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2017 Chevrolet Performance Parts

February 24th, 2017 by
Chevy Turn Key Small Block Engine

Here at Chevrolet of Homewood, your local Calumet City area Chevy dealer, we sell and install genuine Chevrolet Performance Parts. If you’re an enthusiast that wants to take your Chevy vehicle to the next level, then you might be interested in the catalog of high performance parts that are offered for the Corvette, Camaro, SS,…

Get to Know Your Car’s Radiator

February 23rd, 2017 by
Radiator Cap

Your car’s radiator is an essential component that keeps your car running at the right temperature. Without a radiator your engine with overheat almost immediately, making any trip very short. The radiator is also often misunderstood. If you’re looking to get to know your radiator a little better, the experts here at Chevrolet of Homewood…

What is a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)?

February 20th, 2017 by
2017 Chevy SS Black

More and more cars have continuously variable transmissions these days to help save gas, but did you know that the design dates back to Leonardo DaVinci and the 15th century? It’s true! The continuously variable transmission, or CVT, is a type of automatic transmission that provides almost limitless gear ratios. That allows it to provide…

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Do You Need a Clutch Repair or Replacement?

February 10th, 2017 by
2017 Chevy Colorado Driving

Here at Chevrolet of Homewood, we can take on your clutch replacement. We offer expert maintenance and service near Calumet City, so bring your Chevy here when it’s time for repairs or maintenance. While clutch replacement should never be a common thing, it does happen depending on your driving style, driving conditions, and the vehicle….

All You Need to Know About Spark Plugs

January 25th, 2017 by
Spark plugs

Here at Chevrolet of Homewood, we’re happy to be able to offer expert maintenance and service, so we’re happy to change your spark plugs when necessary. But what does that mean? Not everybody knows when the spark plugs need replacing. It’s not often, after all, that today’s cars need this service conducted. Even today’s modern…

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The Advantages of an Antilock Brake System (ABS)

January 23rd, 2017 by
2017 Chevy Spark Orange

Every new car manufactured in the United States has an Antilock Brake System—the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requires it. You probably have antilock brakes unless you’re driving car manufactured more than a decade ago. This is a good thing! Whether you’re driving a car with or without antilock brakes, it’s worth knowing the advantages…

Why Do Tires Need to Be Balanced?

January 20th, 2017 by
2017 Chevy Colorado Blue

Here at Chevrolet of Homewood, we offer all kinds of maintenance, including regular tire rotations, tire replacement, and tire rebalancing. While you might have a firm grasp on replacement and rotation, rebalancing can seem a little mysterious. So what is rebalancing, and why do you need it? The Importance of Tire Balancing Does your steering…

What You Need to Know About Your Car’s Suspension System

January 17th, 2017 by
Working on a Car

Your car’s suspension is a complicated system made up of a multitude of components. It might not be immediately natural to know how to properly take care of your suspension. That’s why it’s best to leave that work to the experts here at Chevrolet of Homewood. That doesn’t mean you don’t need to know about…

The Benefits of Winter or Snow Tires

January 16th, 2017 by
Tires Closeup

Are you driving this winter? That might seem like a silly question. Most people get around Calumet City and Homewood on the roads, don’t they? Well, if you, like most people in the Chicagoland area are driving, then you need to think about snow tires to keep you and your family safe on the snowy,…

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The Importance of Headlights

December 22nd, 2016 by
Closeup of headlight

It should go without saying that your headlights are incredibly important. They let you see on the road when you’re driving at night, and they help others see you. That’s all easy to understand, but few people understand just how big of an impact headlights have on driver safety. Why You Should Take Better Care of…

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