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How To Make The Most of Your Test Drive

How To Make The Most of Your Test Drive

Photo by Arvid Skywalker on Unsplash How To Make The Most of Your Test Drive Test drives are something to relish if you're in the market for a new car. After all, they allow you to get behind the wheel of your dream ride—but that doesn't mean they can't also be stressful experiences. Below, we list some top tips for your test drive experience.  Do your research before the test drive. Having a spur-of-the-moment urge to buy a car is okay, but you must sit with the idea for a moment. At least sit with it long enough to decide what type of vehicle, where you want to go (always check reviews), and your intentions before going in. Setting up a timeline of your desired purchase date (or need by date) will help you slow down your decisions or prioritize your needs.  Test out the car's bells and whistles After you've started the car and have had a moment t ... read more

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Best Cars For Your College Student

Best Cars For Your College Student

Best Cars For Your College Student Photo by Matt Ragland on Unsplash If you're a parent whose child is heading off to college, you've probably thought about what they'll need in terms of gear and supplies. But have you thought about the car they'll need to get around campus? Whether they’re headed to Purdue or somewhere a bit further, the vehicle they drive is an essential school supply. If your kid doesn't have a car yet or is selling their old one to find something more reliable, we have some great options for affordable vehicles that will last them through four years (and beyond). But first, let’s talk about how to look at cars for your student.  Keep these things in mind when you are selecting a vehicle. When choosing a new car for your student, you should keep a few things in mind. These include safety features, budget cars, and college stud ... read more

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How Often Should You Inspect Your Car’s Fluids and Tire Pressure?

How Often Should You Inspect Your Car’s Fluids and Tire Pressure?

   Photo by Paul Moody on Unsplash How often you should inspect your car fluids and tire pressure You must keep your vehicle’s fluids and tire pressure in good condition. Your car fluids enable different vehicle systems to run smoothly and at maximum performance. On the other hand, it is essential to keep your vehicle’s tires in perfect condition as it allows you to stop and prevent an accident on the road.    Regular vehicle maintenance is essential to keep your vehicle running smoothly and running for years. Keeping your car’s fluids and tire pressure will prevent your vehicle from having a breakdown. This month’s blog will share tips on how often you should inspect your car fluids ... read more

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Why You Shouldn't Ignore Your Warning Lights

Why You Shouldn't Ignore Your Warning Lights

Photo by Claude Gabriel on Unsplash Why you shouldn't ignore your warning lights  How many of you have ignored the lights on your vehicle's dashboard? If you are one of those people, you should consider paying more attention to them. Your vehicle dashboard lights are there for a purpose. They are warning lights meant to indicate when something in your vehicle is wrong or needs to be repaired.     In this month's blog, we will share some reasons you shouldn't ignore your warning lights. As a vehicle owner, it is your responsibility to address the issues immediately, and if you ever need help, remember that our expert auto mechanics are here to help you.    Reasons why you shouldn ... read more

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The Benefits of Tire Rotation

The Benefits of Tire Rotation

Photo by Tekton on Unsplash   What are the benefits of a tire rotation?  The tire rotation ensures that they wear evenly. It can involve another positioning, too, depending on factors such as the wheel drive of the vehicle. In this month’s blog, we will share some of the benefits of a tire rotation.    As tire rotation can impact your safety, it’s important to make routine processes a part of your car’s maintenance. This will allow your vehicle to run smoother, and you will save a lot of money in the long run.    Benefits of tire rotation Regular tire rotation ensures many benefits to your vehicle:    Better ride: Having the rotation of your tires can allow you to have a smoo ... read more

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A Chipped Windshield Can Cost You More Than a Ticket

A Chipped Windshield Can Cost You More Than a Ticket

Photo by Charles Loyer on Unsplash Here is why you shouldn't be driving around with a chipped windshield.  Windshields are essential for our vehicles as they allow you to see clearly on the road and be aware of any obstacles. For this reason, you must always have them in good condition even if you don't use them often.    It can be possible that at some point, you might have noticed a crack or a chip on your windshield, and you continue driving, ignoring this chipped windshield. On this month's blog, we will explain the reasons why you shouldn't be driving around with a chipped windshield.   Crack Expansion over time.  One of the most common and primary reasons for driving with a cracked ... read more

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Tips on Getting Rid of a Bumper Dent

Tips on Getting Rid of a Bumper Dent

Photo by Scott Umstattd on Unsplash   It is overwhelming to find out that your vehicle will fall victim to a dent at one point or another. For this reason, on this month's blog, we will give you some tips on how to get rid of a bumper dent.    Most of the time, it can be costly to get these dents repaired and may not seem worth your time or money. Fortunately, we have compiled a list of tips for removing marks yourself if the damage is minor enough.    Use a plunger: This is one of the most used tricks and can be highly effective not only for unclogging toilets but also for removing minor dents!    Use boiling water: If the dent tends to be on the plastic bumper or another area of yo ... read more

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How often you should detail your car

How often you should detail your car

Photo by Zac Nielson on Unsplash   You and your vehicle spend more time together than you think, and at the end of the day, we all want our cars to look, smell, and feel brand new. If you want the best for your vehicle, we will explain how often you should detail your car on this month's blog.    But before you even learn how often the process of detailing your car should be, you must first consider knowing everything about auto detailing.    What is Auto Detailing? It is more than just washing and vacuuming your vehicle; you have to make sure everything is working perfectly from the inside and outside of your car. You have to hand wash it properly to ensure that no spot goes untouched.   ... read more

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Is Your Vehicle Ready for Holiday Road Trips?

Is Your Vehicle Ready for Holiday Road Trips?

Photo by Nikhil Prasad on Unsplash   With the holidays right around the corner, it will be a great idea to have your vehicle ready to take all your family and friends on an unforgettable road trip to enjoy the holidays. On this month's blog, we will share some tips on preparing your car for the holiday road trip.    By taking care of simple maintenance on your vehicle, you're ensuring to have a safe and prepared road trip, as it will be a pain to be having issues in the middle of an unknown road. Below are some tips that can help you be fully prepared for the adventure.    Wipe away problems: If you don't remember when was the last time you replaced your vehicle windshield wipers, it w ... read more

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Halloween Driving Safety Tips

Halloween Driving Safety Tips

Photo by Bekir Dönmez on Unsplash   October brings a changing of the seasons and a return to holiday fun! We spend the month planning out the best costumes and getting ready for the big day. However, with October comes a change to wetter weather and more dangerous driving conditions.   Many of us have plans to visit family and friends, and some of us are planning out the routes for our road trips! Here are a few things you will want to consider before hitting the road and encountering the October roads ahead. Check this list out when packing up the Boo-Mobile and heading to the Poltergeist-Party!   Check Your Tires - Wet roads can be very dangerous if you don’t have tires that are up to the task! Check the tr ... read more

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