Suspension

You may be wondering if your suspension is in good shape. There are many signs that you may notice if it is time for you to get it repaired. A rough ride is a sign that your suspension is in need of professional service. 

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Technology in the Chevrolet Trax

The Chevrolet Trax offers options for those looking for the right technology in their compact SUV. From listening to a podcast over the speaker system in Los Lunas, NM to utilizing safety features on the freeway, you won't be left with outmoded features.

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About Recalls

At Melloy Chevrolet, our priority is to have customers understand their rights and responsibilities as vehicle owners. Recalls are an essential part of vehicle ownership. The following primer will help you understand and effectively deal with vehicle recalls.

When recalls are issued, they frequently make the news. This is because recall notices are issued by the manufacturer when a vehicle problem can cause a significant safety issue for the vehicle's driver and others on the road. Manufacturers issue recalls for 

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Time for Fuel System Service

How do you know it's time for your car to receive fuel system service? Your car's owner's manual may specify, or it may not. Our Melloy Chevrolet service techs suggest every 30,000 miles or sooner as needed. Here's how to tell when your car's fuel system needs service.

The Song of a Fuel System

Fortunately and unfortunately, your car's fuel system has ways of telling you that it needs service. When your car's fuel system needs service, it may:

  • Lose power during uphill travel
  • Lose power when towing
  • Have a really slow…
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Brake Pads 101 with Melloy Chevrolet

As you drive around Los Lunas with your family, the brake pads on your car help slow you down and stop when necessary, but how do they work? We've compiled everything you need to know about how your brake pads work so that you can better appreciate the power behind this tiny part and keep it better maintained.

As you press the brake pedal, a cylinder sends brake fluid to the calipers by the car's wheel. As the brake fluid reaches the calipers, pistons press against the brake pad, causing friction on the rotor

 

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Are You Concerned About Winter Car Care?

Did you know keeping your fuel tank no less than half full could be a smart winter weather duty? Tough road conditions, accident-related congestion, and other troubles may lead to stopping and idling. Drivers may find keeping a decent amount of fuel in the tank helpful.

Other "small duties" may assist drivers concerned about winter's weather hazards. Did you know cold air could cause tire inflation to drop? Checking pressure weekly might be a good idea, as is putting winter tires on the car. And how about putting winter windshield wiper blades in place, too.

 

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Which Chevrolet Malibu Engine Will You Choose?

The Chevrolet Malibu has received praise for its all-new design and engine options. The new performance features include multiple turbocharged engines and powertrains. Drivers in Los Lunas, NM can choose from a base engine with 163 horsepower or upgrade to the Malibu premier for 250 horsepower and even more torque.

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