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Tips for Applying Touch Up Paint

We here at Bluebonnet Jeep understand the importance of being informed before working on your vehicle. While dents and scratches are inevitable, these tips can help you apply touch up paint to your vehicle.

Every scratch repair starts with a clean surface. The new paint adheres to the surface better and allows for an even coat. Soap and warm water works best to clean the scratch. 

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Ensure a Safer Ride and Better Gas Mileage with Optimum Tire Pressure

Maintaining proper tire pressure is one of the most critical maintenance tasks to be performed on any vehicle. Not only does optimum tire pressure keep your ride safer by providing better traction, but it can also improve your gas mileage.

Incorrect tire pressure is defined as either over-inflated or under-inflated tires. Tire pressure is simple to check and should be performed regularly so that the tires are filled to the manufacturer's recommended level. The correct tire pressure is dependent on the vehicle model and not the tire. 

 

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Why Your Tire Pressure Monitoring System Will Light Up

Vehicles made after September 2007 automatically come with a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) which alerts drivers to overinflated or underinflated tires. That being said, there are a couple of reasons that your monitoring system might light up on your dashboard.

Tires might become overinflated or underinflated with the change in temperature that summer and winter bring; heat causes the air in your tires to expand and cold causes the air to contract. Another reason that your tires might lose pressure is that your tires naturally lose small amounts of air over time.

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Make Your Next Road Trip Easier With These Tips

If you're planning a road trip, a little planning and precautions can make your trip that much more enjoyable and safe. Make sure your vehicle is operating normally or bring it in for an inspection to Bluebonnet Jeep if you think you may have some problems. After all, you don't want your car breaking down in the middle of nowhere during your trip!

Planning the road you will take is also important. You do not want to get lost while driving to your destination. Use a GPS or free online maps programs such as Mapquest or Google Maps…
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You Need New Tires From Us If Your Tires Have Low Tread


Your tires need to have tread on them not only because most state laws require it, but it's an important part of them that makes your vehicle safe. Good tires read at least 10/32 inches from a tire depth gauge, and they should go no lower than 4/32 inches. Having tires go bald can lead to serious consequences.

Signs Your Tires Have Bad Tread

If you're driving your vehicle and the tread is starting to go bad, here are some signs you might notice:
  • Strange noises such as rumbling down by the wheels or even sounding…
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Avoid Car Trouble by Keeping Up on Seasonal Maintenance


Nobody wants to have to deal with car trouble, especially on a long road trip or vacation. Although car trouble can sometimes be prevented, it doesn't always work that way. Still, a lot of car issues can be avoided with the proper maintenance. It is important to not only keep up with regular maintenance like oil changes and tire rotations, but it is important to get your seasonal vehicle maintenance done.

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Get Ready for Summer at Bluebonnet Jeep

It happens every summer. You're creeping in a traffic jam on the way to your favorite campsite and you come upon the cause of the delay: a family awaiting a tow truck next to a broken down car.

At Bluebonnet Jeep, we don't want this to happen to you. That's why we're encouraging families, professionals, and students from across New Braunfels to have their car tuned up with us this summer.

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