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What's That Leak?

If you move your vehicle and see fluid on the ground, you need to know what kind of fluid it is that's been leaking. There are a few that are more common than others. One is oil. It will have a black or dark brown appearance. An oil leak could be something as simple as a bolt being loose or something is severe as a gasket that needs to be replaced.

Antifreeze is another common fluid that leaks from vehicles. While driving in Riverhead, you might notice that the temperature in your car increases if there is an antifreeze…

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How the Car Battery Reacts to Extreme Changes in Temperatures


The harsh weather conditions each season are putting your car battery through some significant challenges. If the battery is beginning to show signs of trouble, here are a few reasons why the problem is occurring.

In the middle of a harsh summer, the severe heat is causing the chemicals inside the battery to evaporate. Even a slight loss of chemicals will have a negative impact on the ability of the vehicle to operate in a peak state.

When the freezing weather arrives, now the chemicals are going through another extreme. If they get frozen, they bulge and cause the casing…
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The Importance of a Full Gas Tank During Winter

For many drivers, the longevity of our vehicle is often a top priority. Keeping our vehicle in tip-top shape will ensure a safe and reliable commute. However, most drivers often overlook one simple routine that could save you big money in the future.

Keeping your gas tank full of fuel in the winter can prevent unwanted damage to your vehicle. When your vehicle is anything less than full, small areas of condensation develop along the interior of the tank. During the winter, the temperatures often reach a freezing point capable of freezing this condensation.

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Using the Dealer's Online Scheduling App is Simple

The waiting time to get your car serviced at the dealership just dropped considerably. If you start taking advantage of the dealer's online scheduling app, you can arrive at your designated time and be on your way faster than ever before.

Instead of pulling into the dealer and catching them at a bad time just to get an oil change, now you can book your appointment online and get in and out in record time so you can tend to all those tasks you need to address during your busy day. Never again forget about that appointment to get…

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Scheduling Routine Maintenance Online is Fast and Easy

We here at Riverhead Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram have made it easier than ever to have routine maintenance and repairs done on your vehicle. We know it can be easy to put off picking up the phone and making an appointment, but you won't have to worry about that anymore thanks to our online scheduling tool. You simply log on and within minutes you can have your upcoming appointments made at days and times that work for your busy lifestyle.

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Scheduling Routine Maintenance Online is Fast and Easy

We here at Riverhead Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram have made it easier than ever to have routine maintenance and repairs done on your vehicle. We know it can be easy to put off picking up the phone and making an appointment, but you won't have to worry about that anymore thanks to our online scheduling tool. You simply log on and within minutes you can have your upcoming appointments made at days and times that work for your busy lifestyle.

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Changing Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles is No Longer Required

Be sure to check your air pressure. Make sure to always have jumper cables on hand. In the winter, keep a shovel in your trunk. Change your oil every 3,000 miles. These are all tips that you've probably been told over the years to keep in mind as a driver of a vehicle. One of these tips, however, is no longer relevant.

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Why Fluid Service is Critical to Your Dodge

There are five common car fluids that need to be changed regularly. They include the engine oil, the transmission fluid, the power steering fluid, coolant and the brake fluid. All five fluids ensure the smooth running of the vehicle. With time, these essential fluids deteriorate in their value, making it difficult to operate the car smoothly.

All the different fluids inside of your Dodge car or SUV offer different tasks to the operations of the vehicle.

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Trust Riverhead Dodge During Fall Care Care Month!

It's that time of year again. The weather is cooling down. The trees out here in the East End are beginning to show their colors. Everyone is going for their favorite sweater. And in case you weren't aware, October is also Fall Car Care Month! Take advantage of special Mopar deals and specials this month at Riverhead Dodge…

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