Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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Video: Learn What to do When Your Car Engine Overheats

Video Guide to Handle an Overheated Car Engine

Experiencing a car overheating can be a stressful and potentially dangerous situation for any driver. And there can be several reasons which may cause your car engine to overheat. However, spotting the problem quickly and avoiding unnecessary damage to your car engine or hindrance to your driving is essential. If you are a new or experienced driver, we have a guide on what to do when your car overheats. Follow the steps to ensure you have a safe and confident drive. Read this blog by Freeman Motor Company in Portland, OR, and watch the video guide to handle an overheated car engine.

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A Guide to Automatic Lane Change in Your Mercedes-Benz 

How Do I Activate Mercedes Lane Change Assist? 

In the world of automotive innovation, Mercedes-Benz has consistently stood at the forefront, delivering cutting-edge technologies that redefine driving experiences. One such groundbreaking feature is the Automatic Lane Change Assist, a game-changer in vehicle safety and convenience. Automatic Lane Change Assist is designed to streamline changing lanes, making it safer and more efficient.  

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Having Problems with Your BMW’s Cooling System? Freeman Motor Company is Here to Help You!  

Where is the BMW Air Conditioner Repair Shop in Portland, Oregon?  

When the summer heat hits, a malfunctioning air conditioner in your BMW can be frustrating and uncomfortable. If you’re in Portland, Oregon, searching for a reputable BMW air conditioner repair shop, look no further than Freeman Motor Company. Give this blog post a quick read to learn more! 

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Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Pre-Owned Tesla

Important Questions to Ask Your Dealer Before Buying a Used Tesla Vehicle 

The popularity of electric vehicles is growing, and Tesla has undoubtedly established itself as a frontrunner in the industry. Along with cutting-edge technology and impressive performance, these vehicles have a lot to offer. Buying a used Tesla can be a smart financial move, but it’s crucial to do your due diligence and ask the right questions to ensure you’re making an informed decision. Read ahead to learn more about it. Also, feel free to view our pre-owned Tesla inventory and car financing options at Freeman Motor Company, a dealership in Portland, Oregon. 

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Watch How to Jump Start a Mercedes-Benz When Required!

Learn How to Easily Jump Start a Mercedes-Benz – A Video 

A vehicle may need to be jump-started when its battery is dead or too weak to start the engine. A dead battery can be caused by several factors, such as leaving the lights on too long, a faulty alternator, or extreme weather conditions. When the battery is dried up, it cannot power the engine, and the car won’t start.  

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Driving at Night? Keep These Things in Mind

3 Crucial Tips for Safe Night Driving   

We can all agree that driving at night can be more dangerous if necessary precautions are not taken. Due to reduced visibility, drivers see less of the road and have less time to react. However, you can drive safely at night with a few preventive measures. Read ahead to get more night driving tips. Also, for your vehicle’s repair and maintenance services, contact Freeman Motor Company, our dealership in Portland, Oregon.  

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Video: When to Replace a Tire

Watch this video illustrating when to replace a tire in your vehicle 

There might be several reasons why you might have to replace the tire of your vehicle. It could be a loss of pressure, a dry rot, or a bubble on the sidewall. These are all possible signs that a tire replacement might be necessary. Are you curious to learn more about what to look for and what steps you could take to ensure your tires are at their best? Watch this video illustrating when to replace a tire of your vehicle presented to you by our team at Freeman Motor Company in Portland. 

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What’s So Special About Snow Tires?

What Are Snow Tires?  

Winter tires are made specifically to tackle driving difficulties during the most hazardous months of the year. They explicitly offer superior grip and more control in winter conditions, from their tread patterns down to the chemical compositions in the tread rubber.  

When you get on the road in the winter, it’s essential to pay close attention to the weather and alter your driving style if you reside in an area that frequently has snowy or icy conditions. While it’s necessary to drive slowly, brake gently, and keep a wider gap between cars, installing winter or “snow” tires may be the most crucial safety measure. Join us in this blog by Freeman Motor Company as we discuss what’s so special about snow tires.  

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What are the Advantages of Buying a Used Vehicle?

Advantages of buying a used vehicle

While purchasing a new car is more satisfying than choosing a used one, doing so is often the most sensible financial choice. Buying a used automobile offers numerous other advantages in addition to financial savings. Old ones are the greatest, right? Is buying a used automobile better for you than buying a new one? More than twice as many people choose used cars as new ones. Buy a used car; there are numerous benefits. In this blog post from Freeman Motor Company, let’s look at some of the underappreciated benefits of purchasing a used automobile rather than a new one.  

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Watch This Informative How-To Video on How to Check Your Vehicle’s Tire Pressure!

Can Tire Pressure Affect My Vehicle’s Fuel Economy? 

When shopping for a car, fuel economy is a significant factor. Good fuel efficiency ensures that you prevent major spending on gas and also reduce your carbon footprint. And maintaining a steady fuel economy is a simple proposition. Ensuring the appropriate tire pressure is bound to provide better fuel economy. Can tire pressure affect my vehicle’s fuel economy, you ask? Well, yes.  

Fuel economy mainly depends on reducing resistance so your car can move more easily on the road. If the tires aren’t inflated enough, they will be saggy and soft. Your engine will have to work harder to move the car forward. When your engine works harder, inevitably, your car burns more fuel. To understand how to check your vehicle’s tire pressure, at Freeman Motor Company in Portland, Oregon, we present a video prepared by the folks at AutoZone. Meanwhile, if you’re facing any other problems in your vehicle, you can schedule a service appointment. If you’re looking for detailing and reconditioning services, visit the Freeman Portland Autospa

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