Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

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Safe Driving Tips for Teens and Young Drivers

Driving Habits to Adopt to Improve Safety

Whether you consider yourself a good driver or not, everyone can benefit from adopting better driving habits. If you are a teen or young driver, you are in luck. The earlier you learn these safe driving styles, the more likely you are to retain them. The sooner you learn the good from the bad, the more likely you are to demonstrate safer driving habits on the road. This blog will go over some driving styles to adopt and avoid when driving.

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Do I Need New Spark Plugs?

Signs Your Spark Plugs are Going Bad

Though they are small and people do not think of them much, spark plugs are an integral part of a vehicle. Spark plugs are responsible for creating the initial power/spark that starts the vehicle engine when the car is turned on. When these parts start to go bad, you can begin to experience a few signs. You do not want to wait until your spark plugs fail to get them replaced. This blog will go over some of the signs of bad spark plugs and why you should get them replaced.

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How Do I Save My Used Vehicle from Wear & Tear?

Tips to Keep Your Used Vehicle in Good Shape

When you purchase a used vehicle, it is usually clear the vehicle has been lived in. There will be light scratches on the exterior and little stains in the corners of the chairs. While these are minor things, you may want to avoid adding to them. Keeping your used vehicle in good shape will not only save you money now, but it will help you down the road. This blog will go over some of the ways you can lessen the wear and tear on your vehicle and why this is a good investment in the long run.

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How Do I Know if My Vehicle Needs an Oil Change?

How Often Should You Replace Your Car’s Oil?

If you are like most people, you do not keep track of when your last oil change was. Some people rely on the mileage sticker the mechanic places on the corner of your front windshield. Others just pop in and have their oil changed when they think of it. While everyone has their own method, there are some things to keep in mind about the frequency of oil changes on your vehicle. This blog will go over the ways you can tell if you need an oil change.

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What Questions Should You Ask When Buying a Used Car?

What You Should Know Before Buying a Used Vehicle

There is more to car buying than selecting the vehicle you think looks the best or features your favorite color. When buying used, customers need to take the initiative to ask a variety of questions, so they know what they are getting themselves into. Today, we are going to explore some of these questions so you can be better prepared for the next time you hit the dealership lot.

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What are the Benefits of Buying a Used Car?

Perks to Buying a Used Vehicle

While many people aspire to one day being able to afford a brand-new vehicle, for many of us this is not in the cards. With so many financial uncertainties in life, the only option many of us have is to purchase used. Though there are benefits to purchasing new, there are also an array of perks that come with purchasing a used vehicle. Today we are going to go over some of these perks, so you know the benefits that comes with choosing a used vehicle.

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How Do I Jump-Start my Car?

Steps to Jump-Start a Vehicle with a Dead Battery

A car with a dead battery is always an inconvenience. It seems to happen at the most inopportune moments. One solution is to have a portable jump-starter, which can charge your battery without assistance from another vehicle. However, most people reply on help from another vehicle to jump-start their car. Follow these steps to jump-start a vehicle with a dead battery with the help from a second vehicle.

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