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How to Budget for a new Toyota

October 15th, 2021 by
how to budget for a car, afford a car, credit score, loan term, monthly car payment, trade in value, monthly income

Are you thinking about buying a new car but you’re not sure what you can afford? Understanding how to budget for a car is essential to your purchase. Not only will you be more comfortable with something you can manage financially, but getting approved for a monthly car payment depends on several factors. What Does…

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Is Your Driving Affecting The Tread Wear On Your Tires?

October 15th, 2021 by
how to make your tires last longer, normal tire life span, normal wear and tear on tires, tread wear, car, driving, alignment

New tires are an expensive investment but a necessity when the old ones become worn out. Driving your car with low treads not only worsens your car’s performance and efficiency but is also dangerous. Without proper traction, your brakes can’t do their job, and an accident can easily occur. This is particularly true when it…

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How to Prep Your Car for the Fall

September 16th, 2021 by

With the autumn months finally upon us, now is the perfect time to prepare your car for the fall. Although most people realize they must get their car prepared for the winter, very few realize they need to prepare their cars for the fall as well. With that in mind, the following is a short…

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What Are the Signs You Need New Tires?

September 15th, 2021 by
Warning signs you need new tires, time for new tires, tire replacement, when should you replace tires, tread, change tires

Your vehicle’s tires might be dangerously low on tread or air yet you might not know it. Tires are out of sight when driving so they are usually out of mind. If any of the following warning signs you need new tires arise when driving, reach out to our tire experts to schedule a visit…

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Used Car Myths

August 23rd, 2021 by
Common used car myths, debunking used cars myths, buying used cars, used car dealers, miles

No matter where you reside in the world, you have undoubtedly heard bad things about used cars. Although some people have had bad experiences when dealing with used cars, this is not the case for everyone. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the common used car myths. Debunking Used Cars…

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Habits That can be Draining your Car’s Battery

August 13th, 2021 by
Mistakes that drain your battery, reasons your car battery is dying, why does my car battery keep draining, electrical, battery charger

If you’re one of the many motorists that asks “why does my car battery keep draining?” then you should take action now before you find yourself stranded at an inconvenient time or in unfamiliar territory. Just like the batteries we put into portable devices every day, your car battery isn’t designed to last forever. If…

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What To Do When Your Engine Overheats

July 20th, 2021 by
Is it safe to drive a car that overheats, how can I stop my engine from overheating, tips to prevent your car from overheating, temperature gauge, cooling system

Your car’s cooling system works to bring the engine up to the right temperature during cold months, and it works to keep the engine cool and operating efficiently during hot summer months. If your car’s cooling system is failing due to a radiator leak or obstruction, a faulty thermostat or a malfunctioning water pump, it…

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Driving Habits that Could be Damaging your Car

June 22nd, 2021 by
What driving habits are bad for your car, bad driving habits that could damage your car, driving habits that ruin your engine, gear, brake, speed bumps

If you have a car that you want to keep around for a while, it is best to not drive like a professional NASCAR driver. Professional drivers have a full team of mechanics on hand to replace tires, brakes–even entire engines–as soon as the racer’s rough driving gets the most of the ride. But you…

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How to Get the Most out of your Dealership Visit

June 18th, 2021 by
Efficient trip to the car dealership, top shopping tips at car dealerships, tips for buying a car from a dealership, toyota, negotiating, car dealer

Buying or leasing a new or used vehicle has the potential to be a bit challenging. There is an absolute avalanche of information, an abundance of options and not enough hours in the day to test drive every make and model. If you are to make a truly efficient trip to the car dealership, you…

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When Should You Replace Your Car Battery?

May 14th, 2021 by
New car battery, time to replace your car battery, signs of a bad car battery, corrosion, install remove, voltage

How do you know it’s time for a new car battery? One major indicator is when your vehicle won’t start. However, you should not let it get to this point and can easily prevent it by looking at the signs. Your vehicle may be offering you signs of a dead car battery right now. Let’s…

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