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What is the recommended maintenance schedule for the 1983 Dodge Charger?
You want your Dodge Charger to last as long as possible. With proactive maintenance, you could hit 200,000 miles (or beyond!) in your Charger. Not an expert in what services your car needs and when? No problem. It can be overwhelming, but fortunately, there’s a resource that takes the guesswork out of routine Charger maintenance. It’s as easy as following the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been written specifically for your 1983 Dodge Charger!
Dodge knows your vehicle inside and out (they made it, after all!), so they’ve designed this schedule with your car’s unique needs in mind. Depending on driving conditions and climate in your area (as well as other contributing factors, like your personal travel habits), your car’s scheduled maintenance needs may vary; however, recommended maintenance usually includes services like oil changes, tire rotations, brake pad replacement, filter changes, and fluid checks and exchanges. Scheduling routine service appointments is one of the best ways to help extend your Charger's life, keep you safer on the road, and maybe even save you the headache of dealing with common 1983 Dodge Charger problems in the future.
Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for manufacturer-recommended routine maintenance on your 1983 Dodge Charger and an expert technician will begin by performing a Courtesy Check. A Courtesy Check helps "set the stage" for your service and catch any small problems before they turn into big repairs. Each Courtesy Check includes a free battery test and an inspection of your Charger's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.
Think you could be due for a new battery in your 1983 Dodge Charger? If your current battery is more than three years old, it may be time for a replacement (batteries typically last somewhere between three and five years). There’s a chance you’ll need a replacement sooner, but it depends on the climate in your area as well as your driving habits. Extremely hot or cold temperatures can take a toll on your Dodge Charger battery, and so can frequent short drives. Sure, you could wait until your battery is completely dead, but it’s a much wiser decision to replace it before you need to. If you keep driving on a battery that can't hold a charge, you run the risk of being stranded when your battery finally gives out (and no one can predict where that might be!). Your Dodge Charger won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.
In addition to maintaining a strong battery, investing in regular oil changes can help your 1983 Dodge Charger's engine run smoother. See Dodge's recommendations for oil change intervals for your 1983 Charger in the chart at the top of this page. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. Talk to a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to know when to change your oil. We can also answer any questions you have about what type of oil to use for your 1983 Dodge Charger.
Maintaining your Dodge Charger steering and suspension system can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. When it comes to steering and suspension, you want to catch small problems before they turn into big (and expensive) ones. You can count on Firestone Complete Auto Care’s trained technicians to inspect this system and, if needed, perform Dodge Charger suspension and steering services. These might include wheel alignment, power steering fluid flushes and replenishments, ball joint lubrication, wheel bearing replacement, and strut replacement. Components within your Dodge Charger's steering system require regular maintenance.
If you fall behind on routine Dodge Charger maintenance (or worse, don’t do it at all!), you (and your engine) could quickly lose your cool when there's a problem on the road–especially if that problem is an overheated engine or broken A/C. Don’t sweat it, though! Our technicians can take care of those issues, too. At Firestone Complete Auto Care, we have what it takes to provide top-notch service for your Dodge Charger engine heating and cooling systems, as well as your air conditioning. Is your Dodge Charger radiator in need of replacement? We’ve got your back. A/C smelling musty? We’re here to fix that, too. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your spot for 1983 Dodge Charger maintenance.
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