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Odometer Rollback Fraud

How do we tell if an odometer has been rolled back? There are two ways to detect Odometer rollback in Vehicles: 1)  Past Records: compare the mileage on the odometer with the mileage number on the vehicle maintenance  records 2) Reads OBD PID 166 from the Vehicle’s On-Board Diagnostics – OBD:  A Vehicle Inspection APP reads the PID 166 […]

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How to Inspect a Used Car – Inspection Checklist

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Used Car Inspection Checklist: Follow these 9 steps to ensure you cover all your bases and find a vehicle that’s worth your hard-earned money.
-Check Mileage
-Check the vehicles’ history report
-Investigate the Car’s History
-Examine for Rust and Paint discoloration
-Tire Inspection – examine for wear
-Check Undercarriage and look for leaks on the ground
-Open the Hood
-Lights: Headlight, Taillights and Signal Lights
-Driving Test
-Professional Inspection

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What every Pre-Purchase Car Inspection needs

What every Pre-Purchase Car Inspection needsPre-purchase used car inspections are an emerging trend in the used car industry that promise a higher quality experience for used car buyers. The Inspections can help add a trained eye to a big ticket purchase and if done well can avoid a “bad car” syndrome – experience by some […]

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Used Car Buying Tips

Used Car Buying

Used Car Buying Tips Do you enjoy what it feels like to drive a new-to-you used car buying? Picture this, you are behind the wheel of a different car for the first time in years. You are enjoying a newer model with modern features without paying the ridiculous “new car” price tag. The car is […]

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Common Squeals And What Your Car Is Telling You

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Is your car screeching or crying for help when you drive it? If your car is squeals or making a squeaky sound, there are several potential causes to investigate. The most common car squeal culprits are usually pretty easy to hear but sometimes challenging to diagnose. One factor that may help is paying attention to when […]

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Surprising Car Hacks That Don’t Require Duct Tape

Car Hacks

Do you own a car? If you do, or if you are shopping for a used car, did you know there are some easy tricks you can use to improve the appearance of the Car hacks? Not only that, you can learn how to use something as common and small as a penny to check […]

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Simple Automotive Overheating Fixes

Common Cause Of Engine Squeals

Is your car, truck, or SUV overheating? If you are unsure, but you think there may be something wrong with your car, take a few moments to read more about common overheating issues in cars. A good place to start is understanding what causes a car to overheat.  Gasoline and diesel engines create energy through […]

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Enemies Of A Smooth Ride

Enemies Of A Smooth Ride

Is there anything more comfortable than a smooth riding experience in your car? If you are like most people, you want every journey to feel like it did when you first drove your car. It is important to pay attention to what your car is trying to tell you if the riding experience is not […]

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