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  • Watch Out for These 5 Used Car Scams

    Thursday 13 August 2015

    Many motorists choose to invest in used cars to satisfy both their driving needs and budget. These pre-owned options can be a great choice for anyone, but that doesn't mean drivers can be lax as they look for the perfect ride. In fact, shoppers need to be extra alert when dealing with car sellers, as some will try to swindle them out of cash or quality. Drivers can never be too careful when it comes to shopping around for vehicles. There are several tricks sellers may emp... read more

  • Brake Safety Awareness Month: Stop and Check Your Vehicle’s Most Important Safety System

    Monday 10 August 2015

    When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is at the top of the list. Brake Safety Awareness Month in August is the perfect time to have your brakes inspected to make sure they are in safe working condition before school starts and cold weather hits, says the Car Care Council. Brakes are a normal wear item for any car and eventually they’re going to need to be replaced. For routine maintenance, check your vehicle’s braking system at least once a year. A tho... read more

  • 5 Warning Signs that You Need a Tire Replacement

    Wednesday 29 July 2015

    It's the middle of summer, which means you're driving on hot roads in hot vehicles. While you're likely safely behind the wheel with the air conditioner on, your tires are thumping away on scalding pavement. This is why the spring to the fall is considered tire-blowout season. The temperatures are changing, the roads are hotter and you're taking long summer road trips with more passengers and cargo. The bottom line is that your tires take a beating during the... read more

  • Car Care with Kids

    Wednesday 22 July 2015

    New drivers love their cars, but they typically don’t realize what it takes to maintain them. The Car Care Council recommends having fun teaching children about the importance of car care long before they can drive so they know how routine maintenance impacts the safety and dependability of their vehicle. “Many children love learning how cars operate, however, they don’t really understand the nuts and bolts of what it takes to properly maintain a car,&rdquo... read more

  • Skip the Lemon: 3 Tips to Buy a Great Used Car

    Wednesday 15 July 2015

    There are typically two types of used car buyers: those who love them, and those who are afraid of them. And it is easy to see both sides. For those who swear by the used car, pros include a vast selection of vehicles for sale, affordable prices and lower depreciation. For those who are afraid, they see a laundry list of vehicle maintenance issues, thousands in repair costs and countless headaches. Of course, the reality is somewhere in the middle. Buying... read more

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