Why We Love Synthetic Oil

Here at CAPITOL CADILLAC OF SALEM, our service department still uses conventional oil, but with each passing year we rely more heavily on synthetic oil. Why? We get this question often. Here's our quick answer.

Engineered for Longevity

Synthetic oil holds the distinction of having molecular structure built from scratch by people. Most rubber, oil and lubricants are some form of a hydrocarbon, a chainlike molecule found in crude oil and petroleum. Scientists remove these hydrocarbons, restructuring them until they create hydrocarbons of uniform size and shape. 

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Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

Replacing your windshield wipers is an easy task. In fact, you will likely be able to take care of it within just a few minutes. However, it is important for you to know when your windshield wipers need to be replaced. For example, there may be streaks on your windshield. Your windshield wipers are supposed to get rid of the dirt and water. That is why if you see streaks, then your windshield wipers are not working properly.

Your windshield wipers may also make a lot of noise. It is normal to hear the windshield wipers as they move

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Cadillac Escalade Safety Features

The Cadillac Escalade comes with a couple of safety features and driver assistance software in place. This driver assistance software includes:

  • Anti-locking brakes that control the brake pressure on a tire to allow it to rotate,
  • Stability control that ensures the driver does not lose control by adjusting the engine power,
  • An automatic emergency braking system comes after a forward collision warning to avoid collisions and a security system that keeps the car safe from car thieves by alerting the owner.
  • It also has a disabling ignition device that counters any ignition with an 
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Be Ahead of the Game With the Cadillac ATS Coupe

Are you ready to experience the best drift on the road with a style that shows? The Cadillac ATS Coupe has an amazing independent sports suspension fitting that allows drivers to drift for miles with a smooth ride. Drivers have also appreciated its premium steering abilities. This is a great feature that has given drivers more power and control over how their car moves on the road.

Drivers can also utilize the power behind its 272 horsepower engine. That's right. Your vehicle could serve as your luxurious ride to work or your insanely fast race car. 

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Here's How ASE Certification Benefits Service Techs

Many may ask why the ASE certification is so important. It's more than a piece of paper or a seal; it instills piece of mind while protecting vehicle owners from unnecessary damage due to mistakes made by the technician.

The certification is proof that the tech has had to confirm their automotive knowledge through training and hands-on experience. ASE certification represents excellence in the field - no one will question the service tech's automotive expertise when the credential is up on display. By meeting requirements agreed upon and set forth by the entire industry, techs realize 

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Two Outstanding Safety Features in the New Cadillac Escalade

The Cadillac Escalade is known for its large, accommodating size, luxurious interior, and eye-catching style. However, shoppers will have access to the latest and most cutting-edge safety features when purchasing this SUV. At CAPITOL CADILLAC OF SALEM, we're excited to highlight two of these features and the impressive benefits they provide.

Get a 360-Degree View of Everything Around the Escalade

The new Cadillac Escalade comes with HD Surround Vision. With this system, several cameras work together to project an overhead, digital image of everything that surrounds the vehicle

 

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Learn a Little Bit About Your Timing Belt

There are several belts on a car, and you might've heard of the timing belt. But just because you've heard of it doesn't mean that you know what it does. At Capitol Cadillac of Salem in Salem, OR, we are always looking for ways to expand our customer's knowledge so that they can make better decisions when it comes to the care of their car.

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