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Front, Rear and All-Wheel Drive Systems

Vehicles today are available with front, rear or all-wheel drives. Each system generally describes which wheels receive the power to propel the vehicle. The modern front wheel or FWD are particularly favored in bad weather due to the fact they provide more traction where pulling power is needed. The system contains fewer parts and is less expensive to manufacture. However, they are also more easily damaged. Rear-wheel or RWD offers vehicle stability. However, in bad weather, vehicles have little traction.

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The Big Problem with Hazy Headlights

Everyone has seen those discolored or hazy headlights on vehicles. While this can be visually unappealing for the overall look of the vehicle, it has much more serious aspects as well.

Hazy headlights can compromise the ability to see properly when driving during nighttime hours or during stormy conditions. This is due to the light's rays not being projected properly in front of the automobile. Unless you spend a small fortune on specialty headlights for your vehicle, this is sure to be an issue at some point.

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Why You Need to Keep Fuel in the Tank This Winter

It really doesn't take much effort to hit the local gas station a few extra times each week to make sure that the gas tank is as close to full as possible. Here are some of the benefits when you drive on slick roads with a full tank of gas in the vehicle.

Just imagine hitting a patch of black ice and the rear tires losing grip on the road. If you had a full tank of gas when this happened, there is a better chance that the added weight will give those rear tires the grip they need…

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Where Did the Term Horsepower Come From?

The dictionary defines the word horsepower as the measurement of power, which is the rate work is done. The word horsepower goes back to the 18th-century when engineers were first comparing the output of steam engines with the power of horses.

Horsepower in today's terms most commonly refers to your car engine. The amount of horsepower a particular engine has is measured by a dynamometer. This device artificially applies a load to the engine and then measures the amount of power that is produced against that load. Once the horsepower has been determined it is then divided by the…

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Use Our Online Service Scheduler and Take Care of Maintenance

You will only need to spend a few minutes online when you use our service scheduler here at Sheboygan Auto, and then you will have an appointment made and we will know when to be ready for you. If you take the time to make an appointment online, you can have a service appointment set up in minutes. Our team will be prepared to work on your vehicle as soon as you bring it to our service center location.

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The Difference a Road Trip Checklist Makes

Holiday travel is coming quickly, and you're probably one of many Americans who hits the road for a variety of tasks or chores. But you should drive unprepared for the unexpected, and this is a list our dealership suggests you have in order to make sure you’re prepared for all situations.

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Is It Time to Switch to Winter Wiper Blades?

If you are one of many local Sheboygan drivers who noticed a decrease in the performance of their windshield wiper blades once the weather got colder, then this may be a bigger issue than you think. The streaks that your wiper blades leave behind on the glass are actually a safety hazard because they hinder your visibility.

If you want to solve this dangerous problem, then you are in luck because the solution won't require very much time or money at all. Just take your old wiper blades off of your vehicle and install a pair of winter wiper…

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Keep Your Gas Tank Full This Winter

You always want to try to keep your gas tank full. If you don't then you will be facing some issues. When you keep the tank full, you minimize the amount of air that is in your gas tank. When there is air in your gas tank, there is also condensation. Condensation will eventually make its way into your fuel lines and can freeze. When that happens, you will end up with a car that won't start since the gas will not be able to get to your engine.

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What to Do When Your Dashboard Warning Lights Remains Lit

Dashboard warning lights are there because manufacturers want vehicle owners to be safe on the road. They’re designed to illuminate when there’s a potential problem, or one that needs immediate attention. As such, there are a number of warning lights that can illuminate if your vehicle is about to experience trouble.

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Why Car Ownership Is So Costly & What You Can Do To Fix It

The total costs of car ownership far exceed the purchase price in virtually every case. But what are the most common reasons for expensive ownership requirements? As your local Sheboygan solution for new or used vehicles, our staff is focused on ensuring that your budget remains in positive standing.

Regular, thorough maintenance is ideal for extending cars' lifespans, although can add up over the years. Financing fees can cost a lot, at times, especially when the purchase price is high. Larger, bulkier vehicles are more expensive to maintain - in both the interim and the long run...

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