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Find the Right Tires for Your Subaru in Oregon City

It's easy to forget about your tires and only think about them when there's an issue. But tires are key when it comes to your safety, and proper care and maintenance can go a long way in helping to avoid major issues, such as blowouts. Whether you need a set of four new tires, an inspection, or even a routine tire rotation, the Lithia Subaru of Oregon City team can help.

 

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Your Vehicle’s Differential? What is It’s Purpose?

What is a vehicle’s differential? There’s a gearbox between the drive wheels of your new Subaru. This gearbox works with your vehicle’s transmission to send power from the engine to the front and rear axles, which stabilizes your vehicle’s turning. When you turn, for the best grip, you need the outside wheels to turn faster than the inside wheels, and a differential uses gears to accomplish this.

Subaru vehicle systems include Viscous Center Differential (VCD), Active Torque Split (ATS), Variable Torque Distribution (VTD), and Driver Controlled Center Differential (DCCD).

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Are your Subaru car's wheels out of alignment?

When it comes to caring for your Subaru car, wheel alignment is an issue that's often overlooked. However, if your vehicle is drifting to the right or left or you notice uneven wear on your tires, these could be key indicators that your wheels are out of alignment, and that can cause some major headaches in the long run. Luckily, you can always have your wheels realigned here at Lithia Subaru of Oregon City.

 

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For certified Subaru brake repairs in Oregon City, come to Lithia Subaru of Oregon City

Caring for your Subaru car's brakes are just as important as caring for its engine and tires when it comes to performance. However, when it comes to Subaru brake service, a lot of folks don't know how often their Subaru car's brakes need to be repaired or what warning signs to look out for. Luckily, that's something we can assist with here at Lithia Subaru of Oregon City.

 

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Save on caring for your Subaru with our end-of-summer service specials at Lithia Subaru of Oregon City

Subaru builds some of the most reliable cars on the market, but even though that's the case, summer travel can be taxing for your car. And with fresh challenges and adventures ahead in the fall, you want to be sure your Subaru car is up to the task. Luckily, with our certified Subaru service specials here in Oregon City, you can save and still get the best possible care for your car.

 

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Better Fuel Economy and Responsible Driving - Things to Know

Lithia Subaru of Oregon City believes that an informed driver is a better driver. Getting the maximum fuel economy from your vehicle has multiple benefits. It will save you money, and it's more environmentally responsible. Here are a few tips that will encourage fuel efficiency.

You should stick to the routine maintenance schedule for your vehicle. Making sure your fluid levels are right and tending to tire maintenance will put less stress on your vehicle. A finely tuned car is an efficient car. You should also avoid 

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How Extreme Hot & Cold Affect Your Car Battery

Today's average car battery is built to meet vehicle demands for roughly four to seven years. During that time, many things can compromise your car battery's health. Extreme hot and cold are the main culprits. According to the experienced team members of our Lithia Subaru of Oregon City service department, here's why.

All About Electrolytes

Electrolytes in your car battery create and store electricity. It's this stored electricity that helps your engine turn over. When extreme cold sets in, your car battery's electrolytes become 

 

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