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Understanding ASE Certification

As a vehicle owner, you should know what kind of care you need to give your vehicle and how you can keep it running well as you move into the future. The team at LCM Used Car Center wants you to have the information that you need to keep your vehicle in good shape, and we want you to know what ASE certification is and how it affects you.

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Ways to Stay Safe in a Roadside Emergency

Few things can ruin a trip quicker than having a roadside emergency. Breaking down doesn’t have to mean the end of the world if you’re adequately supplied with necessary supplies, and you exercise some safety measures. Stop at LCM Used Car Center and let us offer you some great tips on how to get through a roadside emergency as comfortably as possible.

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Signs of a Suspension Problem

The suspension on your vehicle serves two important functions. The suspension helps you to handle the vehicle properly, and the suspension helps to provide a smoother ride that is less bumpy. There are certain signs to look for when the suspension might be experiencing a problem.

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How to Clean Your Car Quickly

Did you know that car washes on average with detailing can take over an hour? That's a long time. When you want to get a 10-minute quick fix for your car, just do it like some of the pros. You can use a squeegee brush on the windshield of your car when you stop at the gas station, shake out the mats, and tidy up by removing trash.

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Summer Tires vs. All Season

Summer tires are beneficial if you have a vehicle that is driven primarily in the warmer and drier months during the year. Some people like to have two sets of tires. They use a summer set in the warmer months and switch to all-season tires in the cold weather. If you are debating between the two take a look at how you use your vehicle.

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One Way to Avoid Distractions While You Drive

Distracted driving continues to be a factor driving accident rates on our roads today. The ways drivers are distracted are numerous, but one that has become prevalent in the past decade is cell phone use.

Cell phones keep us connected to friends and family at all times, so it can be difficult to put them away when we drive. It's tempting, even when we do put them aside...

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What Will a Vehicle History Report Tell You?

Vehicle history reports provide a wealth of information about any vehicle that you are thinking about purchasing. It will tell you if it has been damaged in a flood or if it was used as part of a rental fleet as opposed to for personal use. It will also show how many owners it has had prior to arriving in a dealer's lot.

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Prepare Your Truck for Tailgating!

We at LCM Used Car Center are excited to provide you with tips to ready your truck for a tailgating party! Being prepared for tailgating is most of the work, so getting ready the day before is essential to a great game day.

Some of the best ways to get your truck ready for the game is to make sure that you have extra fluids, water, a cleaning station, a bucket for hot coals and jumper cables.

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Protect Yourself from the Heat with a Car Cover!

The summer months can create a lot of heat in a parked car, so we at LCM Used Car Center want to make sure you are protected in the hot weather. Not only is the sun damaging to the interior and exterior of your vehicle but it can create an extreme amount of heat in a car that can cause burns and even make you feel sick.

Many people who live in places where the summers have breaking temperatures complain about having to wait to drive until their car cools off. 

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Are Switching to Summer Tires Better Than All-Season Tires?

Today our technicians at LCM Used Car Center wanted to talk to you about the differences in having all-season and summer tires on your vehicle. As the warmer weather approaches, the summer tires are going to improve handling, braking, and cornering, in your vehicle.

The summer tires have less in the way of grooves compared to the amount on the all-season tires.

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