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Instructions to Jump Start Another Car

If you ever have to give another car a jump start, you will be able to get it done easily if you follow these steps and have a pair of jumper cables. It may be the case that the battery is totally dead and needs to be replaced, in which case you should visit the service team at Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel.

Do not try to hook up the jumper cables while a car's engine is still running. Pop the hoods when the car is turned off. Connect the cables to the correct battery terminals. There are four…
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Reasons To Use Car Wax

You see a lot of products in automotive stores. However, one of the products that you should definitely use is car wax. There are a lot of reasons to use car wax in case you are wondering. You will feel glad that you have started using it once you get into it.

One reason to use car wax is that it helps protect the paintwork of your vehicle. When you buy your vehicle and drive it around, you actually expose it to a lot of things in the environment that can do a little damage to your paint work.

 

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Budget for Your Next Road Trip and Save Money!

A road trip is a memorable way to see places you've never seen before. We at Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel love to talk to people about all of their experiences while they travel. If you are starting off or stopping by, we hope you enjoy your trip and have a few tips for your trip along the way.

A frugal trip may be one of the biggest benefits of traveling. To save money on food and drinks, have a cooler packed with drinks and the food you want to eat on the trip. This will save you the…
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What is a Blind-Spot Monitor?


One of the primary concerns that drivers are taught at a young age is the blind spot. The mirrors of your vehicle can only see so much of what is happening behind you. Even with all the training in the world about watching your mirrors so you can see the sequence of events behind you, the blind spot is still a hazard you cannot get around whether you are driving in Wesley Chapel or down the freeway.

The blind spot monitor is a series of sensors attached to the sides of your vehicle. The monitors use radar and sonar to…
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Make Your Vehicle Winter-Weather Safe With these Tips

Right now is the time of year that people begin to worry about their vehicles. The snow and cold can cause problems, but there are some maintenance tips that can help get you through the winter season if you plan to travel out of state. Here are a few things that you should be doing to make sure that you and your vehicle are safe.

Make sure that you have a winter kit with you. Extra gloves, a blanket, and a shovel can help a lot if you find yourself stranded or stuck in the snow on your next road…

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Compact Spares are a Temporary Solution

Flat tires occur at any time. They happen on local errands, long trips, or you can discover it in the driveway. If you must use a spare tire, then the type of spare makes a big difference.

Wesley Chapel-area drivers can install a full-sized spare and drive the vehicle in normal ways. If they use a compact spare tire, then they only have a temporary solution; drivers should not drive around on compact spares. Automakers design them to get the vehicle home or to a repair shop.

At Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel, we want every vehicle to have a…
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Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced

There are some very common signs that you may notice about your vehicle if you are need of a brand-new set of tires. Don't ignore these warning signs. Paying attention to these signs may help you avoid something like a tire blowout while you are driving. Let's take a closer look:
  • Inspect your tires for low treads on one or more of your tires. Uneven tire tread can indicate there is a bigger problem going on with your vehicle that needs to be addressed. If the treads are low on all four tires, then it's time for…
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Fuel Economy Tips

An informed vehicle owner will usually be able to save the maximum amount of money over the lifetime of their vehicle. That is exactly why we here at Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel wanted to be absolutely sure that you know all about these great fuel economy tips which can save you money and help you decrease your visits to the pump.

?The first tip is to maintain your speed as often as possible. Frequent accelerating and stopping can lead to poor gas mileage over time. Also, it is recommended that your car always be up to date with its…
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Are My Vehicle's Hoses Leaking?

Your car is naturally going to leak a few drops of fluid every once in a while, but you should be wary of ongoing leaks. When a leak isn’t addressed immediately, it could result in major damage to your engine. Luckily, most drivers can quickly check for hose leaks within nothing more than a few rags.

The easiest way to find a leak is to wipe down the area below your vehicle’s engine just before you go to bed. When you wake up, there should be no more than a drop or two under the vehicle. While your…

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How To Clean Your Car Quickly

Are you trying to sell your vehicle so you can head to our Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel lot and pick out something new? Before you start showing your vehicle to anyone, or posting photos of it on the internet, take a few minutes to give your vehicle a quick cleaning. Making sure that everything is in good shape actually will help make your vehicle appear more sellable. Not to mention that you can actually increase the sale price of your vehicle.

Make sure you don't let trash accumulate in your vehicle. Also, if there are any spills in…
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