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Keep Your Vehicle On The Road With Periodic Belt And Hose Inspections


It may be surprising, but even something as small as a belt or hose can leave you stuck on the side of the road if it fails on you. That is why it is important to include them in your monthly maintenance routine.

In truth, taking care of your belts and hoses is pretty simple. All it really takes is a period visual inspection. Giving yourself plenty of good light, check each one for cracks or signs of wear and tear. Give it a slight bend or press and see if any of the cracks seem large or open up…
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When You Should Consider GAP Insurance

You have probably never heard of it, but it does exist. It is advisable for car owners to get GAP insurance. It is usually offered as an addition to your normal auto insurance. However, there are certain situations which definitely call for GAP insurance as listed below.
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• If the car you purchased loses value at a faster rate than normal.
• If you bought a car on loan and the loan term is 48…
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Why Tire Tread Depth is Very Important For Safe Drivng

Without the proper tread depth, your chances of getting into an accident also increase. The main purpose of tire tread is to keep water churning out from under the tire during inclement weather. Without it, the water gets trapped under it, making it very slippery. In fact, a study conducted by Smithers Rapa in 2013 found that tread depth at 2/32 going at 60 mph requires about a 10-car space stop compared with the 10/32, which can stop very quickly. SAE International found that the chances of accidents increase significantly with tread depths of 4/32.

 

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Do Your Pre-Test Before a Long Trip

When you are planning to take your car out for a drive, it is important to take a few minutes to do your pre-test. Even if you are going to work or the grocery store, you should at least do a quick visual check of your fluids and tires to make sure that things are good to go.

If you are planning on going on a longer road trip be sure to bring your vehicle to us here at Jaguar Palm Beach so that we can make sure that everything is in good shape.

A little bit of prevention goes…
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If You Get Your Car Loan Pre-Approved You'll Be Happier


You will probably be much happier if you get your car loan pre-approved before you go to the dealership to look at cars. Just fill out our Jaguar Palm Beach questionnaire on our website, and you get your amount of money you can finance for your new or used car.

You will be in much better shape in knowing how many cars you can afford to buy, and this is the best way to get the job done. You will have more confidence, and you will be able to focus better in regard to distinguishing what you want in a…
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Stress Less: Don't Make a Mess This Holiday Season

The holidays are a wonderful time to enjoy food with friends and family. When you want to bring your signature dish to a party but want to keep your car clean, a little planning will go a long way.

At Jaguar Palm Beach, we know that you enjoy a clean car that doesn't smell like old food.

Prevent spills by using a container that is leak proof. If you don't have a container with a properly fitting lid, do your best by securing a lid using tape and wrap the container carefully in towels. If the food spills…
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Some Information About Car Expenses

When buying a car, there are a number of factors that may be considered. Some car buyers think about the selling price of a vehicle, some think about fuel efficiency and engine capability, and some think about towing ability. Another thing that may be helpful to consider when buying a car is the total cost of ownership.

The total cost of ownership is a consideration of the total costs of buying and owning a car. When calculating the total cost of ownership of a vehicle, the selling price of a car is added to the estimated costs of a car…

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