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Never Pay More Than Necessary for a Pre-Owned Vehicle

The moment that you are about to overpay for a used car is the exact moment that you have made a huge mistake. There is literally no reason that you should ever pay more than what the typical going price is for the vehicle or perhaps even a lot less.

You need to come into the situation with knowledge. This is your greatest asset when it comes to not getting ripped off. You must know what a good price is for the vehicle that you have in mind.

Another thing that you should have in your back pocket at all…
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Tailgating Essentials for the Upcoming Football Season

In order to keep the tailgating party going, you need to follow a few tips first.

Since the truck is going to be the central point of the party, chances are good you will be playing music, hooked up so others can watch the television, or using all the charging stations. That excess load will really hurt the battery, and could leave you stranded at night when everyone has left. Keep a good pair of jumper cables in the bed so you can ask for help if the battery gets weak.

Place a big metal pail in your bed for…
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Is Towing On The Agenda At Vacation Time?

Hitting the road to take a vacation sometimes requires hauling a trailer. Keeping everyone happy and safe can be achieved by learning the do's and don'ts of towing. A little time spent preparing for your towing adventure can make all the difference in your vacation experience.

Stress doesn't have to be a by-product of facing the task of hooking up a trailer and hitting the road. Learning a few do's and don'ts can make the whole process run smoothly. For instance, when you load your trailer you should make sure the items are balanced on…
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Why Buy A Hatchback?

Fuel efficiency is something that many drivers think about when they are in the process of shopping for a brand-new vehicle. It is important to think about the sticker price of a vehicle when you are shopping around. This number will determine what your monthly payments are going to be. There are also a number of other costs to worry about. This includes ongoing maintenance, repairs and fuel efficiency. There are a number of features on a vehicle that can either lower or raise the overall fuel efficiency ratings of a car. Many people don't realize that a hatchback…
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Tips for Applying Touch-up Paint to Your Car in Columbia

Little scratches on the top coat of your car's paint might not cause serious body damage, but they detract from the look of your vehicle. You can take care of these small cosmetic issues yourself with the use of touch-up paint. This type of paint is available at most auto parts and auto supply stores.

Use the manufacturer's matching guide to select the same color of paint. This helps you to achieve a perfect match. Follow the paint manufacturer's instructions on cleaning and prepping your work area. After applying the...

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Back to School Vehicle Maintenance

Here at Midlands Honda we want you to know how to care for your vehicle so it can provide you with many years of solid service and safety. Whether you're getting ready to send the kiddos back to school or your older children are heading off to college, there's no better time to get your vehicle in for a thorough check-up.

If you're not already, make sure you know when to get your vehicle in for basic maintenance service when it's needed. Your owner's manual can let you know how often. Make sure the fluids…

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How to Do a Roadtrip on the Cheap

Road trips can be both fun and educational adventures for the family or for couples seeking a getaway. They can also, unfortunately, do a number on your wallet if the proper care is not taken to plan and prepare. Taking affordable and fun road trips can be easily accomplished by considering a few key factors ahead of time.

First, choose your destination carefully. Unless there is a key event or visit that needs to be made, your final destination should be as flexible as possible. Many times when a particular city is the destination, travelers can save hundreds on hotels…
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How Do Infotainment Systems Work?

Are you a fan of listening to music in your car? Who isn’t? However, did you know that you can access every single app on your phone through integrations like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with the latest infotainment systems? Carmakers are advancing the software and technology inside of vehicles so that drivers can do just about everything with voice-enabled, hands-free controls. This is an exciting new feature that has just picked up since 2015, as automakers were required to include rearview cameras in their newest models....
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Ready to improve your car's appearance? Try waxing it

Waxing your car doesn't have to be a difficult or overwhelming process, but many car owners aren't sure whether their car needs it or not. Typically, it's important to wax your car as soon as possible so you can start enjoying the benefits that come from having a waxed car.

Wax protects your car from many things that can damage the paint. Dirt, grime, and even water can be harmful to your car. Wax works to repel these from your vehicle's paint. In fact, wax is so effective at protecting your car that you may find…

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Reasons Your Vehicle's Tire Pressure Light is Illuminated

You might think that driving the car with too much or too little air in the tires is no big deal, but the pressure light being illuminated could be causing more issues than you might realize. These are just some of the things happening as you drive your car with the wrong air pressure in the tires.

When the air pressure in the car tires is low, the tire tends to have more tread on the road surface. As this happens, the tire wears faster from excess friction and it could increase the chances of a tire blowout. 

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