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Reasons to Replace Your Drive Belt
The drive belts in your car affect everything from air conditioning and power steering to the alternator and water pump. Older cars use separate belts for those things, and newer cars use a single serpentine belt to drive them all.  In either case, belts do wear out over time because of the constant friction, and the fact that they are exposed to contaminants such as grit, salt and water.  The good news if you have a serpentine belt, is... Read more >

Reasons You Should Service Brakes
At North York Chrysler, we take the safety of our customers seriously. That is why we put so much emphasis on the performance of the brakes on your new and pre-owned Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, RAM, and Fiat vehicle. Other than a noticeable loss of stopping power, there are a number of signs that it is time to get your brakes serviced by the knowledgeable professionals in our Service Centre.  Read more >

Leasing Vs. Buying A Car
One of the most common questions in the purchasing process is whether it is better to lease or purchase a vehicle. There are pros and cons to both leasing and buying methods so the answer for you will depend on how long you intend to own the vehicle, and how you plan to use it.   Read more >

What Is That Warning Light
No one likes peering down at the display and seeing a warning light or indicator. We've all had it happen, and usually, you just want to ignore it and hope that it goes away. While this might be your first reaction, it's not a great idea to make it a habit. 
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What Is That Leak
When you see a spot or stain on your driveway or in your regular parking space it can make your stomach turn. It usually means that fluid is leaking from some part of your vehicle, and that there may be a problem. Often you can identify the source of your leak by the color, smell, thickness, and their position under your vehicle.   Read more >

Reasons You Should Service Your Brakes
At North York Chrysler, we take the safety of our customers seriously. That is why we put so much emphasis on the performance of the brakes on your new and pre-owned Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, RAM, and Fiat vehicle. Other than a noticeable loss of stopping power, there are a number of signs that it is time to get your brakes serviced by the knowledgeable professionals in our Service Centre.  Read more >

Reasons You Should Service Transmission
Today's modern transmissions are extremely complicated and need specialized care and attention. These wonders of technology are made up of hundreds of parts that must operate together in precision to ensure optimum performance and timing. At North York Chrysler, we are experts when it comes to all the transmissions available in new and pre-owned Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, RAM, and Fiat vehicles.  Read more >

10 Signs of a Failing Transmission
When it comes to prolonging the life of your vehicle's transmission, the best approach is to keep it serviced on a regular basis. A well-maintained transmission can actually outlast the car itself. For good reason, most transmission problems require immediate attention.  Here are 10 signs of a failing transmission.  Read more >

What to Do if Your Car Overheats
It's finally summer and time to enjoy some freedom and the open road. While this is the moment you've likely been waiting for after those brutal winter months, balmy weather can come with its own challenges, and a car overheating is definitely one of them.
Embrace the summer heat and keep a cool head by handling an overheating car with these simple steps. From taking care of the issue on the spot to determining if you need a mechanic, here's what to do.  Read more >

Understanding Your Car's AC
It's hard to imagine the world before air conditioning, especially when you are driving in rush hour traffic in August! It's not well known, but according to Automobile magazine the 1940 Packard was the first car to offer factory-installed air-conditioning. Thankfully, the trend caught on and by 1969 over half of all new cars sold came with life-changing A/C.  Read more >

Your Car Won't Start
There is nothing worse than getting in your vehicle and discovering it won't start. You turn the key or push the button a few times and you either hear clicking or nothing at all. Thankfully, the service experts at North York Chrysler can help you diagnose this common problem. When our own mechanics and specialists face this difficulty, they turn to a simple but effective four-step procedure to identify the most likely problem.  Read more >