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How to Protect Yourself When Buying a Car "As Is"

How to Protect Yourself When Buying a Car "As Is"

Many of us feel confident knowing that we will be getting a pristine car by buying new and driving it off the lot in immaculate condition complete with a manufacturer's warranty that covers repairs for several years, however, the reality is that many of us purchase used cars that are sold "as is." Buying used is a bit riskier than buying new. However, there are several things you can do to be proactive and protect yourself from unexpected repairs before purchasing a used car that will minimize the chances of encountering more significant and unexpected repairs. "As is" is a legal term used to free the seller of any obligation or responsibility for the mechanical condition of a vehicle once the title changes hands that means "all issues known and unknown" become the buyer's responsibility once you have taken ownership. When you purchase used from a dealership, most likely, it has undergone an extensive multi-point inspection, which allows the selle ... read more

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Our Favorite Southeast Car Shows & Festivals

Our Favorite Southeast Car Shows & Festivals

We sure to have some fun ones in the line up for you! Everything from street racing to pickle eating is covered for your events to plan for. When you think of spring, think of strawberries, 5k fun runs, live music outdoors, and car shows. This line up of family-friendly events are sure to make good memories for you and your family. There is no shortage of things to do. Start the month off with some cool car shows.  In early April, the Southeast Street Rod Nationals is happening in the Florida State Fairgrounds. Pack your car and plan a road trip to this show, because you are bound to have a blast. In addition to all the cool hot-rods, there is a swap meet to vend your wares, treasures and see what others have that you might not be able to live without. There is also the Women’s World exhibitors on display. Don’t be daunted by their name; this group of artists have things for every walk of life to enjoy. This event runs from Friday, April 3rd - Sunday, April 5th. Plan ... read more

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Here's What Happens When You Organize Your Car

We spend an increasing amount of time in our cars as commutes take longer and our work gets farther away from our homes. Coupled with the number of errands we run, our time in the car steadily increases. Think about your vehicle as a part of your home, although it is a mobile unit, our family spends time there, and we would like everything to be at our fingertips when needed. Distractions are dangerous when out on the road with other drivers. Keeping the number of distractions at bay increases our safety. It is nice to know where everything is and know that it is secure. It feels good knowing where everything is, and it also can help keep you safe. Avoiding distractions will help keep you alert to your surroundings and your eyes on the road. Have you or your friends been in a car accident where something in the car flew, causing a severe impact? This hazard can easily be avoided by having secure storage locations for items in your vehicle. It is a simple thing you can do to keep you a ... read more

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Five Ways You Can Show Your Car Some Love

Five Ways You Can Show Your Car Some Love

  Do you love your car? We sure love our cars and we love giving them extra love and care during the month of February. Not only is February the most romantic month of the year, but it is a great time to help your vehicle get through the winter season.   Here are five ways you can show your car, your truck, your SUV, or your work vehicle some love, just in time for Valentine’s Day.   Take your vehicle in for a Check-up (aka preventive maintenance). When you are a healthy human who starts to feel under the weather, you go to the doctor, right? Sometimes, you’ll go to the doctor when you are joining a sports team and they require you to get an annual physical. Your vehicle has a lot in common with your body. It has moving parts. It has fluids coursing through its veins, so to speak. It can get worn out and start breaking down. It can also age and not run like it did when it was younger. Therefore, we recommend showing your love for your vehicle by taking i ... read more

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Why We Are Now Closed On Saturdays

Why We Are Now Closed On Saturdays

  Welcome to the year 2020! As we enter a new decade, we thought it would be smart to do a few things differently here at AC Auto Service Center. The first change we are making this year is our new business hours. We are closed on Saturdays, and open Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.   Many of our longtime customers have asked why we are now closed on Saturdays. The truth is, it isn't very easy finding people who are willing to work on the weekends. There's no judgment about it, either. A lot of us want to spend quality time with our families and friends or get out of town for the weekend. So, we decided to make a change that would allow our staff to unplug, rest up, and enjoy more time with their families.   But wait! There is another change we just implemented that will help ease the burden of us not being open on Saturdays. Drum roll, please….   We have a new online appointment system! This new software is slick ... read more

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