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Bad Weather Events Call for Good Brakes

When was the last time you were forced to drive your vehicle in bad weather? It can sometimes be unsettling, especially if your brake pads are not operating at their best performance. Let the auto parts specialists here at Holzhauer Motors Ltd. in Cherokee, IA help!

Brake pads allow a motorist to have control over the disc brakes by sending brake fluid through the pistons that loosen or slow their grasp on the wheels. In inclement weather, such as a thunderstorm or winter storm, faulty brake pads can make it hard to control your car. 

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How Does Horsepower Separate Vehicles?


How does horsepower separate vehicles? Horsepower is a unit of strength. It defines the power of your engine. How much can you haul? How much can you tow? These are all usually determined by the amount of your horsepower.

18th century inventor James Watt is credited with inventing the term horsepower. He was trying to sell more steam engines. He found that one horse could produce 22,000 foot-pounds of work in a single minute. He did this by having the horse pull a load of coal. He later increased the horsepower number to 33,000 foot-pounds. That number has…
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Move Over Because It's the Law


The United States has laws specifically designed to protect emergency responders operating alongside the highway. Such laws exist in all fifty states and were created out of necessity because of increasing roadside fatalities. They are called move over laws and require drivers, upon noticing emergency vehicles on the side of the road, to change lanes or slow down to a reasonable speed. This provides safety so emergency personnel
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All-Wheel and 4-Wheel Drive, Are They for You?

At Holzhauer Motors Ltd. we have plenty of all- and 4-wheel drive vehicles, but do you really need it? We like to steer our customers in the right direction, and we have this advice to offer.

  • 4-wheel drive is usually available on trucks and SUVs while All-wheel drive is usually available on cars and crossovers.
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When to Get the Oil in Your Vehicle Changed

Many of us have been following the 3,000-mile oil change rule and have stuck to it diligently throughout the years but it may not be necessary to get your oil changes that often anymore.

With the new and improved synthetic oils these days it may be better to actually change your oil loser to every 7,500 miles.

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Appointments Shouldn't Be Tedious

It shouldn't be tedious to set an appointment. At Holzhauer Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we want to make your experience as easy as possible, that's why we created an online service scheduler. It gives every customer an opportunity to see their own appointment in the midst of their busy life. All you will need to do is go to our website and enter some basic information and you will be on your way.

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Appropriate Spare Tire Maintenance

Spare tires are among the car parts that many drivers take for granted. Holzhauer Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram wants to remind you to take care of the extra tire since you might need it during a trip. You will need to make sure that your spare tire maintains the proper pressure, condition, and is being stored carefully as to not puncture.

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Impress with Your Trunk-or-Treat Scene

A good trunk-or-treat vehicle speaks volumes to kids. It's very memorable, spooky, and it has the bells and whistles you'd expect. How do you customize your trunk-or-treat vehicle? The options are limitless. You can choose from the latest toys or movies as inspiration for a great theme.

 

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