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Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors Make Night Driving Safer

Auto-dimming rearview mirrors or electrochromic mirrors offer the technology to make night driving safer. At DCH Subaru of Riverside, we want you to be an informed driver and are here to help you understand not just how auto-dimming rearview mirrors work but how beneficial they can be for you if you frequently drive at night.

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Preventing a Vehicle from Being Stolen

At DCH Subaru of Riverside, we know how valuable your car is to you. Therefore, we have some tips that can help protect that investment. To prevent a vehicle from being stolen in Riverside or anywhere else, make sure that you aren't leaving it unattended while running. After parking the vehicle, be sure to lock it and close the sunroof.

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Is it an Oversteer or Understeer?

It's certainly not a good thing when your car doesn't respond to your steering the way it should. When you're taking a turn, two potential situations could occur: an oversteer and an understeer.

These two situations are just what you would expect from their names. An oversteer is when your car takes a turn too sharply, and an understeer is when the turn isn't sharp enough. 

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Get Comfortable in an SUV

An SUV is a top pick for many people that come to DCH Subaru of Riverside in Riverside, CA. We love helping our customers decide on comfort, convenience, and safety when choosing a vehicle. SUVs are a great way to feel comfortable and safe while driving to work or taking a trip to the mountains.

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The Importance of Muffler and Exhaust Service

After purchasing a vehicle, there are a number of parts on your vehicle that will need to be serviced and repaired periodically. The muffler and the exhaust are two very commonly serviced vehicles. This is the part of your vehicle that is responsible for moving the sound of your engine away from your vehicle. This is also where exhaust fumes will be expelled.

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A Helpful Guide to Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings

For the best engine performance, it is recommended to have your vehicle's motor oil changed on a routine basis. In addition, it is also important to keep the right type of engine oil in your vehicle. This can be determined by motor oil viscosity ratings. To find out more about the meaning of motor oil viscosity ratings, read below.

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Factors of Good and Bad Batteries

There are tons of factors to consider when looking at a battery to see if it is a good or bad battery. Even a battery that is well taken care of is going to go bad. One of the important aspects of vehicle maintenance is making sure that you have a good battery.

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The Importance of ASE Certification

When you have a valuable vehicle, you want to make sure that it receives the best care possible. You want your vehicle to be repaired and serviced by professionals who are the best in the business. ASE certification is one way that you know that your automotive technician is among the best.

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Avoid Nausea from Motion Sickness While on a Road Trip

Have you ever been on a car trip when motion sickness suddenly struck? It's not a fun experience. There's nausea and headaches, and don't forget that throwing up in the car or out the window makes the trip less pleasant for your fellow travelers, too. You can't change the way your body has been designed, but you can lessen the symptoms of motions sickness.

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Avoid These Common Towing Mistakes

When you are towing a trailer or boat, a minor mistake can quickly become a major accident. Here is a look at some of the most common mistakes that drivers make when pulling trailers and other loads.

Just because your vehicle has enough power to pull a trailer or boat doesn’t mean that it is safe to do so. 

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