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What is the ParkSense ® Rear Park Assist System on the Dodge Journey?

This Safety Feature is Ideal for Parking Lots and Other Parking Situations

Have you ever been in a parking situation and wished that you knew how close you were to an object? Say, you are parallel parking and you can’t see how close you are to the vehicle behind you, this feature will then come in handy.

This feature utilizes ultrasonic sensors to pick up on objects behind you. It warns you through a series of audible sounds that you are getting close to a vehicle. The faster the beeps, the closer you are to the objects. Although, if…

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Engine Options on the 2018 Dodge Charger

Four Unique Engine Options Are Available on this Dodge Vehicle

If you’re looking for performance options, you’ve come to the right place. The Dodge Charger has four unique engines to choose from. Each of these engines has its own set of performance feature to utilize. Check them out below and let us know which one is your favorite engine!

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How Hydroplaning Occurs and How to Prevent It

Hydroplaning occurs when the rain has built up too quickly to recede by the weight of your car. It is the equivalent of being on a shield of ice and typically occurs during heavy downpours of rain.

In order to prevent hydroplaning, you should maintain a reasonable speed limit based on the weather conditions. 

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Extreme Temperatures and Your Car Battery Life Cycle

Have you checked your car battery recently? It may be time to replace before the summer season. As car batteries grow older, their CCA tends to drop, which leads to problems in extremely cold weather. You may notice that your engine doesn't turn as quickly or the lights may flicker a bit before revving the engine as you get in your car in the morning.

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Conventional or Synthetic?

Owning a car means routine maintenance and one area that needs to be checked regularly is the car’s engine oil. Oil comes in two forms synthetic and conventional, but which one is best for your car? Below are some answers to your motor oil questions:

  • Conventional Motor Oil- Conventional motor oil comes from crude oil and lubricates your engine, but when it breaks down it leaves deposits in the engine.
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Do A Few Basic Things in Order to Keep Your Tires in Better Shape

Your tires take a beating out there on the road. Making contact with the road at high speeds and even higher temperatures can lead to some pretty heavy wear and tear. And to top it off, tires are anything but cheap to replace. That is why it makes sense to try and get the most out of them that you possibly can.

In between rotations keep a close eye on your tread. This is the most important aspect of your tire because that is what gives you traction on the road. I

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Keep Warm by Replacing Your Cabin Air Filter

Driving in the winter time can be miserable for all sorts of reasons. Whether it is ice or snow on the road, or a frosty windshield, there can be lots of inconveniences along the way. One of the worst is driving in a vehicle with a poor heating system that is struggling to keep you warm.

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Timely Brake Pad Replacement Can Eliminate Costly Brake Repairs

Like the oil that flows through the engine, brake pads are an essential ingredient in car maintenance. Timely replacement saves the Marshfield owner from bigger expenses later.

Each time you touch the brake pedal, rotors move to stop the spinning of metal discs. Assuming success, the rotor stops the disc from spinning, halting the wheels from turning on their axle.

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Winter Wiper Blades Can Save Lives


Driving around Marshfield in the winter can be a trick, or it can be super easy. Things like rain, sun, ice, and snow all play an important part in how your vehicle will handle and drive. Another thing that plays an important part is winter wiper blades. These wipers don't get a lot of attention, and they often get forgotten about until the driver needs them.

At V & H Automotive, we want to remind you to get your wiper blades changed. It is an easy thing to do, and it can keep you safer on the road. When the…
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