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The leaves are coming down, Santa Clause is in the department stores before Halloween, and the temperature is continuing to drop. Fall is here and winter isn’t far behind! Just like we prepare ourselves for chilly temperatures with jackets and scarfs, our cars also need to be cared for to get ready for the cold days ahead. Check out these 6 tips on car winterization to keep you and your car safe during the colder seasons in Oregon!
Getting a dent in your vehicle is never something anyone asks for. Whether you accidentally backed into another car or the home run hit landed on your hood, getting a dent is never fun. Not to mention the cost of having the dent repaired. You can try a few home do-it-yourself tricks before taking the problem to the professionals.
Summer is one of the best times for a road trip. However, the heat, dust and stop-and-go traffic of the season can take a toll on your vehicle. Extreme temperatures can leave you and your car stranded on the side of the road. By maintaining your vehicle, you can avoid this situation. Here are some tips to keep your wheels in motion.
Getting into a car accident can be stressful and overwhelming, especially if your insurance totals your vehicle. You cannot tell if a car is totaled just by looking at it. What looks like minor damage could cost a lot to repair. While saying goodbye to your car isn’t always easy, there are ways to get something out of your totaled vehicle.
When the check engine light comes on in your vehicle, it is important to have it checked out by a professional. Most people have no idea why the light is on in the first place. There are many different things the light could mean, from major to minor problems.
When it comes to choosing an auto body shop, the choice is completely yours. Whether your insurance company agrees with your decision or not.
Once you experience damages done to the body of your vehicle, your insurance company will be quick to recommend you to an auto body shop. While many people believe they must listen to their insurance company’s recommendation, this is not the case. By law, you have the authority to decide which auto body shop completes the repairs done to your vehicle.
There are many actions you can take in order to keep your vehicle running as long as possible. While most people are aware of their car’s regular maintenance schedule, many ignore the idea of protecting its paint. Taking care of the paint on your vehicle will not only improve its appearance but also hold the resale value. You may encounter problems down the road if you choose to ignore maintaining the paint on your car.
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