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Understanding your suspension system


Our team here at Land Rover of Tacoma want to make sure that you're informed on the different systems in your vehicle. The suspension system in your car helps to make your drive smoother, and here are some tips for keeping it in working order.

Your suspension system works to improve your vehicle's handling along with minimizing the bumps and vibrations from the road. Over time, your suspension system will need some work. Ball joints, bushings, and tie-rod ends will wear out even with normal use. If you've hit a pothole or curb, it can also damage…
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Learn More about Your Vehicle’s Braking System

If you’ve heard a mechanic mention brake pads but you’re not sure exactly how they work, you should take the time to get familiar with this important automotive component.

Brake pads are made of a heat-resistant material and are designed to absorb the friction that’s created when the brakes are used to slow or stop a vehicle. They serve to make braking more effective and extend the life of the braking system. Numerous types of brake pads are available on the market, and your vehicle’s manufacturer will generally recommend a specific type of brake pad in…

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The Differences Between Towing and Payload Capacity

When you're shopping for a new vehicle, the amount of power your vehicle has is often important. If you're going to be towing extra items with your vehicle, you might be looking closely at the towing rating for a certain vehicle. Payload is something that is similar to towing capacity, but there are some differences. Let's take a look.

Towing capacity refers to the amount of weight that a vehicle can pull behind it. It doesn't matter if the weight is on a trailer or it is a separate vehicle. This is the number of pounds…
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When to Use Winter Tires and When Not

At Land Rover of Tacoma, we love winter tires, but there are times when Fife drivers like you should switch away from them. Let's explore why.

Even if you have all-wheel drive and anti-lock brakes, winter tires help you go and stop more reliably on snow and ice. Tire brands use special rubber mixes that improve grip as temperatures drop well below freezing. Due to their cost and exceptional winter traction, you might entertain driving on them all year. We advise against that strategy.

Tires built to grip better below 32 degrees grip poorly in warm weather. 
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Drive Confident And Feel Unique With the 2019 Range Rover Velar

These days, a couple of the buzzwords that are floating around are confidence and individuality. However, it can be a little challenging to express one's individuality if there is a limit in options. Fortunately, we have found the 2019 Range Rover Velar to give you the ability to confidently choose a vehicle to express your individuality.

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The Process of Charging a Car Battery

There are few things more annoying in life than a dead car battery. It can really cramp your style and it can leave without a means of transportation. Luckily, there are some easy ways to recharge a battery. Naturally, one of the first things people think of would be jump starting it. However, the problem with that method is that there is no guarantee the vehicle will start up again later. 

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Cleaning Your Engine: How to do it Properly

Your engine is one of the most critical components of your vehicle, and it should be cleaned every year or two to ensure that it performs at its best. Here at Land Rover of Tacoma in Fife, WA, our team strives to help our consumers keep their vehicles in good shape, so let's find out the right way to clean your engine.

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