The Benefits of an Alignment

Your vehicles proper alignment is so essential to the way that it drives that you will almost certainly notice if something is off. Having the experts at Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel automotive service department will give you the peace of mind that your vehicles suspension is properly tuned.

Adjusting an alignment refers to specifying the precise angle at which each tire should make contact with the road. It is commonly checked when you have your tires rotated during regular maintenance. 

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Fiat 124 Spider Offers Style And Performance

The Fiat offers a stylish sports car in the 124 Spider. This convertible combines a sleek appearance along with a lot of power. The Fiat 124 Spider has a strong engine. It features the 1.4L MultiAir® Turbo engine. This vehicle also has a horsepower of 160 and a torque of 184 pound-feet. It has twin intercoolers along with an induction system that uses fresh-air. It also contains 16 valves along with exhaust tips that are stainless steel.

The Fiat 124 Spider also has a six-speed transmission. The standard one is a manual transmission. This has a short-throw shifter.

 

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The Stylish Fiat 500e

The Fiat 500 has been taking the world by storm for quite a few years now. The efficiency combined with the sporty, youthful, and practical styling and design has provided the Fiat 500 with an incredibly healthy fanbase. With the electric variant of this wonderful vehicle out, the 500e is impressing buyers left and right.

Style is the name of the game with the 500e. With its available eSport package that provides 15-inch cast-aluminum wheels, black-trimmed headlights, and orange mirror caps, bodyside stripes and wheel accents, the Fiat 500e turns from handsome to stunning

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Brake Failure Warning Signs

Is your brake pedal feeling a little squishy? It isn't something you'll want to ignore.

?Brake failure can be serious, and it is potentially life-threatening. Rather than taking the risk, consider looking for the following signs that could indicate a impending problem with your braking system.

First, take note of any off smells. This is usually an indication that something is amiss, as overheated brakes tend to let off an odor. Next, pay attention to how your car behaves as you apply the brake. Does it shake? Rattle? Pull to the right or left?

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Motor Oil Myths and Impacts

Motor oil myths are something that has dragged people behind for many years. There is a need to understand each of them, depending on the car model. Below is a list of some of the few myths that people should consider re-looking at.

Myth 1: Motor oil additives increases the engine’s performance
True. Motor oil additives have been formulated to meet specific goals. Some are meant to improve engine performance. The motor oils do not change the engine’s performance but rather the additives pack. The oils will come with various additives that help to improve their viscosity index…

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Types of Spare Tires Beyond the Doughnut

When you think of a spare tire, you might think of the little doughnut that many vehicles come with. While that is one kind of spare tire that you might have, there is actually a whole selection of spare tires, and you might have a different one in your current car. At Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel, we want to help you understand some of the positives and negatives of a couple of the types of spare tires.

A compact temporary spare tire is the doughnut that you're familiar with. What's nice about this particular kind is that…

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Improve Your Financial Well-Being by Saving on Gas

There are times when even an extra $50 a month could have some positive benefits to your overall financial well-being. But if you're strapped on cash, where can you come up with the money? Saving money on your gas is one easy way to save money all month long. Here are a couple of tips from Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel that can help you save.

One easy and free way to get better fuel economy is to avoid speeding up and slamming on the brakes. When you're in a hurry, it can be tempting to think that…

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Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement 101

Our Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel team values driver safety over everything, so we're always passing safety hacks on to our customers. Windshield wiper blade replacement is one such hack. Wiper blades keep your windshield crystal clear in any weather. That's why it's important to replace them regularly.

Don't Wait Too Late

Don't wait for wiper blades to degrade before changing them. As a general rule, aim to replace your windshield wiper blades every six months or at least once each year. 

 

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Keep Your Car Free of Pet Hair

Dog hair inside a car can look quite unsightly. The smell might not be too appealing, either. Hair inside a pet’s travel crate or strands resting on top of seat covers aren’t necessarily a big deal. Preventive measures add the cleanliness inside the vehicle. And the travel crate contributes to safer driving, since the dog isn’t moving around the seats.

Keeping hair out of the car isn’t always easy, despite your best efforts. Cleaning things may not be too tough. If you use a vacuum with a brush on the end, the device can dig out…

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Two Reasons To Have Your Car Battery Professionally Serviced

Replacing your car's battery might seem like a simple and fairly hassle-free task. However, countless drivers have discovered that these projects aren't always as straightforward as they initially appear. At Parks Fiat of Wesley Chapel, we want to share two important reasons to have your car battery professionally serviced or replaced.

There May Be An Underlying Problem

When your battery goes dead, your first assumption will likely be that this component is no longer functional. Excess corrosion on the battery posts,

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