Transitioning to a Family Vehicle
The days of wheeling around town with your friends and driving home from college are long gone. You graduate, find the love of your life, have a kid or two or three, and all of a sudden you have an epiphany: your trusty little two-door coupe just doesn’t fit your lifestyle anymore. What you […]Read more
Car Care Tips: Are Automated Car Washes Safe?
Do you like keeping your car looking shiny and new? We know how you feel. Nowadays it’s always tempting to run your car through an automated car wash, especially when you consider how inexpensive they are and how much time you’ll save over washing it by hand. Another great thing about automated car washes […]Read more
Technician Spotlight: Brian Rush
Here at AAA Car Care Center Carolinas, we’re proud to say that the exceptional customer service you receive is all thanks to exceptional people like Facility Manager Brian L. Rush. To honor his dedication to providing superior customer service, we sat down and had a Q&A with Brian. AAA: So Brian, how long have you […]Read more
Pre-owned Vehicles: How to Inspect Before You Buy
Whether you’re buying a pre-owned vehicle from a dealership or a private seller, you should always do your due diligence and inspect the vehicle yourself before you make the purchase. We’ll break down some simple guidelines on things to look over during your personal inspection. #1: First things first—read the title The title will […]Read more
Are Extended Warranties Really Worth It?
An argument can be made for and against extended warranties, and as a car owner, it’s important to weigh both sides before deciding to purchase one. On one hand, an extended warranty is a great way to keep repair costs to a minimum as long as those repairs are covered by the extended warranty. […]Read more
The Real Cost of Buying a Car: Planning for Expenses
When it comes to car buying, it’s important to remember that the price tag only tells you how much the car is being sold for. What that price tag doesn’t tell you is how much the car actually costs. When you factor in things like insurance rates, gas mileage, and the cost of parts, you […]Read more
Car Guy: When You See Smoke
Whether it’s pouring from your exhaust pipe or spewing from the hood, smoke coming from a car can be a scary thing for any car owner. It’s important to keep in mind that the severity of the problem depends on the color of the smoke and where it’s coming from. We’ll break down what it […]Read more
Vehicle Maintenance 101: Planning for Annual Expenses
If you want to maximize the life of your vehicle and keep repairs to a minimum, you should always keep up with routine maintenance as long as you own the car, even if it seems to be running perfectly fine. It’s always a good rule of thumb to refer to the maintenance checklist in your […]Read more