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How Does Extreme Changes in Temperature Affect a Car Battery?

The car battery in your vehicle operates best during moderate outdoor temperatures. It is when the heat soars or freezing temperatures arrive that things can get challenging for your vehicle.

When the temperatures begin to dip below freezing, the car battery has to work harder. The liquids inside the battery can actually start to freeze, and not only will this cause the entire battery casing to swell, it makes it harder to crank over the car because the chemical reaction is being delayed. 

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Don't Forget to Replace Your Cabin Air Filter

You have a lot that you need to worry about when it comes to life in general and when it comes to caring for your car. You might find yourself tempted to ignore the cabin and engine air filters in your vehicle. Replacing those filters on a regular basis is something that is important and something that you should not neglect.

The cabin air filter in your vehicle keeps the interior of your car from filling with dust and grime from the road. This is very important when it comes to the comfort of your riding experience. The engine air…

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The Importance of Inspecting Belts and Hoses

When doing maintenance on your car, truck, or SUV, it can be easy to focus on the big things like engine oil changes and overlook some of the smaller things that keep your engine running. But as small as they may seem, things like your belts and hoses actually keep your vehicle moving. If one fails, you will likely find yourself on the side of the road.

Taking the time to do a visual check on them doesn't take very much time, and can help you to avoid having to change one on the side of the road somewhere…

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Why Are Winter Wiper Blades Important for Barron Drivers?

The time to fully take care of winterizing your car should always be in the fall, but most drivers wait until they experience trouble before they make changes. We get that you are busy and have other things to think about than anticipating a potential car problem. One thing you cannot wait on is getting new windshield wiper blades installed on your car for the winter months in Barron, WI. These are just a few things to consider about these wipers today.

The new windshield wiper blades were designed to not have to work hard at moving snow. 

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How to Choose Your Traction-Adding Substance

Snow and ice can be a big problem for motorists and pedestrians in the winter months. In Barron, WI, we try to prevent accidents and injuries from seasonal conditions and avoid harming others. Deciding what to use to reduce the effects of snow and ice can be confusing. Here are some basic tips from Swant Graber Motors when selecting a de-icing method:

  • Kitty Litter - The use of kitty litter is effective for becoming unstuck in the snow. Vehicles will sometimes get stuck in accumulated snowfall, and kitty litter provides traction for tires. 
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Your Dealership Has Original Parts

When you are doing your own maintenance and repairs on your vehicle, you need the best parts available. There is no better place to find parts for your car than your local dealership at Swant Graber Motors in Barron, WI. It is always advisable to use OEM parts (Original Equipment Manufacturer) than others. OEM parts are made for your specific vehicle, to the standards set forth by the manufacturer. It is almost impossible to go wrong by using OEM parts.

Other parts can be cheaper, yes. However, they are not designed specifically by the manufacturer...

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Your Car Financing Should Be Pre-Approved For Ultimate Success

You can save yourself lots of frustration and time by going to our Swant Graber Motors website and getting your car financing pre-approved. All you have to do is complete a simple form where you input your basic information. You find out in a short time how much you will qualify for in the way of financing, and you have some very valuable knowledge from which you can move forward in making car buying decisions.

Typically when folks shop for cars, they pick out the vehicle they want and then spend quite a bit of time with the financing staff…
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Tips for Choosing Appropriate Tires

If you are someone who gets nervous when it comes time to pick out something as important as tires for your vehicle, Swant Graber is here to help you out. We know that the tire decision that you make can affect your driving, and we want to help you be smart in making that decision.

If you are driving a truck, there are some tires out there that are made specifically for trucks and that can help you with your driving. The same is true of SUVs. If you are driving a car and looking for something that will help…

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Our Dealership Treats You Like Family When Servicing Your Vehicle

As you search for someone to service your vehicle, you should not overlook dealerships like ours and all that we can offer to you. A dealership can provide you with exactly the kind of help that you need for your car.

If you are trying to find someone willing to care for your car in Barron, Wisconsin, we are here to help you out. We will not only take care of your service needs, but you can trust those of us at Swant Graber to treat you well as we do that.

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How Tire Rotation Affects Your Drive

If you are not getting the tires on your vehicle rotated at least every 7,000 miles, then you are causing unnecessary wear that is going to cost you more money in the end. The Swant Graber team is pleased to share several important reasons why you should be getting the tires rotated on your vehicle.

Getting the tires rotated helps to reduce uneven wear that could cause a strong vibration while you are driving. If you are getting the tires on your vehicle rotated, there will be less chance of the car pulling to the side of the road…

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