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Make Our Raleigh, NC Service Center Your Next Stop for Smooth Spring Driving

No matter what vehicle you drive, no matter how long you've had it, and no matter what season it may be, your vehicle's health is crucial to your enjoyment of the drive and your safety. We here at Westgate Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram hold your safety as our top priority and, after a full season of driving on potholes and cracks in the roads, now is the right time to get some maintenance and repairs at our service center. Fast, affordable, and hassle-free, our team of service experts won't steer you wrong.

 

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Our Pre-Owned Vehicle Selection is Perfect for Your Affordable Road Trip Plans

Now that spring is officially in full swing, there are lots of things we look forward to: sunny days at the beach, cookouts with friends and family, and long road trips that we'll remember for a lifetime! If you're particularly interested in that last point but you don't have a vehicle of your own - or your current ride isn't quite in shape for long distance - then we here at Westgate Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram have just the suggestion: our selection of affordable and high-quality used vehicles! You'll be well on your way to a great…

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Impressive Durability Features That are Offered By the 2018 Ram 3500

Among heavy-duty pickup trucks, the 2018 Ram 3500 offers some of the best durability features its class. Not only does the heavy-duty truck offer the rugged and stylish appeal that is typically seen in Ram trucks, but it also provides the impressive towing capability. Are you interested in the 2018 Ram 3500? If so, please read further.

The new heavy-duty truck comes with a 50,000-PSI steel frame. Ram designed the frame to maintain optimal strength by using the front cross-members and rear rail contours to hold the mounts and suspension pieces in place securely.

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Jeep Renegade Makes a Bold Statement on the Road

Are you looking for a subcompact SUV with a rugged exterior? The popular Jeep Renegade fits the bill with exterior styling that's ideal for urban adventure on the streets of Raleigh. From the deep-tinted glass that will protect your privacy to the available black wrap-around roof, the Renegade makes a definitive statement wherever you go on your journeys.

Add a retractable panel sunroof and you'll enjoy true open-air driving on warm and sunny days. You'll also have your choice of 16-inch or 17-inch aluminum wheels that will further enhance your Renegade's style and personality...

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Easy Guide on How to Jump Start Another Car

While most drivers prefer to avoid falling victim to a dead battery, it’s crucial to know what to do when the moment arises. To jump-start another car, you are going to need some thick gloves, jumper cables, and safety goggles. Bring the two cars together, nose-to-nose. Turn off the engine and the car lights. Open the hood, locate both battery compartments, unravel the jumper cables.

Attach the red positive from one end to the good battery, do the same to the bad battery. Attach the black negative to negative on the good battery. Use the remaining black clamp to…

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How to Jack Up Your Car

The jack used to elevate your flat tire off the surface is usually a screw jack. Screw jacks use a screw mechanism to pull the two sides of the jack together, forcing the head of the jack higher with each twist of the mechanism. The handle used to twist the screw is bent in the middle creating a hand-hold that provides more power per stroke. Some drivers, aware of the eccentricities of a screw jack, store hydraulic jacks to use instead.

Regardless of the type of jack you use, consult your owner’s manual to locate the correct positions under…

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Make Sure You Vehicle Is Properly Aligned For Smooth Performance

Maintaining your car in proper alignment is one of the most important steps you can take to ensuring its safe operation. Vehicles that start to fall out of alignment may exhibit the steering wheel pulling to one side, a shimmying sensation or a noticeable vibration, particularly at high speeds. While these signs may seem innocuous, they are often harbingers of bad things to come.

 

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Play It Safe In The Winter - Keep Your Gas Tank Full!

Living on a budget can sometimes mean skimping on basic needs. Unfortunately, in the winter months when you decide to keep only the necessary amount of gas in your tank you put the car at risk of damage. Keeping a full tank of gas during winter months is an important task, because if you don’t, the gas tank may freeze.

 

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Winter Wiper Blades Will Help You Get Through The Season Safer


Now that winter is upon us, it is important that you have the appropriate equipment on your vehicle to get you safely through the season. One of these items is a good set of winter wiper blades.

Winter wiper blades differ from your standard set in that they are made from a heavier duty rubber that is not only stronger, allowing you to push heavy snow off of your windshield, but is also more resistant to the cold. That keeps them from freezing and cracking.

They also typically feature a rubber cover that houses the wiper blade itself. This helps…
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