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Discover These 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Capability Features

Are you currently in search of an off-road SUV with superior capability and numerous features? If you are, you should consider the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK. The new Wrangler JK comes with rugged exterior appeal and offers capability features that make it an excellent choice when it comes to off-road SUVs. To learn more about the capability features that are offered with the new model, read further.

The 2018 Wrangler JK comes with impressive 33-inch all-terrain tires that give you ample traction and performance on any terrain. 

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Why Your Radiator Is The Unsung Hero Of Your Car

If your engine overheats, it is susceptible to all kinds of damage. Gaskets can be blown and parts can be damaged that will end up costing a car owner thousands of dollars in completely avoidable repairs. That is why we here at the Bergey's Auto Dealerships want to be sure you know how servicing your radiator and engine cooling systems regularly can help avoid this situation entirely.

A radiator helps remove all of the excess heat from an engine and expel it to the much cooler air, where it is diffused away from the vehicle. 

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Keep Your Car's Battery Maintained and Working Well

The battery of your car not only helps the electric features of the car to work when the vehicle is not fully turned on, but it is also responsible for getting the vehicle running and taking you from point A to point B. The battery of your car must be maintained for your vehicle to work as it should.

Here at the Bergey's Auto Dealerships, we recognize the importance of maintaining a charge during your adventures, and we will take care of diagnostic work to help you figure out if your battery is good or if it needs to…

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How to Change Your Tire

When you experience a flat tire, it’s important that you get it changed so that you can drive down the road until it can be fixed entirely. If your car is equipped with a spare, pull over to the side of the road and put on your hazard lights.

Apply the parking brake and then remove your hubcap or wheel cover. Then, loosen the lug nuts using the torque wrench that comes with the spare tire. From there, place the jack under the vehicle and then raise the vehicle. 

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What is Brake Fluid?

Just like many other areas of your vehicle, the brakes have a lot of moving parts. Brake fluid helps lubricate those parts and prevent excessive wear while also helping apply pressure that slows your vehicle. Over time, brake fluid can become contaminated by moisture, dirt and other contaminants, when that occurs brake performance becomes compromised and it's time for a brake fluid exchange.

Signs that your vehicle needs a brake fluid replacement include:

  • The brake warning light is illuminated 
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Keep Belts and Hoses Maintained

Your vehicle has a set of belts and hoses that are a part of it and that are important to your performance. They keep the air conditioner working as it should and they help with the power steering. You need to keep those belts and hoses well maintained to avoid issues with your vehicle.

The belts that are a part of your car are not hard to maintain as long as you make regular appointments to set up help for them. The hoses that are a part of your car can leak, but choosing to have them maintained regularly can…

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Important Maintenance to Consider

Before you head out for your next road trip, make sure that the proper maintenance has been scheduled for your vehicle. Your vehicle filters should also be inspected for replacement.

There are two filters that you want to specifically have inspected. The cabin air filter and the engine air filter. These filters have similar roles but for completely different reasons. While the cabin air filter protects you and your passengers from harmful air particles such as mold and dust, the engine air filter protects the engine components from dirt and grime that adversely affect engine performance. 

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Understanding Your Tire Tread

If you own or lease a car, you cannot underestimate the importance of the depth and wear of the tread on your tires. Worn out tires can lead to your car having less grip on the road, and less grip means an increased chance of having an avoidable accident.

Tire tread is one of those things we commonly overlook or don't take seriously enough when thinking about vehicle maintenance, but with winter fast approaching, you need to make sure you're not going to be caught in a situation where you try to slow down and it just doesn…

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Windshield Wiper Fluids: Use as Directed

Windshield wiper fluid was created specifically to use in windshield wiper systems. It has been mixed with many other ingredients that give it resistance to freezing in low temperatures, allows it to clean even the toughest and hard to remove stains off of a windshield, and many of the modern windshield wiper fluids on the market now come with water repellent and system lubrication chemicals mixed in that help to repel rain and add to the longevity of wiper system parts.

It just makes sense for Pennsylvania motorists to use approved fluids. 

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Traveling With Holiday Treats

Since the holidays are coming up, there's a good chance that you've been invited to a party or two at the home of a loved one. This means that you'll need to prepare the appetizer or dessert that your family members anticipate every year. Here are some of the best ways to transport holiday treats without ruining the interior of your car.

Lining your car with a large blanket will ensure that if any food spills from containers, the stain will get on the blanket instead of on the seats or floor of your car. 

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