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Getting Your Junk Car Ready For Sale

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Taking the time to prepare your junk car before selling it to an auto recycler can have a huge impact on the overall price that you get. This is because the more work the junkyard has to do in order to recycle your vehicle, the less they will be willing to pay for it. The good news is, preparing your vehicle to command the highest possible purchase price can be much easier than many people realize. Below you will learn more about how you can complete this task. Step 1: Remove All Excess Parts And Tools From The Vehicle If your vehicle has a...

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Busting Vehicle Suspension Problems Disguised As Other Issues

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The suspension system of your vehicle, including shocks, struts, and various other components, is designed to give you a smooth and comfortable ride. These vehicle components take a hard beating over the years and there is a good chance that eventually you will start to see a few issues. Even though you may think problems with your car’s suspension system would be easy to spot, they are not always as obvious as what most people think. Here are a few common suspension problems that may be disguised as something else entirely. Tires...

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Ways To Keep Your Car Battery From Losing Electricity And Going Dead While Not In Use

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Once you have a dead car battery, it can often be a pain to get it going again since you have to hope that you or someone nearby has jumper cables and another car willing to give you a jumpstart. Often, a far better idea is to take some precautions beforehand to make sure your car battery doesn’t go dead in the first place. Here are a few examples of technologies you can use to prevent dead car batteries by preventing the battery from losing electricity or freezing outright: Solar Tickle Chargers The main problem with car batteries,...

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Volunteer Firefighters: How To Stay Safe When Rushing To A Call

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As a volunteer firefighter, it is your job to get to the scene of a call as quickly as possible. Although you have to worry about protecting the safety of others, you also have to think about your own safety and well-being. Since you probably haven’t been through the same amount of training in regards to driving to the scene of a call, you shouldn’t assume that you can pull all of the same tricks as the professional firefighters do. Instead, make sure that you follow these tips so that you can stay safe when rushing to a call....

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3 Things To Remember About Your Car’s Cooling System

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The cooling system in your car makes sure that your engine maintains the proper temperature and does not overheat. This is a vital job, and problems with the cooling system can lead to engine failure. That’s why it’s important to know as much as you can about how to keep your system running properly. Here are a few things to remember about your cooling system. You Need Coolant Flushes You may think that if you’ve got enough coolant in your car, you don’t have to worry about it. Many people think their cooling system is...

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Behind On Your Car Payment? Tips For Avoiding Repossession

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Are you currently behind on your car payment? If so, you may be worried about your vehicle being repossessed, and rightfully so. If you fail to take action, the loss of your vehicle is a real possibility. However, there is some good news: There are several ways you can go about avoiding a repossession, some of which will not require you to make immediate payment of the past due amount. Below you will learn more about these options so that you can identify the option that is best for you. Loan Modifications If you have experienced a financial...

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Can You Do Paintless Dent Removal At Home?

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Whether you’ve been involved in a minor fender bender or fallen victim to a wayward shopping cart in a store parking lot, you may be interested in a way to remove the ensuing dent without hiring an auto body shop or having your vehicle repainted. Although there are some tips you can use to help repair your vehicle without taking it to a body shop, these tips won’t always help with every type of dent. Read on to learn more about when you can attempt paint-less dent removal at home, as well as when you should call in a professional....

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Bumped Off: Protecting Bumpers On Newer Cars

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If you’ve just moved to an area where parking is tight, your car is most likely going to start accumulating lots of bumper scratches and dents. It’s not unusual for people trying to fit cars into small parallel parking spaces to tap the bumpers of the cars in front and behind their cars. That doesn’t sound bad, but newer cars have bumpers that aren’t exactly the best. If that has you concerned that you might end up with a permanently scarred car, here are a couple of ways to keep your car looking good. Extra...

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Taking Care Of The Outside Of Your Car Will Extend The Life Of Your Paint Job

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If you want your car to retain its value as it ages, you need to take care of it inside and outside. In order to prevent the paint on your car from peeling as the paint ages, you need to make cleaning the outside of your car a priority.  Wash Your Car Every Two Weeks The first thing you need to do is wash your car on a regular basis. It is easy to get busy and completely forget about washing your car, only to realize a month has gone by since you last washed it.  If you really want to protect your car, you need to wash it every two...

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Taking Care Of Tires

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You rely on the tires of your vehicle to get you around town safely. If your tires are having any type of trouble, they can put you and your vehicle at risk. Do routine checks of the tires on your vehicle to make sure they are in good operating order. Here are some routine maintenance checkpoints you can take a look at regularly to make sure you are driving on tires that will do their job safely and efficiently. Check The Pressure You should keep your tires inflated at the recommended tire pressure as listed in your vehicle manual. If you...

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