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Two Types of Spare Tires- What Type Do You Have?

It doesn’t matter where you drive; unfortunately, there are going to be times when you can get a flat tire. Do you have a full-size spare tire or a temporary spare tire?

A full-size spare tire is going to be the same size as your regular tire whereas a temporary spare tire is much smaller. 

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Learn Why You Vehicle Has a Timing Belt

Every car owner should know what the timing belt does. This is the belt, or in some cases a chain, that is the backbone of your engine’s timing. The timing belt ensures that the camshaft and crankshaft rotate in sync. This movement helps the pistons and cylinders to produce power in the motor. If the belt cracks or falls out of place there could be extensive damage to the internal parts of the engine.

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Why buy your OEM parts with us here at South Lake Motors

Car dealerships offer their customers a number of beneficial features. Car dealerships are places where a car buyer can go to shop for a car. Car dealerships are places where a car owner can go to have their car repaired and where a car owner can buy snacks and drinks while they wait for their car to be repaired. Also, car dealerships are places where a car owner can go to buy car parts.

If you'd 

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FWD or AWD: A Balanced Comparison

With new cars rolling off the production line with more features than ever before, you may be wondering which ones you really need. One feature that's becoming more popular these days is including all-wheel or four-wheel drive. Typically known for those who live in places with difficult to drive in weather, you may be wondering if this is necessary.

 

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Less Commonly Known Dashboard Lights

If you are unsure what a warning light is indicating, then contact us at South Lake Motors immediately. Some lights you will not know what they mean by looking at them. The brake system light and the tire pressure light are not commonly known.

 

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Going for a Used Car Can Be a Bargain in Rice Lake

An easy way to increase your purchasing power is by buying a used car instead of a new one. Used cars are often priced significantly lower than a newer vehicle. This allows you to save a large sum of money while still getting a relatively newer car that fits your budget. At South Lake Motors, finding the right used vehicle for your needs is easier than you think.

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Explore the Options Available at the End of Your Lease

Like all great things in life, when you lease a vehicle, its term will eventually show its friendly face. You’ll receive a warm letter from the lessor – most of the time a dealership – informing you of the last day you will have the car, truck, or whatever your most-desired vehicle is, to do as you want with it. Following are four common scenarios that occur following the closure of a leased vehicle term:

Still have questions about the process at the end of your lease? Don’t hesitate to call our team at South Lake Motors if you’re…

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Handy Tips for a Pre-Road Trip Checklist

In everything we do, we need to plan if we want excellent results. This is why when preparing for a road trip you should do it in advance for a successful experience. Consider the following tips for your checklist from our team at South Lake Motors.

With these tips, we're sure you will have a pleasant experience on your next road trip. Happy times from our staff members in Rice Lake!

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Knowing Cost of Ownership Helps You Drive Away with Ease

Knowing the total cost of ownership will help you drive away in your new vehicle. You'll feel great about your purchase. You won't have any second thoughts. You'll know that the vehicle fits within your budget. Your "total cost of ownership" is every cost you'll pay for the vehicle. This includes your monthly payment, gas, insurance, and regular maintenance. It's also a good idea to factor in your state fees.

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