Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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How Do I Keep My Car Cool During the Summer Season?

Tips to Keep Your Car Cool When Parked in the Summer

Summer is a great time to take trips to the lake, go hiking, and enjoy the sunny weather. However, we’ve all experienced the moment of stepping into our car after it’s been parked for a while and burning our hands on the seatbelt. If you’ve experienced this one too many times, Freeman Motor Company in Portland, OR, is here to help! Today, we will be sharing tips that will help keep your car cool when parked in the summer.

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cartoon of two girls in a convertible on road trip in a desert

Find out what items are essential for a successful road trip in this YouTube video

What should I bring with me to have a successful road trip?

Summertime is the best time to gather your friends for a road trip across the state or across the country. However, before you go on this journey, you need to make sure you have all the proper supplies. Today, Freeman Motor Company in Portland, OR, is here to help you have a successful road trip! Below, we have shared a helpful video that details what you should bring with you to have a successful road trip. This video also includes supplies that help you to continue to stay safe and follow local guidelines for COVID-19.

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Can I get a warranty plan for my used vehicle from Freeman Motor Company?

When you choose to buy a used vehicle instead of a new vehicle, you will enjoy many benefits including saving your money. However, one benefit of a new vehicle that you wish you could enjoy is the warranty. Lucky for you, you can still enjoy having a warranty on your used vehicle right here in Portland, OR! Today, we will be talking about how you can get a warranty plan for the used vehicle that you bought from Freeman Motor Company! Read on to learn how!

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white car broken down on country road with smoke coming from under hood and driver checking underneath

Help! There’s Smoke Coming from Under My Hood!

What Does It Mean When I See Smoke Coming from Under My Hood?

Unless you’re hosting a bonfire for friends, seeing smoke where it shouldn’t be can definitely be scary, especially when it’s coming from your car. While we have already covered what it means when smoke is coming from your exhaust, you might be wondering about the smoke that’s appearing from under your hood. Today, we will be covering what it means when you see smoke coming from under the hood of your car. We will focus on the color and smell of the smoke so you can easily diagnose the potential issue. Read on to start learning!

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