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Considerations When Buying a Vehicle for a Teenager

Choosing a vehicle that will get your teenager where they need to go while keeping them safe is important. At Bueno Used Cars, we can help you understand the features that will reduce the chance of an accident.

Checking the safety ratings of a vehicle is important. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration holds cars to certain standards, and you'll be able to see how a certain vehicle stacks up next to others. A new driver's vehicle should also have Electronic Stability Control to assist them in difficult driving situations, such as corners or slippery roads. 

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How to Handle the Trailer When You Are Backing Up

One of the things that you have to be comfortable with that is related to towing is turning in reverse. This is an important thing that you may have to know about before you can tow a trailer or anything that is large and heavy.

When towing something in reverse, the trailer is going to go in the opposite direction of your vehicle. Therefore, if you want to go right with your trailer, then you are going to have to turn your wheel to the left. 

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Prime Tailgating Tips

Tailgating with your truck is a great way to get to know people at events. We at Bueno Used Cars have some tips so you'll stand out and make a statement for your team! Organize and prep prior to the day of the game, so you are well prepared.

Tailgating after the game is a great way to talk about what happened and avoid traffic. You can make a whole day of it with brunch and dinner. This is a great way to meet people, have guests that can only make the party at a certain time, and avoid…

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Back to School Carpool Tips for Keeping the Kids Safe

It's time for school to start back up, and you know what that means - it's also time for carpools! Keep these simple carpooling tips in mind to ensure all the kids are safe this school season.

The children are going to be focused on a million things as you roll up to their school. Just because they were told at home who is picking them up may be long forgotten. Get into the habit every morning to remind the kids as to exactly what to expect after school. 

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Why Buy A Crossover?

Just think about all of the items that you carry around in your vehicle each week. You have your items that you take to and from work. Your kids have their backpacks and sporting equipment. Groceries get purchased each week, and don't forget all of the other errands that you need to run over the course of the week. A crossover vehicle is a great option to consider if you are in the market for something new. 

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Are Regular Alignments Important for Your Vehicle?

Although tires are not as expensive as some automotive parts, the cost can add up. You deserve to make them last as long as possible. One way to ensure you can get a full life out of them is getting a wheel alignment. Regular alignments are important for several reasons, including:

  • You’ll get better gas mileage
  • Your tires will last longer
  • Your vehicle will handle better on the road

Here are signs your vehicle needs an alignment: 

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Motor Oil Myths: What To Keep An Eye Out For

In the automotive space, you may notice a lot of misinformation passed off as fact. Many myths surround motor oil and how often it needs to be changed. To help you avoid making costly mistakes, we have compiled some information regarding motor oil myths below.

You do not need an oil change every five thousand miles. Well, you might, but it isn't a hard and fast rule for all vehicles. The interval in which you need to get an oil change is contingent on your vehicle's make and model, the climate in which you drive, and how you…

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Signs of Ignition Trouble

The ignition system in your vehicle is much more than just a battery and a key. The ignition system is similar to the nervous system in your body. It sends pulses to the individual cylinders at precise intervals, allowing the fuel and air to combust and power the vehicle. Without this vital spark, your engine is dead in the water.

Diagnosing ignition problems is not always easy, but there are a few key things to look for when you suspect you may be having a problem. The key to a properly functioning ignition system is the battery. 

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Payload And Towing Capacity Have Important Differences

When you are looking to purchase a new there are all sorts of different terms used, and it can be easy to be confused about what they actually mean. Perhaps the most often mixed up terms are payload capacity and towing capacity. It is easy to why this is the case, after all, aren't they both just the amount of weight that your vehicle can safely handle? In reality, they are very different, and getting them confused can have drastic consequences. 

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What are Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced?

It might seem like something you can put off until another day, but the wrong pressure in your car tires is actually causing more trouble than you might realize. These are some of signs your car tires need to be replaced.

If the air pressure indicator shows that you have too much air in one or more of the car tires, here is what is happening. The car rides on the center of the tire tread, so that area wears faster than the rest of the tread, and it becomes very difficult to control the car when on wet roads…

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