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Check Out All These Jeep Compass Capability Features


Are you in the market for a new compact SUV that comes with a huge variety of capability features? Here is why you'll want to discover more about the all-new Jeep Compass.

When you are driving your new Jeep Compass in all sorts of difficult driving conditions, the vehicle is equipped to make the ride safer. Your new compact SUV features an auto mode system that can instantly identify the road conditions and change the way the vehicle grips the road. The wipers on your Compass have de-icing and rain-sensing capabilities. Heated outside side mirrors make it easier to…
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The Ram 2500 Always Gets The Job Done

Truck owners just want their truck to get the job done. They don't care if its pretty, they just want it to be capable and reliable no matter what. That is why our team here at L & M Motors of Athens is so excited to announce the arrival of the brand new 2018 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty truck.

This heavy-duty truck has a maximum diesel towing capacity of up to 17,980 pounds. This will make light work of any job that you can throw its way. Also, the Ram 2500 comes with best in class 410 gasoline horsepower…

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The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Is Sure To Impress

Those looking to purchase a new car are more and more often turning to SUVs as their vehicle of choice. That is why we here at L & M Motors are so happy to announce the brand new 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

This SUV comes equipped with huge 15-inch rotors that make braking easier and safer than ever before. This SUV also comes packed with up to 707 horsepower which means tearing down the road has never been more fun. You will quickly come to love the power and control that can only be found in the Grand Cherokee. Your family…

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Your Tires' PSI Is Critical To Their Performance


Your tires suffer from some of the harshest wear and tear on your vehicle due to being the piece of equipment that makes contact with the road while you drive. As a result of this, you will find that they need to be replaced with more regularity than most other things on your vehicle. So naturally, you will want to get the most life out of them as you can.

In order to do this, you will want to start by regularly checking and maintaining the air pressure levels in all of them. Your vehicle's manufacturer will have specific…
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Keep Air Cleaner

Most vehicle owners are aware of the deafening noise that erupts when a muffler deteriorates. However, some may not realize that mufflers do more than dampen noise. They are also a necessary component that is responsible for detoxifying harmful engine emissions. Toxic gases leave the engine and travel to the manifold and the catalytic converter where sensors check the oxygen levels. The cleaning process begins in the converter and continues through the muffler until less harmful fumes leave the tailpipe.

Natural wear and tear along with road debris...

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Help Us Dispel the Oil Change Frequency Myth

There are dozens of thoughts on when exactly you should change your motor oil. Some believe that you should change the oil every 3,000 miles while others claim you can push your vehicle to closer to 10,000 miles before you make the switch. We here at L & M Motors in Athens, TN want to be sure that you are getting the best information for your specific car.

Without a doubt, the best place to look and see after how many miles you should change the oil in your specific vehicle is the owner's manual. 

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Service Your Brakes for Improved Performance

The most common reason why a car owner chooses to have new brake components installed on their vehicle is tire service recommendation. With a seasonal switch-over, a tire shop will alert vehicle owners about brake pad indicator depth and rotor integrity. Usually, this coincides with noticeable things like brake screeching and uneven braking pressure on the road.

Many people are quick to have their break rotors and pads replaced in an economical manner. This isn’t always the best choice for component replacement. 

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What is Horsepower?

What is horsepower and what is the story behind it? The term horsepower was invented by a British engineer called James Watt. During his lifetime, coal was often pulled out by horses from mines beneath the ground.

James Watt wanted a way to measure the power and work done by these horses. He estimated that a typical horse could perform about 22,000 pounds of foot work per minute. The British engineer then added 50% to the estimated value of what he thought an average horse could pull in a minute. Thus, the term horsepower was born and it represented…

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Get Your Vehicle Winterized

You deserve to travel throughout Athens, TN and beyond with confidence this season. That is why you’ll want to ensure that you take a few extra steps for your safety. The L & M Motors team can help.

We recommend that you always keep your gas tank closer to the full fuel level line rather than the empty fuel indicator. This is not only a good idea to keep your car from running out of gas, but it is especially important to do in the winter months when it is cold outside. 

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Take Advantage of Our Online Financing Application and Get Your Car Loan Pre-Approved at L & M Motors!

When you get your new car loan pre-approved here at L & M Motor, you take away all of the worry and apprehension that is usually involved with the purchase of a new or used vehicle. You spend a lot of time looking around and choosing your favorite vehicle, only to have to go through the time-consuming financing process and paperwork at the end of your car-buying session.

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