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Maintenance Strategies for Your Battery

Vehicle batteries don't require a lot of maintenance because the housing protects the main cells that hold energy. However, in order to maintain an efficient electrical system, you'll have to replace a weak battery whenever the most common replacements signs are detected.

When a battery is weak, your headlights will begin to illuminate the environment inefficiently. A lighting problem that's caused by a weak battery dramatically affects the intensity of the beams. If your car has this issue, the battery will generate dim light shortly after you crank the engine. 

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Reasons You May Want to Keep a Full Fuel Tank

We here at Lithia Subaru of Oregon City want to make sure that you are prepared this winter. You should have all the information you need to stay safe while you are on the road but also so that you can take good care of your vehicle while the weather is a bit trickier than normal.

The summer months don't necessarily put a lot of wear and tear on your vehicle but the winter is quite brutal. In addition to routine maintenance and oil changes, you will want to make sure you are doing a few other things, like…

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Reasons You May Want to Keep a Full Fuel Tank

We here at Lithia Subaru of Oregon City want to make sure that you are prepared this winter. You should have all the information you need to stay safe while you are on the road but also so that you can take good care of your vehicle while the weather is a bit trickier than normal.

The summer months don't necessarily put a lot of wear and tear on your vehicle but the winter is quite brutal. In addition to routine maintenance and oil changes, you will want to make sure you are doing a few other things, like…

read more

Reasons You May Want to Keep a Full Fuel Tank

We here at Lithia Subaru of Oregon City want to make sure that you are prepared this winter. You should have all the information you need to stay safe while you are on the road but also so that you can take good care of your vehicle while the weather is a bit trickier than normal.

The summer months don't necessarily put a lot of wear and tear on your vehicle but the winter is quite brutal. In addition to routine maintenance and oil changes, you will want to make sure you are doing a few other things, like…

read more

Reasons You May Want to Keep a Full Fuel Tank

We here at Lithia Subaru of Oregon City want to make sure that you are prepared this winter. You should have all the information you need to stay safe while you are on the road but also so that you can take good care of your vehicle while the weather is a bit trickier than normal.

The summer months don't necessarily put a lot of wear and tear on your vehicle but the winter is quite brutal. In addition to routine maintenance and oil changes, you will want to make sure you are doing a few other things, like…

read more

Reasons You May Want to Keep a Full Fuel Tank

We here at Lithia Subaru of Oregon City want to make sure that you are prepared this winter. You should have all the information you need to stay safe while you are on the road but also so that you can take good care of your vehicle while the weather is a bit trickier than normal.

The summer months don't necessarily put a lot of wear and tear on your vehicle but the winter is quite brutal. In addition to routine maintenance and oil changes, you will want to make sure you are doing a few other things, like…

read more

Reasons You May Want to Keep a Full Fuel Tank

We here at Lithia Subaru of Oregon City want to make sure that you are prepared this winter. You should have all the information you need to stay safe while you are on the road but also so that you can take good care of your vehicle while the weather is a bit trickier than normal.

The summer months don't necessarily put a lot of wear and tear on your vehicle but the winter is quite brutal. In addition to routine maintenance and oil changes, you will want to make sure you are doing a few other things, like…

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Use Our Handy Auto Service App to Schedule Your Appointment

The reason many drivers keep putting off those service calls for their vehicle is because they are too busy to be sitting in the waiting room all day waiting for the technicians to get to their car. With the online scheduling app, you can book your next service call at the dealership on your terms.

Maybe the new season is here and your vehicle needs a good maintenance check. Use the online scheduler, pick the time, and when you arrive the team will rotate the tires, change the fluids, and make sure all the moving parts are lubricated.

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Some Background Information about Horsepower

Horsepower is a state of measurement. The numerical figure is 745.7 watt. Horsepower is a term coined by James Wyatt, a Scottish born engineer with a keen interest in building steam engines.

The term was an effective way for people to grasp the strength of the steam engine and its capacity for work. Although, the use of this term is used today, sparingly in engineering circles, people still enjoy referring to the power of the car engine in horsepower.

 

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Kitty Litter is Your Winter Must-Have Item

Cat litter is now being used by many more people than just pet parents because of the moisture-absorbing qualities of this product. Here at Lithia Subaru of Oregon City, we believe cat litter should be one of the most important items included in any winter weather survival kit all drivers should carry when snow and ice are possible.

In the U.S. and especially Oregon, snow levels can be high during winter months and leave many drivers stranded on roadways and driveways because of a lack of traction. 

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