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Five Ways to Get the Most Out of a Salvage Yard Trip

You shouldn’t fear a trip to the junkyard. Today’s salvage yards are packed with cheap, high-quality parts. Some, in fact, offer the best-used parts around. If you’re taking a trip to the yard, check out these treasure-finding tips.

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Five Myths About Used Auto Parts

Used auto parts might be excellent price-saving alternatives to factory-made parts, but negative myths still shroud their purchase in misinformation. If you want to upgrade your car with new parts, fear not. There’s no reason to fear the auto world’s much-touted rumors surrounding used parts. If you’re looking to buy, we’ve got you covered. Below, we’re dispelling the false truths surrounding used parts and cars.

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What to Do with Your Old Car

It makes sense to drive an older car for a number of reasons, most notably the savings of owning the car outright rather than making monthly payments and if you're comfortable with it, you don't need as much insurance as required by a loan provider. However, when a car gets to the point in which it is no longer reliable you may realize you need to reevaluate whether to continue driving the car at which point you have to make a decision about what to do with it.

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Do You Change Your Car's Oil Yourself? Learn How to Properly Dispose of It

If you are familiar with car's, you may change the oil in your vehicle yourself. This can help you to save some money, or may even be a task you enjoy doing. However, when you are done, you are left with old, used oil. By law, this oil has to properly be disposed of. It cannot simply be tossed in the trash or sent down a street gutter. This is because oil can be harmful to our water supplies and animals. But this leaves you with an important question. What should you do with your old oil?

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Signs You Have a Radiator Leak

Your car's radiator has an important function. It helps to keep your car's engine from overheating. However, if the radiator has a leak, it may be unable to perform its job well. If your car's engine were to overheat, substantial damage can be done to the engine. This is why it is so important to know what the signs are that something may be wrong with your radiator and to take your car to an auto repair shop as soon as possible if you notice any of these signs. Here are a few of the signs that your car may have a radiator leak.

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What Does a Company That Buys Junk Cars Do with Those Junk Cars?

You have likely heard or seen radio, television or billboard advertisements for companies that buy junk cars. When you hear this, you may find yourself wondering why anyone would buy a junk car and what they do with those cars. Here are three different things that companies that buy junkers do with those old cars.

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Reasons Why You May Want to Replace a Car Door

Your car door is an important, yet overlooked, part of your car. It allows you to enter and exit the vehicle. However, there are times when your automobile's door may need to be replaced. Here are three reasons why a door may need to be replaced on your car.

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Should You Repair Your Car Before Selling It?

If you're trying to sell a vehicle that has some serious issues, you may be wondering whether or not you should repair it before selling it. There are a few major things that you need to consider: the amount of cash you'd need to invest, the amount of time the repair would take, and the return on your investment. In many situations, it's not worthwhile to repair a car if it has very significant problems; instead, you may want to sell it to a place that specializes in buying cars that need repairs.

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How to Tell When It's Time to Change Your Battery

A vehicle battery can help get you where you need to go, or it can leave you stranded on the side of the road, making it important to know when to change your battery. Fortunately, there are specific warning signs to look for, before a battery fails. These include dimming headlights, clicking sounds during ignition and battery age.

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Do It Yourself Car Repair Parts

Whether restoring an antique or conducting routine maintenance and repairs on your daily driver, people who work on their own cars understand how relaxing it can be and how much sense of accomplishment and pride comes with a job well done. Professionals who work on other people’s cars develop the same sense of pride by the end of the day after a job well done. At Ace Auto Parts, we serve the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike with great parts and service.

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