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The Alternator is the Main Power Source for Vehicle Electronics

The alternator in your vehicle is the main power source for most of your vehicle's electronics. As opposed to the battery which is really only used to provide current to the starting motor, which then starts the vehicle. The alternator is what runs the headlights, stereo, or any other electronic devices. It also what recharges your battery while the car is running.

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Keep Your Engine in Sync: Replace Your Timing Belt

The timing belt in your engine has a pretty important job to do. So, it is pretty important that you keep it serviced and replaced as often as necessary.

In order for your engine to run properly, the camshaft and the crankshaft must be operating in a synchronized rhythm.

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Facts You Didn’t Know About GAP Insurance

Insurance policies are one of the must-have statutory requirements that each car owner should have before hitting the road. Insurance service providers have classified the policies into different categories which determines car owner’s compensation in the case of an accident. 

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When Your Brakes are Grinding

Any strange noises coming from your vehicle are never a good thing. If you press down on your brake pedal and hear a grinding noise, it's time to have our service center at Schaefer & Bierlein Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram FIAT investigate. 

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Vehicle Checks Are Necessary for Road Trips

Road trips are always fun and create long-lasting memories. Sometimes, there are bumps in the road, and its best to be prepared for those times. A good thing to do is to visit Schaefer & Bierlein Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat and make sure our service team checks out the vehicle to make sure it is prepared for your long upcoming trip.

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Why Choose All-Wheel Drive or Four-Wheel Drive?

Local drivers in Frankenmuth, MI often find themselves in the dilemma of choosing between a Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) or an All-Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicle. Whether you settle on an AWD or a 4WD depends on the type of vehicle you are interested in buying and where you plan to travel the most.

A 4WD system is common in pickup trucks and SUVs, while AWD is found in crossovers and even some cars. While both systems provide satisfaction to drivers, they offer different performance. 

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Is the Car of Your Dreams the Car You Can Afford?

Many people go shopping for a car with only the cost of purchasing the car in mind and are later surprised to find the money they budgeted for buying the car is not sufficient. It’s not a mystery; there is more to owning a car than just paying the dealership price.

The total cost of owning a car is the sum of the price of the car plus other occurring expenditure such as fuel cost, insurance cost, repairs and servicing fees as well as regular fees such as cleaning fees.

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Is Your Lease Ending Soon? Here Is How to Go About It!


For the past few years, you have been enjoying a fancy ride in a brand new car with low payments since you chose to lease rather than purchase it. Now it is about time, and your lease is almost up; you only have a few options to consider, but you've really got to plan ahead of time.

Our team will always provide you a number of amazing options. But at the end of the day, your opinion wins. If you are someone who enjoys leasing fancy vehicles just like the one you currently are enjoying, then our team got…
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