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Steer Clear of Auto Warranty Scams
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, urges you to be skeptical of mail and phone calls warning that the warranty on your car is about to expire. The companies behind the mail and calls may give the impression they represent your car dealer or manufacturer. With phrases like Motor Vehicle Notification, Final Warranty Notice or Notice of Interruption, they are trying to make the offer seem urgent — and to get you to call a toll-free number for more information. Read more...
Money saving tips that can really add up...
According to the Car Care Council, regular vehicle maintenance improves gas mileage by an average 4%. Replacing a dirty air filter can improve gas mileage by as much as 10%. Dirty oil can reduce fuel economy by 1 mile per gallon. Keep your vehicle's tires inflated to the proper pressure.
Check your vehicle gas cap. The Car Car Council states that about 17% of vehicles on the road have gas caps that are damaged, loose or missing, causing 147 million gallons of gas to vaporize every year! Any leak in the sealed fuel system is $$$ out of your pocket and contributes to air pollution.
Easy Ways to Boost Your Car's Value
If you're getting ready to sell your car, you may not think minor fix-ups are worth doing now -- the new owner could spend the time and money instead of you -- but that layer of dirt on your car, the stains on the seat and that burned out taillight send potential buyers the message that you didn't properly care for your car. That could cost you money. Read more...
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