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What's Under Your Hood?

Horsepower is how we gauge just how much power is under the hood when it comes to our vehicles and even some machines or tools such as our lawn mowers. The more horsepower there is, the more strength your vehicle has.

Horsepower came about in the 1800s when James Watt decided to compare the power behind his steam engines with the power of the ponies that hauled coal in the mines. One horsepower is about the same as a horse hauling about 33 pounds of weight in just one minute. Multiply it by hundreds, and that is how power many…

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How Does Online Scheduler Help?

How does our online service scheduler help? Our customers have pretty demanding schedules. We're aware you need our expert technicians to be as efficient as possible. That's why our team at Marshall Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram has designed an online service scheduler. Here are a few ways it can help:

Flexibility with Appointment Setting

You choose your appointment time from the available options. You can utilize our website during the day or night. You have the opportunity to set your appointment whenever you have time to do it. You no longer have to just call during business hours…

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The Impact of Slowing Down and Moving Over

In the past 20 years, there have been at least 150 law enforcement deaths that happened as a direct result of an officer being struck on the side of the road during a traffic stop. There are many implications that come with not moving over, but states carry fines for not getting over when an emergency vehicle is parked on the side of the road.

Despite the laws being in place and mentioned on things like driving tests, around 71% of the American general population does not know about these laws. Many people don't know about them, so they…

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How to Keep Your Headlights in Tip-Top Shape

Even though automotive technology has improved drastically in the last 50 years, studies have shown that most vehicles do not have adequate headlights for unlit night-time driving. Here are a few tips that drivers can use to keep their headlights in tip-top shape:

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Understand the Difference Between AWD and 4WD

If you are looking for your next vehicle and think an all- or 4-wheel drive model is right for you, it would be in your best interest to understand what the difference is between the two before you buy so that you end up with the vehicle that best suits your needs.

An all-wheel-drive vehicle is in AWD mode all the time. It has three differentials. One in the front, one in the center, and one in the rear. It utilizes electronic monitoring of all four wheels to monitor traction. If slippage is detected, it will then reroute power accordingly…

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Are Dealership Parts Worth the Extra Money?


The question comes up from time to time that dealerships should not charge so much for parts when people come in to get their vehicle repaired or for normal maintenance. The reality of the situation is that you as the customer deserve the very best in the way of service and you cannot do any better than original parts as opposed to discounted and cut-rate parts.

Most dealerships have highly trained mechanics and technicians who are experts at what they do. In some cases, the problem is not the part, but a minor adjustment will fix a problem. Discounted parts…
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Inspect Your Tires and Drive with a Good Tire Tread

If you are driving down the road and you are moving at a fast speed, you want to know that your car will stop when you hit the brakes. More than just caring for the brakes, you need to care for your tires if you want your vehicle to keep you safe. Our Marshall, MO showroom strives to ensure that your tires are in the best quality for long-term safety and success.

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Why Get Your Vehicle Serviced at Marshall Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram?

Getting your vehicle serviced the right way the first time will not only save you money, but it will also ensure that you are going to be safe on the highway. Don't let any service center with a catchy commercial or discount deals too good to be true work on your vehicle. Our service staff at Marshall Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is here to guide you towards success throughout your model's lifespan!

At our Fayetteville showroom, we have a staff of OEM trained mechanics who will ensure your vehicle is repaired in a timely manner! Stop in and…

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Things to Remember Before Going on a Road Trip

There are so many people who neglect their vehicle prior to departing on a long road trip and suffer the consequences. We often see these unfortunate souls along the roadside, waiting for their tow truck or roadside mechanic to arrive. At Marshall Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, you proactively work to prevent this during your family trips with routine service.

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Learn How to Calculate Your Vehicle’s True Cost

There are several components directly related to the cost of owning a vehicle. However, not everybody thinks about them in addition to that car’s or truck’s on-vehicle purchase price. Let us look into a few of the most common charges that vehicle owners have to pay outside of their initial purchase prices:

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