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What Happens to Your Battery in Extreme Temperatures?

Most people are aware of the fact that very cold weather conditions can drain a battery. Temperatures below freezing reduce your battery's capacity to turn the starter motor and get your car on the move. Just as very cold temperatures can cause problems for your car's battery, very warm conditions are detrimental to battery life as well.

In very warm conditions, the battery on your vehicle may become overworked. It may actually perform over capacity, and this will cut the life of your battery down quickly. In hot temperatures, your battery may work harder to provide power to…

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Deciding Which Warranty Best Fits Your Needs Is an Important Decision

When contemplating a new car purchase, you consider the type of vehicle that you want and what benefits that it will bring to you. You probably have also spent a fair amount of time determining the price range that you are comfortable with. Have you, however, considered which type of warranty, powertrain or bumper to bumper, that you need?

When it comes to choosing which warranty to buy you need to consider what each has to offer. The powertrain warranty covers your vehicles engine, differential, transmission, and related parts. The bumper to bumper warranty, being all-inclusive...

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The Dodge Charger Might be the Muscle Car for You

The Dodge Charger can help you reach different destinations quickly because it has a powerful engine. Dodge is the only brand that engineers professional-grade muscle cars with all-wheel drive. As a result, you can only experience how 707 horsepower can impact your habits by driving a Dodge Charger.

Although the Dodge Charger is a highly efficient and fast muscle car, you can steer it easily on the road. The process of strategically guiding the car around curves isn't a hassle since Dodge engineers designed the vehicle with an advanced all-wheel-drive system.

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MOPAR Represents Quality and Service since 1937

When you see the MOPAR seal at Port City Chrysler Dodge, you can be assured that you will receive the highest quality of service, parts, and customer care. MOPAR, a contraction of the word "Motor Parts," began distributing antifreeze products 80 years ago and had since grown into the largest premiere auto parts and service organization in the world.

Our Portsmouth, NH showroom proudly displays the MOPAR brand as a signal to our customers that you can consistently expect that any vehicle in the FCA family brought to our service station will receive the utmost care and attention. 

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Give Roadside Workers Room to Do Their Jobs Safely

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What do you do when you see a police car, tow truck, or other emergency vehicle with its lights flashing on the side of the highway? Do you speed on by without a thought or do you courteously change lanes to make sure these roadside workers have safe space to do their jobs?

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Find Out the Difference Between All-Wheel and Four-Wheel Drive

Do you use your vehicle to hunt, fish, or park on the beach? The way you live your life may determine the type of car, truck, or SUV you need. Optimal off-road performance may require four-wheel drive (4WD). Driving through dirt roads, rock and sand won’t be as safe with an all-wheel drive (AWD).

The difference is in the axle and drivetrain. All-wheel drive is continuous power to each wheel at the same speed. A vehicle with four-wheel drive has the ability change speeds depending on which wheel may need additional traction.

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Get the Right Wipers for the Job

Having winter wiper blades in the winter makes a big difference. Not only will you be able to see better but you won't be struggling with our wiper blades constantly. Winter wiper blades are designed to withstand the cold winter season, and they won't break, get brittle, or get stuck to your windshield as your average wiper blades will.

Be sure to see us here at Port City Chrysler Dodge, so we can get your vehicle winterized and have the proper wiper blades for the season installed. They make all the difference.

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Try Out Our Online Service Appointment Scheduling Tool

Time savers are always a welcome thing. And here at Port City Chrysler Dodge in Portsmouth, NH, we understand that your time is particularly valuable to you. So, we decided to do something to help with that.

You can now schedule your own service appointments online with the service appointment scheduling tool that we have on our website. If you know what you need to bring your car, truck, or SUV in for and you know the date and time range that you would like, then you can simply log on, click, and schedule. It is as easy as that…

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The Importance of Power Steering Fluid

The majority of modern vehicles today use a power steering system called the power rack and pinion system. One of the most important aspects of this system is the hydraulic fluid that is used to transfer the power in your power steering system. Fortunately, the power steering fluid that is used is one of the least expensive portions of your power steering system as a whole and the recommended maintenance schedule should absolutely be followed. Ensuring that your power steering fluid is changed regularly can prevent you from having to replace a much more expensive portion of this system.

 

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CarGurus Gets Taste of Terrific 2017 Dodge Challenger

Has the hunt for your next daily driver landed you in the sports car segment? Well, if so, we here at Port City Chrysler Dodge feel you should say hello to ours, the 2017 Challenger.

Why's that, you ask?

Join CarGurus critic Cliff Atiyeh to find out; his evaluation of the Challenger is available in the clip below:

We have nothing but love for the Challenger's base engine, a 3.6-liter V6.

The default drivetrain on the SXT model, the V6 makes a muscly 305 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of torque. Standard fare also includes an eight-speed automatic…

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