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Oversteer and Understeer: What's the Difference?

Our team at Saluda Motor Sales strives to keep our consumers safe. Oversteer and understeer are terms that refer to your vehicle's dynamics and how sensitive your vehicle is to steering. Understeer is when a car will turn less than what the driver expects, and oversteer occurs when a vehicle turns more than what the driver expects.

Oversteering and understeering will depend on if your vehicle is front- or rear-wheel drive. Although most rear-wheel vehicles experience oversteer and front-wheel drive vehicles experience understeer, both types of drive systems can experience 

 

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Synthetic Motor Oil & When It's Needed

Have you been told you need synthetic motor oil but don’t like the extra cost? As inconvenient as it may be to spend the extra money, it may be a wise investment if it helps your vehicle. Stop at Saluda Motor Sales and let our service techs check out your vehicle and advise you accordingly.

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How to Identify Signs Your Exhaust is Leaking

If the exhaust system on your vehicle leaks, dangerous gases that should be exiting the tailpipe could be leaking into the vehicle's cabin. Here are a few ways to spot signs of a leaking exhaust.

Sit inside the vehicle with the engine idling, and see if you feel a vibration in your seat. You can grab the steering wheel to see if you feel a new vibration, or gently put your foot on the car's gas pedal to identify the vibration.

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