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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Can You Use Regular Gas in a Flex Fuel Vehicle?

November 11th, 2022 by
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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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Types of Gas: How Many Types of Fuel are There?

September 9th, 2022 by
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Gas keeps your car running, but how much do you really know about it? Do you use the best type for your vehicle, or do you always choose the same type out of habit? Here, we’ll break down the different types of gas so you can make the right choice for your set of wheels…

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What Is the Lifespan of an Electric Car?

August 26th, 2022 by
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As electric car technology is still relatively recent and dramatically improving with each generation, you might wonder how long the average electric vehicle (EV) will last. You can expect the average electric car powertrain not to require any major replacements or suffer any notable performance decline for at least 10 years, if not 20. If…

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How Much is Gas Tax in Ohio?

August 20th, 2022 by
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Gasoline prices are at a peak across the U.S., rising notably every month over the first half of the year. Gas taxes are another factor affecting prices, and Ohio recently increased the state tax on gasoline from 28 cents per gallon to 38.5 cents per gallon. Here, we dive into Ohio gas taxes, including how…

Does Ohio Have Electric Car Tax Incentives?

August 14th, 2022 by
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To help the world embrace alternative energy sources, the federal government can offer rebates or other incentives when you buy an all-electric or hybrid vehicle. Additionally, some state governments have electric car incentives, so you may be able to get multiple discounts on your next electric car. Ohio does not have state-specific electric car incentives…

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How To Fix a Chevrolet Check Engine Light

August 3rd, 2022 by
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Many people are confused by the check engine light. Others completely ignore it in the hopes that it will go away on its own, while some panic as soon as it lights up. One of the tricky aspects of diagnosing and fixing the cause of a check engine light on a Chevy or other vehicle…

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How Much Does it Cost to Replace an Electric Car Battery?

July 20th, 2022 by
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Like with a traditional vehicle, an electric vehicle (EV) battery won’t last forever. As a current owner or someone looking to buy an electric car, it’s only natural to wonder what the replacement cost is. We at Sweeney Chevrolet are here to provide transparency through our comprehensive guide to EV battery cost. In addition to…

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How to Reset a Tire Pressure Light

July 18th, 2022 by
Sweeney Chevrolet tire gauge

What is a tire pressure light? A tire pressure light, also known as a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) light, is one of the indicators that illuminate on your vehicle’s gauge cluster in the event of a problem. The history of TPMS goes back to the 1980s. Originally installed in luxury vehicles in the European…

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