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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Explore the Safety and Driver-Assist Features of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

If you're interested in the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD in Los Lunas, our team at Melloy Chevrolet can tell you more about this exceptional heavy-duty pickup truck. The 2500HD stands apart because of its capability, durability, and safety. Below you can check out a few of the 2500HD's advanced safety features.

Front and Rear Park Assist is available with the 2500HD. This feature provides you with distance alerts to objects that are in your path when you're parking. When you're backing up, the HD Rear Vision Camera is beneficial. This standard safety feature lets you see what…

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Getting Directions is a Breeze with the New Chevrolet Sonic

If you're lost or headed somewhere outside of Los Lunas, you're going to need directions. But fiddling with the GPS on your smartphone isn't exactly safe--and it can be stressful, too. Wouldn't it be easier if you could download your favorite navigation app directly to your vehicle?

At Melloy Chevrolet, we're happy to say that you can. The Chevrolet Sonic features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities that allow you to hook up your phone to your vehicle and download Google Maps right into the touch screen console. Pull up the map, ask for directions…

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Is It a Good Time to Buy a Car?

“The economy is getting better” or “The economy is getting worse” is the message most Americans are getting when they watch the news or go online. The mixed messages in the media are largely based on different interpretations of the same data, but skewed according to what political party the journalist feels is better. Those mixed signals are making many people think that now may not be a good time to buy a car, that they will wait until after the national election to see who wins. There are reasons, however, that waiting is not the best idea. So, is…
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Chevrolet Suburban - So Much Technology

The Chevrolet Suburban has been a very popular SUV for many years. Contributing to its popularity are its great performance, its roomy interior, stylish design and numerous technology and driver-assist features. Most drivers today enjoy as much technology as they can get their hands on, especially when they're driving. Our team at Melloy Chevrolet would love the opportunity to show you the many technology features found in the Chevrolet Suburban.Drivers who cant seem to do without their smart phones love the idea of Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, which allows them to connect

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