Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Mercedes-Benz AMG GLA on a highway

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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Car being driven at night

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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Car Mechanic Changing Tires of a Car in a Repair Shop

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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Vehicle winter tires

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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Mechanic servicing used vehicle

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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Mechanic checking air pressure of a tire

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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Front view of the 2022 EQB SUV

Video Tutorial of Charging Your EQB with the Center Display

How to Charge your EQB with the Center Display 

Charging your Mercedes EQB is not as challenging as you may think. The automaker has endowed its models with a flurry of technologies that are easy to use and make every ride convenient. If you’re interested in finding out how to charge your EQB with the center display, this blog could be a great resource. Our team at Freeman Motor Company has plugged in the video tutorial of charging your EQB so that you can have an insight into the process. Watch the video and drop by our dealership in Portland or Salem, OR, to discuss your financing options or for unrivaled vehicle maintenance services

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2023 BMW i4 Charging

How to Operate the Charging Management Features in My BMW App

Charging Management Features of the BMW App  

Electric vehicles are taking over the Automotive Market by storm. Although, the management of charging your electric or hybrid vehicle might become a hectic task. All BMW vehicles come equipped with Charging Management Features that can be easily controlled through the My BMW app. If you are an owner of any electric or hybrid BMW vehicle, you can effortlessly manage your vehicle’s charging by using its Charging Management Features. To know more about how to use the Charging Management Features, read this post by the Freeman Motor Company dealership in Portland, OR

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Filling fuel in a vehicle

Tips to Increase the Fuel Economy of Your Vehicle

Useful Tips to Improve the Fuel Economy of the Vehicle

Fuel consumption plays a vital role in the overall motoring cost of your vehicle. As the price of fuel goes up, it is important to increase the fuel efficiency of your vehicle. Fuel consumption is at its peak when you’re accelerating and traveling at high speeds. Increasing the fuel efficiency of your vehicle doesn’t just save money but also reduces the carbon emissions of your car. Read some useful tips for better fuel economy of your vehicle in this blog post by Freeman Motor Company in Portland, OR

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2022 BMW X3 on road

Video: Learn About the BMW Luggage Compartment Accessories

How to Use the BMW Luggage Compartment Accessories  

BMW models are equipped with advanced technology to make your driving experience better. This blog post will tell you about the BMW Shaped Load Floor Mat placed in the trunk to protect your floor lining when you store dirty items. You will get all the details in the video below. Those interested in buying a used BMW model can visit us at Freeman Motor Company in Portland, OR.  

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