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Ready to upgrade your vehicle? Congratulations! Buying a new vehicle is exciting, but first, you have to sell the one you own. The good news is, it doesn't have to be a grueling process. Doing a few simple things before you sell can make all the difference. Here's how to get your car ready to sell: Audit the vehicle's overall health First and foremost, you'll need to complete a full audit of your vehicle's health. Your buyer doesn't want to buy a car without knowing what's under the hood, and you don't want to be part of a dishonest sale....

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There’s nothing quite like going on a road trip. The open road. The sites. The company. And if that company includes your kids, well, you’re going to need a lot more than music and the windows rolled down to make it enjoyable. Between the “are we there yets” and the constant yelling at and touching of siblings for the mere sake of being annoying, you may be ready to turn around before you hit the freeway out of town. Unless, of course, you take some of these things on the trip with you. If your kids are little, you most...

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As you probably know, tires are an important part of your vehicle — you literally cannot drive without them. They carry you to and from your desired destination and keep you safe in adverse weather conditions or on the roughest roads. But, like a good pair of shoes, they eventually become worn down and need to be replaced. Here's a few indicators of when it's time to buy a new pair or two. The tread is worn The tread of a tire is the rubber on its circumference that makes contact with the road or the ground. As tires are used,...

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Owning a car is a big commitment, and investing in it will ensure it lasts as long as possible. Here are the seven most common mistakes car owners make that could affect the overall lifespan of your vehicle. Misunderstanding your dashboard There are a lot of different lights on your dashboard, and making sense of them can be tricky. A smart vehicle health monitor is another affordable, compact way to keep an eye on what's going on under your vehicle's hood. This particular model is designed to be easily installed — just plug it into your car’s OBD II port and it will...

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Underinflated tires can lead to several problems on the tires themselves and even to your safety. According to reports by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, underinflated tires can cause stress and heat buildup on the tires leading to blowouts. Underinflated tires can also decrease fuel economy. The report states that you can improve your gas mileage by up to 3.3 percent when you keep your tires inflated to the proper pressure. It isn’t just damage to the tires themselves that happens when you don’t have them properly inflated, but your safety can be greatly compromised as well. In fact, the...

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