Category Archives: Service & Maintenance

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How Do You Take Care of Your Tires?

Three Tips How to Take Care of Your Tires  

Tires require proper maintenance to function and last as intended, like any other auto part. Because they are the only component of your car that contacts the road, your tires are prone to wear and tear. The good news is that tire maintenance is effortless. To extend the life of your tires, be sure to cross these tasks off your list of tire maintenance duties. Keep reading the blog by Auction Direct USA, Raleigh, NC, to learn how to take care of your tires.  

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Protect your Car from the Hot Weather

How to Avoid Common Hot Weather Car Problems? 

Summers in Victor, NY, can be brutal for both vehicles and people. Therefore, it is vital that you provide proper care for your car and yourself. For your vehicle, there are multiple steps you can take to protect the car. Join us at Auction Direct USA in Victor, NY, to learn how to avoid common hot weather car problems. Continue reading for more information.  

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What are the Signs of a Damaged Exhaust System?

Importance of Maintaining The Exhaust System

An efficient exhaust system will help your car run smoothly. It performs a vital function to divert harmful exhaust fumes from your engine. If the exhaust is not working right, the engine can fail. Even worse, is the potential for carbon monoxide building up in the passenger cabin. Therefore, it is critical to understand that each component of your exhaust system is important. It works to remove dangerous gases and chemicals from your engine safely. For further information, on the signs of a damaged exhaust system of the vehicle, read this blog crafted by Auction Direct USA, in Victor, NY.

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How to Make Your Tires Last Longer?

Tips for Long-Lasting Tires

If you want to get maximum value and life out of your car tires, you are in the correct place. Owning a car feels like a dream, but one should remember that it also comes with a host of additional expenses. Tire replacement is one such price you might have to pay during the duration of your vehicle possession. So, it is always wise to be aware and take certain actions that will make the tires last longer. Keep reading this blog by Auction Direct USA dealership in Raleigh, NC, for more details.

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3 Common Summer Vehicle Issues and How to Prevent Them!

Common Summer Vehicle Issues and Preventing Them 

Summer is here and with it comes a ton of issues that you might have to contend with, most of them come from heat. The heat will rise up and cause you a ton of problems, especially as we progress through the summer and it starts to add up. This heat will cause a ton of problems for your vehicle if you don’t prepare properly. What are some of these issues? Continue reading to find out and see how to prevent them! 

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What Kind of Engine Oil Does a Ford F-150 Pickup Truck Need?

Ford F-150 Engine Oil Recommendation for Best Performance 

When shopping for a vehicle, many of our customers veer toward our selection of high-quality used trucks. These vehicles were built to help you work hard and play harder, and there is more TLC during the manufacturing process to ensure long-lasting dependability. One of the most-praised truck models on the market is the Ford F-150. This truck is known for its performance and dependability, and it is a great choice if you are shopping for a used option. Even with its highly regarded dependability, it is important that you maintain your Ford F-150, and one of the best ways to do that is by giving it an oil change every three months or 3,000 miles. 

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Are Used Car Parts an Option for My Vehicle?

Repairing/Replacing Car Parts with Used Options

Your vehicle is made up of a glorious puzzle of parts. Over the course of ownership, some parts will need to be replaced due to either regular wear and tear, neglect, or collisions with wildlife, potholes, or other vehicle. There are a couple of options for replacing parts for your vehicle, and we are excited to tell you about them! 

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Get Ready for Spring with Some Vehicle Maintenance from Auction Direct USA!

Vehicle Spring Season Preparation Maintenance in Raleigh, NC and Rochester, NY

While our Raleigh, NC location has been enjoying spring-like weather, the season will soon be arriving at our Rochester, NY location – we just need to make it through this upcoming winter storm. No matter where you are located, it is a good idea to get your vehicle ready for the spring season! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Keep Your Vehicle in Tip-Top Shape Through the Remainder of Winter!

Vehicle Mid-Winter Maintenance in Raleigh, NC and Rochester, NY

Some parts of the U.S. (particularly here in Raleigh), have been fairly mild this winter, but you never know what Mother Nature has in store for the next few months. She might feel particularly vengeful and bring about some polar vortexes that will make the temperatures in Rochester drop to 50 below when windchills are accounted for. Even with those frigid temperatures, many of us are still expected to get to work or other obligations, and you worry if your vehicle will start up. Read the rest of this entry >>

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What Kind of Engine Oil Does a Chevy Silverado 1500 Truck Need?

Engine Oil Viscosity Grade Recommendation for a Chevy Silverado 1500 Truck

Here at Auction Direct USA, many of our customers who are shopping for a high-quality used truck will choose the Chevy Silverado 1500. This pickup truck offers plenty of power and is a great choice when you need to work hard and want to play harder in either the Rochester, NY or Raleigh, NC area. One reason why many of our customers choose the Chevy Silverado 1500 is its reputation for long-lasting dependability. Read the rest of this entry >>