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Preparing Your Car for a Summer Road Trip: Tips and Guidelines from Marino CJDR Service Technicians

May 22nd, 2023 by

Summer is just around the corner, and many of us are looking forward to hitting the road, exploring new places, and embarking on new adventures. As the temperatures rise and the sun shines brighter, it’s the perfect time to embark on an epic summer road trip. But before embarking on that long-awaited summer road trip,…

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Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Named 2023 Jeep Dealer of the Year

April 24th, 2023 by

We are incredibly proud and honored to announce that Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram has been named the 2023 Jeep Dealer of the Year by DealerRater! This prestigious award recognizes our commitment to providing exceptional customer service, outstanding sales performance, and a dedication to the Jeep brand. At Marino, we’ve always placed the highest value…

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The All-New 2023 Dodge Hornet: Taking the Country by Swarm

March 30th, 2023 by

Dodge has unveiled its latest highly anticipated addition for 2023: the Hornet, a budget-friendly yet high-performance compact SUV. The all-new Dodge Hornet is set to shake up the mainstream CUV segment with its class-exclusive and best-in-class performance features that optimize every aspect of the vehicle, from powertrain to suspension, braking, steering, and handling. Boasting an…

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A Comprehensive Guide on the Causes, Effects, and Prevention of Engine Oil Leaks

March 15th, 2023 by

Maintaining the optimal functioning of your vehicle requires the proper functioning of its fluids. If you notice liquid spots under your car after it has been parked for a while, it is an indication of a fluid leak. This article focuses on the most common type of fluid leak – engine oil leaks, including their…

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Drive to the Basket: Tips for Slam Dunking Your Car Buying Experience

March 6th, 2023 by

Are you looking to score big with a new car purchase? Just like in basketball, buying a car requires strategy, skill, and a game plan. Here at Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, we understand the importance of finding the right car to fit your needs and budget. Start with a Game Plan When you’re looking…

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6 Tips for Avoiding Common Car Dealership Manipulative Sales Tactics

February 6th, 2023 by

  Car dealerships are in the business of making money, and unfortunately, some of them will resort to unethical and dishonest tactics to attract customers and boost their sales. Car dealerships can be very skilled at using manipulative tactics to lure customers in with the promise of great deals, only to pressure them into buying…

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11 Car Maintenance Tips That Can Prevent Major Repair Costs

January 23rd, 2023 by

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Reading through your vehicle’s owner manual probably isn’t the most exciting item on your to-do list. But understanding your car’s maintenance needs and paying routine attention to them is incredibly important – both for your safety and for your wallet.  It’s important to note that…

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Buyer Beware: Tips for Avoiding Dealer Markups in 2023

January 6th, 2023 by

The vast majority of car buyers in the U.S. are not accustomed to ordering vehicles from an OEM through a dealership, instead preferring the convenience of driving a new car “off the lot” that day. But as inventory has decreased over the past several months due to several economic and political factors, many dealerships have…

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Why You Shouldn’t Idle Your Car in Cold Weather

December 27th, 2022 by

Winter is officially here in Chicago, which means drivers are waking up to frosty roads, icy windshields, and stone-cold engines. In frigid temperatures, many drivers will habitually start their engine and idle their car before hitting the road to ‘warm up’ the vehicle. Some cars even have a preset feature that allows drivers to start…

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Tips for Trading in Your Car

December 12th, 2022 by

Trading in your car is arguably the best method of lowering the final price of a new vehicle – especially now. These days, car trade-ins are getting top dollar. Thanks to a new Illinois law that went into effect on January 1, 2022, car buyers now receive the full tax credit on trade-ins. When shopping…

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