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8 Signs You Might Need To Change Your Vehicle’s Tires

November 13th, 2022 by

  Tires are possibly the first thing out of all car parts that need changing. Of course, the time that your tires last highly depends on your driving habits, but a tire change remains inevitable even if you aren’t a harsh driver.   Most tire companies agree that you should change a 6-year-old tire. Luxury…

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DIY Car Wash Methods to Keep your Vehicle Spotlessly Clean

November 2nd, 2022 by

Be it the interior or the exterior, everyone wants their vehicle to look spotlessly clean, and there’s no way more satisfying than washing your vehicle at home yourself. Since car washes are something you regularly have to pay for, the experts at Auffenberg of Carbondale have compiled the best DIY ways to effectively wash your…

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16 Things You Shouldn’t Do To Retain Your Car Value

October 31st, 2022 by
16 Things You Shouldn't Do To Retain Your Car Value

Key Takeaways: Regularly cleaning and vacuuming your car can help maintain its value. Avoid smoking in the car to prevent yellowing and odors. Don’t neglect the exterior appearance of your car. Wash and fix any damage as needed.​ Protect your car from the weather by using a garage or car cover. Avoid making modifications to…

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4 Troubling Car Sounds You Should Never Ignore

October 11th, 2022 by
4 Troubling Car Sounds You Should Never Ignore

Key Takeaways  Clunking or rattling sound from the engine is never a good omen. The unusual sounds prove not all is right with the engine and is a call for maintenance. The nature of engine damage determines the distinct sound that emerges. A qualified technician can identify the reason for the unusual sound and fix…

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The Buick Best Buy: Should I Lease Or Finance My Car?

September 27th, 2022 by
The Buick Best Buy: Should I Lease Or Finance My Car?

Key Takeaways: Leasing gives you the liberty to drive a new car every few years while only paying for your usage. Financing is more expensive in the short term, but it’s an investment that will eventually pay off. Each option requires a monthly payment which can be low or high depending on the manufacturer and…

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Are Antifreeze And Coolant The Same? Ask The Experts

September 14th, 2022 by
Are Antifreeze And Coolant The Same? Ask The Experts

Key Takeaways The terms antifreeze and coolant are used interchangeably, but the two liquids serve different purposes. Coolant is made of a mixture of antifreeze and water. The mixture ensures the car engine does not overheat. Regardless of the differences, the two liquids are essential for a smooth performance. Checking coolant and antifreeze levels frequently…

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5 Points To Consider When Buying New Tires For Buick GMC

August 26th, 2022 by
5 Points To Consider When Buying New Tires For Buick GMC

  Buick GMC drivers have a lot to consider when it’s time for new tires. What type of tire do you need? What size? How much should you spend? Our Auffenburg Buick GMC of Carbondale team can help answer your questions and set you up with the perfect new tires for your Buick or GMC….

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How Good Are Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles – Really?

August 19th, 2022 by
How Good Are Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles – Really?

Buying a car is always a huge decision. But then it gets even more daunting when considering buying certified pre-owned cars – because, you see, it is a used car but a bit pricier because it has not been used much. And that is a major cause of dissonance for potential buyers initially, but success…

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Some Strong Reasons To Change Your Car’s Cabin Air Filter

August 12th, 2022 by
Some Strong Reasons To Change Your Car’s Cabin Air Filter

In the hustle and bustle of daily routine, we get lost in our priorities and often forget the little things that keep us comfortable day in and day out. Your cabin air filter is one of those things. But don’t fret if you’re hearing it the first time.   Auffenburg Buick GMC of Carbondale, serving…

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Driving In The Rain – Dangers & Safety Tips!

August 5th, 2022 by
Driving In The Rain - Dangers & Safety Tips!

It’s raining, which means only one thing: driving in the rain. For many people, this can be a nerve-wracking experience. However, anyone can drive in the rain like a pro with a few simple safety tips. This post will discuss the dangers of driving in the rain and provide helpful tips to make the experience…

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