Get to Know Your Car: RWD vs FWD

Do you know your car's drivetrain? This component combines multiple parts to move your car down the road. Your drivetrain provides power to your wheels. In a front-wheel drive setup, the power is placed upon the front wheels. In RWD models, the power is placed on the back-end. The real difference is that FWD vehicles…

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Check Your Tires to Maintain Safety

February 20th, 2018 by

If you are not taking a more proactive approach to studying the health of your car tires, you might discover too late when the tires fail that this could have all been avoided. Here are a few signs your car tires need to be replaced soon. Take a closer look at the tread of each…

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When Is It Time For New Brake Pads?

February 15th, 2018 by

Brake pads are an essential part of your car's braking system. If the brake pads deteriorate and wear down too far, the calipers will make contact with the rotors, and this will cause great damage to the brakes. Brake pads don't last forever, and they need to be replaced during the life of your car….

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Coolant System Maintenance Is Key To Keeping Your Vehicle Running At The Right Temp

January 31st, 2018 by

Everyone knows that their engine runs at extremely high temperatures. That is why you have your coolant system integrated. If your engine overheats it can cause permanent damage. And with the high temperatures and stress that is on that cooling system to prevent that damage, it is important to make sure and do your regular…

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Extend Your Braking Power With Good Tire Tread

January 18th, 2018 by

You press your brake down as much as you can and are unhappy with the amount of time that it takes for your vehicle to reach a stop. There might not be a problem with your brakes, but there might be a tire issue that you need to address. If your vehicle is taking longer…

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Keep Your Fluids in Top Shape

When you go to get your car checkup in Lucedale, you should ask the tech what kind of checks they are running on your vehicle. You’ll be surprised that some of these can be done right from the comfort of your own home. Here are the basic fluid checks you can do yourself and save…

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Do I Need To Change My Oil Every 3,000 Miles?

December 28th, 2017 by

From the time we get our first vehicles we are told that we need to change the oil every 3000 miles. What if we told you that isn't necessarily the case these days? The 3000-mile oil change standard has become a thing of the past. Back 15-20 years ago it was a necessity for many…

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Why Choosing Walt Massey Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Parts Center For The Part You Needs

December 16th, 2017 by

When you are looking for car parts, you should turn to those who know cars well. The parts department here at Walt Massey Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram knows all about cars and can help you get set up with just what your car, truck or SUV needs to run as it should. When you rely…

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Hoping to Get a Car Loan? Apply Online.

December 10th, 2017 by

Are you tired of driving your old vehicle and you want to drive a new one? Filling out an online finance application comes first. You save a lot of time because there is no paperwork needed. All you need to do is browse through our site and fill in the information required. Then, you choose…

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Traveling Safely During the Holiday Season

November 30th, 2017 by

If you'll be going out of town for the holidays, you'll need to make sure that your vehicle is running at its best before you start your road trip. Here are a few things to keep in mind before visiting your mechanic. Your tires should be in the best condition possible before you get on…

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