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The Benefits of Buying a Used Car

When it’s time to look into getting a new car, consider buying your car used. There are several benefits to buying a used car versus a brand new one.

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Signs You Should Replace Your Tires

Tires are a critical part of any operating vehicle. As a car owner, it’s important to recognize the signs your tires need replacement.

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How Common Car Parts Are Recycled

When you look at your car, it can seem like a collection of random, unfamiliar pieces. While all the different auto parts work together to keep your vehicle running, many pieces are made of useful materials capable of being transformed into other products. When a car is classified as a total loss, the parts inside remain useful and valuable.

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Common Misconceptions About Buying Used Auto Parts

Oftentimes, salvaged cars are sent to an auto shop where their parts are often resold to car owners who need them. Auto shops allow car owners to purchase used parts for a lower price compared to brand new parts. Although purchasing parts from an auto parts shop seems like the most economically efficient option, some people still face hesitation when choosing that method. There are several misconceptions buyers face when purchasing a part at an auto shop.

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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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