Fall Maintenance for Your Truck

Fall means pumpkin patches and falling leaves, but it also means it’s time for seasonal maintenance for your truck. Prepare your truck for autumn and cooler weather with these basic maintenance tips.

Inspect car battery

Make sure the cables of your car battery are tightly connected and clean. If you notice signs of corrosion, disconnect the cables and terminals and clean them.

Rotate tires

Maximize the mileage on your truck tires by rotating the tires and checking the tread to see if you need to replace them. Consider purchasing winter tires to increase your truck’s traction on snowy roads around Mechanicsburg this winter.

Change oil

New oil prevents your engine from overheating and keeps your engine parts lubricated. Bring your truck into Dave Kehl Chevrolet for your regular oil change and seasonal maintenance. Check your owner’s manual to see when you should bring your Chevy truck in for an oil change.

Restore headlights

During fall, it will start getting darker sooner. That means it’s important to have clear night vision. Clouded lenses can reduce the effectiveness of your headlights at night. If your headlights are becoming cloudy or hazy, restore your headlights with a headlight restoration kit.

Wash car

Clean off the summer bugs and prepare for the snowy grime with a good car wash. Washing and waxing your truck can protect the paint and body while making it look fresh and new.

Staying up to date on fall maintenance will keep your truck ready for whatever lies on the road ahead. To get there, stop into Dave Kehl Chevrolet in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, and we’ll take care of your service needs.

Tips for Tailgating in Your Truck

Tips for Tailgating | Mechanicsburg, OH

The beginning of autumn signals the onset of football season. Tailgating is a popular activity for fans that want to pair their favorite foods and beverages with game-day exhilaration. If you’re new to the pastime or need a refresher on how to do it the right way, here are some helpful tips to keep in mind when tailgating in your truck this fall.

Before the game

Keep the following items stored in a toolbox, either in the backseat area or the truck bed, so you’ll be ready at a moment’s notice for the next tailgating event:

  • Sunscreen
  • Trash bags
  • Tongs
  • Masking tape
  • Basting brush
  • Your favorite condiments, spices, and seasonings
  • Wet wipes
  • Spatulas
  • Plastic zip bags
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toothpicks
  • Paper towels
  • Mini flashlight
  • Wooden skewers
  • Permanent marker
  • Can opener
  • Bottle opener
  • Poncho

During the game

Stay safe and maximize your fun when tailgating by observing the following rules.

  • Show up a few hours earlier than game time, to claim a good spot in the parking lot.
  • Have each member of your tailgating party bring enough alcohol for four people, to ensure that you have a sufficient supply during the game.
  • Drink only from your tailgate, even if there are other sports fans nearby that are rooting for your team.
  • Keep pickup games to a minimum, to avoid sabotaging other tailgaters parties and grill sessions.
  • Clean up after yourself by bringing a few garbage bags and using them.

If you’re in need of a new tailgating vehicle this fall, stop by Dave Kehl Chevrolet. We’ll help you find the right Colorado or Silverado 1500 to suit your lifestyle and enhance your tailgating parties.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Available Now at Dave Kehl Chevrolet

2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD | Mechanicsburg, OH
2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD | Mechanicsburg, OH

We’ve been eagerly awaiting the launch of the 2020 Chevy Silverado HD since the world got its first look at the next-generation heavy-duty truck this past winter. The seasons have changed — thankfully for those of us who love summer — and now the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD is available in Mechanicsburg at Dave Kehl Chevrolet.

If you’re not already excited about the new Silverado 2500HD and Silverado 3500HD, you should be. This is the strongest and most capable Silverado HD ever built, not to mention the most ruggedly good-looking. It features an all-new 6.6-liter V8, a new Allison® 10-speed automatic transmission for the legendary Duramax® Turbo-Diesel, an Autotrac® active two-speed transfer case for 4×4 models, and the heavy-duty version of the new Durabed cargo box.

Do you like the sound of 35,500 pounds of max trailering potential? How about 910 lb-ft of diesel torque perfect for getting big jobs done with ease? Or maybe you’re interested in getting a truck that can get down and dirty off-road during your weekend? The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD has you covered.

But you don’t have to take our word for it. Simply stop into Dave Kehl Chevrolet in Mechanicsburg. Not only will you discover why we’re the first name in Chevrolet Trucks in Central Ohio, but you’ll also get some hands-on experience with this incredible new truck.

*Requires 3500HD Regular Cab Long Box 2WD DRW with available Duramax 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 and Gooseneck hitch. Regular Cab Late Availability. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.