Service Tips & Vehicle Maintenance 101

Service Tips For Your Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep or Ram

There’s a lot that goes into making a vehicle run in top shape, but with a little education and consistent care it’s a job that can be done by any driver. We’ve compiled some of the most important tips, information and replacement signs to look for in your vehicle to ensure proper health. Read and watch on below and learn from us at Southside Dodge in Red Deer!

Oil Changes

Importance of Oil Changes

It’s important to regularly get your oil changed, it keeps your engine clean and in top shape. Consistent oil changes are a necessity, so learn why it’s a vital vehicle service.

Oil Change Intervals

We know getting your oil change is important, but really how often should you be getting it done? That old rule of every 5,000 kilometres may not be necessarily true in your case.

Why Use Synthetic Oil?

Why switch from conventional oil to synthetic oil? There’s many benefits, including running cleaner, better protection, improved flow when it’s cold and more stability in the heat.


Importance of Tire Rotation

Uneven tread wear is a detriment to the longevity, safety and performance of your vehicle. Luckily, it can be combated with a tire rotation.

Tire Replacement Signs

A loss in performance or wear could be signs it’s time to get your tires replaced. Here are some signs to look out for to see if you’re in the market for a new set.

Parts Replacements

Tire Pressure Info

The right tire pressure is crucially important. Too much can wear out the treads in the centre, while too little can wear out the treads on the outside. Learn all about regular pressure checks.

Battery Replacement Signs

How do you tell if it’s time for a new battery? Here are a few signs that’ll help you find out. Remember to get regular battery tests so you’re always aware of its condition.

Brake Replacement Signs

Brakes are one of the most important components on your vehicle, and thus so is their health. Getting them replaced at the right time can save you time, money and help prevent damage.

Wiper Blade Replacement Signs

Quality wiper blades are important, so take a look through these signs that it may be time to invest in a new set.


Our Service Technicians

Our factory-trained technicians have hours of training, years of experience and the best tools to work specifically on your FCA model.

Quick Lube

Our Quick Lube bay gets you in and out for service like an oil change quick and conveniently. Experience the difference of our no appointment necessary service drive-through.


Mopar Accessories

Personalize your vehicle with accessories. Whether it’s to make it more sportier or rugged, our Mopar accessories are designed specifically for your vehicle.

Mopar All-Weather Mats

When the weather gets sloppy in Red Deer, or if you’re consistently tracking in dirt and mud, all-weather mats help keep your vehicle clean. Learn how they’re perfect to contain grime.

Get in Touch

Our service department is not only here to repair, maintain and service your vehicle, but also to help educate you on how to best care for your vehicle, to improve its performance and longevity. If you have any more questions, we’re always here to answer them, so don’t hesitate to drop by in person, or reach out by phone or online

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