First Used Car? Engine Care Tips To Keep It Running Longer

Purchasing a used car is a smart financial move, especially for someone who has never owned or maintained a vehicle before. It is important to note, however, that there will be some maintenance requirements for a pre-owned car that has already had one or more owners and been driven for thousands of miles that are rarely needed on new models.  Unlike new models that have complicated computer systems and messaging capabilities to keep drivers apprised of everything from the engine's performance to the amount of air in the tires, an older car is more likely to have only a few gauges to monitor things like coolant temperature and oil pressure.

Can Used Vehicle Body Parts Save You Money On Your Body Work?

Buying used body parts for your vehicle is a great way to save money. A salvage yard will typically have a lot of inventory of vehicles to choose from. If you have never thought about using used body parts to repair your vehicle, the following are some questions you may have: Will the Parts be in Good Shape? A salvage yard is where vehicles that are totaled go to be parted out for resale.

3 Reasons To Replace Damaged Hubcaps

When it comes to collision repair, many drivers think about busted bumpers or dings in the door. Although these types of damage can negatively affect your vehicle, there is another type of damage that you may be tempted to overlook when it comes to collision repair. Damaged hubcaps should always be replaced before you continue to drive your vehicle. You might damage a hubcap while involved in a serious auto accident or by scraping against a curb or boulder in a parking lot.

Six Things To Know About Maintaining A European Car In The States

Euro car maintenance may not be as complicated as some people think. All it takes is a group of trustworthy technicians with professional experience in European car maintenance field. Here's what you need to know about the maintenance of European cars: The dealer isn't always the right choice It is a common belief that the only way to get reliable euro car maintenance is through the car dealer, and euro car owners should bring them to the dealers for every oil change and air filter replacement.

What To Do When You'Re Concerned About Your Teen's Driving Skills

Your teenager has gone to driving school, passed their driving test and obtained their driving license. Naturally he or she is excited about this milestone in their life. However, you as a parent have concerns about his or her skills. You've heard of far too many cases of teens getting injured or even killed in motor accidents. How do you ensure he enjoys his new-found passion without risking his life?