Auto Service FAQs

Answering Your Most Common Service and Repair Questions in Port Jeff

Frequently Asked Questions About Car Service

Your Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram vehicle comes with many different moving parts that each need to be maintained or serviced on a regular basis. Whether you've been driving for years or you've just purchased your first car, you may have a few questions about your vehicle service. To help our Port Jefferson area drivers, we've created a list of answers to some of the most frequently asked service questions.

Does Port Jeff Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Offer Contact-Free Service?

Our service team strives to follow the CDC guidelines strictly. We even offer vehicle pick-up and delivery for your contact-free service appointment. To learn more, we recommend contacting our Port Jeff Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram service center to talk to a member of our team.

Why Should I Get Frequent Car Service?

With use, the parts in your vehicle will become damaged and worn. To keep your car running strong will require routine maintenance and repairs. Without regular service, your car won't run as well and will eventually breakdown entirely.

How Do I Know My Car Needs Service?

Are there any warning lights illuminated on your dash? Is something making an odd sound when you drive? Does your car feel different when you drive it? Has it been a while since your last inspection? If any of these are the case, you'll want to schedule a service appointment as soon as possible.

How Often Should I Get My Car's Oil Changed?

While every vehicle is different, most newer models require an oil and filter change between every 5,000 and 7,500 miles. You'll want to check your car's owner's manual to see what the specific recommended timeline is for your car, truck, van, or SUV.

How Often Should I Check My Car's Fluid Levels?

Fluids are an essential part of any vehicle and should be checked often. Many technicians agree that checking your fluids once a week will help you become aware of any potential problems or leaks. You should definitely check your fluids before heading out on any road trips.

How Often Should I Change My Car's Air Filter?

Most air filters should be changed about once a year or whenever there are signs that it's clogged.

How Often Should I Get My Car's Brakes Checked?

Brake inspections are recommended at every oil change. This will ensure that you have optimal braking power around Coram, Centereach, or beyond.

When Do I Need To Replace My Car's Brake Pads?

Have you noticed that your car squeals when you apply the brakes? This is a sign that your brake pads need to be replaced.

When Should I Replace My Car's Battery?

If you've recently experienced no starts or hard starts, then you'll want to have your battery checked and/or replaced.

How Much Air Pressure Should Be In My Tires?

Each car comes with a recommended tire pressure, which can generally be found on the sidewall of your tire.

How Often Do Tires Need To Be Replaced?

As you drive throughout Stony Brook, Smithtown, and beyond, your tires will wear with use. The tires should be inspected at every oil change and will need to be replaced when worn.


Contact Port Jeff Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram With Any Other Service Questions

Don't see the answer to your question on this list? We recommend contacting our Port Jeff Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership. Our team would be happy to help any Patchogue or Port Jefferson area driver today!

  1. Port Jeff Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram

    5130 Nesconset Hwy
    Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776-1302

    • Sales: 6314880445
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