Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

Ford Videos Help Demonstrate How to Correctly Charge an Electric Car

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
How do you Charge an Electric Ford Vehicle?

How do you Charge an Electric Ford Vehicle? 

The Ford Motor Company offers an extremely wide variety of vehicles for drivers such as sedans, SUVs, trucks, hybrid and electric models. While still relatively new to the automobile scene, electric vehicles are still very exciting for drivers looking for a strong and eco-friendly performance. However, buying an electric vehicle could be a completely new ownership experience for car drivers. Watch the videos below to correctly learn how to charge an electric Ford vehicle.  

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Find out Which Oil you Should use in Your Car

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
What is the Difference Between Synthetic Oil vs Conventional Oil?

What is the Difference Between Synthetic Oil vs Conventional Oil? 

When it comes to the inevitable oil change drivers have to make on their vehicles, many people might not know what kind of motor oil is best for their vehicle. With so many different options to choose from, many people struggle between purchasing and using synthetic oil or conventional oil. So exactly what is the difference between synthetic oil vs conventional oil? 

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Stay Safe Behind the Wheel With These Night Driving Tips

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
What are Some Precautions to Take Before Driving at Night?

What are Some Precautions to Take Before Driving at Night? 

Be it our own vehicles, traffic, or even poor weather conditions such as rain, snow or fog, there are many factors that can impact the way we drive. However, one thing that we certainly can’t control is the time of day. Driving at night can often be intimidating to drivers, as operating a vehicle in the dark can be potentially dangerous. We wanted to give you a few tips on how to be better behind the wheel at night. So what are some precautions to take before driving at night? 

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Check out This Video to Learn how to fix a Flat Tire

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
How to Change a Flat Tire on my Vehicle

How to Change a Flat Tire on my Vehicle 

A flat tire is one of those unfortunate circumstances that drivers will find themselves in at one point or another. While cars have room for a spare tire or temporary solution for the inconvenience, it is important to know how to properly fix a flat tire instead of being stuck on the road. Watch the video down below to learn how to replace a flat tire on your vehicle, with visual step by step instructions to help you make sure it is done correctly.  

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Calculate Your Fuel Economy on Your Gas or Electric Vehicle

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
What is the Difference Between MPG and MPGe?

What is the Difference Between MPG and MPGe? 

Finding a vehicle’s fuel economy is an important aspect to finding your next car. When browsing through the myriad of vehicles you’re sure to research, many car buyers might come across the term “MPGe” instead of the common “MPG.” So exactly what is the difference between MPG and MPGe? 

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Follow These Simple Steps to Connect Your Phone and Car

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
How to Connect Your Phone via Bluetooth to Ford SYNC 3

How to Connect Your Phone via Bluetooth to Ford SYNC 3 

Even over the past few years, we have witnessed incredible leaps in technology in our day-to-day lives. However, we have also seen newer technologies added to the newer vehicles. With Ford’s popular SYNC 3 system, drivers have a ton of features directly at their fingertips. Since drivers can also connect their mobile devices to their vehicles, watch the video below to see how to connect your phone via Bluetooth to Ford SYNC 3.  

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Learn About Laws You Wouldn’t Think About While Driving

Friday, July 7th, 2017
Weird Driving Laws in North Carolina

Weird Driving Laws in North Carolina

While there are many widely known and followed driving laws throughout the country, many states have odd ones. While many strange state laws stem from years ago, some states even share a few laws that are not enforced elsewhere in the country. What are some of the weird driving laws in North Carolina?

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How do I change the oil in my car?

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
Oil pouring into engine

Check out this video to learn how to change you oil cartridge

Maintaining your car is an important part of car ownership. One of the most important aspects of maintenance is changing your oil.  While this is important and necessary, it can prove to be pricey. With most drivers averaging about two oil changes every year, the price of oil changes can add up. That’s why performing this maintenance yourself is an easy and money-saving way to ensure automotive maintenance. Check out this video to learn how to change you oil cartridge and oil. We’re sure you’ll learn something cool! (more…)

How to Get the Most for Your Trade In

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
people talking at dealership

For many buyers looking for a new vehicle trading in your current vehicle is usually a popular route to go. Not only does it get your old vehicle off your hands but it also provides you with a better standing ground for a down payment on a new vehicle. At AutoMax of Youngsville, we specialized in pre-owned vehicles and that is why if you are in the Youngsville, Henderson or surrounding area we are the place to go if you are looking for a quality pre-owned vehicle or looking to trade in your current vehicle. Take a look at how to get the most for your trade in and contact us today if you are interested in trading in your vehicle.  (more…)

Tips to Prevent Rust

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
tips on how to prevent rust

How to Prevent Rust on Your Vehicle

It’s inevitable that as our vehicles age we start to see signs of old age through needing repairs to exterior and interior wear and tear. Rust isn’t fun for anyone and when our vehicle begins to rust the resale value falls and the overall look of the vehicle degrades. Once the rust begins it eats away at the surrounding metal. Over time, the rust patch will grow and depending on where it is located it can cause major cosmetic and mechanical problems with your vehicle. There are ways to prevent rust on your vehicle so take a look at these tips on how to prevent rust. (more…)