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5 Most Replaced Chevy Parts

December 5th, 2022 by
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Car parts need a replacement for many reasons, ranging from accidents to regular wear and tear and most every circumstance in between. You may wonder, what are the most often replaced parts? Our team at Sweeney Chevrolet invites you to learn about the five of the most often replaced Chevy parts, the timing and reasons…

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How to Become a Mechanic in Ohio

November 25th, 2022 by
sweeney chevrolet mechanic working on shocks in youngstown, ohio

Does the idea of tinkering with machinery excite you? Do you love automobiles and enjoy working with your hands? Is a career in the automotive industry something you’ve been thinking about? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then becoming a mechanic may be the perfect career choice for you. Mechanics are in…

What’s the Life Span of a Chevy Equinox?

November 18th, 2022 by
2021 Chevrolet Equinox RS

No vehicle lasts forever, but some come pretty darn close. Chevrolet, General Motors’ mass-market brand, has been around for over a century, and in that time, they’ve produced some impressive vehicles. One of its most reliable models is the Chevy Equinox, a compact SUV in production since 2005. But just how long can a Chevy…

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Can You Use Regular Gas in a Flex Fuel Vehicle?

November 11th, 2022 by
85% ethanol orange fuel pump

Car technology has come a long way in the last few decades. We have electric, autonomous, and even prototype flying cars. Still, with fuel prices at an all-time high and the EPA cracking down on emissions, automakers are scrambling to find new ways to power our vehicles. And ethanol-blended gasoline is one way they’re doing…

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What is a Glow Plug?

November 6th, 2022 by
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Car technology has come a long way since the Model T hit the road back in 1908. While new advances are immediately noticeable and celebrated in areas such as performance, fuel economy, and safety, other components work quietly behind the scenes to keep your car running smoothly. The glow plug is one of them. Glow…

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Best Places to Get Your Car Detailed in Youngstown, OH

October 31st, 2022 by
small toy car being washed with bubbles like a full-sized car

Whether your car is a prized possession that belonged to your grandparents and now belongs to you, or if you have just bought a new vehicle, you’ll want to make sure it looks the best it possibly can. Part of responsible car ownership is keeping your vehicle clean inside and out to maintain its shiny…

2023 Chevy Colorado vs 2023 Toyota Tacoma

October 21st, 2022 by
2023 Chevrolet Colorado z71 towing a jet ski on a dirt road

The Colorado has long been at the forefront of its class of mid-size pickup trucks, but how does the new model stack up against one of its fiercest rivals, the 2023 Toyota Tacoma? Here we’ll look at the Tacoma vs. the Colorado in areas such as power, performance, hauling and towing, off-road capability, and technology….

Best Bookstores in Youngstown, Ohio

October 14th, 2022 by
shevles of books in youngstown ohio bookstore

While some people are always searching for the next best restaurant, others can’t wait to find their next best book. Although many people can just jump into a large chain bookstore and order their favorite coffee drink to go along with their read, others prefer a more unique and relaxed approach to book hunting. For…

EV vs. Plug-In vs. Hybrid: What’s the Difference?

October 8th, 2022 by
Close up of charge port on 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV 3LT in Riptide Blue. Preproduction model shown. Actual production model may vary. 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV available Fall 2023.

Automakers around the world are increasingly shifting towards electric vehicles (EV) and hybrid power trains, and Chevy is no exception. A broad range of new vehicle designs has come onto the market over recent years to meet the requirements of different customers. The three new types of cars we’re starting to see more on the…

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Where to recycle batteries in Youngstown, OH

September 23rd, 2022 by

The question of where to recycle batteries in Youngstown, Ohio, often comes up here at Sweeney Chevrolet. We understand that our customers are environmentally conscious consumers who care about the planet. If you’re wondering where to recycle your car’s old battery, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of places you can…

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