Basics of Choosing The Right Car

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in Auto Tips | Comments Off on Basics of Choosing The Right Car

When it comes to finding the right car for you, there are a few different things you need to keep in mind. This is going to help you locate the best car for the best price and in a trim that is going to be helpful for what you need to accomplish. First and foremost, you need to have a budget. The budget is the most important aspect of your car. You don’t want to purchase a vehicle that you simply are not able to afford. By looking over what you can afford on a monthly basis and what the insurance is going to cost you together should help...

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Car Buying Scams

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Auto Collision Repair | Comments Off on Car Buying Scams

Buying a car can be a challenge, even the experts at Auto Collision, would agree. Not only do you have to find a good vehicle that fits your needs and your budget, you also have to look out for scams. However, with a little preparation and some precautions you can avoid scams and find the right vehicle for your needs. One common scam car buyers encounter is title washing. This is where the seller hides the history of the vehicle because it may have been damaged by flood, hurricane or other natural disasters. The seller ‘washes’ the...

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Car tips: Buy new or used?

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in Auto Tips, Car care | Comments Off on Car tips: Buy new or used?

If you are ready to buy your first car, then you first need to decide if you want to invest in a new or used vehicle. They both have their merits, but one will ultimately be the best pick for your lifestyle. Follow these car tips and you’re sure to find the right one. The Good: New Cars New cars will be tailored to your exact specifications. You also have the ability to revel in being the car’s only owner. Therefore, you know its history, and it will be under warranty. The car’s upkeep will be less, and its gas mileage will be...

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Preventative Maintenance For Your Motorcycle

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Auto Repair Tips | Comments Off on Preventative Maintenance For Your Motorcycle

There are several preventative maintenance procedures or tips to keep your motorcycle running smoothly. These preventative maintenance tips can help keep your motorcycle from breaking down or needing expensive repairs: Always check the battery of the motorcycle. When checking the battery, make sure the cable connections to and from the battery are free of corrosion. The connections should be tight and clean. If the battery is not a maintenance free battery and it needs fluid, always use distilled water. Besides the battery, check the oil,...

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The Ebay-te and Switch: How to Avoid Internet Car Scams

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Auto Tips | Comments Off on The Ebay-te and Switch: How to Avoid Internet Car Scams

The experience of buying a car has come a long way since the days of scanning a car lot that’s decorated like a child’s birthday party. You no longer have to deal with pushy salesmen in horrible polyester jackets. The internet has not only opened up the market to new buyers with any car they desire, but have also made it easy to purchase new and used vehicles without all the hassle. Though just like the salesman that would try to mark up the price of a car, there are plenty of internet car scams to watch out for to make sure that...

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When do you need to change your air filter?

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Auto Body Shop | Comments Off on When do you need to change your air filter?

It is located in the engine compartment of your automobile and like most other parts in the car; the air filter is also an important part of your engines efficient performance. In most cases the air filter should be changed anywhere between 3,000 to 6,000 miles, which typically ends up being every other oil change, depending on the kind of car that you drive. In situations when the driver does most of their driving in and around dusty trails and farmland roads, it may be necessary to look at the filter a little more often. A dirty air filter...

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What happens if your car is a rebuilt title?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 in Auto Collision Repair | Comments Off on What happens if your car is a rebuilt title?

Sometimes people find out the hard way that their car does not have a clean report. Often times, after they’ve already purchased the car under the impression the car had a clean title. Dealing with a car that has a rebuilt title or an accident history can put one in a tough situation. If the owner of a recently-bought car finds out that the car has an accident report or rebuilt title, then the owner may be able to take action. This, of course, depends on the state in which the car was bought from. If it is not illegal in the state to sell a...

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How Does Insurance Coverage Work After An Accident?

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 in Auto Body Shop | Comments Off on How Does Insurance Coverage Work After An Accident?

Having adequate auto insurance coverage is very important, especially if you are ever in an accident. You don’t want to find yourself paying for the negligence of others. But, just how much does insurance cover after an accident? Liability coverage will pay for any property damage or physical injury to other individuals. Medical insurance covers injury to passengers including yourself  and any others that are in your vehicle. Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist provides coverage for you from an accident that is not your fault, but the other...

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Wildlife And Vehicles

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Auto Tips | Comments Off on Wildlife And Vehicles

Auto accidents involving large wildlife are frequent in many areas of the United States and Canada. Knowing how to react when you see a deer and what to do during and after a collision can reduce injuries, stress, Utah auto body and insurance bills.   Don’t speed up or swerve   Try to stop if you see a large animal in the road. Drivers often swerve into another lane or even off the road in an effort to avoid the animal. The chances of personal injury are increased as well as the cost of vehicle damage. Remember that hitting a...

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The Average Cost of Frontal Utah Collision Repair

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Auto Collision Repair | Comments Off on The Average Cost of Frontal Utah Collision Repair

Whether you were bumped on the road, hit a parked car or ran into your own garage door, car repairs are never cheap. Getting an estimate for those services can almost be as stressful as waiting for the repairs to be finished. Why Do Auto Repairs Cost So Much? It’s not so much the parts that cost you a heap of money, it’s the labor. The labor involved in fixing a car will vary from place to place. One mechanic might charge you $80 an hour for labor and another might charge you $30 an hour. It really depends on where you go and what...

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