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Check Tires for Tread Depth

Sliding through a stop sign in the pouring rain is considered much too late to find out that you need new tires. Your and your family's safety depend on your traction and control capabilities. How do you tell before you head out into a storm if your tires are ready to handle whatever comes their way?

An old rule of thumb was to take a penny and stick it into the tire treads with Lincoln's head down. If the president's head is still visible, you need new tires. However, tire experts often report that you likely need…

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Why are Winter Wiper Blades Important?

For anyone that has ever driven on snow and ice covered roads, you know that safety is of the utmost importance. The D.E.L. Motors team here in Junction City, KS want our customers to be safe during the inclement weather. When winterizing your vehicle, it's important that you remember that your windshield and your line of vision can be easily impaired. Winter windshield wipers are something that every driver needs to include during the winterizing of their car.

Winter windshield wipers are better able to handle whatever Mother Nature throws at you. 

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What’s Best to Use for Traction in Case You Get Stuck?

It's a cold blizzard night and your vehicle unexpectedly gets stuck in the snow. What should you use on your tires to get out of this worse case scenario: salt, sand or kitty litter? We at D.E.L. Motors want to provide you with the best and safest resources to use for adding traction to your tires.

Tires are manufactured with an anti-oxidation protective layering. This shields them from everything they'll encounter on a road's surface. The most common resource used during winter to sprinkle on the road or driveway is salt. 

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Preparation Tips Before Heading Out for that Holiday Road Trip

Taking the time to prepare for that holiday road trip today while you are home safe can make all the difference in you arriving to your destination safely and ahead of schedule.

  1. Plan on leaving your house as early in the morning as possible to avoid everyone getting on the highway the same time.
  2. This holiday trip is not a sprint, so make plans to stop at several points along the way to refresh and…
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Improving Your Headlights for Safety

Headlights not shining brightly enough carry the blame for the major cause of night accidents killing about 2,500 pedestrians in a year. It is important to clean, maintain and upgrade your headlights for better visibility. Clean headlights are important for your safety, as drivers need to see two clearly lit lights evenly spaced apart coming towards them at night. 

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The Best Tires for Your Region

Having the right replacement tires ensures safety on the road. Consider the conditions you normally encounter year-round. It is also important to think about the activities you use your vehicle to perform and the amount of use you get out of your vehicle on a monthly basis. This will help you limit the tires from which you should make your selection.

All-season tires are ideal for drivers below the Mason-Dixon line. Southern weather in the United States rarely gets extreme, so having an all-season tire which performs well in wet, dry and somewhat icy conditions is perfect.

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The Features of the Uconnect, Found in Chrysler Pacifica

If you're like millions of Americans, you've got to have the best tech that's available on the market these days. But why not have the best tech in your car, too? The all-new Chrysler Pacifica features a system called Uconnect, and it's fun for everyone in the whole family.

Uconnect is a modern system for the 21st Century car owner. If you have children, you know how bored they can get during a long car ride.

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Reasons to go to D. E. L. Motors for Car Service

There are many places around Junction City, Kansas to get your car repaired, but no place compares to D. E. L. Motors. At our auto service center, we provide car maintenance with a smile and help to ensure that your vehicle runs smoothly after your visit. You could probably choose to get your car serviced at a local car shop, corner garage, or independent mechanic, but choosing to get your car serviced at our dealership ultimately benefits you in the long run. Some of the benefits of coming to our Junction City service center for routine maintenance includes:

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Trunk-or-Treat Equals Family Fun

A Trunk-or-Treat event offers spooktacular fun for the entire family. We all want to take our kids through the neighborhood to trick-or-treat. It's the traditional way of celebrating Halloween! The Trunk-or-Treat event is gaining momentum because it's so family-friendly. The event allows parents and grandparents an easy opportunity to trick-or-treat with kids. Many vehicles are gathered in one central location and decorated in costume for the Halloween season.

Kids get to browse the vehicles and greet the owners with candy bags in hand. They usually get a lot more treats than tricks.

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Why Does My Car Smell?

If notice a smell coming from your engine it's a bad sign that something is not working properly. Certain engine smells can point to specific problems with your car. It is important that bring your car in to get checked as soon as possible.

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