How Much Is My Car Worth After an Accident?

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If you get into an accident, including one that is of no fault to your own, your vehicle’s value will always decrease. Indeed, when independent companies such as Carfax learn about your crash, your vehicle’s worth (market value) will take a hit. Market value is determined by several post-collision factors. … Read more

Is It Possible to Beat a Speeding Ticket?

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Don’t throw down the towel when you get a speeding ticket. Welcome to the world of speeding tickets! You might have thought you were immune to them, but suddenly a “blue light special” in your rearview mirror shockingly demonstrated otherwise. Tens of thousands of speeding tickets are issued every day … Read more

10 Ways to Protect Your Car Without a Garage

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Whether a fallen branch from an overnight storm scratched up your hood, long term exposure to the elements led to paint fading and upholstery cracks, or vandals found your car an easy target at 2am, life without an enclosed garage isn’t easy. When street parking or uncovered driveways are your … Read more

6 Functions of the GMC Sierra MultiPro Tailgate

GMC Sierra Multipro tailgate

A 6-trick MultiPro tailgate that might be the tool you always wanted. You may have seen the commercial or perhaps you noticed the additional cut-out line in certain GMC Sierra models to know that there is something different going on. That difference-maker is GMC’s MultiPro tailgate, an optional upgrade on … Read more

Can You Do a Trade-In On a Lease?

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Think “trade in” and your mind probably equates that action with purchasing a new car. Although the majority of trade-ins are for a purchase (new or used), yes, you can trade in your vehicle toward a new car lease. Just as a trade in can function as a down payment … Read more

Lemon Law Guidance for New Vehicle Owners

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When you purchase a new car, you expect it to operate as planned. However, some models are prone to problems and may require multiple visits to the repair shop. A minor problem here and there is understandable, but the situation persists or worsens, then you may own a lemon car. … Read more

4 Common Car Recall Misconceptions

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Tens of millions of cars are recalled each year, representing problems that may occur after a car has been sold. Many car recalls are the result of faulty airbags produced by airbag supplier Takata and are found in vehicles produced by more than a dozen manufacturers.[1] Unfortunately, there are common … Read more

Different Fuel Types and Your Car

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Have you been to a service station lately? Unless you are part of the small cohort of electric vehicle devotees, then you are making regular visits to the fuel pump and shelling out a lot of cash in the process. While visiting the pump, you will find several grades of … Read more

How to Read Tire Sidewall Codes

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Have you read your tire lately? Perhaps a more accurate question to ask would be this one: do you know how to decipher the codes located on the sidewall of your vehicle’s tires? For many people, that question is answered in the negative. Tire codes may be a mystery, serving … Read more