The transmission of your vehicle works by transferring the critical power from the engine to the wheels. Because it is responsible for powering the vehicle, it is clear that the transmission plays a vital role in the function of your car. The transmission experts at Kayser Chevrolet Buick in Sauk City, WI are on hand to answer any questions about the function and maintenance of this important vehicle component.
An old-school manual transmission is made up of gears, output shafts, and input shafts. With a manual transmission, the driver is in charge of selecting the gear by moving the lever and pushing the clutch pedal.
Most modern vehicles are equipped with automatic transmissions. While the inner workings of an automatic transmission are essentially the same as a manual transmission, the ...
Jump Starting Another Vehicle is a Breeze with These Tips from Kayser Chevrolet Buick
Having a pair of jumper cables in the trunk of your car is not only a great way to help out a stranger in need, but it can also save you from having to wait for someone to jump your car when it doesn't start. Knowing how to safely jump start a vehicle is an essential piece of knowledge for any driver.
The first step is to make sure that both vehicles are turned off and in park. Next, place one of the red clamps on the positive terminal on the working car battery. Attach the second red clamp to the opposite car battery on its positive terminal; look for the larger of the two terminals before placing clips.
Next, one of the black clips is clamped onto the other battery's negative end, and the final clip is attached to a bare metal spot under the hood of your car. Now, just start your engine ...
Enjoy a More Peaceful Drive Around Sauk City, WI in the Buick Enclave
Our new favorite mid-size SUV here at Kayser Chevrolet Buick is the Buick Enclave due to the thoughtful features that bring comfort and relaxation to both driver and passengers. Not only does this spacious vehicle have available front and second-row leather seating with massage capabilities, but these seats also have heat and ventilation features.
Using the Buick Enclaves remote start feature will ensure that you and your passengers enter into a comfortable climate when settling into the vehicle. On the drive, these front and second-row seats will keep the driver and passengers comfortable by automatically adjusting the temperature to your personal settings based on interior and exterior temperature readings.
You’ll breathe fresh, clean air in the Buick Enclave because it was thoughtfully ...
The simple answer to this question is yes. You should be regularly rotating your tires. It is part of the service recommendations for any truck, car, or SUV. It is really that important. Failing to rotate them on a consistent basis will result in tread that does not wear evenly.
Many people wonder if their tires should be rotated. The reality is that this should be done each time you put about 5,000 miles on your vehicle. While this is not a requirement, it will certainly help you to get more life out of your tires.
Getting more life out of your tires means that it will be that much longer before you need to have the entire set replaced. This is the key. A new set of tires can set you back quite a bit of money, so save it for a bit longer by having your tires rotated regularly.
While you’ve likely heard of gaskets, you may not know what they are and the role they play in your automobile. Fortunately, were car experts at Kayser Chevrolet Buick, and were interested in helping you become a knowledgeable Sauk City, WI driver.
Throughout your vehicle, we find gaskets. They help systems that move liquids and gases operate properly. Gaskets join components within a system. Each gasket ensures optimal pressure by keeping its system closed. For example, your engines head gasket joins its cylinder head to its engine block.
To achieve their ends, gaskets consist of materials that easily mold to the components they join. Most gaskets contain natural rubber. Some feature metal. Manufacturers have developed several head-gasket styles. One prominent style consists of rubber and...
Why You Should Choose the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is a remarkable vehicle by all means. This pickup truck has been a popular choice for automobile enthusiasts who are seeking plenty of pulling power. At the heart of this beast sits a 6.6-liter V8 that produces 401 horsepower and 464 pound-feet of torque. There’s also a turbo-diesel engine that comes in the same size, but it delivers 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque.
In addition to the truck’s capability, buyers will have access to advanced technologies. The camera system of this popular pickup will deliver 15 different views on the trucks monitor. There’s a surround view, hitch view, bed view and others. On-screen directions can help you search for the right angle. The available Bluetooth technology will allow for hands-free functionality. Of cour...
Protect your vehicle from the outside elements with a car cover. Kayser Chevrolet Buick cares a great deal about the quality of your vehicle when it drives home with you for the first time, but we want you to have a vehicle that looks beautiful for many years. You can keep the elements off your automobile with a car cover.
The weather in Sauk City, WI can be very challenging. The surface of your automobile can be affected by something as simple as rain, but sleet, hail and extreme temperatures also cause problems. A car cover is that extra layer of protection that you can achieve even if you don't have a garage to park inside.
Little critters like spiders, bees and even rodents will try to make their home in a parked vehicle. There are a number of different crevices around your automobile ...
While you never want to expect to get into a vehicular accident, it is always a good idea to be prepared for this traumatic event.
If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, the first thing to do is to attend to any injured parties and call 911 if necessary. If there are no injuries and the vehicle is drivable, it is important to get to a safe space off of the road. Be sure to turn on your hazard lights if you pulled over on the shoulder. You are required by law to notify the police and to file an accident report. Do not forget to exchange driver information and insurance.
We invite you to stop by Kayser Chevrolet Buick in Sauk City, WI to learn more about what to do if you get in a car accident. While here, be sure to take any of our vehicles out for a test drive.
You may have seen a collection of letters and numbers on the sidewall in your tires. If you are confused by this code, don't be. This is simply some information that tells you about the tire. Here is a quick overview of how to read the information on your tire.
The first letter you will notice is the letter P. This indicates that the tire is for a passenger vehicle. Next, you will see three numbers. This is the width of the vehicle in millimeters. Next, you will find a number that gives you the aspect ratio of the tire. For instance, if the aspect ratio is 45. Then that means the tire's height is 45% of the width of the tire. Other important information includes the wheel diameter in inches and the speed rating of the vehicle expressed in a single letter.
When Should You Change Your Car’s Oil as a Low-Mileage Driver?
Whether you put a large or small amount of mileage on your beloved vehicle, regular oil changes are something Sauk City, WI drivers should always adhere to. Low-mileage drivers are often confused as to which intervals they should use, however. This confusion stems from the fact that most oil change interval suggestions are based on a driver's mileage.
For example, many newer vehicles function well with 5,000 to 7,500-mile intervals. Many older vehicles, though, run best with a shorter 3,000-mile interval. Manufacturers sometimes recommend even more frequent intervals if a driver is often in either stop-and-start traffic or extreme hot and cold.
For low-mileage drivers, however, there is a separate metric that can be more useful when deciding on an oil change interval. That metric is time. ...
You are driving along when you notice that your tire pressure light has come on your dashboard. You pull over with your tire pressure gauge in hand. You may find that one or more of your tires needs to have air added or removed. You could also find that there's a bigger problem going on.
It's common for a tire pressure monitoring system to experience problems of its own. The repair or replacement is usually quite easy for a technician at Kayser Chevrolet Buick to take care of. You'll be back on your way in no time.
Tire damage is another reason why your light may come on. If you run over debris on the road that become embedded in your tire, it's likely that your tire pressure monitoring system will let you know that there's something going on with your vehicle that needs attention.
Don't Waste Time Cleaning Your Car: Use These Tips, Instead
Some people say that a clean car drives better. Whether you believe that or not, it's still nice to have a clean car whenever you can. If you want to be able to clean your car on a regular basis without using up all your free time, we at Kayser Chevrolet Buick offer these easy steps for success.
If your wheels and tires look good, the rest of your car will look good, even if it hasn't been cleaned properly. That's why it's a good idea to take a few minutes to clean your wheels and tires and then apply a wet tire shine to give them that brand-new look. Of course, you can't stop with the outside of your vehicle. You should also take a few moments to remove all of the unnecessary items that have accumulated in your vehicle around Sauk City, WI, such as extra jackets, empty chip bags, and what...