before you can set off. This saves you the trouble of having a breakdown on the highway.

Prepare yourself with information about the…

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Checking light bulbs, brakes and batteries important during seasonal vehicle maintenance

Seasonal vehicle maintenance may seem like an inconvenience now, but it is invaluable and will save you time, trouble and money later.

As the colder weather of fall approaches, call a certified and reputable dealership in Branford to schedule vehicle maintenance. Have the service department check the strength of your car battery. If it is weak, or older than four years, have the battery replaced. If your battery is corroded...

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3 Types of Tires


It's interesting to think about the fact that even though tires are one of the most important parts of the automobile, most people never give a second thought as to what kind of tires are actually on their automobile.

Everyone should know that the type of driving they usually do is the biggest factor on what type of tires they have. Here are the various types of tires and when they should be used.
  • All-season tires are suitable for use in most temperate conditions of weather and most road conditions.
  • High-performance tires are designed for sports cars and vehicles…
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Things to Remember When Your Dog Is In Your Car

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Pets are like our family, so many people love to travel with them. Dogs, especially, tend to love car rides -- though others may become anxious and tense. Here are some tips that will help make your travel experience fun and safe for your pet.

You should always keep paper towels in your vehicle in case of an accident. Pet odor and stain remover should always be on hand as well. Don't forget doggie poop bags, a bowl for food, water, and treats. To keep your dog safe, harness them attached to the seat belt or keep them safe in…
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CarGurus Gushes Over 2017 Dodge Challenger

If you're perusing the sports car segment for your next vehicular purchase, we here at Branhaven Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram feel you're bound to flip your lid for ours, the 2017 Dodge Challenger.

And why's that?

Click "play" on the clip below to find out; CarGurus personality Cliff Atiyeh is here to show you the ropes:

As much as we appreciate the Challenger's entry-level engine, a 3.6-liter V6, we recognize that some shoppers will prefer something with a bit more pep in its step.

Enter: the 5.7-liter V8 of the R/T model.

Syncing…

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(Oil) Change is Good


?Change is good, especially when it's your oil. Just what function does oil perform in a vehicle engine? Your engine has lots of moving parts, all of them moving very fast. To reduce friction that causes wear and tear on these parts, they rely on the engine’s oil, which also cools these parts, all of which increases the life of your engine. Each manufacturer has specified requirements for the grade and weight of the oil that should be used in a particular engine, and it is important to know what those specs are. Taking time to read your…
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