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Used Automotive Parts

What Happens to Your Car After it’s Junked?

Selling an old, irreparable car to an auto parts shop is relieving. Not only is the car no longer taking up space at your home or property, but you also get money in your pockets. As the tow truck whisks your car away, you may wonder what happens to it next. Auto shop companies, such as Ace Auto Parts, find use out of junked cars. After a car is sold and taken to the auto shop, its parts take on a new life.

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Signs Your Car Needs a New Battery

When your car isn’t working properly, it is troubling. Your mind starts to think of any possible reason that could be causing your car to malfunction. With the complexities of a car’s machinery, you may think that any misperformance is part of a bigger problem. Sometimes, however, the cause of your car’s strange performance can be as simple as needing to change the battery. The lifespan of your car battery typically depends on your location and the conditions in which your car is driving. In a place like Minnesota, weather conditions get extreme, which can cause a battery to die quickly.

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Why is it So Hard to Get Replacement Parts for Some Cars?

If you have a car that isn't one of the most run-of-the-mill varieties, you may have found that it's hard to get parts for it. In some cases, those parts simply aren't available, while in others, they are amazingly expensive. What causes these problems, and what can you do about it?

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The Perks Of Buying Used Tires from a Junkyard

Many people tend to assume that whenever there's an issue with one (or many) of their tires, they have to drop a serious amount of cash in order to get them replaced. However, many have turned to junkyards as a means to find tires to use for their vehicles. So what's the difference between buying used tires and other parts from a junkyard and buying new ones from a dealer? We're here to tell you about the perks of buying used tires at a junkyard.

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What to Look for When Buying a Used Radiator

A radiator helps to keep the engine of your car cool. It takes the heated coolant that has just passed through your automobile's engine and runs it through fins. These fins help to take the heat and push it outside of your car. The cooled off coolant then passes through the engine again, completing a cycle that is designed to keep as much heat as possible off your engine so it does not overheat.

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Steps to Take Prior to Selling Your Car to a Junkyard

Do you have a car that costs more to repair than it is worth? Or a car that you simply cannot sell, no matter how many times you have lowered the price? If so, it may be time to think about selling your car to a junk or salvage yard. A junk or salvage yard purchases cars that other people do not want. The working parts can be pulled off of the car and sold to those in need of the parts, and the metal can be recycled. If you are thinking of selling your car to a junkyard, here are a few important steps that you should take first.

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Is there Still Value in Your Old Car?

It can be deflating when your vehicle starts to show signs of age and is continually in the shop. Not only is stressful. Is it really worth it to buy a new car? Below, let's take a look at how to evaluate how much value is still left in your car, and whether keeping your old car is the best option.

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Ace Auto Parts Donates Space For Community Outreach Program

ST. PAUL, MN - Don and Rob Kloek, the father and son owners of Ace Auto Parts, have donated the use of their secondary building to the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office. The building will be used as a community outreach office on the North End of St. Paul.

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Get Back on the Road with Used Tires

There is no denying that new tires are usually the best from a physical standpoint. They have full tread and can last for years. The problem is that new tires are expensive—sometimes shockingly so. If you need a full set, it can set you back hundreds of dollars or more! Even one brand-new tire can cost from $100 to $300 or more, depending on the brand and model you choose. What do you do if you don't have that kind of money hanging around, but you do need one or more tires to be replaced?

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Why Junking a Vehicle is a Great Option

Ace Auto Parts buys junkers! Believe it or not, you can make quite a few extra dollars by selling your vehicle to a junkyard. That's right; even if the vehicle is simply worn out or has been in a wreck, there are still a few things you can do to turn a profit on a vehicle that no longer has any use. Here's a look at why selling your vehicle to a junkyard is an excellent choice and a few ways you can maximize what you get back for you junk vehicle.

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