How To Get Rid of Rust

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Rust and dirt on a baking plate.(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

We all know what that familiar reddish-brown crust means: rust. When iron starts to corrode, rust forms leaving behind spots and a tendency to stain whatever it touches. While a extended car warranty helps you care for car components and car insurance helps ensure you are covered should something happen very few car plans include rust damage in their coverage. So how to get rid of rust?

Should you find rust in or on your car, be sure to take care of it quickly so as to stop the spread and help prevent damage it may cause. Follow these tips for removing stains so you will give a fresh and clean start for your car or truck. Continue reading

What to do Before Selling Your Car

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Auto Warranty: Mercury alloy wheel (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Prior to selling your car, attempt a makeover to build curb appeal. The first step here is to give your car a good, detailed exterior wash. Be certain to include the tires, wheels, and wheel-wells  In the event you will trade your car in or sell it yourself, getting it to look its best will pay out, improving the sales appeal along with the value of the car.

Dependent upon the condition of the car, you may be able to do quite a bit of the work yourself. Or, conversely, you can take your car to a professional detailer. Prices for this service tend to run $100, but may go up rapidly. As always, the more elbow grease you apply, the less you will feel the need to pay someone to do. Continue reading

Keep Your Car Looking Like New

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Using a funnel to refill the motor oil in an automobile as part of an oil change. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In order to keep your car looking like new you should perform regular maintenance and wash it every month. A car owner who has an extended auto warranty has the peace of mind that comes with knowing many repairs will be covered, even for older automobiles. Some engine problems, like oil leaks, can turn into a blight on your car’s exterior. Because leaking oil can attract debris and other road grime to your vehicle’s underbelly, there is virtually no end to the troubles that oil leaks can cause. Overall, there are five main categories of vehicle maintenance.

Every car owner should perform regular oil changes and transmission checks. Of course, you want to visit your mechanic for the transmission service, and maybe even the oil change. Continue reading