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Archive for December, 2018

How do you know when your car battery is about to die?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 2:53 PM
Mechanic checking a car battery

Keeping on top of your car battery’s health so you can get a replacement before it dies and leaves you stranded in your garage or a parking lot can save you a lot of trouble. Find the top 3 signs that that signal that it may be time for a new car battery below. (more...)

New Year – New Car Habits: Goals and Resolutions for Car Owners in 2019

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun on Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 2:37 PM
man washing his car

As 2018 comes to a close, many people are creating resolutions for a better and more productive 2019. Instead of traditional resolutions like losing weight and exercising more, we think it is time to show a little TLC to your vehicle. We have listed 5 ideas for New Year’s resolutions for the health and happiness of your car below. (more...)

Tips and Tricks For Securing Affordable Car Insurance

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Monday, December 17th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
Two men shaking hands with a group of people in the background

We all want affordable car insurance that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. But, it’s also important to get the comprehensive coverage you need so you can feel confident that you are protected in the case of an accident. Our friends at Edmunds put together a vehicle with some tips and tricks for securing an affordable car insurance plan without sacrificing on coverage. (more...)

Can I replace my car’s windshield wiper fluid myself?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Thursday, December 14th, 2018 at 10:51 PM
water drops on a car windshield

While there are many vehicle maintenance items you should leave to the pros, a few are easy enough to tackle yourself like changing your own windshield washer fluid. Find a step-by-step guide for how to add more washer fluid to your vehicle below. (more...)

Will I get more money if I sell my car privately or trade it in?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Thursday, December 14th, 2018 at 6:23 PM
Wide variety of vehicles lined up on a dealership lot

When it comes time to purchase a new vehicle, you will first need to decide on what to do with your current model. Will you sell it yourself through a private sale or will you trade it in at the local dealership? Each option has pros and cons that we discuss in more detail below. (more...)

How do I know when my brake pads need changing?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Tips and Tricks on Friday, December 8th, 2018 at 10:17 PM
Mechanic working on brakes

Your brake system is made up of brake pads, a rotor, and calipers. When one or more of these parts start to wear or malfunction, your brake system cannot perform optimally putting you, your passengers, and other drivers at risk. Read more about the top 3 warning signs that you need a brake repair or replacement below. (more...)