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Back-to-School Car Services at Champion Chevrolet!

If you want to make sure that your vehicle is safe and ready for back-to-school driving, stop by Champion Chevrolet in Avon, IN to have us check it out. No matter where you go this year, driving back and forth to school is one of the most important places to ensure that your vehicle is safe and ready for commuting.

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Get Your Timing Belt Questions Answered

Routine maintenance is one thing—but have you ever considered when it's time for a timing belt replacement? The timing belt is the key to your engine functioning properly and has a lifestyle of somewhere between 60,000-miles and 100,000-miles. For a more specific estimate, consult our service team or the owners' manual in your vehicle.

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The Wonders of Winter Tires

At Champion Chevrolet, we think winter tires are very important. They are the proper tires for Avon winters.

Tires are built and marketed for specific road conditions. The well-known tires that cover the widest set of conditions are all-season tires. During warm and temperate weather, these tires perform admirably. As winter arrives, all-season tires lose some of their traction capabilities. Winter's low temperatures harden all-season tires' rubber. Meanwhile, the rubber compounds on winter tires are formulated to stay soft in freezing weather. 

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Top Tips for Preventing Salt Corrosion Here in Avon

No one wants to slip and slide around on icy roads. That does not stop most of us from complaining about the salt on the roads, however. At Champion Chevrolet, we want to do our part to help our community prevent salt corrosion.

Wash your vehicle as often as possible, and be sure to do it by hand. Why? Many car washes use repurposed water, which may actually have road salt in it from the last few vehicles that were washed there. You are better off doing it at home and using two buckets - one for the initial rinse and…

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Is Winter Car Care Past Due?

All-season tires might not be right for snowy weather, and the same may be true of standard windshield wiper blades. A switch to snow tires and more durable winter blades seems like a good idea. What about putting a jacket, blanket, water, and survival kit in the trunk. You never know what could happen on a winter road.

A car might stall for many reasons, including a dead battery or running out of fuel. Getting the battery serviced or replaced before winter arrives and following the rule of always keeping the tank half-full might mitigate problems.

 

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What Work Do Brake Pads Handle?

Brake pads go into action soon after a driver puts a foot down on the pedal. It takes a slight amount of time because brake pads aren't the first components engaged by the pedal. Several parts go to work to perform their duties before the brake pads do theirs. And what is the brake pads job?

Brake pads utilize a mix of pressure and friction to slow down the vehicle's rotors. Rotors, those shiny metal discs near the wheels, spin with the wheels. When the rotors stop spinning, so do the vehicle's wheels. Brake pads bring the…

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What are the Differences Between Winter and All-Season Tires?

All-season and winter are two of the three types of tires that are available for your vehicle. When new vehicles are shipped from the factory to Champion Chevrolet in Avon, IN, they typically have all-season tires. All-season tires are great for overall performance, but winter tires are better if you live in an area with long winters with freezing temperatures.

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