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Yearly Archives: 2022

What Happens During a Pre-Purchase Car Inspection

What Happens During a Pre-Purchase Car Inspection

Do you finally have your eye on a car but are having doubts because it is second-hand. Get yourself a pre-purchase inspection to ease your worries. What Is a Pre-Purchase Inspection? A pre-purchase inspection is a thorough evaluation by a certified person to ascertain the aesthetic, technical, and safety condition of the vehicle before finalizing the purchase. A trained mechanic or automotive expert who is familiar with the brand and model of the vehicle performs the majority of checks. The purpose of the PPI is to identify current problems or maintenance issues that might later cause financial or safety concerns for the buyer. When Do You Need a Pre-Purchase Inspection Some of the things you should consider before getting a pre-purchase inspection include whether the car is; • Owned by a certified person and has warranty • Being sold locally • The car has valid insurance After buying the car, any issues you experience are on your budget. Therefore, it's crit ... read more

Tips on How to Take Care of Your Car This Summer

Tips on How to Take Care of Your Car This Summer

It's no secret that the summertime is an easy time for mechanical failure to occur. When the heat cranks up in Alexandria, VA, many drivers will need to keep an eye out for their vehicle's performance and efficiency. The best way to avoid car problems this summer is with preventative maintenance. Follow some of these tips below to prevent unwanted breakdowns: Engine Performance - If you notice any engine issues, such as hard starts, rough idling, stalling, or a general lack of power, your car may be due for a tune-up. Additionally, you should get an oil change if you plan to do a lot of driving this summer. Cooling System - Coolant is a vital fluid that keeps your car from overheating. With temperatures climbing high, make sure you have a mechanic check your cooling system. You should flush your radiator every 1-2 years. Windshield Wipers - Windshield wipers should be changed at least once every year. Rain showers can come a ... read more

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