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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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Dealership Service, Or the Neighborhood Mechanic?

When it’s time to repair a vehicle, it’s hard to imagine any driver not wanting the very best parts and service for their car. However, services may fall short when not using OEM parts. Original equipment manufacturing (OEM) parts are made for a particular make and model, and are far superior than off-brand generic parts. So it stands to reason that a dealership like L & M Motors using OEM parts is better prepared to take care of your vehicle.

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Chrysler Pacifica and Your Dream Road Trip


Okay, picture this. You and your significant other are taking your five kids a few states over to an amusement park they’ve never been to. The two of you are riding up front, listening to your favorite music or podcast, and in the back…. It’s all quiet. No bickering, no noisy games, and only minimal are-we-there-yets.

Believe it or not, this could be the road trip experience that you and your family share and enjoy with the new Chrysler Pacifica and its UConnect system. It has everything the kids could ever dream of: touchscreen games, a Blu-ray player…
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Time to Start Planning Your Holiday Travel Today


Don't wait until you are stuck in holiday traffic to look for a way out, plan accordingly and you will have smooth sailing come your holiday travel time.
* Plan to do most of the driving at night when the majority of other travelers have pulled off the highway to get some rest to start fresh tomorrow.
* Locate all major airports and cities along your route and take alternate routes that avoid all that heavy…
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True Benefits Of Dealership Service


Are there true benefits of service at the dealership? The answer is yes. There are many ways a dealership service center can provide you more value. Here are a few.

Problem Solving and Solution
Technicians at a dealership service center are generally well versed on your particular make or model. They see those individual vehicles on a daily basis. They may have factory training and education on those particular vehicles. They can diagnose those issues quicker than others.

Correct Tools For Job
The dealership service department will have large bays and lifts to help with the job. They also...
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