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Top Five Uses of WD40 in Your Car

 

WD40 is pretty much the duct tape of lubricants. This convenience in a can has been every mechanics’ best friend for years now, and it’s because it’s so versatile! Not only is WD40 a lubricant but it’s actually a cleaner and a penetrating oil. You can use this stuff for so much, but here are some of our favorite ways to use it on your car.

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Six Mistakes Car Owners Make

 

So, you want to do some work on your vehicle all by yourself. You’re ready to finally get your hands dirty and get down to the nitty gritty of your car. They always say, “Do it yourself”, and now it’s time you take the advice. Well, best of luck! But, before you get started you might want to read our list of the six major mistakes DIYers make.

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How Winter Tires and Other Tires Are Made

You hear about winter tires, all-season tires and different types of tires for different seasons. However, you are probably wondering what the difference is. The one thing that distinguishes the winter tires from other seasons is how they are made. This is a huge factor in how they perform on the road.

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Connecting Cables To Your Battery

When you begin jump-starting a battery, you need to make sure both vehicles are turned off and that both hoods are up so that you can access the battery posts. Starting with the dead battery, connect a red cable to the positive post. You'll then connect the other red cable to the other positive post on the good battery.

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How Washing Your Car Can Protect It from the Elements

When you wash your car, you're not just getting rid of dust and debris. You're also ensuring that the weather can't cause any lasting harm. We here at Autosaver MAX want you to be an informed car owner so that you can get the most out of your purchase. Here are some ways that the weather can affect your vehicle's exterior.

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Car Knowledge: What is a Blind Spot Monitor?

Here at Autosaver MAX, we try to keep our South Burlington, VT customers informed about their vehicles. Many newer vehicles come with a host of advanced safety features that provide everyone in the car with plenty of protection. One of the most popular safety features is a blind spot monitor, but what does it do? Let's find out!

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Buying Used Instead of New

When it's time to purchase a car, consider getting one that's used as there are several benefits to this type of vehicle instead of one that's new. A used car won't depreciate in value as quickly as a new car because it's already lost a lot of its original value. This means that you can look in South Burlington, VT for vehicles that are for sale for a fair price instead of being overpriced.

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The Spectrum of Truck Cabs

At South Burlington, VT's Autosaver MAX, we offer multiple cab types on the pickup models we carry. This blog entry covers those. It can help you better understand the difference in cab styles.

Envision a classic pickup. You likely imagined a cab with two doors. 

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Vehicle Safety Ratings: What Do They Mean for Drivers and Passengers?

Car commercials usually tout vehicles' crash test ratings, but how does the rating process work, and do those ratings translate to real-world conditions? Join us in South Burlington, VT as we try to make sense of it all.

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, occupants in cars “Good” ratings are 46% less likely to die in frontal crashes than drivers of vehicles with “Poor” ratings. 

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Should You Refinance or Trade in Your Car?

When you find yourself in tight financial circumstances or in need of a more reliable vehicle, you may face the decision of whether you should refinance or trade in your car for another vehicle.

To make the best decision, you'll want to consider a few surrounding issues. 

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