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Save Money with Windshield Chip Repairs

Sometimes even a tiny bit of damage to your windshield can set you back a great deal of money. This is why Major Motor Cars believes it's important for customers to know when the damage to their windshield qualifies for a windshield chip repair, as it is an inexpensive way to cover any damages.

Windshield chip repairs work through strengthening the bonds in the broken glass, ensuring that the glass won't break further if further exposed to pressure or impact. Though you will still be able to see a small mark after the process, you'll have the…

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LATCH Ratings Encourage Industry-Wide Safety Standards

Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) systems are standard on all vehicles manufactured after 2002. Easy enough. Unfortunately, LATCH systems don't conform to a universal design, which sometimes makes them difficult to use properly. The IIHS seeks to change this, which makes us here at Major Motor Cars very happy. Here's the rundown.

Standardized LATCH Systems and Ratings

Using a LATCH system ensures you correctly install necessary restraints for your child's car seat. Maybe you're one of the parents who don't exactly know how to use your LATCH system. You're not alone.  

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Tips for Safe Traveling with a Pet

If you have a pet who is going to be spending a lot of time in your car with you, you have to know how to travel in a way that will help that pet stay safe. It is important for you to know what you should and should not do while traveling with a pet.

Keep your pet away from your vehicle's airbags. There may be times where you are tempted to let your pet ride in the front seat of your vehicle, but doing that could be dangerous. You should put your pet in the rear of…

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Try These Tips to Reduce Glare

At Major Motor Cars, one of our goals is to help keep you safe on the road. When you are driving just after the sun comes up and prior to sunset, the glare caused by the position of the sun can compromise your view and make it dangerous. Follow these tips to help prevent glare when you are driving.

Try to wear polarized sunglasses to help reduce glare, and you can use your visor to block out the sun's rays. It is also helpful to leave more following room during these times so that you can clearly see what…

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About Your Exhaust System and Muffler

Many people believe that the exhaust and muffler are in place to simply dampen automotive noise. While this is true, the system is also created to reduce the level of noxious gases emitted into the air. The system consists of a number of parts that may fail at some point and require replacing.

The system begins behind the engine where manifolds attached to the cylinders capture exhaust gases coming from the engine. The gases then travel through the system where sensors analyze oxygen levels. 

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A Timing Belt: How to Tell if it's Worn Out

It can be confusing understanding all of the components of your vehicle, but we can help you understand your vehicle a bit better. A timing belt is an important component that helps your engine function properly, but what happens if it goes bad? It could damage the engine and lead to costly repairs.

A timing belt rotates the crankshaft and camshaft in sync to make certain the cylinder fires at the proper time. It also controls the valves and pistons in the engine so that they open at the same time. 

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Knowing Your Vehicle Fully Before You Buy It

There is always a risk with purchasing a brand new car. They may look nice and flashy, but there could be some issues under the hood, so to speak. That is why many more people are buying used cars or at least considering doing so.

Reporting agencies such as CarFax have changed the car buying game by giving consumers more information than they once had. It is definitely a more level playing field, and that is changing how car buyers view their own purchasing habits.

Here at Major Motor Cars, we desire to provide our customers with the widest selection…

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What to Know About Your Windshield Wipers

Windshield wipers make it possible to prevent water, snow and other debris from blocking your view of the road. However, they will start to wear out over time. This may be because of too much exposure to the sun or because of frequent use.

As soon as you start to see streaks or blurry spots on the windshield, you should have the wipers replaced. This is a relatively inexpensive and easy task to accomplish. When you have the windshield wipers replaced, it may also be a good idea to have wiper fluid levels checked as well. Doing so can allows…

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How to Haggle the Best Price on Used Cars

The team at Major Motor Cars wanted to show you the best way to haggle for a low price on a used car. Try these techniques when you are in the market for a used car.

It is important that you know the numbers long before you begin the negotiating process. Once you gather information about the base price for the vehicle in question, you can zero in on a number and begin the process of haggling. 

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The Perks of Buying a Used Vehicle

Buying a used vehicle may be appropriate for a variety of different reasons. For example, they are generally less expensive than new vehicles, and they may still come with a manufacturer's warranty. The lower price point may allow a person to buy a car as opposed to leasing one instead.

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