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The Exhaust System: Mufflers & Exhaust

Your vehicle’s exhaust system, particularly your muffler, is crucial to its overall efficiency and safety. If left unattended, the muffler, pipe, and catalytic converter on your car are prone to rust and damage when it is not in use.

The exhaust system arrangement differs from one vehicle to the other because every automaker has a unique design. A muffler is responsible for absorbing the noise produced at the combustion chamber. It is comprised of chambers and pipes that absorb the sound and ensure our vehicle runs with little or no noise.

 

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Signs Your Tires Need to Be Replaced

A visual inspection can reveal if it is time for you to replace your tires. The tread is one of the most important parts of your tire. It needs to have a sufficient amount of tread in order for you to drive on a slick road. You can do a penny test to see if your tires have enough tread. You should not be able to see Lincoln's head. If you can, then you will have to get new tires.

Your tires may also have a tread wear indicator bar. The lines on the bar will become more noticeable…

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What Are the Signs That Your Exhaust Is Leaking?

A leak in your exhaust system can be dangerous to you and your loved ones. For this reason, the team at Land Rover Fort Wayne wants to make sure you know what the signs of this problem are. If you are experiencing any of the following, be sure to schedule an appointment with our service team right away.

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Car Battery Service & Replacement

There are usually signs that people notice before their car battery goes dead. It is important to take note of how often you drive your car around Fort Wayne, IN. If you do not drive your car that often, then your battery is likely to go dead soon. 

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Reasons Your Engine May Be Overheating

Typically, engines can overheat due to a faulty radiator fan, clogged coolant hose, or a broken water pump. An overheating engine should be addressed immediately, and understanding the typical causes is the best place to start. Here are common reasons why your engine may be overheating.

Cooling System Leak

A leak in your cooling system will create a vacuum that will suck in air. The air might form a bubble, also known as an airlock, which will occupy the top part of your cooling system. It will hinder the coolant from getting into your engine, causing it to overheat.

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Preparing Your Vehicle to Tow a Camper

Overview

Get ready for your next towing adventure with your camper. Towing a camper for a journey can be very exciting, but there are a few things that you need to prepare beforehand.

 

Inspection

Don’t leave home without properly inspecting your vehicle and camper. You will want to make sure that your vehicle is running properly and that its parts are durable enough to make the journey. Inspect the condition of your camper as well. Once you have hooked the camper up to your vehicle, inspect the entire setup to make sure that everything is properly connected and that…

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What Are Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings?

At Land Rover Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne, IN, many people ask us about which motor oil would be best for them. The answer depends on the viscosity of the motor oil. Viscosity is a measure of how easily a liquid can be poured, or in other words, how thick or thin it is. 

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Know the Difference Between a Compact Temporary and a Full-Size Spare Tire in Fort Wayne

If you've ever had a flat tire, you know what an inconvenience it can be. The vehicles we sell here at Land Rover Fort Wayne often come with different types of spares. Keep reading to learn the difference between a compact temporary spare tire and a full-size spare tire.

You may have heard compact temporary spares called by their more common name of donut. A donut tire is simply a smaller version of your regular tire. This compact size makes it easier to carry in your trunk or hatchback. It's ideal for smaller vehicles. A disadvantage of this…

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