Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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Some Essential Car Accessories to Have in Your Car

What Are the Most Important Car Accessories that You Need to Have?

An important part of becoming a proud car owner is to have all the necessary car accessories at your disposal. Cars these days, come with several standard accessories and features. But they might not suffice or come to your rescue on every occasion. You need to make arrangements on your own. Read this entry to learn about the most important car accessories that you need to have as a car owner. And while you are at that, have a look at our inventory at Classic CDJR in Arlington, TX, to find the vehicle of your choice!

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Here’s How to Change a Flat Tire on a Grand Cherokee

How to Change a Tire on a Jeep Grand Cherokee 

Flat tires happen when we least expect it. Knowing how to properly jack and change a flat tire on your Jeep Grand Cherokee can help make this situation less stressful. Mopar has put together a video guide on how to change a tire on a Jeep Cherokee to help you be prepared in case you ever face a flat tire. Check out the video below to learn how to change a vehicle tire in just 4 minutes.  

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Is My Dodge Vehicle’s Key Fob Dead?

How to Replace a 2020 Dodge Key Fob Dead Battery 

Finding yourself stuck with a dead key fob can be frustrating and having to figure out how to get inside the fob to replace the battery can lead to even more frustration. Luckily for Dodge drivers, the 2020 Dodge models come with a key fob that is fairly simple to open, which makes changing out the battery easy. If you have been asking yourself if your Dodge vehicle’s key fob is dead, this guide is here to help you figure out if a new battery is all you need.  

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What to Do When Birds Think Your Car is a Toilet

How to Remove Bird Poop and Droppings from Vehicle 

There’s nothing worse than having recently given your car a fresh wash and walking out to find a bird thought your car was a toilet. When your vehicle is covered in bird poop, what do you do? Instead of letting those droppings melt off in the sun, follow these steps for how to remove bird poop from your vehicle before it ruins your vehicle. Removing bird droppings too aggressively can ruin your vehicle’s exterior, so be sure to follow these steps carefully to prevent damage. If your vehicle is in need of exterior work, book an appointment with the Classic CDJRF service team.

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Let the Summer Sun In By Removing the Doors from Your Jeep

How To Remove 2020 Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator Doors Yourself Tutorial 

Removing the doors from your Jeep Wrangler or Jeep Gladiator can be a highlight of your summer. Learning how to do it correctly is key to keeping your Jeep and its doors in good condition. We’ve put together this quick tutorial on how to remove the doors on a 2020 Jeep Wrangler or Gladiator yourself so you can let in that summer sun. Check out the steps below to get started on opening up the cabin of your Jeep. 

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How Should I Best Maintain My Car During the Pandemic?

Should I Drive My Car Regularly During the Pandemic? 

As the COVID-19 pandemic has halted most people’s day-to-day lives, many have begun to wonder if and how they should maintain their vehicles while having nowhere to go. There are a number of things you should continue doing to keep your vehicle ready to roll once the closures and stay-at-home orders have lifted. Keep reading for some tips on maintaining your vehicle and for some answers to questions you may have, like if you should be driving your car regularly during the pandemic.  

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How to Kill Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Other Viruses Lingering in Your Vehicle’s Cabin

Disinfect Your Vehicle’s Cabin Without Damaging the Interior

As the need to disinfect our surroundings and minimize the presence of germs continues to grow, one of the most germ-ridden areas of our lives is one place that we might be overlooking. Our vehicles can be breeding grounds for germs and viruses and it is important that we regularly clean and disinfect them. While keeping our hands clean is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), so is disinfecting high-touch surfaces. Here are some tips to help you properly disinfect your vehicle’s cabin without damaging the interior. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Can I Hook Up a Trailer to My Vehicle by Myself?

How to Hook Up a Trailer to a Ram Heavy Duty by Yourself

The technology in the Ram Heavy Duty pickup trucks makes needing a second set of hands to hook up to a trailer a thing of the past. With multiple camera angles and trailering systems in the Ram HD, hooking up a trailer by yourself is easier than ever. Get a look at how you can hook up a fifth-wheel trailer, gooseneck trailer, conventional trailer, and more to your Ram Heavy Duty by yourself in the videos below. Read the rest of this entry >>

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5 Warning Signs that Your Car Battery is Going Bad

How Can I Tell If My Car Battery is Dying?

A dying vehicle battery can be a recipe for disaster if you don’t catch it in time. Being left with a drained battery can keep you from getting to where you need to go and can be a major inconvenience. But did you know that there are a few warning signs that can signal that your car battery is going bad? Find out how you can tell if your car battery is dying below. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Will My Insurance Go Up If I Add Someone to My Policy?

Understanding Car Insurance and How to Add Drivers to Policy

Car insurance in itself can be difficult to understand, and a lot of terms and policies can blur the lines of our understanding. One of the simplest things you can do, and a question we often get asked about, is add a driver to your existing policy. Adding another driver to your insurance can give you confidence knowing that in the event of an accident you will have all the coverage you need to stay protected. But how do you add someone to your policy and who do you need to add? Keep reading to find out. Read the rest of this entry >>