Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Maintenance & Service FAQs

On the subject of Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram maintenance in the greater Charlottesville area, Umansky Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is eager to answer all your most crucial questions. From tire rotations to wheel alignment, our Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram auto mechanics are Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram-certified professionals with the knowledge and skill to get the job done right.

Charlottesville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Maintenance

Whereas your new or new-to-you Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram vehicle may be tricked out with top-of-the-line technology, all vehicles still need regular maintenance to maintain them in their ideal condition. You've probably heard it before, but the most important form of maintenance is the regularly scheduled kind. On the other hand, when small issues go undiagnosed, they can progress to more significant issues later on. Knowing what to do for your car needs an expert. Here are the most frequently asked questions our dealership receives about Charlottesville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram maintenance.

  • Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Engine & Ignition System

  • Why won't my Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram start?

    Although there are various reasons why your Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram won't start, the most obvious reason may be your car's battery. If you managed to leave your lights on, then it's reasonable to assume that the charge is out. One sign of a low charge is if it takes a moment to start when you turn the key. There may be other reasons why your Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram won't start, so it's best to consult a certified Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram mechanic.

  • Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fuel Filter

  • When should I replace my fuel filter?

    A clean fuel filter is essential for optimal and trouble-free engine performance. Always consult your automaker's manual or Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram mechanic, but fuel filters typically can operate between twenty to forty thousand miles.

  • Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Brake Pad Replacement - Charlottesville

  • How long do brake pads last?

    The working life of a brake pad relies upon your daily driving routine and especially, the operating environment. Based on moderate to severe usage, brake pads are usually designed to last through 20,000-25,000 miles. Factors that can significantly reduce its life are frequent braking, braking at high-speed, temperature elevation and driving on rocky terrain and uneven areas. On average, brake pads are designed to give from forty to sixty thousand miles of pad life in normal driving conditions.

  • The Check Engine Light

  • What does it mean to 'service engine soon'?

    Computerized dashboards are standard in most modern vehicles. These include sensors and indicators to help drivers manage vehicle safety. Common reasons that your check engine light is on include missing gas cap, or even low tire pressure. This light also produces a computerized error code which is easily read by a diagnostic machine.

  • Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Tire Rotation

  • When should I get a tire rotation?

    Your vehicle's sole point of contact with the pavement is the wheels. Because of this constant pressure, periodic rotation of the tires is required to best distribute this wear and tear. After 6,000 to 8,000 miles, tire rotation is highly advised. Rotation guarantees that your tires wear evenly. Also note that 4WD and off-roading, as well as personal driving habits,  may influence your tire rotation frequency and interval, outside of a standard Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram tire rotation schedule.

  • Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Oil Change

  • When do I change my oil?

    While many auto technicians swear by the 3 months or 3,000-7,000 mile oil-change rule, this may or may not be true of your make and model. The first suggestion is always to check your auto user manual. This can provide you with the most accurate answer, especially for relatively new models. Conversely, however, the manual provides little guidance when it comes to your vehicle's age, history, and wear. This more in-depth diagnosis requires an expert. If your mechanic is unsure, then contact your Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealer for the best advice.

  • Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Battery Replacement

  • What kind of preventive maintenance is necessary for my auto battery?

    The normal car battery will last between 3 to 5 years, dependent upon care and use. The best way to avoid a battery issue is to monitor the battery health of your vehicle. This usually takes place during a routine service inspection. Most car batteries, like other perishable items, have an expiration date clearly marked.

  • Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Certified Maintenance

  • Why choose a Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram service provider for my vehicle maintenance?

    When you select Umansky Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram as your licensed service provider, you receive a team of factory-trained Charlottesville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram mechanics. Not only will they provide first-rate auto service, but ensure use of state-of-the-art equipment and genuine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram parts, including a full warranty for all service and repairs complete.

  • Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Brake Change

  • When do I need my brakes replaced?

    Each car service appointment should come with a standard inspection. A licensed Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram mechanic will check your car for any required services. This is the best way to check your brakes, as brake quality is judged by size, look, and feel. Be sure to have squeaky brakes looked at, as it can be a symptom of a bigger issue.

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