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Importance of Proper Tire Inflation


As a car owner, you know and understand how important it is to make sure your car is safe for you and your family. One area sometimes overlooked is the car’s tires, particularly tire pressure. Listed below are some reasons why tire pressure is important:

• Over Inflation- If your tires are overinflated then they will cause your tires to wear unevenly along the center of the tire. Overinflation will also affect how much weight your car can handle possibly causing a tire to blow.
• Under Inflation- If your tires are underinflated, they can cause...
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Driving with Spare Tires: Temporary or Full-Size Spares?


When picking a spare, you want something reliable when you get a flat tire. However, you may not want to spend the money for a full-size spare when you can purchase a temporary for much less. There are some consequences for choosing these smaller spare tires instead of a full-size or one that matches your current tires.

Compact, temporary spare tires are made for short-term, emergency use. These are good for saving space in a small trunk as well. In addition, driving on a smaller spare for a longer period of time can cause alignment issues.

When you go to…
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Avoid Catastrophe With Proper Timing Belt Maintenance

The timing belt in your vehicle needs attention anywhere between 60,000 and 100,000 miles of driving for complete replacement. Because it performs the vital service of keeping your vehicle's camshaft and crankshaft turning in synchronized motion so that the engine runs, failure to attend to wear and tear can cause your car to stop completely.

Since Lithia Medford Volkswagen cares about the safety of each of our customers while on the road, we never want drivers to have the scary and dangerous experience of having your vehicle stop running completely...

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Seasonal Maintenance


The temperatures are already starting to creep a bit lower as the days go on and now is the time to think about driving in the winter. Nobody wants to think about it, but pretty soon the roads are going to be covered in ice and snow, making it a bit more difficult to navigate your commute.

Routine seasonal maintenance is very important because this ensures that you can trust your vehicle on the roads....
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How to Transport Your Holiday Treats

The holidays are one of the best times to visit with the people you cherish. Chances are you don't get to see most of your loved ones throughout the year, and when you plan a get-together, you may be asked to bring some of the dishes that make the holidays even more memorable. If you're traveling with food this holiday season, here are some tips to keep in mind.

Use large sandwich bags to house your desserts, dinner rolls or finger foods. This prevents crumbs from getting all over the car, and will keep bread products from drying…
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Services at Lithia Medford Volkswagen is More Than Just Elbow Grease

Our service department here at Lithia Medford Volkswagen is a whole lot more than a simply a little bit of elbow grease. Our expert technicians here in Medford are trained to use the right tools for your ride. They're factory-trained to diagnose specific issues with your make and model. They aren't afraid to get dirty and also aren't afraid to ask you questions. They want to give you the best possible resolution to any issues your vehicle might have.

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