State Park Motors Inc's Guide to Using Jumper Cables Safely and Effectively

Jumper cables can be an excellent tool to have in your trunk when a dead battery leaves you or a friend stranded in a parking lot somewhere. However, you'll want to make sure to use them safely as there is an element of electricity involved.

First, make sure that both of the ignitions are entirely switched to each vehicle's off position. Place the first red cable on the positive terminal on the battery of the working car. You can immediately tell the difference between positive and negative terminals as the former is larger in size. The other red…

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Exploring Apple CarPlay

Many vehicles in our inventory here at State Park Motors Inc offer built-in technology systems, such as Apple CarPlay. This system enhances capability by giving you access to a host of features and apps from your iPhone. With Apple CarPlay, users can enjoy more convenience, entertainment, and capability when they're out and about in Wintersville.

It's easy to connect an iPhone to an infotainment systems touchscreen. Apple CarPlay allows you to queue up tunes from playlists stored on Apple Music, and you can also access other music apps that include Spotify, Pandora, and more. When you 

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Important Fuel Economy Tips

With fuel prices fluctuating as they do, fuel economy has become important to most drivers. Even drivers who own large vehicles and don't appear to car about fuel prices often look for ways to get the best fuel economy. At State Park Motors Inc, we have many great suggestions on things to do to improve fuel economy. Let's face it - The less you have to spend on fuel means the more you have to spend on fun things! Here are some fuel economy tips worth following. 

  • Drive responsibly and follow the speed limit. Driving fast and erratic uses…
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Popular Motor Oil Myths

When it comes to maintaining your car, motor oil is one of the utmost responsibilities. The oil will allow several parts of the car engine to smoothly and seamlessly interact with little or no friction, thus reducing wear, temperatures and lowering the chances of seizing.

When it comes to matters engine oil, there are so many myths that have invaded the general knowledge or were used to be accurate, but they no longer are. It is now time to set the records straight. Below are some of the most common motor oil myths and the facts about each of them…

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Whole Process of Charging a Car Battery

The process of charging a car battery is straightforward. You only need to have the right tools for the job. After that, you will follow detailed procedures of hooking up the battery at the charger. Cars are very different, and the process for removing or accessing the batter may be different. Some cells are placed under the offenders while others at the top.

Hooking the Battery Charger Procedure

It is essential to follow instructions for each particular charger. The most basic guidelines for the most charges include:

1. Making sure the car charger is off
2. Hooking the positive cable…

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If You've Been Involved in an Accident, Here's What You Should Do

You've just been involved in an automobile accident, but we here at State Park Motors Inc want to encourage you to stay calm. There are some very important steps that you need to take now that you've established that you're ok. Here are some helpful tips.

-Call 911 if you're in need of medical assistance, and also let the police know that there's been an accident. They'll need to come out to the scene to write up a police report and help keep the scene safe.

-Exchange information with the other people that were…

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How to Start Out on Your Off-Roading Adventures

One of the biggest thrills is taking your vehicle out for an off-roading adventure. Before you embark on these types of epic activities, you want to make sure that you know how to tackle this task.

Many areas have their own local clubs dedicated to this activity. Joining one of these clubs or connecting with the members will provide a wealth of useful information as you look for the best spots to take your off-roading vehicle. Internet forums are also great sources of information when you are just getting started with this hobby.

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Respect Your Tire Load Ratings to Promote Safety

The tires on your vehicle are tough and durable tools that provide you with traction, control, and comfort. Keeping them in good condition is key to safety, and here at your local dealership we can show you how to understand the various symbols that appear on your tires. By following the information contained in the symbols, you can keep your tires in top shape and enjoy the subsequent performance.

Most passenger vehicles include at least eight different types of symbols or markings on their sidewalls. Some of these are numerical, and they generally represent various

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What Makes Crossovers So Appealing?

Minivans used to be popular with families. The vehicles somewhat faded out of contemporary styles. The compact SUV, known as a crossover, has present-day relevance. Many of these models truly are stylish. And these models offer third-row seating capable of transporting several passengers. Families often appreciate that extra row of seats.

Scores of crossover owners probably also feel appreciative of the outstanding fuel efficiency. Several models do give drivers great savings on gasoline, and the reduced fuel expense brings ownership expenses down.

 

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Make Quick Work of Cleaning a Vehicle

Whether a vehicle is used for daily commutes or weekend adventures, there comes a point in time when the interior and exterior need cleaning. When short on time, there are a few techniques that help make the chore faster and less painful.

First, remove all of the loose items from the interior and dispose of the trash. Rinse the exterior top to bottom using a garden hose to loosen dirt and debris. Apply a lubricating and drying product to a microfiber towel. Dry the exterior using the towel. Use an old tire for the wheels. Remove the floor mats and…

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