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Tires may be the only part of a vehicle that physically meets the road, but your shock absorbers are next in line. Working with the suspension springs, they absorb shocks from bumps and cracks in the road, while simultaneously controlling bounce and body roll.

Every time you get into your diesel truck you probably forget all the safety features your vehicle has for you in case of an accident. Airbags are one of the greatest features of modern diesel trucks, though they aren’t often considered until you need them. From Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, here’s a nod to one of the better vehicle advancements of our time and why it's important not to ignore warning signs.

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At Hale's Automotive in Marion, we see a lot of dirty filters. Oil filters typically get replaced with each oil change, but air, fuel, and cabin filters last a long time. As such, they are often neglected until well after they’ve run their course. Here’s why you should care:

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I know you hate it when you can't avoid them and hit those potholes in the road?  But did you know how much damage they cause your vehicle?  There is a lot of money being spent on vehicle damage due to potholes. Here at Hale's Automotive , we are the leader in Marion, IL for the service and repair of automotive issues resulting from road damage. We know the kind of damage that can be done, so if you suspect something is wrong with your car or truck, it’s always a good idea to stop by so we can take a quick look.

 

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At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, we’ve seen a lot of worn out and tired transmissions. How do you know if it’s time to replace yours?

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Nothing is more important to the aesthetic of your Chevrolet, Ford, or Dodge diesel truck than the wheels you choose to install. The right set of wheels is necessary to achieve the look, feel, and stance you’re looking for. They can take a good-looking truck and turn it into a real head-turner. At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, diesel pickups are what we do. Our technicians can help you source wheels, order them, and ensure they have the perfect fit, achieving that perfect look you’re going for.

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When you think about diesel engines, you probably think about large trucks and machinery, and maybe a few oddball cars over the years. So how long has diesel really been around, and why is it used the way it is today? At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, we have the answers.

tires

Can you say for certain all the tires in your fleet, or on your commercial truck, are roadworthy and ready? Proper attention to tire condition is so important, but how do you properly care for your tires? From Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, here’s what you need to know.

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