• Ford Trade-In
    Car Care,  Ford,  Tips & Tricks

    Get the Most for Your Trade-In Vehicle

    Your trade-in vehicle can help reduce the amount financed or act as a down payment on your next new vehicle. Here are a few tips to help you get the most for your trade-in vehicle. Detailing Getting your car professionally detailed is a great way to raise its value. Fix small scratches and other minor flaws. Although detailing can cost a few hundred dollars, the increase in your car’s value is often worth the expense. Maintenance Keeping up with routine maintenance at a dealership creates a service record that shows how well the vehicle was cared for. Regularly clean out the interior of your vehicle—vacuum fabric upholstery, wash the glass…

  • Winter Car Care- Check Your Tires
    Car Care,  Tips & Tricks,  Winter

    Avoid Winter Weather Damage on Your Car

    Here in Illinois, winter can be long and harsh, and we have already seen the first signs. If you want to avoid winter weather damage on your car, here are a few tips to follow. Check Your Tires Tires with too little tread or not enough air pressure, will not have the traction they need when the roads get slick. Inspect your tires regularly to look for signs of wear. You can even consider switching to winter tires to get the best traction. Salty Aftermath The roads around here are regularly salted whenever bad weather comes. This salt ends up all over your car. If left there, it can cause…