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best used car

There was a time when buying a used car was typically a hit or miss affair. It wasn’t a question of finding the best used car, or a car with the least amount of miles on it. No, your chief concern was finding a car which could get you from point A to point B

used car dealerships

It wasn’t too long ago that the idea of purchasing a vehicle from a used car dealership was considered a last resort, dictated only by a limited budget and personal credit risk. But times have changed. It’s been estimated that nearly a third of Americans have a credit score below 600, which is more than

auto loan

When it comes to auto loans, there are hundreds of different factors that you’ve probably had to take into consideration, including your own credit rating, your budget, and the condition of the car. Let’s face it, buying a car is probably one of the largest personal investments that you can make outside of buying a

car preventive maintenance

Most car buyers make it a point to maintain a new car. After all, they’ve probably put a substantial downpayment on it. They need to make certain they get their money’s worth. And preventive maintenance is key for keeping your car in showroom condition.

But a second hand car? Not so much.

But the truth

car maintenance

Whether brand new or second hand, buying a car can cost you thousands of dollars. But the cost isn’t the only reason why proper vehicle maintenance has to be taken seriously. Regular maintenance can benefit you in more ways than one. First, it extends the life of your vehicle and helps ensure your safety on

female driving

Safe driving is something that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Many drivers and car owners take this for granted, but they don’t realize the importance of responsible driving in ensuring the safety of themselves and everyone else who uses the road. To help you avoid unwanted injuries and accidents, take note of the following road safety

brake pads

Brake pads are essential components in your vehicle’s brake system. Functioning brake pads ensure that other elements of your vehicle, such as rotors, calipers, and discs, do not wear away. Making sure that your brake pads are in good working condition will not only save you lots of money from costly repairs, it can also

tire pressure

There is always the underlying question as to what tire pressure is recommended for your type of vehicle. A lot of drivers think that the maximum is always best, so they inflate their tires based on the maximum PSI (pounds per square inch) indicated on the sidewall. However, that is not always the case –

cars on a traffic jam

When it comes to driving, safety is paramount. One of the things that can help ensure road safety is to make sure that the brake lights and tail lights of your car are working properly. Brake lights light up whenever you step on your brakes to keep trailing motorists notified that they should slow down

Checking oil level with a dip stick

Motor oil is the lifeblood of an engine for a number of important reasons. The purpose of the engine oil is to ensure that the internal components are kept lubricated and cool. It is responsible for carrying lubricant through the cylinders so that the moving parts are protected against damage. Without fresh oil, dirt can

adding car oil

A regular oil change is one of the most essential maintenance measures needed for every motor vehicle to ensure that it runs smoothly. Oil is like the blood that keeps the motor alive. However, unlike the blood in the human body that gets purified and creates new blood cells over time, engine oils are not

Oil change

Let’s face it. Unless you’re a skilled mechanic, most of the necessary lessons about maintaining a car were never taught to you. Even a task as seemingly simple as changing your own oil can be intensive, messy and expensive. It might seem more convenient to bring your car to a specialist and let them handle

car care inspection

Extreme weather conditions are one of the common causes of a number of car problems. And if you think that only winter can take a toll on your car, the sweltering summer weather can also be just as detrimental. The hot temperatures can impact your car’s battery, engine, brakes, fluids and tires. And since summer

used car lot

So you’ve finally decided it’s about time to invest in a car and a slick, brand new one on the TV ads has caught your eye. You know you want to drive something as nice as that one you’ve seen but there’s just one problem – budget. This is where used cars come in. There

car paint

Your car. Remember when you first purchased it? The new car smell. The superior performance. But above all? That glistening, factory fresh paint job that dazzled and shined. But that was five years ago. And no matter how much time and care you put into it, your vehicle’s exterior has turned drab, lifeless and dull.

Couple with a used car dealer

When it comes to the car-buying process, several factors have to be considered and several decisions have to be made. One of the most important things that requires your decision is choosing between a brand new car or a used one. Buying a car is a huge investment and it’s imperative that you make the

technician doing a routine car maintenance

Next to a home, a car can be the second biggest investment anyone can have. And because you don’t want the value of that investment to drop significantly in a short span of time, you do your best to keep your vehicle in tip top shape. Regular maintenance is paramount, not only to keep the

buying a car

Buying a car is an exciting experience – especially for young adults since this is their first major purchase. However, this decision should be well-thought out as this is an expensive investment. Make sure you to spend plenty of time weighing your options before spending a lot of money and picking out the one that

Common car problems and issues

Regular service and maintenance are important to ensure that your vehicle is running smoothly at all times. Car troubles are common. One of the factors affecting how vehicles perform is due to wear and tear. Shakes, noises, faulty air-con, and bumps are just a few of the common problems car owners face.

And like

Changing a tire

Flat tires occur and even if they happen less frequently nowadays, they are not the most exciting thing to experience when you’re in the middle of driving. Because tire blowouts are inevitable, it’s important for every car owner to be familiar with the tire-changing process. It’s a basic skill that everybody who sits behind the

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