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Prepare for Winter at Our Service Center in Athens, AL

While winter is generally kind to us in Athens, AL, dropping temperatures, wet weather, and the occasional snowfall can cause problems for you and your vehicle. Fortunately, a little seasonal maintenance here at our Mopar service center can help you prepare your car for the unique array of challenges that comes with winter weather. So, if you're ready to whip your car into shape for winter, here are a few winter tips to help you get through the season.

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A Vehicle’s Differential System Serves A Few Different Purposes

Modern vehicles come with incredibly complex differential systems compared to cars of just a decade ago. They go far beyond just making sure that the power delivered to each wheel is consistent to avoid slippage or loss of traction. Advanced differential systems improve vehicle handling and safety, extend tire and transmission life, and even increase fuel efficiency. We are happy to explain your vehicles differential system and how it works when you bring it in for service at Champion Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM in Athens, AL.

There are three primary purposes for a cars differential system...

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Understanding the Meaning of Your Dashboard Lights

Owning a vehicle can come with unexpected causes for alarm in the local Athens area. Fortunately, dashboard indicator lights strive to communicate with the driver to express a potential maintenance or mechanical problem. Our staff at Champion Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM always emphasize the need for understanding your dashboard lights as they help you to comprehend everything goes on in your automobile. Some of the essential Dashboard lights are;

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Pre-Road-Trip Checklist For Keeping You Moving During The Holidays


Planning to go away for the holiday season makes the holidays better. Getting together with grandma and loved ones is just not the holidays if you're not all together. If you want to make the best of the holiday season, you will want to go over these items on the checklist prior to leaving on your trip.

It doesn't matter if you are 400 miles from your family or 1000 miles from family…
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Avoid Unnecessary Car Trouble

If you are about to head into a new season, there are some things that need to be done. You should make sure that your first aid kit is stocked up and that you have the emergency items in your car that you may need in the case that you get stranded. Another very important thing that you need to do is take your car to Champion Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM to get it serviced.

 

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The Benefits to Getting Periodic Tire Rotations


?Has it been a while since you last rotated your tires? Do you skimp on tire rotations all together? If so, you may actually be doing damage to your wallet.

Tire rotations extend the life of your tires. This means that you will spend less money on tire changes. By constantly rotating your tires, you can get more out of your existing tires.

Besides saving money, getting tire rotations will result in a more smooth and even ride. This is because the weight of the axles differs in the front and rear. Due to this, there is uneven wear on…
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Let Champion Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Help You with Your Tire Service Needs


Regular tire service is an important part of any comprehensive vehicle maintenance plan. Most car makers recommend that you get your tires inspected once every 12,000 to 15,000 miles, but this is based on the national average for driving patterns. If you drive more than the average person, or if you do a lot of city stop-and-go driving, you may need to get your tires serviced more often. Today’s modern cars will often include a tire service dashboard indicator light, but not all do, and when they do the light isn’t always entirely accurate or reliable…
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Seasonal Vehicle Maintenance Guidelines


It's important that your car receives the maintenance it needs between miles, but there are also the changes of the season to consider. That's right, with every changing season comes a different set of upkeep routines to ensure your car's best performance year-round.

So to keep your vehicle in working order, follow this list of simple guidelines.

Late Summer into Early Fall:
  • Oil Changes
  • Fluid check
  • Tune Ups
  • Brake Work
Mid to Late Fall..
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